Health Care Archive

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Rises to 3.5 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/15/2017 10:00 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate in August increased one-tenth of a percentage point to 3.5 percent.

Mercy Opens Clinic in Pea Ridge

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/14/2017 02:19 pm

About 100 people attended a blessing of and ribbon cutting for the new Mercy Clinic Primary Care - Pea Ridge on Wednesday.

Arkansas State Eyes Training Sites in Imboden, Walnut Ridge

by Associated Press 9/14/2017 11:00 am

The board of trustees for Arkansas State University is considering plans to build facilities in Imboden and Walnut Ridge for use in a disaster preparedness training program.

Marijuana Symposium to Feature Montel Williams

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/12/2017 09:26 am

The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association will host a half-day symposium on the cannabis industry and regulatory issues next week.

Physician Mallory Hurst Hired at St. Bernards Healthcare (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Mallory Hurst has joined the medical staff of St. Bernards Healthcare and is seeing patients at the new St. Bernards Dermatology Clinic in Jonesboro.

For Center for Toxicology & Environmental Health, Disasters Mean Business

by Mark Friedman 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Founded in 1997, CTEH of North Little Rock got its start dealing with chemical spills from train derailments, but now includes services such as risk assessment, crisis management and training.

North Metro Medical Faces Lawsuit Combo Over Money Owed

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Filings in Pulaski County Circuit Court suggest the financial situation hasn't improved at North Metro Medical Center in Jacksonville.

Finding Your Inner 'Line Leader' (Erin Parker Commentary)

by Erin Parker 9/11/2017 12:00 am

As leaders develop, there are three characteristics that often define the great ones: authenticity, self-awareness and enthusiasm.

Clarifying the Complicated (Matt Troup Feedback)

by Matt Troup 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Matt Troup, CEO of Conway Regional Health System, appreciated - with two exceptions - having an Arkansas Business reporter visit the hospital's recent Immersion Day.

Cooper Clinic, Mercy Clinic In Merger Talks

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/7/2017 03:35 pm

The boards of Cooper Clinic P.A. and Mercy Clinic Fort Smith announced Thursday that they are discussing a possible merger.

Arkansas Pharmacists to Dispense Drug Overdose Antidote

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/6/2017 04:19 pm

Arkansas pharmacies can now dispense an overdose antidote drug without a prescription under an initiative aimed at reducing opioid-related deaths in the state.

CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs to Invest $1.6M in Nursing Programs

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/6/2017 02:24 pm

CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs announces strategic partnerships with National Park College and Henderson State University to focus on training nurses and enriching the schools' nursing programs.

Arkansas Business Presents New Lists of Minority-, Woman-Owned Companies

by Gwen Moritz 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Business presents two lists of 135 minority-owned companies and 98 woman-owned companies who responded to our first-ever survey of companies in those categories.

Adcare Takes Attorneys to Court Over Confidentiality Breach

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/4/2017 12:00 am

A publicly traded nursing home operator recently filed a civil lawsuit accusing its former law firm, Mitchell Williams Selig Gates & Woodyard of Little Rock, of starting a chain of events that led to more litigation.

Conway Regional Offers an Inside Peek Into Its Operation

by Mark Friedman 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Conway Regional Health System CEO Matt Troup has a plan to deal with the increased competition from the Little Rock health system's Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway.

New Beginnings for Kids, CEO Chirie Bazzelle

by Mark Friedman 9/4/2017 12:00 am

When Chirie Bazzelle bought New Beginnings Behavioral Services in 2010, she became the only woman and the only African-American to be the sole owner of a behavioral health company in Arkansas.

Winters Law Firm Finds Success Catering to Startups

by Marty Cook 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Don't let appearances fool you. The Winters Law Firm in Fayetteville is considered a can't-miss resource for the area's startup community.

Women's Foundation Director Anna Beth Gorman Says Interest in Equity Pays Off

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Anna Beth Gorman was named executive director of the Women's Foundation of Arkansas in April 2016.

SFC Fluids Awarded $1.4M Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/31/2017 10:16 am

SFC Fluidics Inc. of Fayetteville gets $1.4 million in Phase II Small Business Innovation Research funding from the National Institutes of Health.

Richard Johns Sentenced to 9 Years for Selling Painkiller Prescriptions

by Gwen Moritz 8/30/2017 02:32 pm

Chief U.S. District Judge Brian S. Miller sentenced Richard Johns to serve 108 months – exactly nine years – for his admitted crime of selling fraudulent painkiller prescriptions.