Health Care Archive

New Hospital An Upgrade to Crittenden County Health Care

by Todd Traub 10/10/2018 03:08 pm

Crittenden County residents will once again be able to enjoy accessible, local health care with the opening of the new Baptist Memorial Hospital later this fall.

UAMS Awarded $3.29M to Reduce Obesity Rates

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/10/2018 09:20 am

The Department of Family & Preventive Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock has received a $3.29 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention for a five-year project to reduce obesity, increase physical activity and improve nutrition in Arkansas, especially in the Delta.

Preferred Family Health's Ex-Billing Clerk Charged with Medicaid Fraud

by Associated Press 10/10/2018 06:50 am

A third former employee with a Missouri-based nonprofit mental health provider has been arrested on state charges of defrauding Arkansas' Medicaid program.

Health Care on Sidelines in Arkansas 2nd District Debate

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/9/2018 07:12 am

Attempts to scrap the federal health care law have been the focus of Democrats' efforts to flip a congressional seat in solidly red Arkansas, but the issue was sidelined in the only debate between Rep. French Hill and challenger Clarke Tucker.

MediPays Service for Medical Marijuana Could Happen Sooner in Oklahoma

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/8/2018 12:00 am

It's starting to look like MediPays of Little Rock will serve the medical marijuana industry in Oklahoma before Arkansas.

The New Influentials: 20 In Their 20s Seem to Get Younger Every Year

by Gwen Moritz 10/8/2018 12:00 am

These ā€œ20 in Their 20sā€ have risen to our attention through nominations, generally by employers who are mighty proud to have been able to attract such promising talent. When you read about them, you are going to understand why.

Millennial Salaries Adjusted State by State

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/8/2018 12:00 am

The map, created by the website HowMuch.net, a cost information website, shows median annual salaries for millennials on an adjusted basis.

BioVentures Boot Camp Wins National Recognition

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/8/2018 12:00 am

The Health Sciences Entrepreneurship Boot Camp run by BioVentures recently won a national award, the second-place Innovations Research & Research Education Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges.

Pay No Attention to 'Dr. Death' (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 10/8/2018 12:00 am

Neurosurgeon Christopher Duntsch botched 33 of the 37 spinal surgeries he performed in Dallas in just a year and a half. Texas tort reform may have prevented the public learning more about his butchery.

Jacobelli Joins Mercy Sports Medicine (Mercy Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/8/2018 12:00 am

Mercy Sports Medicine in Rogers adds Dr. Dominic Jacobelli to its team.

White River Medical Center Adds Two Hospitalists (NEA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/8/2018 12:00 am

Dr. Jerrod Anderson and Dr. Caleb Oster are the two newest hospitalists at White River Medical Center in Batesville.

Eruemulor Seeing CHI St. Vincent Patients in Scott (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/8/2018 12:00 am

Dr. Aleobe Eruemulor has joined CHI St. Vincent Primary Care in Scott as a primary care physician.

Ronza Rolls With Changes At RP Power

by Todd Traub 10/5/2018 11:11 am

John Ronza helped grow RP Power into a multi-state operation. Now that he's sole owner, he plans to continue to broaden the horizons of the critical power needs provider.

UAMS Day of Giving Raises $518K

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/4/2018 03:59 pm

Over a 24-hour period beginning early Tuesday and ending late Wednesday, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Foundation received more than $500,000 in response to the second annual UAMS Day of Giving fundraising campaign.

Quapaw House Completes Acquisition of PFH Clinics

by Kyle Massey 10/4/2018 09:45 am

Quapaw House Inc. of Hot Springs finalizes plans to acquire the Arkansas assets of Preferred Family Healthcare of Springfield, Missouri, the scandal-plagued behavioral health provider that was cut off from state Medicaid payments earlier this year.

SPONSORED: Small Actions, Big Results

by 10/3/2018 10:14 am

Minimally invasive procedures can be a welcome alternative to traditional surgeries.

Survey: US Companies Added Healthy 230K Jobs Last Month

by Associated Press 10/3/2018 09:27 am

U.S. businesses added a robust 230,000 jobs in September, a private survey found, a sign that strong economic growth is spurring companies to add more workers.

Conway Regional Hires Troy Brooks As CFO

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/1/2018 08:52 am

Brooks will be responsible for the financial operations of Conway Regional Medical Center, Conway Regional Rehabilitation Hospital, Conway Regional Surgery Center, an outpatient imaging center and 10 primary care clinics in north Central Arkansas.

Hillview Village, Properties at Maumelle Exit Lead Recent Real Estate Details

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/1/2018 12:00 am

A 56-unit apartment complex in North Little Rock, a fast food-convenience store project in Maumelle and a 6,046-SF house in Little Rock generated a trio of multimillion-dollar transactions.

Specter of Insolvency Overshadows Skyline Health Care

by George Waldon 10/1/2018 12:00 am

The financial travails of Skyline Health Care and its affiliates ushered in a recent change of ownership at nine Arkansas nursing facilities and new license holders at two others.