Health Care Archive

Arkansas Population 65 and Over Stands at 16 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/16/2018 12:00 am

At 19 percent, Florida, Maine and Montana had the greatest concentration of residents 65-plus.

Attorney Raymon B. Harvey on Questions to Ask Before Your Senior Years

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/16/2018 12:00 am

Little Rock lawyer Raymon B. Harvey, who specializes in elder law, emphasizes planning in considering the needs of an aging population.

Baptist Health Adds Two to Otter Creek Clinic (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/16/2018 12:00 am

Dr. Erica Stokes and Fred Spears have been hired at Baptist Health Family Clinic-Otter Creek in Little Rock.

Rejuvenix Ready to Reduce Cancer Side Effects

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/16/2018 12:00 am

Rejuvenix Technologies LLC of Perryville has patented a technology that aims to reduce side effects for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment by delivering drugs directly to tumors.

NLR Apartments Attract $6.4 Million Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 7/16/2018 12:00 am

An affiliate of Zieben Group in Houston, Texas, purchased the 120-unit Summertree Apartments at 5100 Summertree Drive and the 112-unit Valley View Apartments at 5125 Velvet Ridge Road.

Arkansas Law Firms Awarded $6.5M in Fees from State Farm Suit

by Mark Friedman 7/16/2018 12:00 am

Two Arkansas law firms will share an award of $6.5 million in attorneys' fees for representing plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit against State Farm Mutual Auto Insurance Co. It's one of the largest awards in Arkansas in recent memory.

7,000 People Fail to Meet Arkansas Medicaid Work Requirement

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/13/2018 06:55 pm

More than 7,000 people on Arkansas' Medicaid expansion didn't meet a requirement that they report at least 80 hours of work in June and face the threat of losing their coverage if they fail to comply sometime before the end of this year, state officials said Friday.

Arkansas Marijuana Panel OKs Rule Allowing Hiring of Consultant

by Associated Press 7/13/2018 06:51 am

The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission approves a rule that would allow it to hire an outside consultant to help review and score hundreds of applications from businesses that want to sell medical marijuana.

Plan Would Further Restrict Arkansas Execution Drug Info

by Associated Press 7/12/2018 12:50 pm

Arkansas' governor said Tuesday he supports an effort to increase the secrecy surrounding the state's lethal injection drug supply by keeping the drugs' manufacturers and labels off-limits to the public.

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Panel Issues 5 Cultivation Licenses

by Associated Press 7/10/2018 04:46 pm

Arkansas' Medical Marijuana Commission has awarded licenses to five cultivation companies after an injunction against issuing the licenses was lifted.

Benton, Craighead Counties Top Arkansas List of Incoming Investments

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/9/2018 12:00 am

SmartAsset, a financial technology company based in New York, considered a number of factors to create its listing of the counties in Arkansas that have the most incoming investments

Arkansas Osteopathic Colleges Line Up Students

by Mark Friedman 7/9/2018 12:00 am

The two new osteopathic medical schools in Arkansas are being flooded with applications from students who want to be doctors.

Randall Crow Takes Over QualChoice as President and CEO (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/9/2018 12:00 am

Crow will be taking over the positions from Mike Stock, who retired in June after 16 years with the health insurance carrier.

Mayor Harold Perrin on Why Other Communities Are Trying to Keep Up With Jonesboro

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/9/2018 12:00 am

Harold Perrin, mayor of Jonesboro, talks about the blessings of steady growth, and some of the challenges that come with it.

Natalie Rockefeller Named to Cancer Institute Board (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/9/2018 12:00 am

Natalie Rockefeller has been named to the board of directors of the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Foundation.

Jill Mhyre to Chair UAMS Anesthesiology Department (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/9/2018 12:00 am

Dr. Jill M. Mhyre has been appointed chair of the Department of Anesthesiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.

New Rank Makes Case for Independence: AEDC Moves County to Top Tier

by Todd Traub 7/5/2018 07:00 am

With a boost from business and business friendly policies, Independence County has vaulted to the top of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission's incentive tier rankings.

UAMS Gets $1M for Chair in Otolaryngology

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/3/2018 02:44 pm

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences receives a $1 million donation to establish a chair in otolaryngology in honor of one of its doctors.

Medical Marijuana Commission to Explore Hiring Consultant

by Hannah Grabenstein, The Associated Press 7/3/2018 06:50 am

The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission took the first step Monday toward hiring an independent consultant to review about 230 applications for dispensary licenses.

Potential Baptist Buy Sparks Rumors

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/2/2018 12:00 am

Something major appears to be happening in Fort Smith, and it involves the sale of Sparks Regional Medical Center to Baptist Health of Little Rock.