Health Care Archive

Sue Hopkins Takes Charge of Regional Care Management at CHI St. Vincent (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/17/2017 12:00 am

Sue Hopkins will be responsible for care management at the St. Vincent hospitals in Little Rock, North Little Rock and Hot Springs.

The Mirage of Drug Reimportation (Dan Greenberg Commentary)

by Dan Greenberg 4/17/2017 12:00 am

Drug reimportation might look good at first glance; regrettably, however, it's a policy that is riddled with problems.

Medical Clinic Replaces Nichols Furniture After $3M Purchase (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 4/17/2017 12:00 am

PTCOA Shackleford Clinic LLC, led by Dr. Meraj Siddiqui and Dr. Ronald Tilley, bought the Nichols Furniture store at 108 N. Shackleford Road.

Ryan Gibson Foundation Gives $500K to the Arkansas Children's Research Institute

by Mark Friedman 4/14/2017 01:43 pm

The Ryan Gibson Foundation of Dallas awarded on Friday $500,000 for cancer research in the new precision medicine program at Arkansas Children's Research Institute.

CHI St. Vincent, UnitedHealthcare Reach Coverage Agreement

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/14/2017 10:57 am

After months of negotiations, CHI St. Vincent and UnitedHealthcare announced that they have reached an agreement.

Supplier: Drug Sold to Arkansas Not Intended for Executions

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/14/2017 10:27 am

A judge was weighing Friday whether to block Arkansas' seven upcoming executions, set to begin next week, as a medical supplier said one of the three drugs the state plans to use to put the prisoners to death wasn't sold to be used for lethal injection.

Republicans Hope Trump Amenable to Food Stamp Restrictions

by Associated Press 4/13/2017 01:06 pm

Maine Gov. Paul LePage and fellow Republicans in Arkansas and Tennessee are now renewing their efforts to restrict food stamps in the hopes that Trump will be more amenable than the previous administration.

Jonesboro Business Leaders Talk Health Care, Manufacturing

by Sarah Campbell 4/13/2017 10:23 am

Northeast Arkansas has experienced a "robust economic expansion" and "some optimism is in order," economist Michael Pakko told business leaders at the second annual Regional Economic Forecast in Jonesboro.

Cancer-Fighting Tech, Livestock Tracker Win Big at Governor's Cup

by Sarah Campbell 4/11/2017 01:27 pm

Teams from the University of Arkansas, John Brown University, Arkansas State University and Harding University won big at the 17th Annual Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup competition.

Asa Hutchinson Makes Board, Commission Appointments

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/11/2017 09:40 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Tuesday the following appointments to state boards and commissions.

Arkansas Session Ends, But Unresolved Issues Remain (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/10/2017 07:08 am

The list of unfinished work remaining for the state Legislature in the coming months could be just as long as its list of accomplishments.

CHI St. Vincent Says So Long to Longevity Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/10/2017 12:00 am

CHI St. Vincent is planning to pull the plug on its Longevity Center in Little Rock in June.

Supreme Court Justices' Data Offers a Peek Beyond Pay

by Mark Friedman 4/10/2017 12:00 am

The seven justices who sit on the Arkansas Supreme Court have a wide range of business investments, from property to tower rent for a radio station.

Sparks Clinic Family Medicine Adds Sarah Duda to Physician Staff (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/10/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Sarah Duda has joined Sparks Clinic Family Medicine in Fort Smith.

John Kind Advances at Center for Toxicology (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/10/2017 12:00 am

John Kind has been promoted to principal toxicologist at the Center for Toxicology & Environmental Health LLC in North Little Rock.

Steppe Mette Steps Up at UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/10/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Stephen “Steppe” Mette has been named executive associate dean for clinical affairs in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.

Kansas Lawmakers Fail to Override Veto of Medicaid Expansion

by Associated Press 4/6/2017 02:06 pm

Kansas won't be extending its health coverage to thousands of poor adults under former President Barack Obama's signature health care law after Democrats and moderate Republicans failed Monday to override conservative GOP Gov. Sam Brownback's veto of an expansion bill.

SPONSORED: Think Twice Before Being Your Own Bookkeeper

by 4/6/2017 07:00 am

Treat bookkeeping like the vital task it is and not as an additional duty for a busy employee.

2 Additions and a Promotion at ERI

by Kyle Massey 4/4/2017 11:18 am

Here are a couple of new names to go along with Eric Rob & Isaac: Amy Scholtes and Erin Wilson.

SPONSORED: Making The Most of Your Health Insurance Benefits

by 4/4/2017 10:48 am

Following tips and understanding certain terms will help add value to a policy.