Health Care Archive

Maumelle Townhomes Attract $8.5M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 10/17/2016 12:00 am

EIIC LLC, led by Jean Eiler, purchased 61 townhomes in The Villas at Audubon near the northwest corner of Audubon and Club Manor drives.

Asa Hutchinson Makes Board, Commission Appointments

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2016 02:32 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announces appointments to boards, commissions and more.

Richard Turnage Named CEO of UAMS Medical Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2016 01:33 pm

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences on Friday named Dr. Richard Turnage CEO of UAMS Medical Center and vice chancellor for clinical programs for UAMS.

Court: Arkansas Voters Can Decide Medical Marijuana Plan

by Associated Press 10/13/2016 09:51 am

The Arkansas Supreme Court says voters can consider a medical marijuana proposal on the November ballot.

Arkansas Justices Say Voters Won't Consider Liability Limits

by Associated Press 10/13/2016 09:38 am

Arkansas' Supreme Court says voters cannot consider whether to impose award limits in medical liability cases because the language to be placed on the ballot doesn't fully describe what the proposal would do.

Advocacy Groups Opposing Arkansas Medical Marijuana Measures

by Associated Press 10/12/2016 09:55 am

Two children's advocacy groups are opposing efforts to legalize medical marijuana in Arkansas, saying they believe it poses a potential threat to kids' health and safety in the state.

Mumps Cases Increase to Nearly 500 in Northwest Arkansas

by Associated Press 10/12/2016 06:47 am

The Arkansas Department of Health says nearly 500 cases of mumps have been reported in northwest Arkansas, and the number is continuing to grow.

Arkansas Urology Building New $6M Facility

by Alexis Hosticka 10/11/2016 10:36 am

Arkansas Urology will begin work this month on a nearly $6 million, 12,467-SF new outpatient surgery center in Little Rock, expected to open by October 2017.

Our Health Care System Is Stupid (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 10/10/2016 12:00 am

There are still so many problems with the health care industry in our country that every week seems to bring fresh outrage.

Stephen Engstrom Pulls Out Of 7 Cases Involving John Goodson

by Mark Friedman 10/10/2016 12:00 am

Less than a month after Little Rock Attorney Stephen Engstrom was cleared of wrongdoing in a controversial class-action case, he asked to withdraw from seven other pending class actions in which his co-counsel included Texarkana attorney John Goodson.

Sonya Murphy Selected as Camp Aldersgate CEO (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/10/2016 12:00 am

Sonya Schmidt Murphy has been named chief executive officer of Camp Aldersgate in west Little Rock, succeeding Sara C. Wacaster, a 21-year employee of the nonprofit camp that provides year-round programming to individuals with special needs.

UAMS Names Chase Smith New Assistant Professor (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/10/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Chase Smith has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences as an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedics in the College of Medicine.

Tonya Gierke Adds Malpractice Experience to Friday Eldredge & Clark (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/10/2016 12:00 am

Tonya S. Gierke has joined the health care law practice group at the Little Rock law firm of Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP.

Muhammad Waqas Joins CHI St. Vincent Heart Staff (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/10/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Muhammad Waqas has joined CHI St. Vincent Heart Clinic in Little Rock as a cardiologist. Waqas will focus on adult cardiac and general thoracic surgery. He will also treat patients with congestive heart failure.

I Don't Want to Scare You, But… (John Hendon Commentary)

by John Hendon 10/10/2016 12:00 am

There is significant circumstantial evidence that union organizing efforts in companies of all sizes are likely to rise at an alarming rate in the next year or two.

NIH Renews $10M Grant for Alzheimers Research at UAMS

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/5/2016 11:19 am

An Alzheimer's disease research team at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences receives a five-year, $10 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Rising Cost of Medicaid Expansion is Unnerving Some States

by Associated Press 10/5/2016 10:37 am

The cost of expanding Medicaid under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is rising faster than expected in many states, causing budget anxieties and political misgivings.

SPONSORED: Four Steps For A Healthy Medical Practice

by 10/4/2016 08:00 am

Medical professionals should treat their financials like a patient, with plenty of preventive medicine.

Arkansas Medical Pot Foes Learn Lessons From 2012 (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/3/2016 06:57 am

A split among advocates of medical cannabis, a governor who's taking a more prominent role and a lineup of the state's most powerful lobbying groups are helping opponents as they ramp up their campaign against both measures.

Uninsured Health Insurance Rate Continues Decline in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/3/2016 12:00 am

The percentage of Arkansans lacking health insurance fell to 9.5 percent in 2015, compared with 11.8 percent in 2014 and 16 percent in 2013, the U.S. Census Bureau says.