Health Care Archive

Where Americans Found Jobs: Offices, Clinics, Construction

by Associated Press 12/2/2016 10:52 am

If you were looking for a job last month, you might have found plenty of opportunities in white-collar offices, health care, construction and restaurants.

Trump Win Buoys Push for New Abortion Limits in Arkansas

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/1/2016 01:32 pm

Buoyed by Republicans' expanded majorities in the Legislature and Donald Trump's presidential victory, abortion opponents in Arkansas are pushing for bans on a commonly used second trimester procedure, terminating a pregnancy based on the fetus' sex and other restrictions next year.

Court Upholds $122.5M Award in Randeep Mann Case

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/1/2016 10:33 am

Arkansas' highest court has upheld a $122.5 million civil judgment against a former doctor who was convicted of severely injuring the state medical board's chairman in a 2009 bombing.

Arkansas Agency Begins Drafting Medical Marijuana Rules

by Associated Press 11/30/2016 04:14 pm

Labels for medical marijuana products in Arkansas would have to include details on their laboratory analysis, dosage and warnings under a draft of rules prepared by the state Department of Health.

Delta Regional Authority, Governor Announce $26M in Investments

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2016 04:36 pm

The Delta Regional Authority, Gov. Asa Hutchinson and their federal and local partners announced Monday nearly $26 million in new investments that will create or retain an estimated 650 jobs.

Arkansas Republicans Eye New Clout Under Trump (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/28/2016 06:54 am

For the first time since their takeover of Arkansas' statewide and federal offices, the state's Republicans will also see their party in control of the White House and Congress next year. They're hoping that translates into new clout for the state.

Nine Nursing Homes in Arkansas Wrapped in $55 Million Deal

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2016 12:00 am

The statewide transaction include a portfolio of nursing home projects in Pulaski County, which changed hands in a deal worth nearly $29.7 million.

Priced as Marked (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 11/28/2016 12:00 am

Nonprofits compete for the same private-sector labor as for-profit companies, but even those of us who seek out salary data have to be impressed with just how much medical professionals are being paid.

Detroit Investor Nabs CVS in Springdale (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 11/28/2016 12:00 am

A Detroit investor paid $4.56 million for the CVS Pharmacy at 2001 S. Thompson St. in Springdale.

Conway Regional Breathes Easily with Pulmonologist Ladly Abraham (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Ladly Abraham, a pulmonologist, has joined the medical staff at Conway Regional Health System. He has more than 15 years of experience in the practice of pulmonology and sleep medicine with Pulmonology Associates PA in Little Rock.

Harding Professor Phil Brown's 4 Ways Arkansas Companies Can Keep Accounting Recruits

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2016 12:00 am

Phil Brown is a professor and co-chair of the Harding University Accounting & Finance Department at Searcy.

Dow Sets New Record as Other Indexes Slip; Tech Stocks Skid

by Associated Press 11/23/2016 12:38 pm

stocks are mostly lower Wednesday after setting records the last two days, but the Dow Jones industrial average continues to reach all-time highs. Technology stocks are lower after HP released a weak profit forecast, while strong results for Deere are lifting industrial companies.

US Court Blocks Overtime Expansion Pay Rule for 4M

by Associated Press 11/22/2016 06:15 pm

A federal court on Tuesday blocked implementation of a rule imposed by President Barack Obama's administration that would have made an estimated 4 million more higher-earning workers across the country eligible for overtime pay starting Dec. 1.

Acadia Healthcare Building $24M Behavioral Health Hospital in Conway

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/21/2016 12:54 pm

Acadia Healthcare broke ground Oct. 6 on a $24 million, 65,000-SF behavioral health hospital in Conway.

Yellville-Summit School District Seeks $110K Federal Grant

by Billy Jean Louis, The Baxter Bulletin 11/21/2016 06:57 am

A grant application from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) worth $110,714 has been approved during a Yellville-Summit School District Board meeting.

CARTI Losses Bring Worry, Advice for Financial Cure Inside New Center

by Mark Friedman 11/21/2016 12:00 am

CARTI already was experiencing operating losses before it opened its $88 million cancer center in west Little Rock last November. Since then, operating losses have widened to $20.5 million over the last three fiscal years and a financial benchmark for its $49 million bond wasn't reached.

CARTI Doctors Highest-Paid on Nonprofits List

by Mark Friedman 11/21/2016 12:00 am

Of the top six positions on this year's list of the highest-paid nonprofit employees ranked by total compensation, four are occupied by CARTI physicians.

Million-Dollar Salaries Proliferate on Highest-Paid Nonprofit Employees List

by Gwen Moritz 11/21/2016 12:00 am

Of the 24 nonprofit employees whose total compensation — salary plus reported benefits — exceeded $1 million, 22 are employed in the health care field.

Karen Hutchins Says Education, Communication Key to Future of Nonprofits in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/21/2016 12:00 am

Karen K. Hutchins, chief of the Arkansas Society of Association Executives, describes what it does and what the future may hold.

Arkansas Lawmakers Weigh Launch Delay, Taxes for Medical Marijuana

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/18/2016 12:54 pm

Arkansas lawmakers are considering delaying the launch of the medical marijuana program as well as an effort to impose additional taxes on the drug.