Health Care Archive

CHI St. Vincent West Expands

by Alexis Hosticka 7/8/2015 09:56 am

CHI St. Vincent West is expanding through its newly opened Pavilion 2, home to 3D mammography at the CHI St. Vincent Breast Center as well as a state of the art imaging center with MRI, CT, Ultrasound and X-ray.

Aetna To Buy Humana as Health Insurer Landscape Shifts

by Associated Press 7/7/2015 12:46 pm

Aetna aims to spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul.

Baptist Health School Now Offers Degrees

by Alexis Hosticka 7/6/2015 02:09 pm

Baptist Health Schools Little Rock on Wednesday officially became Baptist Health College Little Rock. This completes the transition from a diploma-granting institute to a degree-conferring college.

Growth in US Services Firms Rises in June

by Associated Press 7/6/2015 11:28 am

U.S. service firms grew at a slightly faster pace in June, as business activity and new orders increased.

Plans for Small Shopping Center on Fayetteville's MLK Taking Shape

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/6/2015 12:00 am

Rodney Ghan and Bob Cooper of R.H. Ghan & Cooper Commercial Properties of Fort Smith have bought a lot on West Martin Luther King Boulevard in Fayetteville with the intent of developing a two-tenant shopping center.

CHI St. Vincent, Conway Regional Health Announcement Coming Soon

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/6/2015 12:00 am

CHI St. Vincent in Little Rock and Conway Regional Health System are close to announcing their partnership.

Millennials Rising as Biggest Share of Workforce

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/6/2015 12:00 am

The millennial generation earlier this year passed Generation X to become the largest share of the U.S. workforce, the Pew Research Center says.

Growing Participation Means Longer List of Largest Trade & Professional Unions

by Austin DuVall 7/6/2015 12:00 am

The Arkansas Business list of the state's largest trade and professional associations is back after a four-year hiatus, complete with 15 new entries because of greater participation.

Woodland Heights Sells In $13.9M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 7/6/2015 12:00 am

A 142-unit independent living center in Little Rock tipped the scales at $13.9 million. A nearly 1,150-acre farm in southeast Pulaski County weighed in at $2.25 million. And a 3,708-SF residence-turned-business in Little Rock's Hillcrest area changed hands in a $525,000 deal.

Hutchinson Announces State Board Appointments

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/2/2015 09:29 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced the latest round of appointments to state boards, panels and committees.

UAMS BioVentures Building Entrepreneur Support System

by Mark Carter 6/29/2015 11:07 am

Nancy Gray, the new director of the BioVentures business incubator at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, is developing an entrepreneur-in-residence program to help mentor potential startup founders at the school.

Slideshow: 40 Under 40 Honorees Recognized At Luncheon

by Alexis Hosticka 6/29/2015 12:00 am

The 2015 class of Arkansas Business' 40 Under 40 were honored at a luncheon at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock on Wednesday. Each honoree gave a brief acceptance speech and answered questions such as, “What advice would you give your 20-year-old self?” and “What do you want your legacy to be 20 years from now?”

Fred & Jack's Trailer Property Ahead in Saline County Seven-Digit Deals

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/29/2015 12:00 am

Commercial property, a package of 18 residential properties, a 103-bed nursing home and a group of multifamily properties form our quartet of seven-digit Saline County transactions.

Pediatrics Plus Expanding in Conway

by Austin DuVall 6/29/2015 12:00 am

Pediatrics Plus is enlarging its Conway facility by 22,000 SF, an expansion that on completion will bring 10 new jobs.

Church Buys Adjacent Site For $405,000 (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 6/29/2015 12:00 am

St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Fayetteville bought the building that housed the law firm of Estes, Gramling & Estes at 19 Dickson St.

It Ain't Over Till … (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 6/29/2015 12:00 am

The U.S. Supreme Court handed President Barack Obama a major victory on Thursday, upholding a key component of the Affordable Care Act by a comfortable 6-3 vote.

Jessica Middleton-Kurylo Named Development Director at Oleen Pinnacle

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/29/2015 12:00 am

As director of corporate development and a general counsel member at Oleen Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting in Little Rock, Middleton-Kurylo will aid in both corporate development and emerging state health care laws. Operational since 1988, OPHC provides business and information technology services to the health care industry, including core claims and administration systems, IT staffing and management software

Two Recognized at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/29/2015 12:00 am

Dr. Andrew Coble, who came to North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison as a general surgeon in 2012, has been recognized by the American Board of Surgery as a board-certified surgeon. Coble also recently passed his oral exam in New Orleans to become a board-certified fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Arkansas Pharmacists Association Installs New Officers

by Alexis Hosticka 6/25/2015 03:58 pm

The Arkansas Pharmacists Association installed its 2015-2016 officers on Friday, June 12, at the 133rd Annual Convention, June 11-13.

UA Startup Founder Ellen Brune Up for Global Women's Award

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/24/2015 10:52 am

Brune, 28, founded Innovate Arkansas client firm Boston Mountain Biotech to produce pharmaceutical proteins using a method she helped develop at the UA. She is one of 18 women in the world selected as finalists for the awards.