Health Care Archive

Tontitown Warehouse Sells for $2.7 Million (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Elder Conway LLC, led by Chris Elder, bought the warehouse, which sits on 6.44 acres at 609 Laura Lane. The seller was Al G. Romine of Celebration, Florida.

Auto Parts Warehouse Hosts $3.6 Million Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 10/30/2017 12:00 am

River Mountain Investments bought the Ozark Automotive Distributors facility at 4350 Stockton Drive in North Little Rock.

Sherry Muir Makes Tenure in Joint UA/UAMS Program (NWA Health Movers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Sherry Muir has been appointed program director for the new occupational therapy doctoral program offerd by UAMS and the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.

John Thompson Joins St. Bernards Clopton Clinic (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Dr. John Thompson has joined St. Bernards Clopton Clinic in Jonesboro as a pulmonary and critical care physician.

Mercy Breaks Ground on $40M Clinic in Springdale

by Mark Friedman 10/27/2017 08:52 am

Mercy Northwest Arkansas held a groundbreaking ceremony for its $40 million multispecialty clinic in Springdale.

Ex-Veteran's Affairs Trainee Pleads Guilty to Stealing Drugs

by Associated Press 10/27/2017 07:57 am

The third of three former Veteran's Affairs employees in Arkansas has pleaded guilty to conspiring to steal prescription drugs from the VA hospital in Little Rock.

Arkansas Asks Court to Let Planned Parenthood Ruling Stand

by Associated Press 10/26/2017 12:20 pm

Arkansas' attorney general is asking a federal appeals court to not reconsider a panel's decision that the state can block Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood.

Jonesboro Students Focus on Gardening During Farm to School Month

by Associated Press 10/26/2017 12:09 pm

n some afternoons, Layla Sanders, a fourth-grader at the Jonesboro Health, Wellness and Environmental Studies magnet school, goes to a garden on the school grounds and picks vegetables and herbs.

UAMS Scientist Gets $1.8M NIH Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/24/2017 10:08 am

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences scientist Dr. Daohong Zhou has received his third concurrent R01-type Research Project Grant by the National Institutes of Health.

Bass Pro Shops Nets $21.8 Million in Sale

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 12:00 am

A big retail destination, an industrial project and auto land in west Little Rock provide this week's trio of big real estate transactions.

Herget's Next Move to Deliver Doctors to Mobile App

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 12:00 am

Ryan Herget, who sold Chef Shuttle to Bite Squad earlier this year, is raising money for a mobile app that lets patients communicate directly with doctors in real time.

Two Join Cardiology Center at Sparks Clinic (NWA Health Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Nuri Akkus and Dr. Pratik Choksy, both interventional cardiologists, have joined the Cardiology Center at Sparks Clinic in Fort Smith.

Nalleballe Takes Role with Arkansas Stroke Assistance at UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Krishna Nalleballe has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock as a stroke neurologist and as a consulting neurologist with the Arkansas Stroke Assistance through Virtual Emergency Support network.

Arkansas Unemployment Remains at 3.5 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/20/2017 09:36 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate in September remained steady at 3.5 percent.

City Mayor Among Group Buying Jacksonville Physical Therapy Office

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/18/2017 02:47 pm

Jacksonville Medical Center Inc. has purchased the 3,065-SF Jacksonville Physical Therapy building at 208 John Harden Drive for $475,000.

Bayou Meto Farmland Sold; LM Glasfiber Spends $8.3M on Construction

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/16/2017 12:00 am

Farmland in Lonoke County and apartments, a coffeehouse and home in Little Rock fill this week's roster of big real estate transactions. LM Glasfiber and a west Little Rock child development center lead in construction figures.

Natural State Medical Group Holds Breath for Marijuana License

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/16/2017 12:00 am

Natural State Medical Group Inc. has applied for a medical marijuana license and has sold $925,000 worth of shares of the company, according to its Oct. 2 filing with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. Its total offering amount is $4.5 million.

Go Fund Me: Medical Bills Spur New Ways to Pay

by Marty Cook 10/16/2017 12:00 am

In an era of soaring medical costs, more and more people are turning to fundraising platforms like GoFundMe to help defray their expenses.

Pro Bono Work Can Also Be Good For Business, Bill Waddell Says

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/16/2017 12:00 am

When Little Rock attorney Bill Waddell found himself in the national spotlight in August, he embraced it to spread the word on the first rural legal-medical partnership in Arkansas.

New Partnership in Delta to Focus on Kids in Need

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/16/2017 12:00 am

Little Rock attorney Bill Waddell is helping organize Monroe County Children in Trust, a one-of-a-kind partnership that will be housed at the Mid-Delta Health Systems clinic in Clarendon.