Health Care Archive

Northwest Health to Expand Mental Health Unit for $3.7M

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/30/2017 09:54 am

Northwest Health System will expand its inpatient mental health unit at Northwest Medical Center in Springdale.

Baptist Health, UAMS Expand Partnership Under New Alliance

by Lance Turner 8/29/2017 03:05 pm

Baptist Health and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences are expanding their partnership to offer a wider range of educational opportunities and deliver clinical care more efficiently.

Pinnacle Hotel Group Picks Up Property in Downtown LR

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Land for a $17 million hotel development highlights a six-pack of multimillion-dollar transactions.

Are You Paying Attention? (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 8/28/2017 12:00 am

The Pew Charitable Foundation, a national treasure, released new data earlier this year that underscores just how precarious household finances are for a huge number of Americans. Six in 10 households had experienced a financial shock in the previous year and more than half worry about their personal finances.

Cancer Tests Cheaper, Quicker With Tech

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Stage I Diagnostics Inc. of Little Rock has announced a partnership with Leinco Technologies of St. Louis that will generate faster and more affordable results for blood tests that can detect ovarian and prostate cancer in their earliest forms.

UAMS Names Associtate Deans to College of Medicine (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Charlotte Hobbs has been named executive associate dean for clinical and translational research at the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, and Richard P. Morrison has been named executive associate dean for research.

Osteopathic School Gets Rebate for Charging Stations

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/25/2017 02:34 pm

The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education and its first college, the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Smith, has been awarded a $2,500 OG&E Electric Vehicle Charging Station Rebate.

Baptist Health Names Tim Bowen to Lead Conway Hospital

by Mark Friedman 8/25/2017 02:10 pm

Baptist Health of Little Rock has named Tim Bowen as vice president and administrator of the Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway.

DHS Reshuffles to Create 'One-Stop Shop' for Medicaid Providers

by Benjamin Hardy, Arkansas Nonprofit News Network 8/25/2017 07:43 am

The Arkansas Department of Human Services announces an internal reorganization that will shift 171 employees to a newly created division, impact more than 40 contracts and streamline oversight of Medicaid providers.

CARTI Names Adam Head as President, CEO

by Mark Friedman 8/22/2017 04:21 pm

Adam Head has been the chief operating officer of the Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock since 2013, according to a CARTI news release on Tuesday.

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association Names Board Chair

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2017 02:58 pm

The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association names Dr. Regina Thurman of Fayetteville chairman of its board of directors.

Arkansas Health Department Posts Restaurant Inspections Online

by Jan Cottingham 8/21/2017 12:00 am

The Arkansas Health Department earlier this month began posting restaurant inspection reports on its website, making reports on about 15,000 retail food establishments throughout the state publicly available.

ARcare CEO Steven Collier Ready to Adapt with Whatever Washington Puts in Place

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Steven Collier founded what is now ARcare in 1986, a company with nearly 700 employees and 46 clinics serving 13 counties in Arkansas and eight counties in Kentucky.

The Influencers: Marcella Doderer of Arkansas Children's Hospital

by Mark Friedman 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Highlights at Arkansas Children's Hospital under Marcy Doderer's leadership include the $167 million, 230,000-SF hospital in Springdale and the opening of the $4 million Southwest Little Rock Community Clinic.

The Influencers: 5 Leaders Behind the Framework of Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Meet five leaders who are influencing their industries, their communities and the future of Arkansas.

Establishing Ethos (J. Kathy Barbeire Commentary)

by J. Kathy Barbeire 8/21/2017 12:00 am

It doesn't matter how passionately you argue or how logical your argument is: If the audience doubts your credibility, they will disregard your message.

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Stays Level at 3.4 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/18/2017 09:21 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate in July stayed at 3.4 percent. The record low was set in May and has remained unchanged for three months.

Arkansas Startup Partners With St. Louis Tech Company

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/16/2017 05:38 pm

Stage I Diagnostics of Little Rock recently announced its agreement with Leinco Technologies of St. Louis to expand the availability of Stage I's blood tests for ovarian and prostate cancer.

Boozman Recovers After Follow-up Heart Surgery

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/15/2017 04:42 pm

U.S. Sen. John Boozman's office says the Arkansas Republican has successfully undergone a follow-up procedure to his 2014 heart surgery.

Arkansas Business Seeks Info on Minority-, Woman-Owned Businesses

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/15/2017 11:35 am

Arkansas Business is seeking minority-owned or woman-owned businesses in Arkansas for new lists to be published Sept. 4.