Health Care Archive

John Lyon Joins Arkansas Center for Health Improvement (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

John Lyon, who previously reported on state government for the Arkansas News Bureau, has been named strategic communications manager by the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement in Little Rock.

State Still Awaiting Federal Approval on Medicaid Expansion Changes

by David Ramsey, Arkansas Nonprofit News Network 11/3/2017 10:40 am

Significant changes to the state's Medicaid expansion program proposed by Gov. Asa Hutchinson were slated to begin Jan. 1. But the state still has not received the federal approval necessary to move ahead.

Mercy Clinic, Cooper Clinic Announce Merger

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/1/2017 09:55 am

Cooper Clinic and Mercy Clinic in Fort Smith announced Wednesday that they have merged. The organizations' boards of directors approved the agreement last month.

UAMS Cancer Imaging Archive gets $8.3M NCI Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/31/2017 11:23 am

The National Cancer Institute gets an $8.3 million grant to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/31/2017 10:39 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announces appointments.

Wal-Mart's Marc Lore Blows Top Off Exec Compensation List

by Gwen Moritz 10/30/2017 12:00 am

The word “outlier” was invented to describe things like the top entry on this week's list of the highest-paid executives employed by public companies in Arkansas.

Poverty Rate Drops to 17.2 Percent in Arkansas

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

The official poverty rate in the United States stood at 12.7 percent in 2016. In Arkansas, the poverty rate stood at 17.2 percent.

McGehee Opens $2.7M Health Clinic

by Mark Friedman 10/30/2017 12:00 am

McGehee Hospital opened its $2.7 million rural health clinic last month, following a $10 million hospital expansion completed just last year.

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.

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.