Health Care Archive

Sparks Health System Names Assistant CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/9/2016 10:24 am

Aimee Arzoumanian is now the assistant CEO of Sparks Health System. Arzoumanian will oversee operations at Sparks Medical Center – Van Buren, as well as select departments at Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith.

St. Bernards Adds Justin Yancey to Medical Team (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/9/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Justin Yancey has joined the medical staff of St. Bernards Healthcare as a pediatric hospitalist.

Baptist Health Promotes 2 at North Little Rock Campus

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/4/2016 09:29 am

Baptist Health announced Tuesday the promotion of two employees to new leadership positions at Baptist Health Medical Center-North Little Rock.

Ronald McDonald House Gets $1.2M From Mabee Foundation

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/3/2016 10:24 am

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas said Monday that it received $1.2 million from The J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation.

Phyzit Puts App On Athenahealth Marketplace, Adds Greg Bledsoe As Adviser

by Sarah Campbell 5/2/2016 02:34 pm

Phyzit of Little Rock announced Monday that its transitional care management app will now be available from the online Athenahealth Marketplace.

US Employment, Earnings Gains Rose in March

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/2/2016 12:00 am

The U.S. economy continued to rebound in March, as private-sector employment and average hourly earnings rose.

Arkansas Convention Center Troubles Dog Texarkana Investor

by Mark Friedman 5/2/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Hiren D. Patel's investments in a convention center and hotels on both sides of Texarkana have turned into one financial headache after another.

Fulton County Hospital Gets a Partner: White River Health System

by Mark Friedman 5/2/2016 12:00 am

White River Health System in Batesville has agreed to help Fulton County Hospital save money and improve health care by entering into an affiliation agreement.

Crittenden Hospital Association Bankruptcy Case Could Last Into 2018

by Mark Friedman 5/2/2016 12:00 am

It might take another two years before the Crittenden Hospital Association's Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation is over, the trustee in the case said last week.

Ghulam Khaleel Joins CHI St. Vincent Neurology Clinic (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/2/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Ghulam M. Khaleel has begun practicing at CHI St. Vincent Neurology Clinic-Little Rock. Khaleel completed his neurology residency at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Mercy Northwest Arkansas Plans $247M Expansion Over 5 Years

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/27/2016 01:11 pm

Mercy Northwest Arkansas on Wednesday announced a five-year, $247 million expansion project it said will create 1,000 new jobs.

UA Appoints Michael Miller Dean of Education, Health Professions

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/27/2016 10:56 am

Michael T. Miller has been named dean of the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas for a two-year term, beginning July 1.

Chef Donnie Ferneau Proud of Moonlighting Gig with Memory Care

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/25/2016 12:00 am

Memory Care of America, which provides residential care to sufferers of dementia and Alzheimer's disease, announced Ferneau's hiring earlier this month.

Health Care Construction Spending in Arkansas Is Climbing

by Mark Friedman 4/25/2016 12:00 am

Spending on health care-related construction projects in Arkansas nearly doubled in 2015 compared with the previous year.

MedExpress Double-Dose Buy Tops $4.4 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 4/25/2016 12:00 am

National Retail Properties Ltd. of Orlando, Florida, purchased the Markham St. project in midtown Little Rock and the North Little Rock location.

Middle Class, Cash Poor And Desperate (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 4/25/2016 12:00 am

A couple of smart, talented, outwardly successful guys fell into the fatal trap of believing that they deserved a lifestyle they simply couldn't afford.

Fort Smith Osteopathic College Gets Pre-Accreditation

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/21/2016 01:03 pm

The Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Smith received pre-accreditation from the American Osteopathic Association's Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation.

UA Teams Win Donald Reynolds Business Competition

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/20/2016 09:46 am

Drone Surveying Solutions, from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, won the undergraduate division of the 16th annual Donald W. Reynolds Collegiate Business Plan Competition.

Microsoft COO Kevin Turner to Speak at Northwest Arkansas Technology Summit

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/19/2016 10:17 am

Kevin Turner, the chief operating officer for Microsoft Corp. of Redmond, Washington, will be the keynote speaker at the 2nd annual Northwest Arkansas Technology Summit on Oct. 7 in Rogers.

UAMS Medical Center Plans National Search to Replace Roxane Townsend

by Sarah Campbell 4/18/2016 10:19 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is losing Dr. Roxane Townsend, the CEO and vice chancellor of clinical programs for its medical center, who is resigning in Sept. 30 to move to North Carolina.