Health Care Archive

Hideaway Pizza Served in $3.2 Million Deal

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/17/2017 12:00 am

A 6,705-SF pizzeria in North Little Rock and land for a 130-unit independent living center in west Little Rock form a duo of multimillion-dollar transactions this week.

The Worst Person In Arkansas? (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 7/17/2017 12:00 am

Ashton Miller III - if he actually exists - made use of a rhetorical device I've never seen before but may adopt for all future arguments: He speculated that important people feel the same way that he does — and then concurred with the opinions he attributed to them.

Jerad Gardner of UAMS Honored by American Society for Clinical Pathology (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/17/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Jerad Gardner, an associate professor in the departments of pathology and dermatology in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, was recently named to the American Society for Clinical Pathology's 40 Under 40 list for 2017.

Good Samaritan Clinic Names Patti Kimbrough Executive Director (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/17/2017 12:00 am

Patti Kimbrough has been hired as executive director of Good Samaritan Clinic in Fort Smith.

UAMS Names Tim Hill COO

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/12/2017 03:35 pm

Tim Hill, vice chancellor for regional campuses at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, has been named the system's chief operating officer.

Council Clears Path for White River Medical System Expansion

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/12/2017 01:23 pm

The Batesville City Council on Tuesday voted to immediately close one block of Broad Street between Sidney and 15th Street and an unused alley between lots the White River Medical System owns to make way for the hospital's planned expansion.

NIH Gives Arkansas Children's Research Institute $11.5M

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/12/2017 11:07 am

The National Institutes of Health has awarded an $11.5 million grant to the Arkansas Children's Research Institute to develop a new center that will study how pediatric diseases develop and devise new treatments for children.

Building Named for Retiring UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/11/2017 01:39 pm

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences honored retiring Chancellor Dan Rahn on Tuesday by dedicating an education building on the north side of campus as the Daniel W. Rahn Interprofessional Education Building.

Auxiliary Donates $1.2M to Arkansas Children's Hospital

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 10:45 am

Arkansas Children's Hospital Auxiliary donated $1.2 million for Arkansas Children's programs and services last year, and that is the largest gift the group has given in its 50-year history.

Creating Insurance 'Captives' Helps Companies Save Cash

by Mark Friedman 7/10/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Insurance Commissioner Allen Kerr is pushing for more companies to start captive insurance subsidiaries, which can write insurance only for its parent or related companies, and locate them in Arkansas.

Financial Priorities (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 7/10/2017 12:00 am

Poor allocation of available resources is epidemic among American households, which is not surprising since perpetuating the monthly payment mentality is a cornerstone of the American economy.

Arkansas Hospitals See Wins in Lawsuits Over Billing

by Mark Friedman 7/10/2017 12:00 am

A federal judge dismissed a case in March that was filed against the collection company RevClaims LLC of Jackson, Mississippi, and St. Bernard's Hospital of Jonesboro.

Help Wanted at Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Mark Friedman 7/10/2017 12:00 am

As Arkansas Children's Northwest in Springdale prepares for its January opening, the management's attention has turned to hiring doctors and nurses.

Walton Arts Center Makes Staff Changes; Sparks Sees Staff Recognition (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 12:00 am

Kyle May has been promoted and Thomas DeBari has been hired at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville.

Youth Home CEO David Napier to Lead National Association (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 12:00 am

David Napier, CEO of Youth Home Inc. in Little Rock, has been appointed president of the National Association for Children's Behavioral Health.

Washington Regional Plans $44M Expansion

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/6/2017 03:43 pm

Washington Regional Hospital in Fayetteville is planning another expansion — a $44 million "Core Renewal Project."

Sparks Health System Names Brandon Bullard CFO

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/5/2017 01:40 pm

The Sparks Health System of Fort Smith on Wednesday announced the hiring of Brandon Bullard, a certified public accountant, as its chief financial officer.

Thou Shalt Not Misrepresent (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 7/3/2017 12:00 am

I did not expect the Ten Commandments monument at the state Capitol to survive only a matter of hours before being plowed into by a car, deliberately and live on Facebook. Someone would have to be crazy to do that. Exactly.

Medicaid Cuts and the Elderly (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 7/3/2017 12:00 am

In their attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Senate Republicans are proposing deep cuts to Medicaid, the health insurance program for the poor.

Hospital Boom Creates Development Ripples Across Northwest Arkansas

by Marty Cook 7/3/2017 12:00 am

Development experts say that hospitals are a great magnet for other retail and residential projects, such as restaurants, service companies and apartments.