Health Care Archive

Fox Ridge Management Sells 3 Properties, Will Remain as Manager

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/31/2015 08:36 am

Affiliates of Fox Ridge Management LLC said Wednesday that it had sold three seniors housing communities in central Arkansas to subsidiaries of Healthcare Trust Inc. of New York, a health care-focused real estate investment trust.

No Daily Report, Morning Roundup on Friday

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/31/2015 07:59 am

Arkansas Business will not send the Daily Report and Morning Roundup on Friday, New Year's Day.

In the Workplace 2016: Affordable Care Act and Foreign Workers

by Delanna Padilla and Neemah Esmaeilpour 12/29/2015 06:36 am

Payment for the employer mandate officially kicks in during 2016. And H-1B non-immigrant visas are increasingly difficult to secure.

Sparks Health System Names Assistant CFO

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/28/2015 11:03 am

Nichole Dykes has joined Sparks Health System as an assistant chief financial officer.

UAMS Surgeon Named President of Geriatric Fracture Society

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/23/2015 10:51 am

Dr. Simon C. Mears, a hip and knee surgeon at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, has been elected president of the International Geriatric Fracture Society.

Baptist Health to Open Urgent Care Centers in North Little Rock, Bryant

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/22/2015 03:07 pm

With the opening of two new urgent care centers in North Little Rock and Bryant, Baptist Health is continuing to expand access to health care and change how that care is delivered.

UCA Receives $215K for Nursing Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2015 03:52 pm

The University of Central Arkansas Foundation, Inc. received $215,500 Monday from the Blakenship family to support the Nursing Simulation Lab in the Department of Nursing.

Sibling Land Dispute, Glasgow Discovery Drove Clicks in 2015

by Lance Turner 12/21/2015 12:01 am

A long-running sibling dispute involving the national president of Ducks Unlimited that culminated in a multimillion-dollar land sale was the most-read story on in 2015.

Arkansas Business Looks Back at Notable Deaths of 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2015 12:00 am

John Paul Hammerschmidt, Buddy Sutton, Dick Bell, Jim Gaston, Bill Valentine and John Correnti were among the Arkansas political, business and sports leaders who died in 2015.

‘We Were All Going To Get Rich': Arkansas Business' Best Quotes of 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2015 12:00 am

It's what they said: A look back at the spoken gems from some of the biggest newsmakers of the year in Arkansas.

Arkansas Business Presents The Best & Worst of 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2015 12:00 am

From truths to tall tales, Arkansas Business takes a look at the highs and lows of 2015.

Buying Sprees of Arkansas Banks Tops List of Top 10 Arkansas Business Stories of 2015

by George Waldon 12/21/2015 12:00 am

The acquisition trail was well traveled by Arkansas lenders in 2015, with the most prominent destinations for new deals lying in Georgia, Florida and Missouri.

Chenal Retail Space Rings Up $3.8M Deal (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 12/21/2015 12:00 am

A 4,505-SF retail project in west Little Rock tipped the scales at $3.84 million. A 5.4-acre commercial site at Little Rock's Gateway Town Center development weighed in at $2.36 million. And a MedExpress site in midtown Little Rock changed hands in an $880,000 deal.

Kansas City Group Pays $30M for Stoneleigh Centerton, Stadium Apartments (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 12/21/2015 12:00 am

A real estate firm in Kansas City, Missouri, paid nearly $30 million for two apartment complexes in northwest Arkansas.

My Grown-Up Christmas List (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 12/21/2015 12:00 am

Amy Grant's grown-up Christmas list includes wishing “that wars would never start” and “everyone would have a friend.” I can't argue with those wishes, but I have some that are a bit more specific.

Good People Of Business (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 12/21/2015 12:00 am

Arkansas Business readers are, for the most part, good men and women of business — as was Charles Dickens himself. May this time of the rolling year be a comfort to you, and may we all remember the business poor Marley forgot: charity, mercy, forbearance and benevolence.

‘Free' Federal Money Costs Arkansas (Eric Fruits and Dan Greenberg Commentary)

by Eric Fruits and Dan Greenberg 12/21/2015 12:00 am

With the 2016 election right around the corner, the candidates are searching for wedge issues to appeal to large swaths of the electorate. Medicaid expansion, especially in Arkansas and other states that have already broadened the federal program, is proving to be a major sticking point.

Asa Hutchinson on Economic Qualities That Make Arkansas an 'Easy Sell'

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2015 12:00 am

Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson talks to Arkansas Business about Sun Paper, how he sells Arkansas, what he's looking for in a new state Department of Human Services director and much more.

Tim Griffin to Lead Review of DHS

by Lance Turner and Alexis Hosticka 12/17/2015 04:23 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Thursday an organizational review of the state Department of Human Services, an effort he said will be led by Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin.

St. Bernards Begins $130M Expansion, Renovation Project

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/17/2015 01:37 pm

St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro announces a $130 million, four-phase construction plan that will add a new five-story surgical and intensive care centers tower; expand its cancer center; renovate existing structures; and give the center a new "front door" on Jackson Avenue.