Health Care Archive

Medical Clinic Replaces Nichols Furniture After $3M Purchase (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 4/17/2017 12:00 am

PTCOA Shackleford Clinic LLC, led by Dr. Meraj Siddiqui and Dr. Ronald Tilley, bought the Nichols Furniture store at 108 N. Shackleford Road.

Ryan Gibson Foundation Gives $500K to the Arkansas Children's Research Institute

by Mark Friedman 4/14/2017 01:43 pm

The Ryan Gibson Foundation of Dallas awarded on Friday $500,000 for cancer research in the new precision medicine program at Arkansas Children's Research Institute.

CHI St. Vincent, UnitedHealthcare Reach Coverage Agreement

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/14/2017 10:57 am

After months of negotiations, CHI St. Vincent and UnitedHealthcare announced that they have reached an agreement.

Jonesboro Business Leaders Talk Health Care, Manufacturing

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 4/13/2017 10:23 am

Northeast Arkansas has experienced a "robust economic expansion" and "some optimism is in order," economist Michael Pakko told business leaders at the second annual Regional Economic Forecast in Jonesboro.

Cancer-Fighting Tech, Livestock Tracker Win Big at Governor's Cup

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 4/11/2017 01:27 pm

Teams from the University of Arkansas, John Brown University, Arkansas State University and Harding University won big at the 17th Annual Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup competition.

Asa Hutchinson Makes Board, Commission Appointments

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/11/2017 09:40 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Tuesday the following appointments to state boards and commissions.

CHI St. Vincent Says So Long to Longevity Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/10/2017 12:00 am

CHI St. Vincent is planning to pull the plug on its Longevity Center in Little Rock in June.

Supreme Court Justices' Data Offers a Peek Beyond Pay

by Mark Friedman 4/10/2017 12:00 am

The seven justices who sit on the Arkansas Supreme Court have a wide range of business investments, from property to tower rent for a radio station.

Sparks Clinic Family Medicine Adds Sarah Duda to Physician Staff (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/10/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Sarah Duda has joined Sparks Clinic Family Medicine in Fort Smith.

John Kind Advances at Center for Toxicology (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/10/2017 12:00 am

John Kind has been promoted to principal toxicologist at the Center for Toxicology & Environmental Health LLC in North Little Rock.

Steppe Mette Steps Up at UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/10/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Stephen “Steppe” Mette has been named executive associate dean for clinical affairs in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.

SPONSORED: Think Twice Before Being Your Own Bookkeeper

by 4/6/2017 07:00 am

Treat bookkeeping like the vital task it is and not as an additional duty for a busy employee.

2 Additions and a Promotion at ERI

by Kyle Massey 4/4/2017 11:18 am

Here are a couple of new names to go along with Eric Rob & Isaac: Amy Scholtes and Erin Wilson.

SPONSORED: Making The Most of Your Health Insurance Benefits

by 4/4/2017 10:48 am

Following tips and understanding certain terms will help add value to a policy.

Shifting Labor Rules Keep Arkansas Attorneys Busy

by Mark Friedman 4/3/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas labor and employment attorneys are keeping an eye on challenges to the U.S. Department of Labor's overtime rules as well as a bill that would amend the Minimum Wage Act in Arkansas.

Steve Schexnayder Named to Pediatric Task Force Committee (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/3/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Steve Schexnayder has been appointed to the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation Pediatric Task Force, which reviews the latest science to develop pediatric resuscitation guidelines used throughout the world.

UAMS Gets $1.7M NIH Grant to Study Therapy Against Blood Cancer

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/30/2017 11:25 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences receives a $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study a potential new therapy to reduce the risk of blood cancer caused by ionizing radiation.

Arkansas Children's Northwest Gets $2M from Biggs Family, Packaging Specialties

by Lydia McAllister 3/28/2017 09:29 am

The conference space at Arkansas Children's Northwest will be named in honor of the Biggs family and PSI.

It Seemed Like Such a Good Idea (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 3/27/2017 12:00 am

I've started to think that “It seemed like such a good idea” may be the American epitaph, and manipulating our diets wasn't even the start.

Health Care – Right or Privilege? (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 3/27/2017 12:00 am

The philosophical question of whether health care is something every American is entitled to or something every American must earn underlies all discussion of how best to provide it.