Health Care Archive

UAMS Physcians Honored (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/15/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Dan Rahn and Dr. Robert Hopkins Jr. of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock have been awarded Mastership in the American College of Physicians, the national organization of internists.

Susan Gatto Takes Seat on Conway Regional Health Foundation Board (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/15/2017 12:00 am

Susan L. Gatto has joined the Conway Regional Health Foundation board of directors. She is the director of the University of Central Arkansas School of Nursing in Conway.

Northwest Health Adds Two to Medical Staff (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/15/2017 12:00 am

Grigorov has been hired as a neurosurgeon at the Neurosurgery Center in Springdale, and Pierson has been hired as an OB/GYN at the Willow Creek Women's Clinic in Johnson.

Rock Dental: Deals Keep Dake Smiling

by Mark Friedman 5/15/2017 12:00 am

Rock Dental Brands of Little Rock recently bought the group Arkansas Dentistry & Braces, and it's not done buying.

Back to the Future (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 5/15/2017 12:00 am

President Trump's premature exultation notwithstanding, Obamacare remains in place. It is as flawed as ever, but millions of Americans — including one in 10 Arkansans — are better off than they were without it. Senate Republicans have a rare opportunity, legislatively and politically, if they will seize it.

2 UAMS Cancer Researchers Get $1.6M

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/9/2017 11:36 am

Two cancer researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences have each received a four-year grant of $791,000 to support their work.

Governor Makes Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/9/2017 10:46 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday announced the following appointments.

SPONSORED: Care Management Helps Employees And Employers

by 5/8/2017 06:40 am

Trained individuals can assist employees with a variety of health-related issues, improving member health, lowering costs and creating peace of mind.

The Best of Times (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 5/8/2017 12:00 am

Possibly because they've been awash in material goods their whole lives, the millennials seem less materialistic, and I admire that. But in so many other ways, I'm grateful to have entered adulthood when I did and sympathetic to the millennials who blame us for handing them a raw deal.

St. Bernards Medical Center Tops Jonesboro's Construction Projects List

by Mark Friedman 5/8/2017 12:00 am

Construction projects are flourishing in Jonesboro, despite the financial woes plaguing one of its largest commercial ventures.

Larry Shackelford Named as Washington Regional's Next CEO (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/8/2017 12:00 am

J. Larry Shackelford will assume the role of CEO at Washington Regional Medical System in Fayetteville on Sept. 1.

EZ Spanish Media Raises $326K for Arkansas Children's

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/3/2017 10:07 am

EZ Spanish Media raises $326,579 for Arkansas Children's Hospital.

SPONSORED: Five Ways to Make Employees Better Health Care Consumers

by 5/2/2017 07:00 am

Proactive steps can create workers who are informed and engaged in improving their own wellness.

NASA's Chief Medical Officer To Give Osteopathic Keynote June 17

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/1/2017 01:03 pm

The Arkansas Osteopathic Medical Association says J.D. Polk, NASA's chief health and medical officer, will deliver a keynote address on June 17 during its four-day 32nd Annual State Convention.

Baptist Memorial of Memphis, Mississippi Baptist Merge

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/1/2017 11:02 am

Baptist Memorial Health Care of Memphis and Mississippi Baptist Health Systems of Jackson, Mississippi, have completed their previously announced merger.

Allegiance Health Seeks Tax-Backed Infusion from Eureka Springs

by Mark Friedman 5/1/2017 12:00 am

Allegiance Health Management Inc. of Shreveport, the troubled health care management company that originally planned to build a new hospital in Eureka Springs, is now asking city taxpayers to borrow millions to renovate a facility that is nearly 100 years old.

North Metro Medical Center Faces Lawsuits, Tax Liens

by Mark Friedman 5/1/2017 12:00 am

Since January 2015, North Metro Medical Center in Jacksonville has been hit with $4 million worth of tax liens by the IRS and several lawsuits from vendors.

Working on Arkansas Works (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 5/1/2017 12:00 am

The state's iteration of the Affordable Care Act has been praised for reducing the ranks of the uninsured, giving thousands more Arkansans access to primary health care and lessening reliance on emergency care.

White River Health Adds Two to Clinic Affiliates (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/1/2017 12:00 am

Robin Kerr has joined Batesville Med PACC/Med Aesthetics and Dr. Melissa Yawn has joined Newport Diagnostic Center in Newport.

Baptist Health Implants State's First Total Artificial Heart

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/27/2017 01:01 pm

Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock on Wednesday announced that it implanted the state's first Syncardia Total Artificial Heart in a 21-year-old Jonesboro man on April 18.