Health Care Archive

Physician Pope Makes Move to CARTI in Conway (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/20/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Christopher Pope has been named primary physician at CARTI Radiation Oncology in Conway.

Tiffani Foltz Brings Fundraising Focus to UAMS Myeloma Institute (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/20/2017 12:00 am

Tiffani Foltz has been named a director of development for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, where she will focus on fundraising activities for the Myeloma Institute.

Museum of Discovery to Expand Girls in STEM Program

by Lydia McAllister 2/13/2017 07:00 am

The Museum of Discovery said last week that its Girls in STEM program will serve more girls in 2017 and expand to Jonesboro and Pine Bluff thanks to grants from Walmart, Best Buy and the Women's Foundation of Arkansas.

Arkansas Business Recognizes Finalists of 29th Annual Business of the Year Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/13/2017 12:00 am

Since 1988, Arkansas Business has honored the state's top executives, small businesses and nonprofits with the annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards.

Surety Bonds and Marijuana Dispensaries (Todd Bryant Commentary)

by Todd Bryant 2/13/2017 12:00 am

Among the requirements for the medical marijuana dispensaries to operate in Arkansas is a medical marijuana surety bond.

Lonoke County 'Pill Mill' Case Set for March

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/13/2017 12:00 am

The charges against Richard Johns, the suspended Little Rock physician charged with running a “pill mill” of fraudulent painkiller prescriptions, will not be dismissed and his claim that evidence was collected illegally was rejected.

Tom Frazier Joins UAMS Orthopaedic Clinic (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/13/2017 12:00 am

Dr. G. Thomas Frazier has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock as a hand and upper extremity surgeon.

Mark Todd Named CFO at Rock Dental (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/13/2017 12:00 am

Mark Todd has been appointed CFO of Rock Dental Brands in Little Rock.

Connecting Students With Careers (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 2/13/2017 12:00 am

The Little Rock School District announced an initiative to expose high school students to different careers by adding classes in the fields of health care, technology, teaching and construction.

CARTI CEO Jan Burford Retires

by Mark Friedman 2/10/2017 02:10 pm

Jan Burford, the president and CEO of CARTI for more than 26 years, retired Friday as the cancer treatment organization continues to work through its financial issues.

Update: State Chamber Behind Bill to Clarify Workplace Terms of Marijuana Law

by Sarah Campbell 2/10/2017 12:45 pm

A bill backed by the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce to amend the state's new medical marijuana law was filed Monday by state Rep. Carlton Wing, R-North Little Rock.

Leonard Johnson Trust Gives $1M to Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Lance Turner 2/9/2017 11:31 am

The Leonard Johnson Trust is giving $1 million to Arkansas Children's Northwest.

JRMC Names Brian Thomas President, CEO

by Lance Turner 2/7/2017 04:01 pm

Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff said Tuesday that its board of directors had named Brian Thomas as its new president and CEO.

Brain Training (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 2/6/2017 12:00 am

I have had a rich opportunity to observe several logical fallacies used by seemingly rational adults.

Online Ransom Demands Threaten Businesses in Arkansas

by Sarah Campbell 2/6/2017 12:00 am

Computer crimes using “ransomware,” malware that encrypts files then demands payment to unlock them, are growing in number and sophistication and are increasingly being seen in Arkansas.

Stonehaven Purchase Surpasses $7.1 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 2/6/2017 12:00 am

The 60-unit assisted living project in Maumelle was sold by Stonehaven Assisted Living LLC, led by James Thomas. The deal is financed with a $5.2 million loan from First Security Bank of Searcy.

Shane Speights In as New Dean at Osteopathic School in Jonesboro (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/6/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Shane Speights has been hired as dean of the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) College of Osteopathic Medicine's site at Arkansas State University at Jonesboro.

Allen Kerr Takes Spot on National Insurance Committee (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/6/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Insurance Commissioner Allen Kerr has been named vice chairman of the Market Regulation & Consumer Affairs Committee of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

Forestry Program Donates $575K to Children's Hospital

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/1/2017 03:40 pm

The Arkansas Children's Foundation announced Monday that the Arkansas Forestry Association's Log A Load for Kids program has donated $575,000 for the Emergency Department/Trauma Center at Arkansas Children's Hospital.

Mild Weather Keeps Arkansas Children's Northwest on Track for 2018 Opening

by Lydia McAllister 2/1/2017 03:17 pm

The Arkansas Children's Northwest hospital is less than a year away from opening, and its chief administrator says construction remains on schedule, in part due to mild winter weather.

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