Health Care Archive

Arkansas Climbs 8 Spots in National Child Economic Well-Being Rankings

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/22/2016 02:40 pm

For the first time in six years, the number of Arkansas children living in poverty decreased, according to data released Tuesday in the annual Annie E. Casey Foundation Kids Count Data Book.

Arkansas Business Presents the 40 Under 40 Class of 2016

by Gwen Moritz 6/20/2016 12:00 am

This week's Arkansas Business is dedicated to our 23rd class of 40 Under 40 honorees, those young leaders of business, government and nonprofits that our internal selection team believes readers need to know.

Thoughts, Prayers — And Research (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Last week, the American Medical Association called gun violence “a public health crisis” and declared it would lobby Congress to repeal legislation prohibiting the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention from researching the issue.

Ashley Buchman Moves Into Vice Chancellor Slot at ASU-Newport (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Ashley Buchman was recently promoted to vice chancellor for student affairs at Arkansas State University-Newport.

Christy Hawkins Elected to Arkansas Association for Medical Staff Services (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Christy Hawkins, medical staff coordinator at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center at Harrison, has been elected to serve on the Arkansas Association for Medical Staff Services board of directors for the 2016-18 term. Hawkins will serve as the northwest district representative on the board.

Anna Beth Gorman Named New Executive Director at Women's Foundation (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Anna Beth Gorman has joined the Women's Foundation of Arkansas in Little Rock as executive director. She has five years of experience working for Girl Scouts-Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas as membership director, vice president of membership services and chief of membership, volunteer and program officers.

Arkansas Unemployment Drops to 3.8 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/17/2016 09:28 am

Arkansas' seasonally adjusted unemployment rate shows the state at 3.8 percent for May 2016, a decrease of 1.6 percent since May 2015.

Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame Announces Second Class

by Alexis Hosticka 6/16/2016 09:45 am

The Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame on Thursday announced nine inductees to its second class, which includes two posthumous honorees and one organization.

Pathagility Gains San Antonio Lab as New Client

by Sarah Campbell 6/14/2016 01:28 pm

Pathagility of Conway announced Tuesday that pharmacogenetic testing lab Advanced Genomics of San Antonio will use its lab information management system and reporting solution to streamline operations.

UAFS, ACHE to Collaborate on Research

by Sarah Campbell 6/13/2016 10:56 am

The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith and the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education, also in Fort Smith, have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaboratively pursue research efforts.

Attorney David Couch Wields Initiatives To Change the Law

by Jan Cottingham 6/13/2016 12:00 am

David Couch's law practice is increasingly devoted to voter-initiated acts and constitutional amendments.

Medical Malpractice Proposal Seeks Out Public Vote

by George Waldon 6/13/2016 12:00 am

Advocates of capping noneconomic damage awards in lawsuits against health care providers have taken a new tack. They want to amend the Arkansas Constitution instead of making change through the Arkansas Legislature.

Cantrell Office Building Sale Exceeds $2.6 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 6/13/2016 12:00 am

8114 Cantrell LLC, led by Billy Roehrenbeck, purchased its namesake project.

Angie Longing Moves from CHI St. Vincent to Conway Regional (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/13/2016 12:00 am

Angie E. Longing has joined the nursing team at Conway Regional Health System as chief nursing officer.

UALR Professor Demos Robotic Cane in Washington

by Sarah Campbell 6/7/2016 02:09 pm

University of Arkansas at Little Rock researcher Cang Ye and his students demonstrated their Co-robotic Cane during the Congressional Robotics Caucus at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C.

DHS Director Announces Agency Reorganization

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/7/2016 12:58 pm

The director of the state Department of Human Services on Tuesday announced a reorganization of the massive agency, creating a structure made of centralized offices with chiefs that report directly to her.

UAMS Names 14 New Board Members for Fayetteville Campus

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/6/2016 03:11 pm

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences announced Monday the appointment of 14 new members to the advisory board for its Northwest Campus in Fayetteville.

Businesses in Arkansas Confront Shooter Scenario

by Kyle Massey 6/6/2016 12:00 am

Many Arkansas businesses and institutions now have reaction plans for mass shootings, and some training goes beyond the federal government's basic run-and-hide recommendations.

You Can Go Home Again: More Young Americans Living With Parents

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/6/2016 12:00 am

Living with a parent is the most common living arrangement for 18- to 34-year-olds in the United States, the first time on record that that has been the case, according to the Pew Research Center.

Arkansas Heart Hospital Contract with Saline Memorial to End

by Alexis Hosticka 6/2/2016 01:51 pm

Arkansas Heart Hospital of Little Rock said Thursday that its cardiac coverage agreement with Saline Memorial Hospital of Benton will end Sept. 30 after five years.