Health Care Archive

Time Is On My Side (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/28/2016 12:00 am

The jury still seems to be out on whether there is a mental equivalent of leg day — that is, whether specific exercises really make a difference in the structure and function of the brain in the long run — but there is certainly value in trying to learn new things.

St. Bernards Adds Two in Jonesboro (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/28/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Michelle Schofield has joined the medical staff at St. Bernards Healthcare in Jonesboro as a psychiatrist. Dr. Melissa Yawn has joined St. Bernards First Care Clinics and is seeing patients at the new First Care-Hilltop facility.

Karen Konarski-Hart Shows Backbone at American Chiropractic Association (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/28/2016 12:00 am

Karen Konarski-Hart of Little Rock has been elected vice president of the American Chiropractic Association, the first woman and first Arkansan to hold that position.

Joan Cash in at St. Bernards Foundation (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

Former state Rep. Joan Cash of Jonesboro has been named to the board of directors of the St. Bernards Foundation.

A Lesson in Logic (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 3/21/2016 12:00 am

State Sen. Cecile Bledsoe needs to consider the consequences of her actions from several angles: practical, political and personal.

Arkansas Business Presents The Power List 2016

by Gwen Moritz 3/21/2016 12:00 am

The total number on our list this time is 179, but our goal has never been a particular number. Our goal is to give readers a resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest companies or institutions in the individual industries. And some industries have broader bases than others.

Inside Arkansas' Options for Managed Care in Medicaid (Erika Gee Commentary)

by Erika Gee 3/16/2016 02:12 pm

The next Health Care Reform Legislative Task Force meeting will reveal whether the divide over the appropriate approach to managed care in Arkansas has continued — or even expanded.

Arkansas' Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.4 Percent

by Alexis Hosticka 3/14/2016 10:36 am

Arkansas' seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped three-tenths of a percentage point from December to 4.4 percent in January, according to a report Monday by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services.

Arkansas Surgical Hospital Registers $56.6 Million Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Broadstone Ash Arkansas LLC, an affiliate of Broadstone Real Estate of Rochester, New York, bought the Arkansas Surgical Hospital at 5201 Northshore Drive.

Conversations That Cut the Medical Bill (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Customer conversations — those interactions in real time, generally face to face — are ripe for improving engagement, service levels, loyalty and growth.

Crystal McMahan Returns to Hometown Clinic (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Crystal McMahan, an advanced practice registered nurse, is now seeing patients at Clinton Medical Clinic.

Cassandra Steele Elected to Heart Association Board (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Cassandra Steele has been elected to the board of directors of the central Arkansas chapter of the American Heart Association. She is the coordinator of speech and hearing services for the Little Rock School District.

Two MedExpress Properties Sell for Combined $4.4 Million

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2016 12:00 am

A pair of MedExpress projects, a medical office building in Sherwood, a Little Rock home and a restaurant site in west Little Rock form this week's five-piece of million-dollar transactions.

Fayetteville Company Raising Funds for Hair Loss Treatment

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2016 12:00 am

BiologicsMD Inc. raised $400,000 so far, according to its Feb. 8 filing at the U.S Securities & Exchange Commission.

CARTI Center Offering Care Under 1 Roof

by Mark Friedman 3/7/2016 12:00 am

CARTI's $88 million cancer center in west Little Rock offers medical, surgical, interventional and radiation oncology, diagnostic radiology and hematology services.

White River Health System Names New Directors (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2016 12:00 am

Robyn Sweet has been named director of the White River Health System's Rural Health Clinics in Cave City, Drasco, Melbourne, Pleasant Plains and Strawberry. Hope Caraway has been promoted to director of human resources

Poll Finds Little Support to Move State's Medicaid Population to Managed Care

by Mark Friedman 3/4/2016 10:55 am

A telephone survey of Arkansas voters found that only 15 percent supported moving the state's Medicaid population to managed care, according to the results released Friday.

You Can Make Nominations Now for Arkansas Business 40 Under 40

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/4/2016 07:00 am

For the 23rd consecutive year, Arkansas Business is seeking nominations for its 40 Under 40 program, which recognizes 40 professionals under the age of 40 who excel in their profession and are leaving their mark on the Arkansas business and nonprofit community.

Health Task Force Meeting Could Bring Clarity on Managed Care in State (Erika Gee Commentary)

by Erika Gee 3/3/2016 10:10 am

Erika Gee previews Monday's meeting of the Health Care Reform Legislative Task Force, which will vote on recommendations for legislation to implement Arkansas Works.

Innovation Hub Announces Participants in HubX-LifeSciences Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/3/2016 09:43 am

HubX-LifeSciences announced eight startup companies from around the world that will come to Arkansas next month to participate in its health care business accelerator program.