Health Care Archive

Chris Arnold Named New Associate Attorney at Hope Trice O'Dwyer & Wilson (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/28/2015 12:00 am

Chris Arnold has joined the Hope Trice O'Dwyer & Wilson law firm in Little Rock as an associate attorney practicing family, business and commercial, insurance, real estate and construction law. He was previously assistant general manager of Quality Petroleum Inc.

Planned Parenthood's Legal Victories

by Mark Friedman 9/28/2015 12:00 am

Planned Parenthood continued its legal successes this month against states that attempt to cut its funding.

Phyzit Growth Relieving Docs' TCM Headaches

by Mark Carter 9/28/2015 12:00 am

Many doctors consider the reimbursement process for transitional care management to be a headache, and Little Rock tech startup Phyzit has prescribed what looks like a cure. Doctors across the country are signing up for some of that relief.

ACH Picks Polk Stanley Wilcox for Springdale Hospital

by Lance Turner 9/24/2015 10:07 am

Arkansas Children's Hospital said Thursday that has selected two architectural firms to help design its new campus in northwest Arkansas: FKP Architects of Houston and Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects of Fayetteville and Little Rock.

State Report: Half of Workplace Fatalities Transportation Related

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/23/2015 08:47 am

About half the workplace fatalities that occur in Arkansas are transportation related, according to a report released this week by the Arkansas Department of Labor.

UA Professor Researches Sports Concussions, New Treatment Methods

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2015 09:23 am

R.J. Elbin, director of the Office for Sport Concussion Research at the University of Arkansas, was named to a panel of leading concussion clinicians and researchers to write a report on best treatments for concussion.

ASU Gets Approval to Move Forward with Renovation for Osteopathic School

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/21/2015 04:14 pm

Arkansas State University received state approval Monday to proceed with renovations to Wilson Hall on its Jonesboro campus for a osteopathic medical school.

After Auction, George Dunklin Plowing New Ground

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/21/2015 12:00 am

With the proceeds from a February land auction, George Dunklin Jr. has invested in commercial real estate across Arkansas.

Arkansas Business Presents 2015's 'New Influentials: 20 In Their 20s'

by Gwen Moritz 9/21/2015 12:00 am

This is the seventh year that Arkansas Business has sought out talented young leaders in our business and nonprofit community to introduce to readers in a feature called The New Influentials: 20 in Their 20s.

Arkansas Chamber of Commerce Announces New Leadership Class

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/18/2015 11:41 am

The Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce/Associated Industries of Arkansas on Friday announced the 57 new members of its Leadership Arkansas Class X.

Arkansas Unemployment Mirrors National Trend, Down to 5.4 Percent

by Alexis Hosticka 9/18/2015 09:46 am

A report Friday by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services, shows Arkansas' seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a percentage point, from 5.6 percent in July to 5.4 percent in August.

Arkansas Governor's Quality Award Winners Announced

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/16/2015 08:00 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson recognized winners at the Governor's Quality Award Program held at the Marriott Hotel in Little Rock. North Arkansas College of Harrison took top honors in receiving the Governor's Award for Performance Excellence.

Jamie Carter Checks Out at Baptist Health in Conway for Tennessee Job

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/14/2015 12:00 am

Jamie Carter's tenure as administrator of Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway didn't last long.

Barlogie: Decision to Leave UAMS Difficult

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/14/2015 12:00 am

Dr. Bart Barlogie said that at the myeloma program at Mount Sinai he'll be doing clinical care and research and “dedicating myself to finding answers to high-risk myeloma,” just as he did at UAMS.

Obamacare's Costs (Feedback)

by Jerry B. Jackson 9/14/2015 12:00 am

What's happening in Arkansas and throughout the country is only a portion of the extra cost of Obamacare and its related tentacles that can be expected in government programs.

Asa Hutchinson Makes Board, Commission Appointments

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2015 04:19 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday announced the following appointments.

Bart Barlogie Leaves UAMS for New York City

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/7/2015 12:00 am

If you were wondering where Dr. Bart Barlogie, who is considered one of the top doctors in the world when it comes to treating myeloma, ended up after leaving the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, wonder no more.

Allport Farmland, Saline County Properties Make Up Recent Million-Dollar Deals

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/7/2015 12:00 am

Farmland in Lonoke County, a neighborhood retail center in Bryant and an urgent care project in Benton provide the triple bill for this week's seven-digit deals.

Bridgeway Opens New $4 Million Site for Seniors

by Mark Friedman 9/7/2015 12:00 am

Bridgeway Inc., the North Little Rock psychiatric hospital, began taking patients last week in its $4 million building that features 20 beds for seniors. Bridgeway, an affiliate of Universal Health Services Inc. of King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, had been treating senior patients for years, but it didn't have a dedicated area for them, said Bridgeway's CEO Jason Miller.

Court Date Set For Burris Case

by Mark Friedman 9/7/2015 12:00 am

Dr. Ben Burris of Fort Smith is scheduled to have his case heard before the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis on Sept. 21.