Health Care Archive

UAMS Regional Campuses Get $4.2M for Education, Recruitment

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/28/2017 09:37 am

The eight University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences regional campuses have been awarded a five-year, $4.2 million grant for professional education, faculty development and recruitment.

Arkansas Heart Hospital Hires Chief Marketing Officer

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/25/2017 09:06 am

Arkansas Heart Hospital announced Friday the hiring of Jennifer Martinez Belt as its new chief marketing officer, effective Oct. 2.

To Ourselves and Our Posterity (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 9/25/2017 12:00 am

Curiously, the richer the United States has become, the less interested we seem in investing in our posterity. Or perhaps we're no longer interested in investing in anyone else's posterity, no matter how important other people's children are to the general welfare of the nation.

Pavilion Centre Visited By $9.8M Purchase (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 9/25/2017 12:00 am

Two LLC, led by Keith Ingram, bought the Pavilion Centre at 8315 Cantrell Road. The seller is Pavilion Centre LLC, led by Tad Krug, Tim Farrell and Jim Irwin.

20 in Their 20s: New Influentials of 2017 Take Courage, Drive and Heart to Every Corner of Arkansas

by Gwen Moritz 9/25/2017 12:00 am

This is the ninth 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 Hospital Association to Honor Bill Bradley (NWAMovers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/25/2017 12:00 am

William L. “Bill” Bradley, CEO of Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville since 2004, will receive the Arkansas Hospital Association's highest honor, the A. Allen Weintraub Memorial Award, at an awards dinner on Oct. 5.

Amanda Johnson New Hospitalist at White River Medical Center (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/25/2017 12:00 am

Johnson is a graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock and completed a residency in family medicine at the UAMS Northeast Regional Program in Jonesboro.

Springdale Dentist Office Sold for $2.1 Million (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 9/25/2017 12:00 am

A New Jersey investor paid slightly more than $2.1 million for Sunset Avenue Dental, a 4,912-SF building that was formerly a My Dentist office.

Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center Gets $7.4M Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/21/2017 11:04 am

The Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center will receive $7.4 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture through its Agricultural Research Service.

Commercial Vacancy in Northwest Arkansas is Lowest Since 2004

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/19/2017 11:32 am

In northwest Arkansas, the commercial real estate market's vacancy rate for the first half of 2017 is the lowest it has been since the inception of Arvest Bank's Skyline Report in 2004.

SCA Pharmaceuticals Appoints Milton Boyer as CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/18/2017 10:53 am

SCA Pharmaceuticals of Little Rock, which makes sterile pharmaceuticals for hospital pharmacies and health care facilities throughout the country, announced that Milton Boyer has been appointed CEO.

Bond Rating for CARTI Downgraded

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/18/2017 12:00 am

CARTI's financial pain continues. Last week, Fitch Ratings Inc. of Chicago downgraded CARTI's bond rating from BBB-, which was the lowest investment-grade rating, to BB+.

PinPoint Pegs Florida for Expansion

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/18/2017 12:00 am

PinPoint Testing LLC of Little Rock, which offers drug testing and consulting services, is in the process of acquiring a clinical laboratory in Orlando, Florida.

The Essentials of Life Now in One Hot Springs Spot

by Jan Cottingham 9/18/2017 12:00 am

After a decade of work and planning, Amy Thomas has realized her dream of opening a business in downtown Hot Springs — actually, three businesses: the Argentinian Coffee & Wine Bar; Oxy-Zen, what may be Arkansas' only oxygen bar; and Thai-Me Spa, a day spa.

Data Theft: Is Your Business Ready? (Aaron Gamewell Expert Advice)

by Aaron Gamewell 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Aaron Gamewell of SBS CyberSecurity offers his list of actions that every business should deploy to mitigate the risk of a data breach.

Saline Memorial Adds Two to Medical Staff (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Dr. John Brizzolara and Dr. Teryn Driver have joined the Saline Memorial Hospital team.

Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/15/2017 03:11 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced appointments to boards and commissions.

DHS, Dinged for Payment Problems, Will Repay $3M to Feds

by Gwen Moritz 9/15/2017 11:02 am

The Arkansas Department of Human Services will repay about $3 million to the federal government after an audit found problems with a type of Medicaid payment to providers.

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Rises to 3.5 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/15/2017 10:00 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate in August increased one-tenth of a percentage point to 3.5 percent.

Mercy Opens Clinic in Pea Ridge

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/14/2017 02:19 pm

About 100 people attended a blessing of and ribbon cutting for the new Mercy Clinic Primary Care - Pea Ridge on Wednesday.