Health Care Archive

Aetna Cuts Hot Springs Village Pharmacy from Medicare Network

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/8/2016 12:00 am

A pharmacy in Hot Springs Village has hauled an insurance company to court for attempting to kick it out of its network.

Ten Arkansas Business Icons Have Stories to Tell

by Gwen Moritz 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Arkansas Business presents these ten Arkansas business icons as a way to acquaint readers with the personalities behind some of the most familiar names in our state's business community.

Arkansas Hospice Adds Physician Robin Devan (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Robin Devan of Little Rock has joined Arkansas Hospice as a physician for the central Arkansas area.

Arkansas Children's Announces $70M Campaign for Springdale Hospital

by Mark Friedman 8/5/2016 08:05 pm

Arkansas Children's Hospital announced Friday night its public campaign to raise $70 million for its children's hospital in northwest Arkansas.

Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/5/2016 02:37 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday announced appointments to boards, commissions and other groups.

Six Join CARTI Foundation Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/5/2016 01:31 pm

Six new members have been named to the CARTI Foundation board of directors.

CMS Picks Arkansas for CPC+ Model; Practices Can Apply Through Sept. 15

by Sarah Campbell 8/5/2016 11:40 am

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services says Arkansas has been selected as one of 14 regions nationwide to participate in a new five-year multi-payer payment model called CPC+.

UA Professor Awarded $440K Grant to Study Gene

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/4/2016 02:02 pm

The University of Arkansas announced this week that assistant professor and neurobiologist Timothy A. Evans has been awarded a three-year $440,613 grant to study how a gene develops specific nerve connections throughout the body.

Arkansas Children's Building 'Tapestry of Support' for Planned NWA Hospital

by Sarah Campbell 8/3/2016 09:36 am

Since announcing plans for a freestanding children's hospital in Springdale a year ago, Arkansas Children's Inc. has been visiting with community leaders to build "a tapestry of support" for the project.

Tysons Give Arkansas Children's Northwest Record-Setting $15M

by Marty Cook 8/2/2016 10:37 am

The Tyson family and Tyson Foods Inc. announces a $15 million donation to Arkansas Children's Northwest hospital.

George Family Gives $1M to Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Sarah Campbell 8/1/2016 10:17 am

Arkansas Children's Hospital Foundation announced over the weekend that Robin and Gary George of Springdale had donated $1 million to fund construction of Arkansas Children's Northwest hospital.

Jay Amargos Leaves Startup Junkie To Start Small Business

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Jay Amargos has left Startup Junkie Consulting of Fayetteville to run her own meditation studio.

ARORA: Discord Over Promotions Leads to Lawsuits

by Mark Friedman 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Personnel moves made in 2014 which resulted in the ARORA executive director being fired less than two months after taking on the job wasn't the end of the nonprofit's problems.

UAMS Opens Neighborhood Clinic Near State Capitol

by Cimber Winfrey 8/1/2016 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has opened a new UAMS Neighborhood Clinic at Capitol Mall in Little Rock, offering both scheduled and walk-in primary care services.

Dr. Gregory Kearns Accepts Third Term on World Health Organization Panel (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Gregory Kearns, president of the Arkansas Children's Research Institute, senior vice president/chief research officer for Arkansas Children's Hospital and professor of pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, was recently reappointed to the World Health Organization's Expert Advisory Panel on Drug Evaluation.

Play Your Own Game (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 8/1/2016 12:00 am

You need to play your own game. Don't let the decisions others are making be more than data points in the mix when making your own decisions, because they aren't working with the exact same factors.

Little Rock Doctor Robert Barrow Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/26/2016 04:00 pm

Barrow admitted billing for massage therapy as if it were physical therapy. He was ordered to pay almost $735,000 in restitution to patients and Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield.

Horton Family Gives $1M to Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/25/2016 10:54 am

Karen and Darren Horton of northwest Arkansas, grandparents of a former Arkansas Children's patient, are giving $1 million to the construction of Arkansas Children's Northwest.

Parkview Medical Building Changes Hands in $5M Deal

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/25/2016 12:00 am

Medical condo space in midtown Little Rock and a 140-bed nursing home in south Pulaski County were just two recent property deals exchanged in multimillion-dollar transactions.

Baptist Health Sets Opening In Conway

by Mark Friedman 7/25/2016 12:00 am

The $150 million Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway will start taking its first patients at 7 a.m. on Sept. 16.