Health Care Archive

Attorney's Many Hats Complicate Redstone Trust Case

by Mark Friedman 12/4/2017 12:00 am

The May 2016 death of Michael Allen Lasiter, who owned Redstone Construction Group Inc. of Little Rock, has led to litigation over the handling of his trust, which is expected to be worth more than $10 million after estate taxes are paid.

Central Arkansas Office Space Vacancy Rate Drops

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/4/2017 12:00 am

The vacancy rate for office space for the central Arkansas real estate market fell to 7.7 percent in the third quarter of 2017 compared with 8.1 percent in the third quarter of 2016.

Conway Regional Boosts Staff with Gallaher, Tukaye (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/4/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Regan S. Gallaher, a board-certified neurosurgeon,and Dr. Deepali Tukaye, a board-certified interventional cardiologist, have both joined affiliates of the Conway Regional Health System.

Surgeon Logan Lynch Starts at St. Bernards (NEA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/4/2017 12:00 am

Lynch completed an internship and residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where he spent the last year as administrative chief resident of general surgery.

UAMS Breast Surgeon Ronda Henry-Tillman Named to Kohn Chair

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/30/2017 10:18 am

Dr. Ronda Henry-Tillman is the recipient of the Muriel Balsam Kohn Chair in Breast Surgical Oncology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

UAMS Researchers Receive $200K for Projects

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2017 10:25 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Translational Research Institute has approved awards for four researchers totaling $200,000.

Generic Drug Manufacturer to Invest $31.3M in Fayetteville Plant

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/27/2017 03:20 pm

OurPharma of Fayetteville plans to invest $31.3 million in a Fayetteville facility that will develop lower-cost alternatives to generic drugs.

SPONSORED: Expect More, Partner for Change

by 11/27/2017 08:00 am

Project Future Story partnership supports students as they gain skills and education employers desire.

Weeding Down Arkansas' Cannabis Cultivators

by Kyle Massey 11/27/2017 12:00 am

Ninety-five entities applied for five licenses to grow medical cannabis in Arkansas. But exacting standards and daunting challenges mean it won't be easy money.

CARTI Posts 2-Month Loss: $1.4 Million

by Mark Friedman 11/27/2017 12:00 am

Adam Head, CARTI's president and CEO, attributed the loss in the first two months to lower than expected patient volume and to payments made to its management consultant.

Alloplastic Reconstruction Finds New Home

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/21/2017 09:28 am

Land was sold and donated, and a building was bought in the second half of October.

Marijuana Insurance Buds in Arkansas

by Mark Friedman 11/20/2017 12:00 am

The moment last year that Arkansas voters approved the use of medical marijuana, Paul Dunn knew he wanted to sell insurance for the industry. But it won't be easy. The federal government still considers marijuana illegal.

'Roboglasses' for the Blind Get Boost From Grant

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/20/2017 12:00 am

Fauxsee Innovations of Magnolia has landed a one-year, $226,000 grant from the National Eye Institute to continue developing its first product, Roboglasses.

With Health Care, Allen Kerr Seeks Freedom from Fed

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/20/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Insurance Commissioner Allen W. Kerr has over three decades of experience in insurance and financial services.

B&B Solutions Facility Draws $2.2M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 11/20/2017 12:00 am

Woodmont Mabelvale LLC of New York bought the 38,000-SF office-warehouse facility in southwest Little Rock from BNBS Properties LLC, led by Jerry Spears.

Neurohospitalist Nidhi Kapoor Joins UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/20/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Nidhi Kapoor has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock as its first neurohospitalist, combining advanced training in neurology with a specialized understanding of caring for patients while they are in the hospital.

Arkansas Unemployment Increases to 3.6 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/17/2017 09:55 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate in October rose to 3.6 percent from 3.5 percent in September, but it was still lower than the 4 percent reported for October 2016.

CHI St. Vincent Promotes Kevin Cullinan to VP

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2017 03:45 pm

CHI St. Vincent recently announced the promotion of Kevin Cullinan of Little Rock to vice president of ancillary and support services .

Arkansas Business Seeks Nominees for Health Care Heroes Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2017 10:47 am

Arkansas Business is seeking nominations for its Health Care Heroes awards program, which honors individuals, companies and organizations that are making a significant impact on the quality of health care in Arkansas.

Nabholz Foundation Donates $450K For Nursing Programs at ACH

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/15/2017 01:35 pm

The Nabholz Charitable Foundation pledged $450,000 to support continuing education and training for nurses at Arkansas Children's Hospital.