Health Care Archive

Members of Arkansas Task Force to Study Medicaid Plan Named

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/3/2015 06:50 am

Twelve Republicans and four Democrats have been named to a legislative task force studying alternatives for covering the thousands of people currently on Arkansas' compromise Medicaid expansion.

Celgene Corp. Gives $10M to UAMS Myeloma Institute

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/2/2015 11:51 am

Celgene Corp. of Summit, New Jersey, announced Monday that it is giving $10 million to the Myeloma Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Nine Billionaires with Arkansas Ties Make Forbes 500 List

by Mark Carter 3/2/2015 10:33 am

Nine billionaires with Arkansas ties find themselves on the most recent Forbes 500 list of the world's richest people, released this week.

Compass Pointe Plans To Purchase Woodland Heights

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/2/2015 12:00 am

Compass Pointe Healthcare Systems of Baltimore has struck a deal to buy the 142-unit independent living center from the Arkansas Teacher Retirement System.

Case Closed Between Feuding Neurosurgeons

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/2/2015 12:00 am

The lawsuit between two Little Rock doctors that played out in the pages of Arkansas Business has been settled.

Update: Baptist Health-NLR Agrees to $2.7 Million Settlement for Medicare Billing Dispute

by Gwen Moritz 2/27/2015 04:06 pm

The U.S. Attorney in Little Rock announced Friday that Baptist Health's North Little Rock hospital had agreed to settle claims it was falsely reimbursed for "short stay" patients in 2008 and 2009.

Cameron Smith, Karen Fetzer Named Top Executives at Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/27/2015 05:14 am

Cameron Smith of Cameron Smith Associates of Rogers and Karen Fetzer of the Rotary Club of Little Rock won executive of the year awards at Thursday's 27th annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.

Meet the Finalists of the 27th Annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/26/2015 11:37 am

Since 1988, Arkansas Business has honored the state's top executives, small businesses and nonprofits with the annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards. Readers make nominations and an independent panel of judges selects the winners.

Max Greenwood Moves to Media Relations for Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/23/2015 12:00 am

Max Greenwood has been named director of governmental and media relations for Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield in Little Rock. Greenwood assumes responsibility for state and federal government relations and serves as the Arkansas Blue Cross spokesperson and media contact.

Baxter Regional's Fight Over Medicare Appeals Continues in Appeals Court

by Mark Friedman 2/23/2015 12:00 am

Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home is one of several hospitals appealing a federal court's decision denying their request to speed up Medicare claim appeals by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

CardioWise Installs Software for Use in Federal Heart Study

by Mark Carter 2/20/2015 11:13 am

Fayetteville startup CardioWise has completed full development of its cardiac analysis software and installed it at the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute in Bethesda, Maryland.

Pope Moseley Named UAMS College of Medicine Dean

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2015 03:12 pm

Dr. Pope L. Moseley has been named dean of the College of Medicine and executive vice chancellor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, effective July 15.

Summit Medical Center Joins Sparks System

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/18/2015 11:38 am

Sparks Health System announced Tuesday that it would change the name of Summit Medical Center to Sparks Medical Center-Van Buren.

SAU Begins Construction of Health-Care Training Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/17/2015 10:54 am

Construction on the 1,920 SF Health Science Simulation Center at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia is underway, the school announced Tuesday.

Lakewood Manor Buy Checks In at $3.7M (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 2/16/2015 12:00 am

An 85-bed nursing home in North Little Rock tipped the scales at $3.7 million. A 42,500-SF mini-storage facility in southwest Little Rock weighed in at $2.35 million. And a 47,906-SF building in downtown Little Rock changed hands in a $1.6 million deal.

Orthodontist Ben Burris Takes Legal Battle To 8th Circuit

by Mark Friedman 2/16/2015 12:00 am

Ben Burris, an orthodontist, wants to provide a teeth-cleaning service to patients, but can't because to do so would be in violation of the Arkansas Dental Practice Act.

Michael Hocutt Selected To Head General Contractors Association (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/9/2015 12:00 am

Michael Hocutt, president of Clark Power Corp. of Little Rock, has been chosen to lead the Associated General Contractors of Arkansas as 2015 president. Hocutt represents the utility division and has 37 years of industry experience.

Federal Fraud Trial Against Two Doctors Pushed to November

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/9/2015 12:00 am

The federal criminal trial of Drs. Robert Barrow and Angela Barrow has been pushed back to Nov. 2 in U.S. District Court in Little Rock.

No Rest for Michael Morton in Lonoke County Nursing Home Buys

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/9/2015 12:00 am

A trio of Lonoke County nursing homes is under new ownership in transactions totaling $8.4 million.

Entergy Arkansas Elevates Three to Economic Development Team (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/2/2015 12:00 am

Clarissa McWherter, Chris Murphy and Russell Harris have joined Entergy Arkansas in Little Rock as members of the economic development team.

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