Health Care Archive

Demo Day for HubX-LifeSciences Teams is Thursday

by Sarah Campbell 6/29/2016 10:54 am

Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub in North Little Rock is hosting a demo day from 1-4 p.m. Thursday for teams that have now completed its 13-week HubX-LifeSciences, the state's first privately funded and industry-specific accelerator.

Asa Hutchinson Makes Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/29/2016 10:44 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday announced the following appointments to state boards, commissions and other entities.

UAMS Gets $2.7M for Synthetic Marijuana Research

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/28/2016 10:20 am

A team of researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has received a $2.7 million federal grant to conduct the first comprehensive study of the dangers posed by synthetic marijuana products.

Nominate Now for Arkansas Business '20 in Their 20s'

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/28/2016 09:41 am

Arkansas Business is once again taking nominations for its annual "20 in Their 20s" list, which honors young professionals in their 20s.

Farmland Produces $4.5M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 6/27/2016 12:00 am

Resicomm Properties LLC, led by Bryan and Sonja Glaze, bought the 1,145-acre farm in southeast Pulaski County, a mile southeast of Sweet Home along Fourche Creek and Harper Road.

Drew Memorial Hospital Starting $31M Expansion in Monticello

by Mark Friedman 6/27/2016 12:00 am

Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello hopes to begin its $31 million expansion project in August.

UAMS Radiologists Inducted into American College of Radiology (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/27/2016 12:00 am

Dr. James McDonald, interim chair of the department of radiology, and Dr. Bruce Greenberg, professor of radiology and pediatrics, both in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences of Little Rock, were recently inducted as fellows in the American College of Radiology.

Amy Baker Moves to Management at Blue Cross & Blue Shield (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/27/2016 12:00 am

Amy Baker has been promoted to manager of financial systems at Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Little Rock.

Arkansas Climbs 8 Spots in National Child Economic Well-Being Rankings

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/22/2016 02:40 pm

For the first time in six years, the number of Arkansas children living in poverty decreased, according to data released Tuesday in the annual Annie E. Casey Foundation Kids Count Data Book.

Arkansas Business Presents the 40 Under 40 Class of 2016

by Gwen Moritz 6/20/2016 12:00 am

This week's Arkansas Business is dedicated to our 23rd class of 40 Under 40 honorees, those young leaders of business, government and nonprofits that our internal selection team believes readers need to know.

Thoughts, Prayers — And Research (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Last week, the American Medical Association called gun violence “a public health crisis” and declared it would lobby Congress to repeal legislation prohibiting the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention from researching the issue.

Ashley Buchman Moves Into Vice Chancellor Slot at ASU-Newport (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Ashley Buchman was recently promoted to vice chancellor for student affairs at Arkansas State University-Newport.

Christy Hawkins Elected to Arkansas Association for Medical Staff Services (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Christy Hawkins, medical staff coordinator at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center at Harrison, has been elected to serve on the Arkansas Association for Medical Staff Services board of directors for the 2016-18 term. Hawkins will serve as the northwest district representative on the board.

Anna Beth Gorman Named New Executive Director at Women's Foundation (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Anna Beth Gorman has joined the Women's Foundation of Arkansas in Little Rock as executive director. She has five years of experience working for Girl Scouts-Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas as membership director, vice president of membership services and chief of membership, volunteer and program officers.

Arkansas Unemployment Drops to 3.8 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/17/2016 09:28 am

Arkansas' seasonally adjusted unemployment rate shows the state at 3.8 percent for May 2016, a decrease of 1.6 percent since May 2015.

Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame Announces Second Class

by Alexis Hosticka 6/16/2016 09:45 am

The Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame on Thursday announced nine inductees to its second class, which includes two posthumous honorees and one organization.

Pathagility Gains San Antonio Lab as New Client

by Sarah Campbell 6/14/2016 01:28 pm

Pathagility of Conway announced Tuesday that pharmacogenetic testing lab Advanced Genomics of San Antonio will use its lab information management system and reporting solution to streamline operations.

UAFS, ACHE to Collaborate on Research

by Sarah Campbell 6/13/2016 10:56 am

The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith and the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education, also in Fort Smith, have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaboratively pursue research efforts.

Attorney David Couch Wields Initiatives To Change the Law

by Jan Cottingham 6/13/2016 12:00 am

David Couch's law practice is increasingly devoted to voter-initiated acts and constitutional amendments.

Medical Malpractice Proposal Seeks Out Public Vote

by George Waldon 6/13/2016 12:00 am

Advocates of capping noneconomic damage awards in lawsuits against health care providers have taken a new tack. They want to amend the Arkansas Constitution instead of making change through the Arkansas Legislature.