Health Care Archive

The Overtime Exemption Rules Are On Hold — What Do You Do Now? (Stuart Jackson Commentary)

by Stuart Jackson 12/8/2016 08:23 am

Attorney Stuart Jackson assesses the recent court injunction of the new federal overtime rule and says companies should consider continuing their plans to comply with it.

Governor, Speaker, Senate Leader Name 5 to Medical Marijuana Commission

by Sarah Campbell 12/7/2016 01:11 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson, President Pro Tempore of the Senate Jonathan Dismang and Speaker of the House Jeremy Gillam announced Wednesday five appointments to the new Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission.

Randeep Mann's Case Against Pulaski County Jail Tossed

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/5/2016 12:00 am

Randeep Mann, the disgraced former doctor who is serving life in federal prison, saw his lawsuit against the Pulaski County Detention Facility and others thrown out last week.

Seeing Things That Don't Exist — Yet (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 12/5/2016 12:00 am

People who can visualize things that have never existed are as mysterious and awe-inspiring to me as the people who can hear music that has never been written.

Luncheon Honors Arkansas Business Health Care Heroes

by Jan Cottingham 12/5/2016 12:00 am

The annual Health Care Heroes awards luncheon, held Nov. 16 in Little Rock, honored people and organizations for work in improving care in Arkansas.

Tally of Largest Commercial Building Projects in Arkansas Hits $2.4 Billion

by George Waldon 12/5/2016 12:00 am

The dollar total of largest commercial construction projects in Arkansas registered nearly $2.3 billion this year. The tally reflected a 1.2 percent decline from more than $2.4 billion in 2015.

Chapel Ridge Complex Houses $8M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 12/5/2016 12:00 am

Little Rock Housing Associates Ltd. of Denver sold the Chapel Ridge Apartments project at 24800 Chenal Parkway to Chapel Ridge Stanev AR LLC of Brooklyn, New York.

Joseph Baxter Promoted at at Arkansas Rehabilitation Services (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/5/2016 12:00 am

Joseph Baxter has been promoted to deputy commissioner at Arkansas Rehabilitation Services in Little Rock. He was previously chief fiscal officer.

Loggins & Sweat Added to Arkansas Center for Health Improvement Staff (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/5/2016 12:00 am

Randy Loggins and Michelle Sweat have been hired at the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement in Little Rock.

Delta Regional Authority, Governor Announce $26M in Investments

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2016 04:36 pm

The Delta Regional Authority, Gov. Asa Hutchinson and their federal and local partners announced Monday nearly $26 million in new investments that will create or retain an estimated 650 jobs.

Nine Nursing Homes in Arkansas Wrapped in $55 Million Deal

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2016 12:00 am

The statewide transaction include a portfolio of nursing home projects in Pulaski County, which changed hands in a deal worth nearly $29.7 million.

Priced as Marked (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 11/28/2016 12:00 am

Nonprofits compete for the same private-sector labor as for-profit companies, but even those of us who seek out salary data have to be impressed with just how much medical professionals are being paid.

Detroit Investor Nabs CVS in Springdale (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 11/28/2016 12:00 am

A Detroit investor paid $4.56 million for the CVS Pharmacy at 2001 S. Thompson St. in Springdale.

Conway Regional Breathes Easily with Pulmonologist Ladly Abraham (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Ladly Abraham, a pulmonologist, has joined the medical staff at Conway Regional Health System. He has more than 15 years of experience in the practice of pulmonology and sleep medicine with Pulmonology Associates PA in Little Rock.

Harding Professor Phil Brown's 4 Ways Arkansas Companies Can Keep Accounting Recruits

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2016 12:00 am

Phil Brown is a professor and co-chair of the Harding University Accounting & Finance Department at Searcy.

Acadia Healthcare Building $24M Behavioral Health Hospital in Conway

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/21/2016 12:54 pm

Acadia Healthcare broke ground Oct. 6 on a $24 million, 65,000-SF behavioral health hospital in Conway.

Yellville-Summit School District Seeks $110K Federal Grant

by Billy Jean Louis, The Baxter Bulletin 11/21/2016 06:57 am

A grant application from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) worth $110,714 has been approved during a Yellville-Summit School District Board meeting.

CARTI Losses Bring Worry, Advice for Financial Cure Inside New Center

by Mark Friedman 11/21/2016 12:00 am

CARTI already was experiencing operating losses before it opened its $88 million cancer center in west Little Rock last November. Since then, operating losses have widened to $20.5 million over the last three fiscal years and a financial benchmark for its $49 million bond wasn't reached.

CARTI Doctors Highest-Paid on Nonprofits List

by Mark Friedman 11/21/2016 12:00 am

Of the top six positions on this year's list of the highest-paid nonprofit employees ranked by total compensation, four are occupied by CARTI physicians.

Million-Dollar Salaries Proliferate on Highest-Paid Nonprofit Employees List

by Gwen Moritz 11/21/2016 12:00 am

Of the 24 nonprofit employees whose total compensation — salary plus reported benefits — exceeded $1 million, 22 are employed in the health care field.