Health Care Archive

Conversations That Cut the Medical Bill (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Customer conversations — those interactions in real time, generally face to face — are ripe for improving engagement, service levels, loyalty and growth.

Crystal McMahan Returns to Hometown Clinic (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Crystal McMahan, an advanced practice registered nurse, is now seeing patients at Clinton Medical Clinic.

Cassandra Steele Elected to Heart Association Board (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Cassandra Steele has been elected to the board of directors of the central Arkansas chapter of the American Heart Association. She is the coordinator of speech and hearing services for the Little Rock School District.

Two MedExpress Properties Sell for Combined $4.4 Million

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2016 12:00 am

A pair of MedExpress projects, a medical office building in Sherwood, a Little Rock home and a restaurant site in west Little Rock form this week's five-piece of million-dollar transactions.

Fayetteville Company Raising Funds for Hair Loss Treatment

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2016 12:00 am

BiologicsMD Inc. raised $400,000 so far, according to its Feb. 8 filing at the U.S Securities & Exchange Commission.

CARTI Center Offering Care Under 1 Roof

by Mark Friedman 3/7/2016 12:00 am

CARTI's $88 million cancer center in west Little Rock offers medical, surgical, interventional and radiation oncology, diagnostic radiology and hematology services.

White River Health System Names New Directors (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2016 12:00 am

Robyn Sweet has been named director of the White River Health System's Rural Health Clinics in Cave City, Drasco, Melbourne, Pleasant Plains and Strawberry. Hope Caraway has been promoted to director of human resources

Poll Finds Little Support to Move State's Medicaid Population to Managed Care

by Mark Friedman 3/4/2016 10:55 am

A telephone survey of Arkansas voters found that only 15 percent supported moving the state's Medicaid population to managed care, according to the results released Friday.

You Can Make Nominations Now for Arkansas Business 40 Under 40

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/4/2016 07:00 am

For the 23rd consecutive year, Arkansas Business is seeking nominations for its 40 Under 40 program, which recognizes 40 professionals under the age of 40 who excel in their profession and are leaving their mark on the Arkansas business and nonprofit community.

Health Task Force Meeting Could Bring Clarity on Managed Care in State (Erika Gee Commentary)

by Erika Gee 3/3/2016 10:10 am

Erika Gee previews Monday's meeting of the Health Care Reform Legislative Task Force, which will vote on recommendations for legislation to implement Arkansas Works.

Innovation Hub Announces Participants in HubX-LifeSciences Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/3/2016 09:43 am

HubX-LifeSciences announced eight startup companies from around the world that will come to Arkansas next month to participate in its health care business accelerator program.

Lase Med's Antonella Carpenter Convicted on Cancer Scheme

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/29/2016 12:00 am

After a 15-day trial in federal court in Tulsa, the 71-year-old was found guilty on 29 of 41 counts. She was acquitted on nine counts and the jury hung on three counts.

MacArthur Commons Sells for $10.5 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 2/29/2016 12:00 am

A 59-unit apartment project in downtown Little Rock weighed in at $10.5 million. MacArthur Commons LLC, led by David Thompson, bought its namesake project at 414 E. Capitol Ave.

NEA Baptist CEO Brad Parsons Says Private Option 'Critical'

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/29/2016 12:00 am

Brad Parsons is the CEO of NEA Baptist Health System, a medical group with 140 providers and a 216-bed acute-care hospital.

Asa Hutchinson Makes Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/23/2016 08:52 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday announced the following appointments to state boards, commissions and the state Supreme Court.

Express Rx Acquires Cantrell Drug Co.'s Retail Business

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/22/2016 10:54 am

Express Rx said Monday that it had acquired Cantrell Drug Co.'s retail pharmacy and compounding operations.

Pair of Fox Ridge Centers Buys Total $46.6 Million

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/22/2016 12:00 am

A pair of assisted living centers, a pair of apartments, a fast-food eatery and an office-warehouse project provide a six-pack of multimillion-dollar transactions in Pulaski County.

Sparks Adds Two to Fort Smith Offices (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/22/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Mark J. Fowler, an OB/GYN, has joined Sparks Obstetrics & Gynecology inside Sparks Plaza on Dodson Avenue while Kayla Pipkins, a physician assistant, has joined Sparks Clinic Cancer Center in Fort Smith.

Amanda Haralson Moves Up at Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/22/2016 12:00 am

Amanda Haralson has been promoted to manager of strategic services and project management for Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Little Rock.

Premise Health Acquires IMWell Health

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/15/2016 09:54 am

Premise Health of Brentwood, Tennessee, a worksite health company, announced Monday that it has acquired IMWell Health LLC of Fort Smith.