Arkansas Children's Hospital CEO Jonathan Bates Announces Retirement by Mark Friedman Posted 12/7/2012 01:05 pm Updated 8 months ago Jonathan Bates, CEO of Arkansas Children's Hospital, announces his retirement on Friday. He will step down at the end of June 2013. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.