Tagged: arkansas center for health improvement

Joe Thompson To Leave Surgeon General Post; John Selig Asked to Stay at DHS

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/25/2014 2:18 pm

Arkansas Surgeon General Joe Thompson said Tuesday he will not serve in the role under Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson.

Delta Organizations to Discuss Health Care Challenges

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/30/2013 10:48 am

Organizations from the delta regions of Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi will meet in Lake Village Thursday to discuss ways to improve health care.

Report: Shortage of Primary Care Providers in Rural Arkansas

by Mark Friedman 3/27/2013 3:57 pm

A study released Wednesday showed Arkansas' health care workers aren't going to rural areas of the state. The report found there was a 4 percent shortage in the state of primary care providers. There was a 38 percent oversupply of them in the central part of the state while there was a 33 percent shortage in southwest Arkansas.

Restaurant Menus Start To Count Calories

by Kate Knable 3/11/2013 12:00 am

The move to require restaurants with more than 20 locations to list calorie counts has been applauded by nutritionists, but it has caused anxiety among some restaurant owners who fear the government might require all restaurants to post the information.