Tagged: arkansas center for health improvement

St. Bernards OB-GYN Associates Hires Physician Drew Dunham (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2016 12:00 am

Dunham, a graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at St. Louis University School of Medicine’s Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women’s Health.

Muhammad Waqas Joins CHI St. Vincent Heart Staff (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/10/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Muhammad Waqas has joined CHI St. Vincent Heart Clinic in Little Rock as a cardiologist. Waqas will focus on adult cardiac and general thoracic surgery. He will also treat patients with congestive heart failure.

Dr. Joy Skaug Added to St. Bernards First Care Clinic Team (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/12/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Joy Skaug has joined St. Bernards First Care Clinic in Jonesboro as a family medicine physician.

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.

Healthy Policies Surgeon General Safeguards Arkansans’ Health

by Staff 7/1/2008 12:00 am

Arkansas is one of only three states with a state-level surgeon general. Michigan was the first in 2003 and Arkansas followed in 2005 when Gov. Mike Huckabee appointed Dr. Thompson.