Dr. William "Skip" Baker has been hired as medical director and Dr. Danyale Wallace has been appointed assistant medical director in the emergency department at White River Medical Center in Batesville.
The Affordable Care Act has been a mixture of good and bad news for Arkansas, but the state’s unique approach to expanding Medicaid has resulted in a different experience from that making national headlines.
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.
Five Arkansas health-related organizations announced Thursday that they have formed The Partnership for a Healthy Arkansas, a shared services organization they say will improve health care quality and lower costs.
Aledade is what’s called an ACO, an accountable care organization, a relatively new type of entity established by the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act for the purpose of improving health care quality while controlling unnecessary spending.
Steve Shuler, a former TV journalist, has turned his interest in the food scene in central Arkansas into a website and blog, LRFoodCast.com, that offers podcasts in which he visits with area chefs and restaurateurs about the restaurant business.
We are facing a very real health care crisis in our state and nation. Ignoring the problem and doing nothing isn’t an acceptable course of action. The private option is our best approach to the major social issue of our time, namely how to do what every other advanced country in the world has done — ensure basic health care for all our families at a reasonable cost.