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Regions Center Owners Say Management Stayed Mum on Purchase Offer

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2017 12:00 am

The owners of the 30-story Regions Center are blaming their management company for missing out on a $46.5 million offer from a Nebraska company to buy the tower.

Bowman Curve Draws $7.1M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 8/14/2017 12:00 am

Bowman Curve I & II LLC, an affiliate of Cooper Realty Investments Inc. of Rogers, sold its 60,779-SF retail center in west Little Rock.

Youth Home CEO David Napier to Lead National Association (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 12:00 am

David Napier, CEO of Youth Home Inc. in Little Rock, has been appointed president of the National Association for Children’s Behavioral Health.

Lori Riser Named Surgical Service Manager at Sparks Med in Van Buren (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/3/2017 12:00 am

Lori Riser has been promoted from clinical manager of surgical services at Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith to manager of surgical services at Sparks Medical Center-Van Buren.

The Virtual Doctor Will See You Now

by Mark Friedman 6/26/2017 12:00 am

A law that eases restrictions in the way telemedicine is delivered in Arkansas goes into effect in August and will help Arkansas hospitals expand their range of virtual services.

Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield Tops Big Private Companies List

by Gwen Moritz 5/22/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Little Rock, with revenue doubling in the past five years to nearly $2.5 billion, has taken the top spot on Arkansas Business’ annual list of the state’s largest private companies.

Two Selected for Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield Board (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/1/2017 12:00 am

Carla Martin and Rex M. Terry have been elected to the board of directors of Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield.

Suit Challenges Air Ambulance Patient Bills

by Mark Friedman 4/17/2017 12:00 am

James W. Ferrell of Drew County was shocked to receive a $29,000 bill from an air ambulance operator for his 41-mile trip to a hospital in late 2015.

Sterling Risk Expands Little Rock Staff (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/27/2017 12:00 am

Bill Griffin, Cindy Trickey, Nick Peters and Jimbo Ramsay have been newly hired as brokers at Sterling Risk Advisors in Little Rock.

Teresa Richardson Accepts ABCBS Promotion (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/13/2017 12:00 am

Teresa Richardson has been promoted to manager of product implementation for continuous quality improvement at Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield in Little Rock.

Meredith Ellis Joins JTS Financial (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/6/2017 12:00 am

Meredith Ellis has been hired as an account manager at JTS Financial in Little Rock. She joins the company with 10 years of health insurance and account management experience.

Arkansas Hospitals Pinched Following Insurance Aftermath

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/27/2017 12:00 am

Some Arkansas hospitals are feeling the fallout from Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield not receiving the premium increase it requested last fall.

Mark Todd Named CFO at Rock Dental (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/13/2017 12:00 am

Mark Todd has been appointed CFO of Rock Dental Brands in Little Rock.

Allen Kerr Takes Spot on National Insurance Committee (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/6/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Insurance Commissioner Allen Kerr has been named vice chairman of the Market Regulation & Consumer Affairs Committee of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

Steve Spaulding Named EVP at Blue Cross & Blue Shield (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/30/2017 12:00 am

Spaulding has overall executive responsibility for the company’s alternative payment initiatives, primary care initiatives, commercial pharmacy, enterprise business intelligence, provider compensation, provider network operations and Health Advantage.

Conway Corp Honors 3 (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

James Buggs, business class services specialist technician, lead cashier Kendra Caines and senior lineman Scott Ussery have received awards for their outstanding work performance at Conway Corp.

Bryan Dorathy Named Regional Exec for Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/5/2016 12:00 am

Dorathy will oversee sales and marketing, provider networks and general operational functions. He has worked in the health insurance industry since 1995.

CARTI Losses Bring Worry, Advice for Financial Cure Inside New Center

by Mark Friedman 11/21/2016 12:00 am

CARTI already was experiencing operating losses before it opened its $88 million cancer center in west Little Rock last November. Since then, operating losses have widened to $20.5 million over the last three fiscal years and a financial benchmark for its $49 million bond wasn't reached.

Partnership for a Healthy Arkansas Remain in Talks

by Mark Friedman 11/14/2016 12:00 am

The Partnership for a Healthy Arkansas, which was formed by some of the biggest health care organizations in Arkansas last October, continues its discussions on the best ways to reduce health care costs.

Arkansas Sidesteps Some Obamacare Problems with Unique Mix

by Mark Friedman 11/7/2016 12:00 am

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.

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