Tagged: arkansas children's hospital

Don’t Let the Flu Vaccine Be a Sticking Point

by Morgan Acuff 12/5/2016 12:00 am

Parents don’t enjoy watching their kids get stuck by needles, especially when tears are involved. But those few seconds of pain can be lifesavers, and not just for the children being stuck. Vaccines are essential shields for those who might be infected by the unvaccinated.

Arkansas Children's, Conway Regional Health System Form NICU Partnership

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/15/2016 4:56 pm

Arkansas Children's Hospital and Conway Regional Health System announce an affiliation agreement that creates a pediatric nursery alliance between the hospitals.

10 Tips to Make the Holidays Easier With a Special Needs Child

by Dwain Hebda 11/14/2016 8:48 am

They say the holidays are for children, but what may seem like harmless tokens of the season can all play a role in throwing off the family routine. Dr. Maya Lopez, developmental and behavioral pediatrician with Arkansas Children’s Hospital, suggests the following to help make the holidays joyful and fun for all kids.

Making Marriage Work With Special Needs Kids

by Dwain Hebda 11/10/2016 9:03 am

As any parent will tell you, there are times when children are a real punch in the gut to a marriage, but what happens when a child’s potential for development and eventual independence are virtually eliminated due to special needs?

Workplace Wellness Hero Finalist: Arkansas Children’s Hospital, LIttle Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2016 12:00 am

As a way to help employees deal with the demands and stress of health care jobs, Arkansas Children’s Hospital supports a comprehensive wellness program — ACH Healthy Happens Here, or H3 for short. The program employs a combination of incentives and programs to help employees take steps to better health.

Construction Begins on Arkansas Children's $4.4M Clinic

by Mark Friedman 10/26/2016 11:13 am

Arkansas Children's Hospital started construction Wednesday on its $4.4 million Southwest Little Rock Community Clinic.

What to Expect at the Lafayette 148 New York Fashion Show

by Soirée Staff 10/13/2016 9:01 am

Before the big and fabulous day, we caught up with Bobbi McDaniel, ACH Auxiliary board member and past president, to find out more.

Feinstein's to Host Lafayette 148 New York Fashion Show

by Jess Ardrey 10/6/2016 8:42 am

Move over, fashion week.

$3M Gift To Provide Outdoor Space at Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/23/2016 3:28 pm

The Walton Family Foundation has donated $3 million toward a 37-acre wellness campus, including an outdoor labyrinth and nature trail, at Arkansas Children's Northwest.

Suicide Is Preventable (Steven Blackwood Commentary)

by Steven Blackwood 9/19/2016 12:00 am

Shortly after my wife, Cindi, and I lost our son to undiagnosed depression almost eight years ago, I learned that suicide was the No. 1 cause of death for white male college students in the Southern states.

Arkansas Children's Names Chanda Cashen Chacón COO

by Alexis Crowe 9/7/2016 1:14 pm

Arkansas Children's President and CEO Marcy Doderer, announces the appointment of Chanda Cashen Chacón as its new executive vice president and chief operating officer. "The first 90-day plan is about learning and listening to people," Cashen Chacón said.

Arkansas Children’s Hospital Dedication

by Arvest Bank 9/1/2016 12:00 am

The David M. Clark Center for Safe and Healthy Children at Arkansas Children’s Hospital celebrated its opening with a dedication ceremony and tours. The Clark Center is a safe place and care center for children who have been abused or neglected.

Dr. Sanjay Gupta Named Keynote Speaker for Anne Hickman Lectureship

by Soirée Staff 8/23/2016 2:18 pm

The biennial Arkansas Children's Hospital event will feature the chief medical correspondent for CNN speaking on pediatric health care issues.

Dr. Betty Ann Lowe: Physician and Educator

by Sarah Campbell 8/15/2016 12:00 am

First woman to graduate top of her class at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences … worked in private practice for 25 years … medical director of Arkansas Children’s Hospital … associate dean of pediatrics at UAMS … namesake of the Betty Ann Lowe M.D. Distinguished Chair in Pediatric Education … winner of numerous awards and a member of multiple boards and committees as well as President Bill Clinton’s task force for healthcare reform … first Arkansan and second woman to become president of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Dr. Bettye Caldwell: Education Visionary

by Dwain Hebda 8/15/2016 12:00 am

Baylor graduate with masters from the University of Iowa and doctorate from Washington University, St. Louis … former director of Children’s Center at Syracuse University … collaborative enrichment program with Dr. Julius Richmond at Syracuse became the foundation for Head Start … principal of Kramer School in Little Rock … longtime faculty member at UALR becoming distinguished professor of early childhood education and distinguished professor emeritus … Ladies Home Journal Woman of the Year, 1978.

Arkansas Children's Research Institute Gets $9.4M for Obesity Studies

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/8/2016 11:11 am

The Arkansas Children’s Research Institute announces a $9.4 million grant funded by an Institutional Development Award from the National Institutes of Health to create a center for the study of childhood obesity.

Arkansas Children's Announces $70M Campaign for Springdale Hospital

by Mark Friedman 8/5/2016 8:05 pm

Arkansas Children's Hospital announced Friday night its public campaign to raise $70 million for its children's hospital in northwest Arkansas.

Arkansas Children's Building 'Tapestry of Support' for Planned NWA Hospital

by Sarah Campbell 8/3/2016 9:36 am

Since announcing plans for a freestanding children's hospital in Springdale a year ago, Arkansas Children's Inc. has been visiting with community leaders to build "a tapestry of support" for the project.

Tysons Give Arkansas Children's Northwest Record-Setting $15M

by Marty Cook 8/2/2016 10:37 am

The Tyson family and Tyson Foods Inc. announces a $15 million donation to Arkansas Children's Northwest hospital.

George Family Gives $1M to Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Sarah Campbell 8/1/2016 10:17 am

Arkansas Children's Hospital Foundation announced over the weekend that Robin and Gary George of Springdale had donated $1 million to fund construction of Arkansas Children's Northwest hospital.