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Large Hospital Winner: Baptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 12:00 am

For more than 90 years, Baptist Health has been a cornerstone for comprehensive medical care in the state and today the institution is still leading the way in the depth and breadth of treatment options and medical expertise.

Willing To Be Persuaded (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 11/9/2015 12:00 am

The recent news that four hospital systems and the state’s dominant health insurance company have formed a “shared services organization” was greeted triumphantly — by the organizations involved.

Launch of HubX a Turning Point, Officials Say

by Mark Carter 11/3/2015 9:39 am

The launch of the HubX Life Sciences startup accelerator, announced Friday by Baptist Health and the Innovation Hub in partnership with Iron Yard Ventures, signals what many state officials believe is a turning point for the state's tech startup ecosystem.

CARTI Latest Addition to I-630's 'Hospital Row'

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/2/2015 12:00 am

CARTI officially joins Hospital Row this week as it plans to start seeing some patients at its new $90 million, 170,000-SF cancer center in west Little Rock on Riley Drive, off John Barrow Road.

Baptist Health, Innovation Hub to Launch Health Care Accelerator

by Mark Carter 10/30/2015 3:29 pm

The program will launch with five to 10 startups, each of which will receive seed money of $25,000 to $50,000 and will also qualify for additional back-end investments.

Five Arkansas Health Organizations Form Partnership

by Alexis Hosticka 10/29/2015 12:30 pm

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.

Bob Roberts, Baptist Health (Lifetime Achievement in Accounting)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/26/2015 12:00 am

Baptist Health had its main hospital in Little Rock and three other hospitals at the time Roberts joined the nonprofit. It has grown to eight hospitals, and next year a hospital in Conway will open.

Baptist Health, Verizon Foundation Launch Diabetes Study

by Associated Press 5/26/2015 4:01 pm

The Verizon Foundation and Baptist Health have announced a pilot program to study whether mobile technology can improve the health of diabetes patients.

Millie Ward of Stone Ward on 40 Years in Advertising

by Jan Cottingham 3/16/2015 12:00 am

Millie Ward, president of Stone Ward of Little Rock, has been in the advertising business for 40 years and she was recently inducted into the University of Arkansas Business Hall of Fame. But spend any time with her and you’ll see — it’s subtle, noticeable only in retrospect — that she’d rather tell her clients’ stories than her own.

Update: Baptist Health-NLR Agrees to $2.7 Million Settlement for Medicare Billing Dispute

by Gwen Moritz 2/27/2015 4:06 pm

The U.S. Attorney in Little Rock announced Friday that Baptist Health's North Little Rock hospital had agreed to settle claims it was falsely reimbursed for "short stay" patients in 2008 and 2009.

AT&T Project Boosts Wireless Coverage at Baptist

by Sean Beherec 1/21/2015 4:08 pm

AT&T has finished installing a Distributed Antenna System at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock.

The Top 10 Business Stories of 2014

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/30/2014 7:12 pm

Politics, white-collar crime, banking acquisitions, Turner Grain and more. Arkansas Business recaps the top 10 stories from the year that was 2014.

Baptist Health Benefiting from 3D Surgery Technology

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/10/2014 10:41 am

Baptist Health of Little Rock has some new technology in the operating room that's helping to better treat its patients.

Baptist Health Struck With Buyer's Remorse Over WLR School Deal

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/20/2014 12:00 am

The 121,211-SF facility was repurchased for $8.5 million last month from BCP-Colonel Glenn LLC, whose ownership includes Sam Alley, secretary-treasurer of the Baptist Health Foundation Board of Trustees.

Chuy’s Buy Launches New Project in NLR (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 10/6/2014 12:00 am

A Chuy’s restaurant project in North Little Rock was put in motion by a $1.14 million land deal. A 16,200-SF commercial project in North Little Rock is under new ownership after a $907,000 sale.

Baptist Health School Sells In $8.5 Million Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 9/8/2014 12:00 am

The sale of a medical project in west Little Rock weighed in at $8.5 million. A cell tower project in North Little Rock rang up a $1 million sale. And a Town Place Suites project in North Little Rock is in the works after a $950,000 transaction.

Baptist Health CEO Troy Wells on Best & Worst of Obamacare

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/1/2014 12:00 am

Troy Wells has been the president and CEO of Baptist Health of Little Rock since July.

Hospitals, Medical Society At Odds Over New Legislation

by Mark Friedman 7/28/2014 12:00 am

The Arkansas Medical Society and the Arkansas Hospital Association don’t see eye-to-eye on new legislation that deals with physician peer reviews. Last month, Baptist Health of Little Rock, Mercy Health System of Chesterfield, Missouri, which operates six hospitals in Arkansas, and Washington Regional Medical Center of Fayetteville filed a lawsuit in Pulaski County Circuit Court challenging the constitutionality of the Peer Review Fairness Act of 2013.

Baptist Health Names Little Rock Campus for Russ Harrington

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/16/2014 10:20 am

Baptist Health has named its Little Rock campus after Russ Harrington, its former president and CEO, who retired July 1.

Baptist Health Breaks Ground on Conway Hospital

by Lee Hogan 7/7/2014 2:50 pm

Baptist Health of Little Rock broke ground Monday on a 216,000-SF, 96-bed hospital in Conway. The facility is expected to open in 2016. The entire project is estimated to cost about $130 million. The hospital is expected to open in 2016 and employ about 425 workers.