Tagged: baptist health

Baptist Health Closing Kidney Transplant Program

by Mark Friedman 1/29/2016 11:41 am

Baptist Health of Little Rock is closing its kidney transplant program in about 90 days, citing declining volume and fewer available organs.

Baptist Health Forms Insurance Company

by Mark Friedman 1/26/2016 4:24 pm

Baptist Health of Little Rock has created an insurance company to handle its general business insurance. Diamond Risk Insurance LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Baptist Health, is Arkansas' first special purpose captive insurance company, according to the Arkansas Insurance Department.

What to Seek in an Accelerator (Spencer Jones Commentary)

by Spencer Jones 1/18/2016 12:00 am

Accelerators are one of the best ways to launch a company or simply boost its growth, but all accelerators are not created equal.

US Bank's Michael A. Shelley on Banking in Arkansas, Singing in Alabama

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2016 12:00 am

As State President of U.S. Bank, Michael A. Shelley is responsible for commercial, consumer and trust banking throughout Arkansas. He has more than 30 years of experience as a commercial banking executive, corporate CFO and CPA.

Arkansas Health Care Heavyweights Join to Share Services

by Mark Friedman 1/11/2016 12:00 am

A partnership formed by some of the biggest health care organizations in Arkansas expects to save its members millions of dollars, but the details on how it plans to do that haven’t been released.

Baptist Health to Open Urgent Care Centers in North Little Rock, Bryant

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/22/2015 3:07 pm

With the opening of two new urgent care centers in North Little Rock and Bryant, Baptist Health is continuing to expand access to health care and change how that care is delivered.

Arkansas Blue Cross Joins HubX Accelerator Team

by Mark Carter 12/15/2015 10:29 am

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield announced Tuesday that it has signed on as a sponsor of the HubX-Life Sciences health care startup accelerator from Baptist Health and the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub.

Phyzit to Provide TCM Service to Baptist Subsidiary

by Mark Carter 12/11/2015 10:34 am

Little Rock health-care startup Phyzit has announced an agreement with Arkansas Health Group to provide transitional care management for 52 affiliated health-care providers at 21 clinics across the state.

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.