Tagged: dan rahn

UAMS Cures RxResults’ One-Sided Contract

by Mark Friedman 9/26/2016 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has corrected a contract that for nearly eight years gave a private company the exclusive right to market UAMS’ intellectual property and resulted in no royalty payments for UAMS.

NIH Gives UAMS $42M to Oversee Pediatric Clinical Trial Network

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/21/2016 11:27 am

The National Institutes of Health awards UAMS a $41.8 million grant to oversee a pediatric clinical trial network.

UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn Will Retire July 31

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2016 11:00 am

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Chancellor Dan Rahn says he will retire July 31.

Former Head of Medicaid to Work With Arkansas DHS, UAMS

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/2/2016 11:18 am

Dennis G. Smith, former head of Medicaid under President George W. Bush, will become a visiting faculty member at UAMS and senior adviser for Medicaid and Health Care Reform for the state Department of Human Services.

Governor, FDA Sign Agreement Extending NCTR Program

by Sarah Campbell 8/31/2016 11:45 am

Arkansas has signed a memorandum of understanding to extend its partnership with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration's National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR) in Jefferson County.

The Managed Care Already Argument

by Sarah Campbell 7/4/2016 12:00 am

One argument against managed care organizations is that the state of Arkansas has already implemented many of the cost-saving methods in its Medicaid programs that managed care organizations use.

Managed Care Organizations Met With Skepticism by Some Health Care Professionals

by Sarah Campbell 7/4/2016 12:00 am

Health care professionals in Arkansas are voicing skepticism that bringing managed care organizations into the state-run Medicaid program will stem the rising costs of government-provided health care.

Health Care in Northwest Arkansas Responds to Growth

by Marty Cook 7/4/2016 12:00 am

Eric Pianalto, president of Mercy Northwest Arkansas, says big investments, such as the one his hospital is making, are critical if health care providers are going to have any hope of keeping up with the demands of the region.

Distinguished Honoree

by Arvest Bank 5/27/2016 12:00 am

The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute held a reception to recognize its 2016 Distinguished Honoree, UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D., for his leadership and advancement of patient care, research and education.

UAMS Professor Given $1M Chair, Named ARA Scholar

by Sarah Campbell 5/16/2016 12:21 pm

Hong-yu Li, a professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, was awarded the $1 million Helen Adams & Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA) Endowed Chair and named an ARA scholar in a ceremony held Monday at the Governor’s Mansion in Little Rock.

UAMS Medical Center Plans National Search to Replace Roxane Townsend

by Sarah Campbell 4/18/2016 10:19 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is losing Dr. Roxane Townsend, the CEO and vice chancellor of clinical programs for its medical center, who is resigning in Sept. 30 to move to North Carolina.

UAMS Fears More Red Ink, Eyes $34M Shortfall in Fiscal 2017

by Mark Friedman 4/11/2016 12:00 am

As bad as the financial picture at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is now, it could be a lot worse if the state’s hybrid Medicaid expansion plan isn’t continued by the state Legislature.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Health Care

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

A health care resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

COCA Endorses NYIT Osteopathic School at Arkansas State

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/8/2015 11:48 am

Arkansas State University said Tuesday that the New York Institute of Technology's plans for a College of Osteopathic Medicine on A-State's Jonesboro campus has been endorsed by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation.

Arkansas Research Alliance Gets $764K FDA Contract for Cancer Research

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/11/2015 1:20 pm

The Arkansas Research Alliance announced Wednesday a $764,000 contract with the Food And Drug Administration to determine if new approaches can be developed to screen for lung cancer with a blood test.

Bart Barlogie Leaves UAMS for New York City

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/7/2015 12:00 am

If you were wondering where Dr. Bart Barlogie, who is considered one of the top doctors in the world when it comes to treating myeloma, ended up after leaving the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, wonder no more.

Supply Lags Demand for Osteopathic Residencies

by Mark Friedman 8/31/2015 12:00 am

Two new osteopathic medical schools preparing to open in Arkansas aim to address the state’s shortage of primary care physicians, but the pipeline of required residencies may be too narrow to handle a flood of new medical school graduates beginning in 2021.

Weighing Private Option Boost, Medicare Cuts To Scale Uncompensated Care

by Sean Beherec 8/3/2015 12:00 am

Hospitals around the state have reported that the so-called “private option” provided a needed boost by reducing losses associated with uncompensated care.

UAMS Eyes Expansion, Sees Increase in Patient Demand

by Mark Friedman 5/18/2015 12:00 am

The Affordable Care Act as applied in Arkansas has worked so well for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences that administrators are considering expanding the 10-story UAMS Medical Center.

Celgene Corp. Gives $10M to UAMS Myeloma Institute

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/2/2015 11:51 am

Celgene Corp. of Summit, New Jersey, announced Monday that it is giving $10 million to the Myeloma Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.