Tagged: dan rahn

Top College Officials See Sizable Pay Raises

by Mark Friedman 10/20/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas Business reviewed the Administrator’s Compensation Survey reports filed with the state Department of Higher Education for the 2010 and 2014 fiscal years. In the four-year period, the number of six-figure employees included in the report increased from 460 to 703.

UAMS Opens Neighborhood Clinic

by Associated Press 7/30/2014 9:14 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has opened a new neighborhood clinic in west Little Rock.

Kenneth Heiles Named Dean of Proposed Fort Smith Osteopathic Medical School

by Lee Hogan 5/15/2014 10:39 am

The proposed osteopathic medical school in Fort Smith now has a dean. Kenneth A. Heiles was named dean of the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education and the proposed Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Smith.

Central Arkansas Medical Centers Collaborate, Compete in Tight Health Care Market

by Mark Friedman 4/21/2014 12:00 am

Hospitals in central Arkansas must collaborate to survive, according to St. Vincent Health System President and CEO Peter Banko, who says he doesn’t think Little Rock can support three hospitals.

UAMS Gets $2M in Donations, Grants for Northwest Campus Programs

by Lance Turner 4/3/2014 11:32 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences marked $2 million in donations and economic development grants to fund program at its campus in Fayetteville.

UAMS, Baptist Health Collaborate in Vascular Care, Surgery Venture

by Lee Hogan 3/17/2014 9:57 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Baptist Health are collaborating on a new 24-hour, seven-day-a-week vascular care and surgery service at Baptist Health in Little Rock.

Arkansas State Board Approves Partnership for Osteopathic School

by Lee Hogan 2/28/2014 2:32 pm

The Arkansas State University System Board of Trustees approves a resolution allowing it to partner with the New York Institute of Technology for the development of an osteopathic medical school at the Jonesboro campus.

UAMS Names Makhoul as Inaugural Hutchins Distinguished Chair

by Lee Hogan 2/19/2014 1:08 pm

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences named Dr. Issam Makhoul as the inaugural recepient of the Dr. Laura F. Hutchins Distinguished Chair for Hematology and Oncology.

UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn Attacks Red Ink With Balanced Budget Plan

by Mark Friedman 2/17/2014 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences had an operating loss of $27.8 million in the first six months of its current fiscal year, a dramatic downturn from an $8.5 million operating gain during the same period a year earlier.

ASU Says Study Confirms Need for Osteopathic School

by Mark Carter and Mark Friedman 2/4/2014 3:42 pm

The Arkansas State University System says that a study it commissioned found that an osteopathic medical school at its Jonesboro campus would help meet a demand for primary-care physicians in the Delta and inject $70 million into the region.

Davy Carter Expects Private Option Funding Will Be Approved

by Mark Friedman 2/3/2014 12:00 am

Davy Carter, speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives, said he thinks legislators will hold their noses and vote to continue funding the “private option” Medicaid expansion during the fiscal session that begins Feb. 10.

The End of the Private Option (Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Blake Rutherford 1/29/2014 2:31 pm

The private option is the major issue facing the General Assembly in the upcoming fiscal session. The impact on the state economy and business climate will be significant, but the outlook for reauthorization is grim.

Bill Clinton: Businesses Can Promote Healthier Culture

by Associated Press 12/19/2013 3:57 pm

Former President Bill Clinton says business leaders can work with the health care industry to promote a healthier culture for people in central Arkansas.

Bill Clinton to Moderate Forum on Central Arkansas Health Initiative

by Associated Press 12/19/2013 7:15 am

Former President Bill Clinton is to moderate a panel discussion on a new health initiative for central Arkansas.

Arkansas Doctors Expect More Demand Under Affordable Care Act

by Associated Press 6/24/2013 7:37 am

Some health care professionals fear there won't be enough primary care professionals to meet demand next year as newly insured Arkansans gain coverage under the federal health care law.

G. Richard Smith Settling In as Dean of UAMS' College of Medicine, Vice Chancellor

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/6/2013 12:00 am

G. Richard Smith was named dean of the College of Medicine and vice chancellor by Chancellor Dan Rahn. He officially assumed his duties May 1, succeeding Debra H. Fiser, who has been the College of Medicine dean and vice chancellor of UAMS since September 2006.

UAMS Names William Bowes as CFO

by Mark Friedman 5/3/2013 1:50 pm

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences on Friday named William R. Bowes as its chief financial officer. Bowes replaces Melony Goodhand, who left at the end of 2012.

UAMS Medicine College Dean Debra Fiser Stepping Down

by Lance Turner 4/3/2013 11:09 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences says Dr. Debra Fiser, dean of its College of Medicine, will step down as dean April 30 to return full time to the Department of Pediatrics.

Delta Dental Gives $2M for UAMS Dental Clinic

by Mark Friedman 1/29/2013 10:05 am

The Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation said Tuesday that it will give a total of $2 million for the Oral Health Clinic at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Dan Rahn: Expanding Medicaid Critical for UAMS

by Mark Friedman 1/28/2013 12:00 am

The state Legislature’s approval of the expansion of Medicaid to the 250,000 Arkansans who aren’t on it is critical, says Dr. Dan Rahn, the chancellor of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.