Tagged: dan rahn

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 09:57 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 02:32 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 01:08 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 03:42 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 02:31 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.

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 01:50 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.

Arkansas Business: Best Quotes of 2012

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2012 12:00 am

From John L. Smith's pep talk to reporters to U.S. District Judge Bill Wilson's withering remarks to out-of-line prosecutors, they said it all in 2012.

St. Vincent, UAMS Talking Partnership

by Mark Friedman 9/3/2012 12:00 am

St. Vincent Health System CEO Peter Banko predicts that in the next few years only two or three large health care networks will exist in Arkansas.

UAMS, St. Vincent Sign Deal to Explore Collaboration

by Mark Friedman 8/30/2012 11:22 am

St. Vincent Health System CEO Peter Banko says that by working together, St. Vincent and UAMS can improve access to care, improve quality and reduce duplication of services.