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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.

Pope Moseley Named UAMS College of Medicine Dean

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2015 3:12 pm

Dr. Pope L. Moseley has been named dean of the College of Medicine and executive vice chancellor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, effective July 15.

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.