Tagged: health care

AHA Report Puts A Number on Hospitals' Economic Activity

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/1/2012 3:43 pm

A report by the Arkansas Hospital Association says hospitals in Arkansas directly employ 75,000 people and generate $10.3 million each year in economic activity.

Tax Won't Make Health Care Affordable (Tim Griffin Commentary)

by U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin 7/16/2012 12:00 am

If Obamacare's supporters had admitted that the core of the bill was a massive tax increase on middle-class Americans, it wouldn't have passed.

Video: Joe Thompson, Jeff Hankins & the Health Care Ruling on 'Arkansas Week'

by Lance Turner 6/29/2012 3:00 pm

Video of this week "Arkansas Week," which centers on Thursday's landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling on health care reform. The episode begins with a 15-minute interview with Arkansas Surgeon General Dr. Joe Thompson.

Six Career Paths on the Rise in Arkansas

by Arkansas NEXT Staff 9/19/2011 12:00 am

As you consider your major and future career options in Arkansas, it pays to look into the occupations that are in constant demand in Arkansas.

Central Arkansas' Cutting-edge Health Care

by Tre Baker 9/28/2010 3:45 pm

Many newcomers are unaware of central Arkansas’ outstanding medical community until they need it. Others, especially retirees, factor in the availability of excellent health care when planning their move. Several hospitals here are known internationally for their accomplishments in not only care, but also research. For instance, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, a state-of-the-art medical center in Little Rock, treats more patients for myeloma than any other facility in the country. It’s just one way in which UAMS and other area hospitals are leading the world.

3 Arkansas Industries Growing Jobs for You

by NEXT Staff 9/9/2010 12:00 am

Job prospects are on the rise in several fields, and the Arkansas Department of Work force Services’ projections reveal exactly which jobs will be sizzling with demand for qualified grads. Check out our list for the hottest jobs in the state for 2010-11 – and our recommendations for the education you’ll need to get them.

Where The Jobs Are: Finding Your Career in Arkansas

by NEXT Staff 9/9/2010 12:00 am

Eight hot industries serve up plenty of cool jobs.

Arkansas Business Health Care Reform Symposium Will Answer Your Questions

by Mark Carter 8/2/2010 2:24 pm

Arkansas Business is attempting to clear up the cloudy picture that is health care these days. The Arkansas Business Health Care Reform Symposium is set for Tuesday, Aug. 10 at the Statehouse Convention Center.

Healthy State: An Overview of Arkansas' Hospitals

by Living in Arkansas staff 7/26/2010 12:00 am

Arkansas boasts nationally recognized doctors and health care facilities, with several large health care providers and the state’s teaching and research institute located in Little Rock.

Inside the $130 Million Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Expansion at UAMS

by Lance Turner 7/12/2010 9:49 am

On July 30, UAMS will officially unveil a $130 million, 12-floor expansion of the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. Arkansas Business' Mark Friedman and photographer Jackie Wilson got a sneak peek and shared these photos.

Taking the Reins: Hippotherapy for Disabled Children, Adults In Arkansas

by Lindsay Irvin 6/2/2010 5:09 pm

A video snapshot of hippotherapy at Beyond Boundaries, an Allied Therapy program in Ward. Hippotherapy uses the movement of the horse as a treatment strategy in physical, occupational and speech therapy sessions for people with disabilities.

Congresswoman Won't Seek Another Term, Will Spend Time with Aging Mother

by 2/12/2010 1:58 pm

Republican Diane Watson will not seek another term in Congress so she can spend quality time with her 100-year-old mother.

Kiehl’s Store Opens in Park Plaza Dillard’s

by Amanda Morgan 12/1/2009 5:23 pm

We may have just died and gone to product heaven. Kiehl’s, the New York-based skin and hair care brand, has opened an exclusive shop inside Dillard’s Park Plaza.

Self-preservation Tips for A Parent Caregiver

by 7/1/2009 12:00 am

Dr. Amy Gilbert Pollard offers five tips for Baby Boomers giving care to aging parents.

Health Insurance Policy Evaluations

by Jake Bleed 7/1/2009 12:00 am

If you haven't looked over your insurance policies in the last few years, you might be paying for coverage you don't need, don't have coverage on assets that need protection, and aren't taking advantages of available discounts.

Well Equipped: All About Health Care in Central Arkansas

by Central Arkansas Guest Guide Staff 10/1/2008 12:00 am

With excellent facilities, cutting-edge technology, and highly trained doctors, nurses and researchers, Arkansas health care providers offer patients top-notch treatment and world-class service.

20 Ways To Live a Long, Healthy Life

by BOOM staff 7/1/2008 12:00 am

Here are 20 tips on improving your health and living a longer, fuller life.