Tagged: jefferson regional medical center

Taboo Topic in Medicine Gets Closer Look: Doctor Suicides

by Mark Friedman 4/9/2018 12:00 am

Doctors do try to kill themselves, and sometimes succeed. It’s difficult to say for certain how many physicians commit suicide or attempt to take their lives, but the number is believed to be at least 400 annually across the country. Now the medical profession is starting to recognize the problem of depression in its industry.

Blueprint For 2018? Architecture Firms See Busy Year

by Mark Friedman 2/26/2018 12:00 am

Spending on construction projects across the country could rise by 4 percent this year over 2017, which is welcome news for Arkansas architects and engineers.

JRMC Names Brian Thomas President, CEO

by Lance Turner 2/7/2017 4:01 pm

Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff said Tuesday that its board of directors had named Brian Thomas as its new president and CEO.

At Delta Conference, Panel Says 'Arkansas Works,' More Doctors Crucial

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 4/7/2016 1:31 pm

The Arkansas Delta needs more doctors, and passage of Gov. Asa Hutchinson's "Arkansas Works" plan for Medicaid expansion is crucial, attendees of "The Arkansas Delta: Why It Still Matters" conference were told Thursday.

Leadership Shake Up at Jefferson Regional Medical Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/4/2016 12:00 am

Jefferson Regional Medical Center’s President and CEO Walter Johnson and Executive Vice President Thomas Harbuck left the hospital on March 25 after a disagreement with the hospital’s directors over management style.

Hospital Executives Report Better Finances

by Michell Corbet, Jan Cottingham and Gwen Moritz 10/6/2014 12:00 am

Last week, Arkansas Business staff writers checked in with the top administrators of five hospitals, large and small. Here’s what we learned.

Regional Profiles: 5 Private Arkansas Companies See Different Degrees of Optimism

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/20/2013 12:00 am

Arkansas Business visits five of the state's largest private companies, each representing a unique section of Arkansas.

A Brief History of Jefferson Regional Medical Center

by Luke Jones 5/20/2013 12:00 am

Before it was Jefferson Regional Medical Center, it was Davis Hospital, built in 1908 and holding only 50 beds.

Jefferson Regional Medical Center Provides Job Backbone for Pine Bluff

by Luke Jones 5/20/2013 12:00 am

Jefferson Regional Medical Center — Pine Bluff’s nonprofit hospital operated by Jefferson Hospital Association Inc. — is one of the major sources of jobs for an area that has suffered from loss of industry, plummeting population and spiking crime.

Hospitals Move Toward Electronic Records Exchange

by Mark Friedman 2/25/2013 12:00 am

On Feb. 11, the 471-bed Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff became the third hospital this year to join Arkansas’ network that will let health care providers access patients’ electronic medical records.

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.

The Living in Arkansas Directory of Health Care Facilities By Region

by Living in Arkansas staff 8/1/2008 12:00 am

Arkansas boasts nationally recognized doctors and health care facilities. Browse our directory of the state's best, including Web links and contact information.