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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.

Trust, But Verify (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 2/5/2018 12:00 am

UAMS, ostensibly accountable to the public, is selling its doctors’ services, and the taxpayers who employ those doctors aren’t allowed to know how much the buyer is paying.

UAMS Vice Chancellor for Campus Operations Retiring

by Mark Friedman 2/2/2018 4:48 pm

Mark Kenneday notified the administration of his plan to retire on Jan. 22, according to UAMS spokeswoman Leslie Taylor.

Legislators to Quiz UAMS Over Baptist Partnership

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/15/2018 12:00 am

Members of the Legislature’s Joint Performance Review Committee have questions about the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ contract for emergency room and orthopedic services at Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway.

UAMS Shakes Up Conway Hospital Rivalry

by Mark Friedman 1/8/2018 12:00 am

Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway has relied on doctors from UAMS to provide certain services. Since UAMS is a taxpayer-supported teaching hospital, Conway Regional Health System sees this as unfair competition.

UAMS’ Projected Deficit Rises to $72M

by Mark Friedman 12/11/2017 12:00 am

UAMS is reviewing ways to increase revenue and slash costs, including possible layoffs to its staff of about 10,000. It is one of the state’s largest employers.

Baptist Health, UAMS Join Forces, Look to Conway

by Mark Friedman 10/2/2017 12:00 am

The recent announcement by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Baptist Health of Little Rock that they would partner on clinical and academic efforts might be the beginning of a long-term collaboration.

UAMS-Baptist Health Partnership Could Expand in Conway

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/13/2017 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences already provides emergency room and orthopedic services to Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway, but more could be on the way.

Health Care Construction Spending in Arkansas Is Climbing

by Mark Friedman 4/25/2016 12:00 am

Spending on health care-related construction projects in Arkansas nearly doubled in 2015 compared with the previous year.

UAMS Fears More Red Ink, Eyes $34M Shortfall in Fiscal 2017

by Mark Friedman 4/11/2016 12:00 am

As bad as the financial picture at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is now, it could be a lot worse if the state’s hybrid Medicaid expansion plan isn’t continued by the state Legislature.

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.

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 Outsources Marketing to Nebraska Firm

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/1/2014 12:00 am

After years of in-house marketing, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has hired Swanson Russell of Lincoln, Nebraska, to be its advertising agency of record.

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.

UAMS Promotes Leslie Taylor

by Kate Knable 12/3/2012 11:48 am

Former journalist and CARTI executive Leslie Taylor will be promoted to vice chancellor for the UAMS Office of Communications & Marketing on Jan. 1.