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$200K Grant Aims to Lure Doctors to Delta

by Mark Friedman 1/23/2017 12:00 am

To address the shortage of primary care physicians, the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University is using a grant to establish residencies in Delta-area hospitals.

In Arkansas, Rural Hospitals Fight to Recruit Doctors

by Jan Cottingham 10/5/2015 12:00 am

Rural hospitals are using every tool at their disposal to lure doctors: recruiting firms, competitive pay packages, signing bonuses, stipends. And still they struggle. The reasons behind the dearth of doctors seeking to join rural hospitals are many, longstanding and, sometimes, structural.

Arkansas Hospitals Fear Looming Cuts to Medicaid

by Mark Friedman 11/26/2012 12:00 am

Adding to the mix of bad news, Arkansas hospitals could lose $403 million in total Medicare payments for seniors over the next 10 years if the Budget Control Act of 2011 goes into place on Jan. 1.

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