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UAMS Medical Center Earns 2015 Most Wired Award

by Associated Press 7/16/2015 6:59 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Center has become the only hospital in the state to earn the 2015 Most Wired Award from the American Hospital Association Health Forum and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives.

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.

Hospitals Worried About Impact of Insurance Exchanges

by Mark Friedman 10/7/2013 12:00 am

While hospital executives across the state welcomed the opening of the health insurance marketplace last Tuesday, several said they were worried about its financial impact.

Health Care Hospitality: Hospitals Use Amenities To Dazzle Patients

by Jan Cottingham 10/7/2013 12:00 am

Hospitals around the country are competing with each other based on such amenities — those in Arkansas are no exception — and some are taking cues from the hospitality industry.

Online Health Records for Patients Will Still Require Oversight

by Jan Cottingham 4/8/2013 12:00 am

The effort to digitize health care records has been underway for years, but it gained new momentum — and qualified health care providers gained financial incentives — with the 2009 passage by Congress of the Health Information Technology for Economic & Clinical Health Act, known as HITECH.

Roxane Townsend Named CEO of UAMS Medical Center

by Mark Carter 11/15/2012 9:30 am

Roxane Townsend previously was assistant vice president for health systems at Louisiana State University, where she worked with the system’s 10 hospitals.