Tagged: roxane townsend

UAMS Medical Center Plans National Search to Replace Roxane Townsend

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 4/18/2016 10:19 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is losing Dr. Roxane Townsend, the CEO and vice chancellor of clinical programs for its medical center, who is resigning on Sept. 30 to move to North Carolina.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Health Care

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

A health care resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Arkansas Health Care Heavyweights Join to Share Services

by Mark Friedman 1/11/2016 12:00 am

A partnership formed by some of the biggest health care organizations in Arkansas expects to save its members millions of dollars, but the details on how it plans to do that haven’t been released.

New Dean Pope Moseley Sees Early Success at UAMS

by Mark Friedman 11/30/2015 12:00 am

On July 15, Dr. Pope Moseley became the dean of the College of Medicine and executive vice chancellor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. And he’s already touting some successes.

Large Hospital Finalist: UAMS Medical Center, Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in midtown Little Rock has always been a cornerstone of medical care and health care instruction in the state, but recent improvements and a continuing commitment to families and community outreach demonstrate UAMS Medical Center isn’t content to rest on that record.

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.


by Staff 12/1/2013 12:01 am

Museum of Discovery hosted the inaugural Spark! fundraising event, which underscored its mission to ignite a passion for science, technology and math. Twelve successful STEM professionals were honored, and guests enjoyed hands-on science activities, food, drinks and a silent auction. Dr. Roxane Townsend and Laura Shue served as event co-chairs.

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.