Tagged: sparks health system

White River Health System Names New Directors (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2016 12:00 am

Robyn Sweet has been named director of the White River Health System’s Rural Health Clinics in Cave City, Drasco, Melbourne, Pleasant Plains and Strawberry. Hope Caraway has been promoted to director of human resources

Sparks Adds Two to Fort Smith Offices (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/22/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Mark J. Fowler, an OB/GYN, has joined Sparks Obstetrics & Gynecology inside Sparks Plaza on Dodson Avenue while Kayla Pipkins, a physician assistant, has joined Sparks Clinic Cancer Center in Fort Smith.

Andrea Simpson Named Radiology Director at NEA Baptist Memorial (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/25/2016 12:00 am

Andrea Simpson has been announced as the new director of radiology for NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Simpson started as an NEA Baptist student technologist in 2004 and most recently served as radiology manager since 2011.

Sparks Health System Names Assistant CFO

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/28/2015 11:03 am

Nichole Dykes has joined Sparks Health System as an assistant chief financial officer.

Sashikanth Kodali Joins Sparks Health Family (Movers & Shakers)

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

Dr. Sashikanth “Sashi” Kodali has joined Sparks Health System in Fort Smith as the chief medical information officer.

Allegiance Health Faces Lawsuits, Tax Liens

by Mark Friedman 10/5/2015 12:00 am

The abrupt resignation last month of the CEO of North Metro Medical Center in Jacksonville is the latest in a series of problems facing the company that manages the hospital, Allegiance Health Management Inc. of Shreveport.

Sparks Health System Names New VP

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/30/2015 9:09 am

Ray Minkle has been named vice president of human resources for Sparks Health System, which includes oversight for Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith, Sparks Medical Center - Van Buren and Sparks Clinic.

Cardiologist Al Madani Added to Sparks Health (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/31/2015 12:00 am

Al Madani will treat patients who are at risk of or have symptoms of cardiovascular diseases, such as heart failure or heart valve problems, in addition to patients who suffer from leg ulcers and peripheral arterial disease, which can cause reduced blood flow to limbs.

Sparks Health System Adds New Cardiologist

by Alexis Hosticka 7/29/2015 2:01 pm

Sparks Health System has added Dr. Mohammad Al Madani, Interventional Cardiologist, to the Cardiology Center at Sparks to better serve Fort Smith and surrounding areas.

Justin Voris Joins SouthPointe Practice

by Alexis Hosticka 7/22/2015 9:22 am

Dr. Justin Voris will be joining SouthPointe Family Practice in Fort Smith, which is part of Sparks Health System.

Summit Medical Center Joins Sparks System

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/18/2015 11:38 am

Sparks Health System announced Tuesday that it would change the name of Summit Medical Center to Sparks Medical Center-Van Buren.

Sparks' Fort Smith Internal Medicine Location Adds Second Doctor

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/26/2015 1:50 pm

Solangel Pollock, a Fort Smith physician practicing internal medicine with Sparks Health System, has moved her practice to Sparks' location at 708 Lexington in Fort Smith.

Sparks CEO Dan McKay on Staying Stable in Fort Smith

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/6/2014 12:00 am

Dan McKay was named CEO of Sparks Health System in Fort Smith in August after serving as CEO for Northwest Health System of Springdale for five years.

2 New Osteopathic Med Schools Hope to Fill Need

by Marty Cook 10/6/2014 12:00 am

Groundwork has already started on the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education in Fort Smith, which will include a 100,000-SF main building and several other buildings with an expected price tag of approximately $32 million. Arkansas State University at Jonesboro is building a College of Osteopathic Medicine with its partner, the New York Institute of Technology.

State Higher Ed Board OKs Osteopathic School at Arkansas State

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/25/2014 1:42 pm

The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board grants the New York Institute of Technology certification for an additional osteopathic medical school site on the Arkansas State University campus in Jonesboro.

Sparks Puts $13.5M Toward Fort Smith Osteopathic Medical School

by Lee Hogan 7/15/2014 3:22 pm

Sparks Health System has released $13.5 million for the proposed osteopathic medical school in Fort Smith.

Dan McKay Named Sparks, Summit CEO

by Lee Hogan 6/30/2014 1:50 pm

Sparks Health System in Fort Smith and Summit Medical Center in Van Buren have named Dan McKay as its next chief executive officer. He will assume the duties in August and become the fourth person to hold the position this year.

Report: Sparks Interim CEO Out After Comment

by Mark Friedman 5/9/2014 11:34 am

Sparks Health System in Fort Smith and Summit Medical Center in Van Buren on Thursday decided not to hire interim chief executive officer Tim Schmidt after he allegedly made a racially insensitive comment at an employee meeting, according to a story Thursday on TheCityWire.com.

Stewart Resigns as Sparks, Summit CEO; Tim Schmidt Named Interim

by Lee Hogan 3/13/2014 11:52 am

Tim Schmidt has been appointed interim CEO of Sparks Health System and Summit Medical Center following the resignation of Charles Stewart after less than six months at the position.

Cooper Clinic Sues Mercy Over Recruitment Tactics

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

In less than three years, Mercy, which has seven hospitals in Arkansas, including one at Fort Smith, had persuaded 14 more doctors to leave the Fort Smith multi-specialty clinic and come to work for Mercy, according to a lawsuit Cooper filed in in Sebastian County Circuit Court.