Tagged: st. bernards healthcare

Dr. Gregory Kearns Accepts Third Term on World Health Organization Panel (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Gregory Kearns, president of the Arkansas Children’s Research Institute, senior vice president/chief research officer for Arkansas Children’s Hospital and professor of pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, was recently reappointed to the World Health Organization’s Expert Advisory Panel on Drug Evaluation.

St. Bernards Starts Osteopathic Residency Program

by Mark Friedman 7/25/2016 12:00 am

St. Bernards Healthcare in Jonesboro recently started its internal medicine residency program with an osteopathic focus.

Arkansas Hospitals Brace for New Overtime Regulations

by Mark Friedman 7/4/2016 12:00 am

The centerpiece of the Department of Labor’s new overtime regulations raises the threshold of what salaried workers must be paid in order to qualify as an exempt employee.

St. Bernards Adds Justin Yancey to Medical Team (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/9/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Justin Yancey has joined the medical staff of St. Bernards Healthcare as a pediatric hospitalist.

St. Bernards Adds Two in Jonesboro (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/28/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Michelle Schofield has joined the medical staff at St. Bernards Healthcare in Jonesboro as a psychiatrist. Dr. Melissa Yawn has joined St. Bernards First Care Clinics and is seeing patients at the new First Care-Hilltop facility.

Report: Jonesboro Weathered Recession Well, Leads State in Job Growth

by George Jared 2/12/2016 8:54 am

Jonesboro fared much better than other Arkansas cities during the economic downturn, and its job growth continues to be a standard-bearer in the Natural State.

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.

St. Bernards Begins $130M Expansion, Renovation Project

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/17/2015 1:37 pm

St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro announces a $130 million, four-phase construction plan that will add a new five-story surgical and intensive care centers tower; expand its cancer center; renovate existing structures; and give the center a new "front door" on Jackson Avenue.

Willing To Be Persuaded (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 11/9/2015 12:00 am

The recent news that four hospital systems and the state’s dominant health insurance company have formed a “shared services organization” was greeted triumphantly — by the organizations involved.

Five Arkansas Health Organizations Form Partnership

by Alexis Hosticka 10/29/2015 12:30 pm

Five Arkansas health-related organizations announced Thursday that they have formed The Partnership for a Healthy Arkansas, a shared services organization they say will improve health care quality and lower costs.

Harry Hutchison, St. Bernards Healthcare (Nonprofit Organization CFO Finalist)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/26/2015 12:00 am

For Harry Hutchison, the vice president of finance at St. Bernards Healthcare, nothing is more important in his job than his organization’s mission.

Hospital Executives Report Better Finances

by Michell Corbet, Jan Cottingham and Gwen Moritz 10/6/2014 12:00 am

Last week, Arkansas Business staff writers checked in with the top administrators of five hospitals, large and small. Here’s what we learned.

St. Bernards’ Revenue Climbs 8 Percent to $355 Million in 2013

by Mark Friedman 5/26/2014 12:00 am

St. Bernards, which operates the 438-bed St. Bernards Medical Center and clinics in northeast Arkansas, saw its net revenue climb 8 percent to $354.6 million for the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30. It was good enough for No. 26 on Arkansas Business’ list of largest private companies ranked by revenue.

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.

Scott Ellington Calls for Special Prosecutor in Paul Bookout Case

by Associated Press 8/19/2013 5:10 pm

A prosecutor in northeast Arkansas is calling for a special prosecutor to review an ethics panel's findings about a Democratic state senator.

St. Bernards Signs Deal to be Health Provider for Arkansas State University Athletics

by Associated Press 8/13/2013 2:24 pm

St. Bernards Healthcare has signed a sponsorship agreement with Arkansas State University that designates it as the official healthcare provider for A-State athletics.

St. Bernards Starts $14.5M Medical Complex Project

by Mark Friedman 6/24/2013 12:00 am

St. Bernards Healthcare of Jonesboro recently broke ground on a $14.5 million complex for patients with Alzheimer’s disease and those who need more care than an assisted living facility can offer.

ASU Explores Starting Osteopathic Medical School in Jonesboro

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/4/2013 11:24 am

Arkansas State University is exploring public-private partnerships to establish an osteopathic medical school in Jonesboro. City leaders said such a school would be a new economic engine for the Delta, attracting medical professionals and increasing the availability of primary care.

Health Care Revenue Up Slightly in 2012

by Mark Friedman 5/20/2013 12:00 am

National reports of slowing growth in health care spending were reflected in Arkansas Business’ list of the largest private companies.

Diverse Economy Powers Jonesboro Toward Future

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/25/2013 12:00 am

A tour of Jonesboro’s industry provides a glimpse into the economic powerhouse of northeast Arkansas. The list of world class manufacturing companies in Jonesboro is impressive; companies like Nestle Prepared Foods, Frito-Lay, Unilever, Nordex USA, Great Dane, Nice-Pak Products, Hytrol Conveyor Company, Post Foods and many others have chosen to invest in Jonesboro.

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