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The Virtual Doctor Will See You Now

by Mark Friedman 6/26/2017 12:00 am

A law that eases restrictions in the way telemedicine is delivered in Arkansas goes into effect in August and will help Arkansas hospitals expand their range of virtual services.

UAMS Gets $2.1M to Fight Diabetes in Marshallese Community

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/18/2017 11:28 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has been awarded another $2.1 million grant to attempt to reduce diabetes in the Marshallese community in northwest Arkansas.

UAMS Physcians Honored (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/15/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Dan Rahn and Dr. Robert Hopkins Jr. of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock have been awarded Mastership in the American College of Physicians, the national organization of internists.

2 UAMS Cancer Researchers Get $1.6M

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/9/2017 11:36 am

Two cancer researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences have each received a four-year grant of $791,000 to support their work.

Kim Dutton Advances at Arkansas Children's Foundation (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/24/2017 12:00 am

Kim Dutton has been promoted to executive director of philanthropy at Arkansas Children’s Foundation in Little Rock.

Steve Schexnayder Named to Pediatric Task Force Committee (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/3/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Steve Schexnayder has been appointed to the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation Pediatric Task Force, which reviews the latest science to develop pediatric resuscitation guidelines used throughout the world.

UAMS Gets $1.7M NIH Grant to Study Therapy Against Blood Cancer

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/30/2017 11:25 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences receives a $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study a potential new therapy to reduce the risk of blood cancer caused by ionizing radiation.

Enid Olvey Promoted at Arkansas Children's Foundation (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/27/2017 12:00 am

Olvey will provide oversight to the principal gifts, planned gifts and major gifts programs and will continue to serve as a key member of the foundation leadership team.

Arkansas Senate Exempts College Sporting Events from Concealed Carry Law

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/23/2017 1:12 pm

The state Senate votes to exempt college sporting events from a new law expanding where concealed handguns are allowed, addressing concerns that the gun rights measure would lead to armed spectators at stadiums and arenas.

UAMS-Baptist Health Partnership Could Expand in Conway

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/13/2017 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences already provides emergency room and orthopedic services to Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway, but more could be on the way.

Arkansas Senate Panel Backs Bill Requiring Colleges to Allow Guns

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/16/2017 6:55 am

An Arkansas Senate panel on Wednesday advanced legislation requiring colleges and universities to allow concealed handguns on campus, rejecting a proposal to make employees who want to be armed undergo additional training.

Tom Frazier Joins UAMS Orthopaedic Clinic (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/13/2017 12:00 am

Dr. G. Thomas Frazier has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock as a hand and upper extremity surgeon.

Under Pressure: America’s Ongoing Battle with Stress

by Dwain Hebda 1/19/2017 12:00 am

Of everything for which Americans are known, our capacity for stress is something we as a culture have elevated to an art form, and it just may be the singular ingredient in the Yankee stew that has fed our history.

Harps, UAMS Partner on Pharmacy Training Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/9/2017 11:51 am

Harps Food Stores Inc. of Springdale and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy announce a training program to teach pharmacists to work more directly with patients to improve their health.

The Trump Effect: Arkansans Brace for Obamacare Repeal

by Mark Friedman 1/9/2017 12:00 am

With Obamacare in critical condition, Arkansas hospital officials are closely watching Washington while warning that it’s too early to predict an outcome.

Two UAMS Instructors Recognized by American Academy of Nursing (Movers & Shakers)

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

Patricia A. Cowan, dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and Debra Jeffs, adjunct assistant professor in the College of Nursing, were inducted Oct. 22 as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing in Little Rock.

Priced as Marked (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 11/28/2016 12:00 am

Nonprofits compete for the same private-sector labor as for-profit companies, but even those of us who seek out salary data have to be impressed with just how much medical professionals are being paid.

CARTI Doctors Highest-Paid on Nonprofits List

by Mark Friedman 11/21/2016 12:00 am

Of the top six positions on this year’s list of the highest-paid nonprofit employees ranked by total compensation, four are occupied by CARTI physicians.

Partnership for a Healthy Arkansas Remain in Talks

by Mark Friedman 11/14/2016 12:00 am

The Partnership for a Healthy Arkansas, which was formed by some of the biggest health care organizations in Arkansas last October, continues its discussions on the best ways to reduce health care costs.

Pebbles Fagan Steps In as New Tobacco Center Director at UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/14/2016 12:00 am

Pebbles Fagan has been named the director of the Center for the Study of Tobacco at the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

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