Tagged: university of arkansas for medical sciences

UAMS Temporarily Suspends Cardiac Surgery Program

by Mark Friedman 5/4/2018 8:43 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences temporarily suspends its Cardiac Surgery Program because its main heart surgeon retired.

Niki Carter Named Regent for Internaional College of Dentists (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/30/2018 12:00 am

Carter is associate professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ Center for Dental Education and has served as chair of the Arkansas chapter of the American College of Dentists.

Patricia Poulter Named Provost at UCA (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/16/2018 12:00 am

Patricia Poulter has been hired as provost and executive vice president of the University of Central Arkansas in Conway.

Taboo Topic in Medicine Gets Closer Look: Doctor Suicides

by Mark Friedman 4/9/2018 12:00 am

Doctors do try to kill themselves, and sometimes succeed. It’s difficult to say for certain how many physicians commit suicide or attempt to take their lives, but the number is believed to be at least 400 annually across the country. Now the medical profession is starting to recognize the problem of depression in its industry.

CHI St. Vincent Adds Two Neurosurgeons in Hot Springs (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/26/2018 12:00 am

James Arthur and Justin Dowdy have been hired as neurosurgeons for CHI St. Vincent in Hot Springs.

UAMS Taps Betul Gundogdu for Neurosciences (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/5/2018 12:00 am

Betul Gundogdu has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock as a neurologist specializing in neuromuscular disorders.

Blueprint For 2018? Architecture Firms See Busy Year

by Mark Friedman 2/26/2018 12:00 am

Spending on construction projects across the country could rise by 4 percent this year over 2017, which is welcome news for Arkansas architects and engineers.

Dr. Pope Moseley Resigns as UAMS’ College of Medicine Dean

by Mark Friedman 2/23/2018 4:02 pm

Dr. Pope Moseley resigned Friday as executive vice chancellor and dean of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ College of Medicine and will return to the faculty to pursue his research.

UAMS Eliminating 125 Positions Through Attrition

by Mark Friedman 2/23/2018 2:50 pm

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences says it will eliminate an estimated 125 position through attrition.

Hall to Head Henderson's Marketing; Taggard Promoted at UA Little Rock (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2018 12:00 am

Tina Hall has been named executive director of marketing and communications at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia. Desiree Taggard has been promoted to director of procurement for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Trust, But Verify (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 2/5/2018 12:00 am

UAMS, ostensibly accountable to the public, is selling its doctors’ services, and the taxpayers who employ those doctors aren’t allowed to know how much the buyer is paying.

UAMS Vice Chancellor for Campus Operations Retiring

by Mark Friedman 2/2/2018 4:48 pm

Mark Kenneday notified the administration of his plan to retire on Jan. 22, according to UAMS spokeswoman Leslie Taylor.

Winrock Announces Health Tech Accelerator

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 1/29/2018 12:00 am

Winrock International, Arkansas Heart Hospital, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and BioVentures at UAMS recently announced that they are teaming to support a new accelerator for health care technology startups called Health InnovatAR.

UAMS Medical Center CFO Resigns

by Mark Friedman 1/27/2018 12:03 pm

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Center's chief financial officer resigned Friday as UAMS continues to search for ways to slash its projected defici

Committee Raises Questions of Collusion Between UAMS, Baptist

by Mark Friedman 1/25/2018 6:06 pm

The Arkansas General Assembly's Joint Performance Review Committee will continuing looking into a contract under which the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences provides physician services to Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway.

Legislators to Quiz UAMS Over Baptist Partnership

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/15/2018 12:00 am

Members of the Legislature’s Joint Performance Review Committee have questions about the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ contract for emergency room and orthopedic services at Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway.

Update: UAMS to Cut 600 Positions, Including 258 Occupied

by Mark Friedman 1/8/2018 8:41 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is reducing its workforce by 600 positions, the university confirmed this morning.

Competing With the State (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 1/8/2018 12:00 am

There’s something fundamentally unfair about taxpayer-supported entities competing with private businesses and nonprofits, nor is using tax money to mitigate a poor business decision a wise use of public resources.

UAMS Shakes Up Conway Hospital Rivalry

by Mark Friedman 1/8/2018 12:00 am

Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway has relied on doctors from UAMS to provide certain services. Since UAMS is a taxpayer-supported teaching hospital, Conway Regional Health System sees this as unfair competition.

UAMS Shifts Two to Transplant Team (UAMS Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/1/2018 12:00 am

Dr. Sushma Bhusal and Dr. Aparna Sharma have joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock as transplant nephrologists, caring for kidney and pancreas transplant patients before and after surgery.