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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Charles D. Mabry, an associate professor of surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock and medical director of physician practice management at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff, is the new first vice president of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Nidhi Kapoor has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock as its first neurohospitalist, combining advanced training in neurology with a specialized understanding of caring for patients while they are in the hospital.