Tagged: university of arkansas for medical sciences

UAMS’ ER Doctors On Call at Chicot Memorial

by Mark Friedman 12/15/2014 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences recently started a pilot program to provide telemedicine emergency services to Chicot Memorial Medical Center.

UAMS Study: Medical Complexity Leads to Unmet Needs

by Associated Press 12/9/2014 7:25 am

A new study by two Arkansas professors says special needs children with medical complexity who see multiple specialists for more than one chronic condition are more likely to have a health care need go unmet.

Bart Barlogie Named Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Pathology

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/24/2014 10:59 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has named Dr. Bart Barlogie as a distinguished professor of medicine and pathology in the College of Medicine in a resolution from the University of Arkansas System Board of Trustees.

Raczynski, Phillips Pledge $1M to UAMS

by Associated Press 11/20/2014 2:18 pm

The dean of the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health and his wife have pledged a planned estate gift of $1 million to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Pharmacy Firm RxResults Adding Jobs

by Mark Friedman 11/17/2014 12:00 am

RxResults, a pharmacy risk management company that is partly owned by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, said it plans to add between 20 and 30 jobs in the next 21 months, according to a UAMS news release. Founded in 2008, RxResults was created to help lower drug costs for employers and their workers while making sure they receive the best medicines available.

UAMS Researcher Receives $1.5M Grant from National Institutes of Health

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/14/2014 10:25 am

A researcher at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the use of nanoparticles in cancer diagnosis and treatment.

UAMS Provides Telemedicine

by Associated Press 11/11/2014 8:22 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is providing telemedicine support for high-risk pregnant women at the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences' Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

UAMS Awarded $135k in Grants to Train Teachers

by Associated Press 10/22/2014 10:52 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Partners in Health Sciences Program has been awarded $135,000 in grants to give Arkansas teachers tools to teach health science topics.

Top College Officials See Sizable Pay Raises

by Mark Friedman 10/20/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas Business reviewed the Administrator’s Compensation Survey reports filed with the state Department of Higher Education for the 2010 and 2014 fiscal years. In the four-year period, the number of six-figure employees included in the report increased from 460 to 703.

UAMS, ACHRI Help Find Key to Allergic/Immune Disorder

by Jan Cottingham 10/20/2014 12:00 am

A group of researchers, including a group at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and the Arkansas Children’s Hospital Research Institute, have made what’s being hailed as a “breakthrough” in understanding the cause of a rare disorder.

Rhonda Jorden Named Vice Chancellor for Information Technology, CIO at UAMS

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/13/2014 1:12 pm

Rhonda Jorden has been named vice chancellor for information technology and chief information officer for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Examination of UAMS Radiology Grinds On

by George Waldon 10/6/2014 12:00 am

Two UA audits of the radiology department at UAMS and its business dealings with Medical Assets Holding Co. of North Little Rock are under review for possible criminal charges.

UAMS Gets $3M Grant in Northwest Arkansas

by Associated Press 9/25/2014 1:25 pm

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has received a nearly $3 million federal grant to study health disparities in the Hispanic and Marshallese communities in northwestern Arkansas.

UAMS Brings Dr. Janet Cathey to Women's Clinic at Freeway Medical

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2014 12:00 am

Dr. Janet Cathey has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and will see patients at the UAMS Women’s Clinic at Freeway Medical Tower at 5800 W. 10th St. in Little Rock.

UAMS Outsources Marketing to Nebraska Firm

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/1/2014 12:00 am

After years of in-house marketing, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has hired Swanson Russell of Lincoln, Nebraska, to be its advertising agency of record.

Lawsuit Hits Nerve for Former Friends Fighting Over Medical Fees Earned

by Mark Friedman 9/1/2014 12:00 am

A legal case between Dr. Eren Erdem and Dr. Scott Schlesinger serves as a cautionary tale about the importance of having a contract in place and how quickly a friendship can sour when money is involved.

UAMS Gets $2.1M For Marshallese Health Study

by Mark Friedman 8/25/2014 12:00 am

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

UAMS Opens Neighborhood Clinic

by Associated Press 7/30/2014 9:14 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has opened a new neighborhood clinic in west Little Rock.

C. Lowry Barnes Set To Chair UAMS Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/28/2014 12:00 am

Dr. C. Lowry Barnes has been named chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. He previously worked at UAMS as a professor of orthopedics and maintains a private practice. He will start in his new position Aug. 1 and will continue to see patients at Arkansas Specialty Orthopaedics and St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center, both in Little Rock.

UAMS Receives $900k Federal Grant to Train Primary Care Physicians

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/8/2014 2:22 pm

The grant will fund a training program for resident physicians at UAMS' regional center in Fort Smith. It will pay for the addition of two new resident physicians and continued funding for four others that have been added over the past two years.