Tagged: university of arkansas for medical sciences

St. Bernards' Brenda Million Earns Fellow Status (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/8/2016 12:00 am

Brenda Million has earned fellow status in the American College of Healthcare Executives, an international professional society of 80 chapters and 40,000 healthcare executives. Million is the vice president of women’s and children’s and perioperative services at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.

Sheena Howell Steps Up to Development Director at UALR College of Business (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2016 12:00 am

Sheena Howell, who has worked as director of development for Trojan Athletics at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock for the past year, has been named director of development and external relations for UALR’s College of Business.

UAMS Seeks OK for Feasibility Study of Dental School

by Mark Carter 1/13/2016 12:43 pm

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences wants to study the feasibility of adding a dental school, the state's first, and on Friday a legislative council will decide whether to authorize $50,000 for the study.

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.

UAMS Creates Clinic at Pulaski County Detention Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/6/2016 11:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has established a Women’s Health Clinic to provide prenatal care for pregnant inmates at the Pulaski County Regional Detention Center.

COCA Endorses NYIT Osteopathic School at Arkansas State

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/8/2015 11:48 am

Arkansas State University said Tuesday that the New York Institute of Technology's plans for a College of Osteopathic Medicine on A-State's Jonesboro campus has been endorsed by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation.

State Claims Commission Awards Metheny Family $2M

by Lance Turner 11/18/2015 4:24 pm

The Arkansas Claims Commission has ordered the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences to pay $2 million to the family of a man whose surgeon operated on the wrong side of his brain.

Physician of the Year Finalist: Dr. Gina Drobena, UAMS

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 12:00 am

Dr. Gina Drobena serves as Medical Director for the blood banks at both UAMS and Arkansas Children’s Hospital as well as for the American Red Cross. She’s also director of Transfusion Medicine Fellowship and Transfusion Medicine Residency Rotation, both with UAMS, and Associate Medical Director of the Cell Therapy Lab there.

Physician of the Year Winner: Dr. Lee Archer, UAMS

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 12:00 am

Neurological diseases, especially stroke, affect Arkansans at an alarmingly high rate. No one knows why, but Dr. Lee Archer of University of Arkansas for Medical Science (UAMS) comes closer than just about anyone else in the world.

Women’s Health and Wellness Hero Finalist: Zachary Stowe, UAMS

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 12:00 am

Under the leadership of Dr. Zachary Stowe, Little Rock’s University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has developed into an internationally-recognized leader in women’s mental health, specifically neuropsychiatric illnesses in the perinatal period.

Innovation Hero Winner: Dr. Curtis Lowery, UAMS

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 12:00 am

Arkansas is a state at the forefront of telemedicine, thanks to the vision and expertise of Dr. Curtis Lowery Jr. of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. As UAMS Chancellor Dr. Dan Rahn put it, “In Arkansas, if it’s telemedicine, Dr. Lowery had some hand in support of its creation.”

Large Hospital Finalist: UAMS Medical Center, Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in midtown Little Rock has always been a cornerstone of medical care and health care instruction in the state, but recent improvements and a continuing commitment to families and community outreach demonstrate UAMS Medical Center isn’t content to rest on that record.

Lifetime Achievement: Dr. John P. Shock, Jones Eye Institute

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 12:00 am

In the five decades since John P. Shock graduated from Duke University Medical School, much has changed in medicine and in society. But as he epitomizes, ethics and character have not.

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.

Patrick Hundley To Fill VP Role at Arkansas Tech on Interim Basis (Movers & Shakers)

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

Patrick D. Hundley will serve as interim vice president for development at Arkansas Tech University at Russellville, succeeding Jayne Jones, who has accepted a new role as coordinator of special projects for the institution.

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.

Hospitalist Jobs Growing in Popularity

by Marty Cook 10/5/2015 12:00 am

Hospital physicians are a growing trend in the United States. The Society of Hospital Medicine estimated that there are 44,000 practicing hospitalists in the country, approximately quadruple the number in 2003, and nearly 75 percent of hospitals have some type of hospitalist program.

Bart Barlogie Leaves UAMS for New York City

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/7/2015 12:00 am

If you were wondering where Dr. Bart Barlogie, who is considered one of the top doctors in the world when it comes to treating myeloma, ended up after leaving the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, wonder no more.

Supply Lags Demand for Osteopathic Residencies

by Mark Friedman 8/31/2015 12:00 am

Two new osteopathic medical schools preparing to open in Arkansas aim to address the state’s shortage of primary care physicians, but the pipeline of required residencies may be too narrow to handle a flood of new medical school graduates beginning in 2021.

Doctors Encourage End-of-Life Talks

by Mark Friedman 8/3/2015 12:00 am

By the time most doctors talk to terminally ill patients about end-of-life care, it’s already too late. But the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services hopes to change that. On July 8, CMS proposed paying doctors for their time spent talking with Medicare patients about end-of-life planning.