Tagged: university of arkansas for medical sciences

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.

UAMS Medical Center Earns 2015 Most Wired Award

by Associated Press 7/16/2015 6:59 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Center has become the only hospital in the state to earn the 2015 Most Wired Award from the American Hospital Association Health Forum and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives.

UAMS Gets $3.9M NIH Grant for Biomedical Research Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/10/2015 11:00 am

UAMS receives a $3.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health of continue the Arkansas INBRE program, which promotes biomedical research in the state.

UAMS Gains Two Assistant Professors in Department of Orthopaedics (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/1/2015 12:00 am

Dr. Robert Martin, a foot and ankle surgeon, and Dr. Paul Edwards, hip and knee replacement surgeon, have joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and will serve as assistant professors in the Department of Orthopaedics in the UAMS College of Medicine.

UAMS Eyes Expansion, Sees Increase in Patient Demand

by Mark Friedman 5/18/2015 12:00 am

The Affordable Care Act as applied in Arkansas has worked so well for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences that administrators are considering expanding the 10-story UAMS Medical Center.

Former Windstream Sales Rep Sues for Owed Commission

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/4/2015 12:00 am

A former sales representative who helped a Windstream Holdings Corp. subsidiary secure a $12 million contract is now suing for hundreds of thousands of dollars in commission.

UAMS Unveils Dr. Joycelyn Elders Portrait, Launches Endowment Campaign

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/20/2015 12:00 am

Dr. Joycelyn Elders, the former U.S. surgeon general, has been honored with a portrait commissioned by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health Advisory Council. The portrait was unveiled in a ceremony April 7 at UAMS.

UAMS College of Medicine Gets 8-Year Reaccreditation

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/31/2015 11:25 am

The College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has received full, eight-year reaccreditation from Liaison Committee on Medical Education, which oversees medical education.

UAMS To Start Dental Program

by Mark Friedman 3/23/2015 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences will start its general practice dental residency program in July with two students.

AT&T, Verizon Boost Signals To Fit Demand

by Sean Beherec 3/9/2015 12:00 am

When a call or text message won’t go through, AT&T and Verizon don’t want their networks to be the problem. The companies have stepped up efforts in recent years to increase coverage and network speed for customers at the office and at concert venues and sporting events.

Celgene Corp. Gives $10M to UAMS Myeloma Institute

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/2/2015 11:51 am

Celgene Corp. of Summit, New Jersey, announced Monday that it is giving $10 million to the Myeloma Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

UAMS Arkansas Prevention Research Center Gets $3.75M Grant

by Associated Press 2/26/2015 11:28 am

The Arkansas Prevention Research Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is being awarded a $3.75 million grant to continue its work.

Pope Moseley Named UAMS College of Medicine Dean

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2015 3:12 pm

Dr. Pope L. Moseley has been named dean of the College of Medicine and executive vice chancellor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, effective July 15.

Tim Irby Leaves UAMS for Revamped Irby Advertising

by Sean Beherec 1/12/2015 12:00 am

Tim Irby, who has worked in the communications and marketing department of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences for 19 years, is leaving to reopen his dormant advertising agency.

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.