Tagged: university of arkansas for medical sciences

UAMS Cures RxResults’ One-Sided Contract

by Mark Friedman 9/26/2016 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has corrected a contract that for nearly eight years gave a private company the exclusive right to market UAMS’ intellectual property and resulted in no royalty payments for UAMS.

NIH Gives UAMS $42M to Oversee Pediatric Clinical Trial Network

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/21/2016 11:27 am

The National Institutes of Health awards UAMS a $41.8 million grant to oversee a pediatric clinical trial network.

UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn Will Retire July 31

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2016 11:00 am

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Chancellor Dan Rahn says he will retire July 31.

W. James Chon Switches to UAMS To Lead Transplant Program (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2016 12:00 am

Dr. W. James Chon has been appointed to manage the Renal Transplant Program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences as medical director. Chon will also serve as an associate professor of medicine at the UAMS College of Medicine.

Asa Hutchinson, Doctors Criticize Medical Marijuana Push

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/12/2016 1:05 pm

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and some of the state's top doctors are criticizing efforts to legalize medical marijuana, accusing backers of two ballot measures of misleading voters about the benefits of the drug.

Pat Walker: Philanthropist

by Sarah Campbell 8/15/2016 12:00 am

Charitable foundation founder … healthcare advocate … rancher … mother and grandmother … Sunday school teacher … named one of the Most Distinguished Women in Arkansas … multiple award-winner and honorary society member. Her family name appears on theaters, senior centers, medical facilities and education programs.

Dr. Betty Ann Lowe: Physician and Educator

by Sarah Campbell 8/15/2016 12:00 am

First woman to graduate top of her class at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences … worked in private practice for 25 years … medical director of Arkansas Children’s Hospital … associate dean of pediatrics at UAMS … namesake of the Betty Ann Lowe M.D. Distinguished Chair in Pediatric Education … winner of numerous awards and a member of multiple boards and committees as well as President Bill Clinton’s task force for healthcare reform … first Arkansan and second woman to become president of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Walmart Foundation Gives $750K to Northwest Arkansas Residency Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/12/2016 11:30 am

The Walmart Foundation has given $750,000 to support the Northwest Arkansas Community Internal Medicine Residency Program.

Arkansas Hospice Adds Physician Robin Devan (Movers & Shakers)

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

Dr. Robin Devan of Little Rock has joined Arkansas Hospice as a physician for the central Arkansas area.

ARORA: Discord Over Promotions Leads to Lawsuits

by Mark Friedman 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Personnel moves made in 2014 which resulted in the ARORA executive director being fired less than two months after taking on the job wasn’t the end of the nonprofit’s problems.

UAMS Opens Neighborhood Clinic Near State Capitol

by Cimber Winfrey 8/1/2016 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has opened a new UAMS Neighborhood Clinic at Capitol Mall in Little Rock, offering both scheduled and walk-in primary care services.

Baxter Regional Medical Center Fights to Bring Pediatricians to Mountain Home

by Billy Jean Louis, The Baxter Bulletin 7/11/2016 7:10 am

Soon, Dr. Michael Adkins will be the only pediatrician in Mountain Home, a situation officials at Baxter Regional Medical Center say they are working to rectify.

The Managed Care Already Argument

by Sarah Campbell 7/4/2016 12:00 am

One argument against managed care organizations is that the state of Arkansas has already implemented many of the cost-saving methods in its Medicaid programs that managed care organizations use.

Managed Care Organizations Met With Skepticism by Some Health Care Professionals

by Sarah Campbell 7/4/2016 12:00 am

Health care professionals in Arkansas are voicing skepticism that bringing managed care organizations into the state-run Medicaid program will stem the rising costs of government-provided health care.

Health Care in Northwest Arkansas Responds to Growth

by Marty Cook 7/4/2016 12:00 am

Eric Pianalto, president of Mercy Northwest Arkansas, says big investments, such as the one his hospital is making, are critical if health care providers are going to have any hope of keeping up with the demands of the region.

Arkansas Hospitals Brace for New Overtime Regulations

by Mark Friedman 7/4/2016 12:00 am

The centerpiece of the Department of Labor’s new overtime regulations raises the threshold of what salaried workers must be paid in order to qualify as an exempt employee.

CHI St. VIncent Adds Frances Radkey to Hot Springs Village Facility (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/4/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Frances A. Radkey recently joined the staff of CHI St. Vincent Primary Care-Village in Hot Springs Village. Radkey, a board-certified internal medicine physician, works specifically in preventive health care and in the management of chronic health issues such as diabetes, high blood pressure, thyroid disorders and heart disease.

UAMS Gets $2.7M for Synthetic Marijuana Research

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/28/2016 10:20 am

A team of researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has received a $2.7 million federal grant to conduct the first comprehensive study of the dangers posed by synthetic marijuana products.

UAMS Radiologists Inducted into American College of Radiology (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/27/2016 12:00 am

Dr. James McDonald, interim chair of the department of radiology, and Dr. Bruce Greenberg, professor of radiology and pediatrics, both in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences of Little Rock, were recently inducted as fellows in the American College of Radiology.

Ashley Buchman Moves Into Vice Chancellor Slot at ASU-Newport (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Ashley Buchman was recently promoted to vice chancellor for student affairs at Arkansas State University-Newport.