Tagged: university of arkansas for medical sciences

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.

Businesses in Arkansas Confront Shooter Scenario

by Kyle Massey 6/6/2016 12:00 am

Many Arkansas businesses and institutions now have reaction plans for mass shootings, and some training goes beyond the federal government’s basic run-and-hide recommendations.

Jana Rucker Named Harding University VP (Movers & Shakers)

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

Jana Rucker, a Florida marketing executive, will become Harding University’s vice president for communication, a newly created position in the president’s cabinet.

Reynolds Foundation Gives $1.5M for New UAMS Chair

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/1/2016 11:32 am

The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation has given the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences $1.5 million to establish a distinguished chair.

Donna Gullette Honored by UAMS Women’s Faculty Development Caucus (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/30/2016 12:00 am

Donna Gullette, associate dean for practice and professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Nursing, received the 2016 Outstanding Woman Faculty Award from the UAMS Women’s Faculty Development Caucus.

UAMS Announces $1.6M in Grants From USDA

by Associated Press 5/25/2016 12:26 pm

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences says the U.S. Department of Agriculture is awarding $1.6 million in grants for simulation programs targeting improved health care in the Arkansas Delta.

UAMS Professor Given $1M Chair, Named ARA Scholar

by Sarah Campbell 5/16/2016 12:21 pm

Hong-yu Li, a professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, was awarded the $1 million Helen Adams & Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA) Endowed Chair and named an ARA scholar in a ceremony held Monday at the Governor’s Mansion in Little Rock.

Health Care Construction Spending in Arkansas Is Climbing

by Mark Friedman 4/25/2016 12:00 am

Spending on health care-related construction projects in Arkansas nearly doubled in 2015 compared with the previous year.

UALR Recognizes Elaine Eubank, Paul Nolte (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/25/2016 12:00 am

Elaine Eubank, president and CEO of Easter Seals Arkansas, will receive the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Distinguished Alumni Award for 2016 at a luncheon on May 13, and Paul Nolte, an entrepreneur in the election equipment industry, will receive the President’s Award.

Renee Joiner To Lead Stroke Awareness at UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2016 12:00 am

Renee Joiner has been named by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock as director of the Arkansas Stroke Awareness & Virtual Emergency Support program.

UAMS Fears More Red Ink, Eyes $34M Shortfall in Fiscal 2017

by Mark Friedman 4/11/2016 12:00 am

As bad as the financial picture at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is now, it could be a lot worse if the state’s hybrid Medicaid expansion plan isn’t continued by the state Legislature.

At Delta Conference, Panel Says 'Arkansas Works,' More Doctors Crucial

by Sarah Campbell 4/7/2016 1:31 pm

The Arkansas Delta needs more doctors, and passage of Gov. Asa Hutchinson's "Arkansas Works" plan for Medicaid expansion is crucial, attendees of "The Arkansas Delta: Why It Still Matters" conference were told Thursday.

Saline Memorial Adds Two to Medical Staff in Benton (Movers & Shakers)

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

Dr. Shyam Dang and Dr. Kristin Patton have joined the staff of Saline Memorial Hospital at Benton.

Arkansas Biosciences Institute Celebrates More Than $500M in Grants

by Associated Press 3/30/2016 6:51 am

A research program created through Arkansas' settlement with tobacco companies is marking its receipt of more than half a billion dollars in grants since it was created more than a decade ago.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Health Care

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

A health care resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.