Tagged: university of arkansas for medical sciences

UAMS, Saline Memorial Join Forces With New Clinic

by Eric Monson 3/17/2014 12:00 am

The residents of Saline County recently received a boost to their health care options as Saline Memorial Hospital joined with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock to open the UAMS Neurosurgery Clinic at Saline Memorial.

UAMS Names Pedro Delgado PRI Director

by Mark Friedman 3/3/2014 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences announced last week that Dr. Pedro Delgado will be the director of its Psychiatric Research Institute starting April 1.

CJRW Sweeps State Addy Awards

by Luke Jones 3/3/2014 12:00 am

Little Rock’s Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods received many of the top honors, including best in show, at this year’s central Arkansas Addy awards.

Arkansas State Board Approves Partnership for Osteopathic School

by Lee Hogan 2/28/2014 2:32 pm

The Arkansas State University System Board of Trustees approves a resolution allowing it to partner with the New York Institute of Technology for the development of an osteopathic medical school at the Jonesboro campus.

UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn Attacks Red Ink With Balanced Budget Plan

by Mark Friedman 2/17/2014 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences had an operating loss of $27.8 million in the first six months of its current fiscal year, a dramatic downturn from an $8.5 million operating gain during the same period a year earlier.

Davy Carter Expects Private Option Funding Will Be Approved

by Mark Friedman 2/3/2014 12:00 am

Davy Carter, speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives, said he thinks legislators will hold their noses and vote to continue funding the “private option” Medicaid expansion during the fiscal session that begins Feb. 10.

UAMS Sued Again by Former Resident Nasrin Fatemi

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/13/2014 12:00 am

A former University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences resident is making a second run at suing the Little Rock medical school.

Hospital Vendors Earn Millions for Range of Contract Services

by Mark Friedman 1/13/2014 12:00 am

Doing business with hospitals can mean big business for vendors, and tax forms filed by nonprofit hospitals provide a peek into how hundreds of millions of dollars are spent.

Stuart Cobb Gives UAMS $1M for Breast Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/11/2013 11:16 am

Stuart Cobb of Little Rock has donated $1 million to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. The money will help pay for construction and services at the new breast center and cancer procedures facility.

Conway Regional Health System to Explore 'Strategic Affiliations'

by Lance Turner 10/31/2013 4:24 pm

The Conway Regional Health System Board of Directors says it is exploring "potential strategic affiliation options," including partnering with another health care provider or system.

$1M Donation to Establish Endowed Chair at UAMS Rockefeller Cancer Institute

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/21/2013 11:26 am

A $1 million donation to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences will go to further cancer research and honor a longtime physician, the university announces.

UAMS College of Medicine Receives National Recognition for Conflict-of-Interest Standards

by Mark Friedman 10/18/2013 11:04 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine has been recognized in a nationwide study among the top five medical schools striving to meet national clinical conflict-of-interest standards.

Mercy Health, Catholic Health Initiatives Sign Letter of Intent for Mercy Hot Springs

by Mark Friedman 10/14/2013 11:29 am

Mercy Health of Chesterfield, Mo., and Catholic Health Initiatives sign a non-binding letter of intent to sell Mercy Hot Springs hospital and physician clinic to CHI and its affiliate, St. Vincent Health System in Little Rock.

UAMS Gets Contract to Continue Study of Radiation Treatment Drug

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/8/2013 11:12 am

The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, or BARDA, has exercised two contract options worth about $8.7 million with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences to develop a treatment used in radiological or nuclear emergency situations.

Hospitals Worried About Impact of Insurance Exchanges

by Mark Friedman 10/7/2013 12:00 am

While hospital executives across the state welcomed the opening of the health insurance marketplace last Tuesday, several said they were worried about its financial impact.

Health Care Hospitality: Hospitals Use Amenities To Dazzle Patients

by Jan Cottingham 10/7/2013 12:00 am

Hospitals around the country are competing with each other based on such amenities — those in Arkansas are no exception — and some are taking cues from the hospitality industry.

Dr. Issam Makhoul Named Director of UAMS Hematology/Oncology Division (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/23/2013 12:00 am

Dr. Issam Makhoul has been named director of the Division of Hematology/Oncology in the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Science in Little Rock.

UALR Proposes New Site for Tech Park

by Associated Press 8/14/2013 9:19 am

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Chancellor Joel E. Anderson is proposing a new location for a planned technology park. The 20-acre parcel is near the UALR campus along Fair Park Boulevard.

UPDATED: St. Vincent, UAMS End Strategic Alliance Talks

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/26/2013 2:55 pm

Almost a year after they began discussing a strategic alliance, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and St. Vincent Health System said Friday that they have ended talks. "Despite the good faith efforts of everyone involved, neither entity has been able to define a pathway that meets the goals of both institutions."

UAMS Clinic Focuses on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/9/2013 10:57 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences' Psychiatric Research Institute says it now offers a treatment program to reduce the mental and physical symptoms related to post-traumatic stress disorder.