Tagged: university of arkansas for medical sciences

Hall to Head Henderson's Marketing; Taggard Promoted at UA Little Rock (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2018 12:00 am

Tina Hall has been named executive director of marketing and communications at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia. Desiree Taggard has been promoted to director of procurement for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Trust, But Verify (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 2/5/2018 12:00 am

UAMS, ostensibly accountable to the public, is selling its doctors’ services, and the taxpayers who employ those doctors aren’t allowed to know how much the buyer is paying.

UAMS Vice Chancellor for Campus Operations Retiring

by Mark Friedman 2/2/2018 4:48 pm

Mark Kenneday notified the administration of his plan to retire on Jan. 22, according to UAMS spokeswoman Leslie Taylor.

Winrock Announces Health Tech Accelerator

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 1/29/2018 12:00 am

Winrock International, Arkansas Heart Hospital, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and BioVentures at UAMS recently announced that they are teaming to support a new accelerator for health care technology startups called Health InnovatAR.

UAMS Medical Center CFO Resigns

by Mark Friedman 1/27/2018 12:03 pm

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Center's chief financial officer resigned Friday as UAMS continues to search for ways to slash its projected defici

Committee Raises Questions of Collusion Between UAMS, Baptist

by Mark Friedman 1/25/2018 6:06 pm

The Arkansas General Assembly's Joint Performance Review Committee will continuing looking into a contract under which the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences provides physician services to Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway.

Legislators to Quiz UAMS Over Baptist Partnership

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/15/2018 12:00 am

Members of the Legislature’s Joint Performance Review Committee have questions about the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ contract for emergency room and orthopedic services at Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway.

Update: UAMS to Cut 600 Positions, Including 258 Occupied

by Mark Friedman 1/8/2018 8:41 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is reducing its workforce by 600 positions, the university confirmed this morning.

Competing With the State (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 1/8/2018 12:00 am

There’s something fundamentally unfair about taxpayer-supported entities competing with private businesses and nonprofits, nor is using tax money to mitigate a poor business decision a wise use of public resources.

UAMS Shakes Up Conway Hospital Rivalry

by Mark Friedman 1/8/2018 12:00 am

Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway has relied on doctors from UAMS to provide certain services. Since UAMS is a taxpayer-supported teaching hospital, Conway Regional Health System sees this as unfair competition.

UAMS Shifts Two to Transplant Team (UAMS Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/1/2018 12:00 am

Dr. Sushma Bhusal and Dr. Aparna Sharma have joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock as transplant nephrologists, caring for kidney and pancreas transplant patients before and after surgery.

UA System President Endorses Cam Patterson to Be Next UAMS Chancellor

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/22/2017 8:56 am

University of Arkansas System President Donald Bobbitt announced Friday that he will recommend Dr. Cam Patterson as the next University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences chancellor.

UAMS’ Projected Deficit Rises to $72M

by Mark Friedman 12/11/2017 12:00 am

UAMS is reviewing ways to increase revenue and slash costs, including possible layoffs to its staff of about 10,000. It is one of the state’s largest employers.

UAMS' Mabry Named ACS Officer; Lee Joins Jones Eye Institute (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/11/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Charles D. Mabry, an associate professor of surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock and medical director of physician practice management at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff, is the new first vice president of the American College of Surgeons.

Conway Regional Boosts Staff with Gallaher, Tukaye (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/4/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Regan S. Gallaher, a board-certified neurosurgeon,and Dr. Deepali Tukaye, a board-certified interventional cardiologist, have both joined affiliates of the Conway Regional Health System.

Neurohospitalist Nidhi Kapoor Joins UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/20/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Nidhi Kapoor has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock as its first neurohospitalist, combining advanced training in neurology with a specialized understanding of caring for patients while they are in the hospital.

CARTI Names 2 New VPs (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Patti Moser has joined CARTI of Little Rock as vice president of medical oncology, while Jeremy Land has been named vice president of radiation oncology.

UAMS Cancer Imaging Archive gets $8.3M NCI Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/31/2017 11:23 am

The National Cancer Institute gets an $8.3 million grant to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Sherry Muir Makes Tenure in Joint UA/UAMS Program (NWA Health Movers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Sherry Muir has been appointed program director for the new occupational therapy doctoral program offerd by UAMS and the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.

UAMS Scientist Gets $1.8M NIH Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/24/2017 10:08 am

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences scientist Dr. Daohong Zhou has received his third concurrent R01-type Research Project Grant by the National Institutes of Health.