Arkansas Business Weekly Edition

May 18, 2015

UAMS Eyes Expansion, Sees Increase in Patient Demand

UAMS Eyes Expansion, Sees Increase in Patient Demand
Karen E. Segrave

Roxane Townsend is the CEO of UAMS Medical Center.

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. read more >

UAMS BioVentures Providing Business Guidance

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences BioVentures was launched more than a decade ago to combine research at UAMS with entrepreneurship, technology licensing and economic development. BioVentures has since spun off 22 companies using technologies developed at the campus. read more >

Concerns Voiced About Red Alert Proposal in John Rogers Case

The $28 million cash offer to acquire the photo archives and sports memorabilia assets once owned by John Rogers has drawn objections and cautionary filings. read more >

Executive Q&A

CHI St. Vincent's Chad Aduddell on Curbing Costs by Staying in Touch with Patients

CHI St. Vincent's Chad Aduddell on Curbing Costs by Staying in Touch with Patients

Chad Aduddell oversees CHI St. Vincent in Little Rock and all of Catholic Health Initiatives' organizations and operations in Arkansas. He has 19 years of health care experience. read more >

Spotlight: Health Care

Epoch Men's Clinic Expanding in Arkansas

Epoch Men's Clinic Expanding in Arkansas

Although Epoch Health touts that it can treat symptoms related to low testosterone in men, it maintains it's nothing like the low-T retail outlets that are gaining scrutiny from some members of the medical community. read more >

UAMS BioVentures Providing Business Guidance

UAMS BioVentures Providing Business Guidance

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences BioVentures was launched more than a decade ago to combine research at UAMS with entrepreneurship, technology licensing and economic development. BioVentures has since spun off 22 companies using technologies developed at the campus. read more >

UAMS Eyes Expansion, Sees Increase in Patient Demand

UAMS Eyes Expansion, Sees Increase in Patient Demand

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. read more >

Opinion & Analysis

TPA Promotes Job Creation (Randy Zook Commentary)

TPA Promotes Job Creation (Randy Zook Commentary)

Congress faces an important choice in the months ahead as it considers a bill to renew Trade Promotion Authority. TPA is vital because economic growth and job creation at home depend on our ability to sell American goods and services to the 95 percent of the world's customers living outside the United States. read more >

A Steno Pool Survivor (Linda Nelson Commentary)

A Steno Pool Survivor (Linda Nelson Commentary)

We were in the old post office on Capitol Avenue, which is now a part of the federal court complex in downtown Little Rock. It was old and had radiators, windows that opened and manual typewriters and calculators. I was 18 and already married one year. I was a GS-3 (on a scale of GS-1 to GS-15) clerk-steno, meaning I actually knew shorthand and could read it back and could type with all fingers. read more >

An Honest Appraisal (Editorial)

An Honest Appraisal (Editorial)

Our readers expect us to look out for them, to subject assertions to a critical eye and a skeptical heart. Business success requires enthusiasm, but it also requires honest appraisal. read more >

Whittling Away at the FOI (Editorial)

Whittling Away at the FOI (Editorial)

We can't make a strong “it's in the public's interest” argument that these tax receipts should be public, but our public — meaning our readers, including restaurant owners, investors and workers — was interested, and we're sorry we will no longer be able to publish information so useful to the business community. read more >