Health Care


Arkansas Hospitals Take Aim at COVID-19 in Trials
Deborah Hutts of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences receiving a vaccination recently to protect her from COVID-19.

Arkansas Hospitals Take Aim at COVID-19 in Trials This article is available only in print.

by Sarah Campbell-Miller – 6 days ago

Clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccines and treatments are underway at two Arkansas hospitals, while a third is distributing a new treatment and all three are distributing vaccines. Their goal? To keep the infected from overwhelming the health care system.

Lonoke Drug Store Targets Pharmacy Benefit Managers This article is available only in print.

Lonoke Drug Store Targets Pharmacy Benefit Managers
6 days ago

Lackie Drug Store of Lonoke is suing six of the largest pharmacy benefit managers in the country, saying it won't be able to survive because the drug reimbursement rates it receives from the PBMs are often below its cost.


NYITCOM at A-State Doctor Named to National Board

NYITCOM at A-State Doctor Named to National Board

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Dr. Brookshield Laurent, chair of clinical medicine at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University, has been named to the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME) Board of Directors. read more >

Clean Room Boosts UA Little Rock in Biomedicine

Clean Room Boosts UA Little Rock in Biomedicine

Health CareTechnology & Telecom

A 160-SF clean room for biomanufacturing is set to open this quarter or next at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, spurred by NuShores Biosciences LLC opening one of its own in west Little Rock a few months back. read more >

Mader Makes Grade at UAEX (Movers & Shakers)

Mader Makes Grade at UAEX (Movers & Shakers)

Health CareRestaurants & FoodMovers & Shakers

Bryan Mader has been promoted to assistant professor and health specialist at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture-Cooperative Extension Service in Little Rock. read more >

ACHE Awarded $193K Grant

ACHE Awarded $193K Grant

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The Degen Foundation has awarded a $193,553 grant to the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education that will be used to purchase equipment for its Sterilization Core Research Facility in the new ACHE Research Institute Health and Wellness Center. read more >