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Medical Schools Fight Health Care Migration
Walmart heiress Alice Walton announced plans to start a Whole Health Institute in Bentonville. The accompanying medical school hasn't reached the design phase, but officials hope it will help upgrade medical services in Arkansas after it opens in 2024.

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by Marty Cook – 4 days ago

Arkansas faces a high demand for doctors while medical school residencies remain in short supply.


Arkansas Business Announces 2021 40 Under 40 Honorees

Arkansas Business Announces 2021 40 Under 40 Honorees

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Arkansas Business announces this year's class of 40 Under 40, a group of rising young professionals who will be honored with an in-person luncheon and an interactive virtual event on June 17 in Little Rock. read more >

Big Deals in Arkansas Jump 157% Despite Pandemic

Big Deals in Arkansas Jump 157% Despite Pandemic

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Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the value of the biggest deals in Arkansas last year jumped 157%, from $7.9 billion in 2019 to $20.3 billion in 2020, pushed largely by Walmart's sales of stakes in two subsidiaries, Asda Group and Seiyu. read more >

The U.S. Economy… and Changing Occupations

The U.S. Economy… and Changing Occupations

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The COVID-19 pandemic drove down employment and pushed the U.S. economy into recession a year ago, and now many unemployed Americans are considering changing occupations, according to the Pew Research Center. read more >

SPONSORED: Mauborgne: Companies Must Lead, Not Follow Others

SPONSORED: Mauborgne: Companies Must Lead, Not Follow Others

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Business strategist Renée Mauborgne says a company must make an honest assessment of where it is as an organization and where it stands in the marketplace if it is to develop a road map to success. read more >

Video: Nelson, Scarborough, Hunt Honored at Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

Video: Nelson, Scarborough, Hunt Honored at Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

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Heather Nelson of Seal Solar of North Little Rock and Fred Scarborough of the Arkansas Children's Foundation in Little Rock won Executive of the Year awards, and billionaire philanthropist Johnelle Hunt of Lowell was honored for her lifetime of leadership last week at the 33rd annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards. read more >

Webcast to Feature Global Thought Leader Renee Mauborgne

Webcast to Feature Global Thought Leader Renee Mauborgne

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Renee Mauborgne, an economist and professor at international business graduate school INSEAD, will lead the third webcast in a series presented by Arkansas Business throughout 2021. read more >