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Toni Alexander Named Dean of the UAFS College of Arts & Sciences (Movers & Shakers)

She previously was chair of the department of history and anthropology at Southeast Missouri State University.  read more >
Susan Smyth
Education / Health Care

UAMS Gains Two New Chairs (Movers & Shakers)

Andrew Morris and Susan Smyth were recognized by the College of Medicine. read more >
Matt Troup
President and CEO, Conway Regional Health System
Construction / Health Care

Conway Regional Adding Services, Residents

As Conway Regional Health System undertakes a $60 million capital project, it also is focusing on expanding in other areas. read more >
Government & Politics

Baptist, Conway Regional Dispute Prompts ‘Any Willing Partner’ Bill

A bill filed at the Arkansas Legislature is an effort to clarify and regulate services partnerships between state supported medical entities and private health systems. But it doesn’t appear likely to settle the disagreement between the central Arkansas health care providers that started it all. read more >
UAMS Chancellor Dr. Cam Patterson
Government & Politics / Health Care

Conway Regional Considering Legal Action In Hospital Rivalry Case

Representatives of Conway Regional Medical Center told lawmakers that it's considering legal and legislative action to deal with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ contract with Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway. read more >
Matt Troup, CEO of Conway Regional Health System
Education / Government & Politics / Legal / Nonprofits

Conway Hospital Rivalry Goes Before LawmakersLock Icon

State lawmakers are scheduled to resume their inquiry into the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ contract to provide emergency room and orthopedic services at Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway. read more >
Dr. Daniel Schroyer of Sparks Radiation Treatment Center
Health Care

Sparks Radiation Adds Daniel Schroyer (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Daniel Schroyer has joined Sparks Radiation Treatment Center in Fort Smith. read more >
Health Care / Investments

Bond Ratings Reflect Battle of Conway HospitalsLock Icon

There were no blaring headlines, but two recent shifts in bond ratings offer a glimpse into how the hospital competition is playing out in Conway between Baptist Health and Conway Regional Health System. read more >
Robin LaseyArkansas Tech University
Education / Health Care

Arkansas Tech Advances Robin Lasey (Movers & Shakers)

Robin Lasey has been promoted to director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville. read more >
UAMS provides emergency medicine services at Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway.
Government & Politics / Health Care / Nonprofits

Committee Raises Questions of Collusion Between UAMS, Baptist

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. read more >
Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance / Nonprofits

Legislators to Quiz UAMS Over Baptist PartnershipLock Icon

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. read more >
Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway has contracted with UAMS for doctors’ services, a move that Conway Regional sees as unfair.
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UAMS Shakes Up Conway Hospital RivalryLock Icon

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. read more >
Education / Government & Politics / Health Care

Competing With the State (Editorial)

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. read more >
HD Nursing was born out of the BioVentures incubator program at UAMS in Little Rock.
Construction / Education / Health Care / Insurance

UAMS, Baptist Report Operating LossesLock Icon

UAMS and Baptist Health both report millions of dollars in operating losses in the most recent fiscal year. read more >
Dr. Stephanie Gardner, Interim Chancellor for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Troy Wells, President & CEO of Baptist Health.
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Baptist Health, UAMS Join Forces, Look to ConwayLock Icon

The recent announcement by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Baptist Health of Little Rock that they would partner on clinical and academic efforts might be the beginning of a long-term collaboration. read more >
The Back Achers Ranch at 3725 College Ave. in Conway.
Agriculture & Poultry / Banking & Finance / Legal / Real Estate / Restaurants & Food

Conway Ranch Owners Accused of Default in LawsuitLock Icon

Legal tussling over a ranch-and-restaurant complex that led to foreclosure proceedings against Joanie White-Wagoner continues in Conway. read more >
UAMS provides emergency medicine services at Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway.
Health Care

UAMS-Baptist Health Partnership Could Expand in Conway

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences already provides emergency room and orthopedic services to Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway, but more could be on the way. read more >
The Back Achers Ranch at 3725 College Ave. in Conway.
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Baptist Health Exec Faces Foreclosure on Conway Ranch, Restaurant

Trouble is brewing for Joanie White-Wagoner, administrator and vice president at the new $150 million Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway. read more >
Steven Rose is the CFO of Conway Regional Health System, which faces new competition.
Construction / Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance / Nonprofits

Arkansas Hospitals Report Healthier Results in 2015

On the annual checkup of hospitals, 61 out of the 86 hospitals on this year’s list of the state’s largest hospitals and medical centers — 71 percent — reported making money. That compares with 62 percent on the list that ran in 2013, just before the main features of the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act took effect. read more >
The Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway will open in September.
Construction / Health Care

Baptist Health Sets Opening In Conway

The $150 million Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway will start taking its first patients at 7 a.m. on Sept. 16. read more >