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Jamie Mobley of ARcare of Augusta
Health Care / Media & Marketing

Mobley Moves to ARcare (Movers & Shakers)

Jamie Mobley has joined ARcare of Augusta as senior vice president of marketing, overseeing the health care network’s brand in Arkansas, Mississippi and Kentucky. read more >
The $12 million Jones-Dunklin Cancer Center at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff is now seeing patients. Like other Arkansas health care providers, JRMC has put all its cancer treatment services in one place.
Construction / Health Care / Nonprofits

Jefferson Regional, Others Rethink Cancer Hubs

Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff is overhauling the way it provides cancer services. read more >
Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home is partnering with the Highlands Oncology Group of Fayetteville to build this $16 million cancer treatment center.
Construction / Health Care

Highlands, Baxter Regional Ally in $16M Cancer Center

Baxter Regional Medical Center and Highlands Oncology Group officials broke ground on a $16 million cancer treatment center on Aug. 28 with a goal to begin seeing patients in October 2022. read more >
The logo for Baxter Regional Crossroads Medical Clinic.
Construction / Real Estate

Baxter Regional to Acquire Washington Regional Clinic in Harrison

It's another step in the health system's effort to expand and improve services. read more >
Dr. Leonard Dale Morgan and Dr. Austin N. Barber of Baxter Regional Medical Center
Health Care

Morgan, Barber Join Baxter Regional (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Leonard Dale Morgan and Dr. Austin N. Barber have joined Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. read more >
Baxter Regional Auxiliary donates $700,000 toward the planned $1.7 million renovation of the hospital's surgical unit.
Construction / Nonprofits

Baxter Regional Foundation Raising $1.7M to Remodel Surgical Unit

The Baxter Regional Hospital Foundation announces the public phase of its "5 South Surgical Services Capital Campaign" to remodel its Surgical Services Unit. read more >
Dr. Bethany Knight and Kristie Branscum of Baxter Regional Health System Hometown Clinic at Calico Rock
Education / Health Care / Insurance

Knight, Branscum Accept Roles at Baxter Regional (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Bethany Knight and Kristie Branscum have joined Baxter Regional Health System Hometown Clinic at Calico Rock. read more >
Dr. Stephanie Pereira and Dr. Ryan Mantooth of Washington Regional in Fayetteville.
Education / Health Care

Washington Regional Adds Pereira, Mantooth (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Stephanie Pereira and Dr. Ryan Mantooth have joined Washington Regional in Fayetteville as emergency medicine physicians. read more >
Ron Peterson, president and CEO of Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, said hospitals might have to wait years before they receive a decision on their appeals of Medicare claim cases.
Government & Politics

Baxter Regional Works to Survive As Volume Declines Amid COVID-19

Baxter Regional Medical Center has not yet had a confirmed case of COVID-19, but the Mountain Home hospital is nevertheless feeling the impacts of the pandemic. read more >
North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison
Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance / Legal

Coronavirus Could Kill Rural Hospitals on BrinkLock Icon

The COVID-19 pandemic threatens the survival of rural hospitals in Arkansas, several hospital administrators told Arkansas Business last week. read more >
CHI St. Vincent has a legacy of nearly 130 years as a healing ministry serving the people of Arkansas.

CHI St. Vincent Cuts Hours, Furloughs Workers

CHI St. Vincent is the latest health care provider to furlough employees and implement a hiring freeze because of the COVID-19 pandemic. read more >
Baxter Regional Medical Center

Baxter Regional, Citing Drop in Visits, Furloughs 105 Employees

Baxter Regional Medical Center of Mountain Home furloughs 105 employees as patient volume declines amid the COVID-19 pandemic. read more >
Baptist Health Virtual Care plugs socially distant patients directly into physician conferences.
Health Care / Legal / Media & Marketing

Telemedicine Tipping Point Seen as Virus Alters Care

COVID-19 has turned the world upside down, but it is also ushering telemedicine into widespread acceptance in Arkansas. read more >

Tobias Pugsley, Baxter Regional Medical Center (40 Under 40)

Tobias Pugsley wants to take care of the people who grew up taking care of him. read more >
Dr. Krishna Nalleballe of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Education / Health Care

Nalleballe Takes Role with Arkansas Stroke Assistance at UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Krishna Nalleballe has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock as a stroke neurologist and as a consulting neurologist with the Arkansas Stroke Assistance through Virtual Emergency Support network. read more >
Mountain Home
Health Care

Baxter Regional Medical Center Fights to Bring Pediatricians to Mountain Home

Soon, Dr. Michael Adkins will be the only pediatrician in Mountain Home, a situation officials at Baxter Regional Medical Center say they are working to rectify. read more >
Baxter Regional Medical Center
Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance / Legal

Baxter Regional’s Fight Over Medicare Appeals Continues in Appeals Court

Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home is one of several hospitals appealing a federal court’s decision denying their request to speed up Medicare claim appeals by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. read more >
Baxter Regional Medical Center
Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance / Legal / Nonprofits

Waiting Room: Medicare Appeals Tie Up Hospitals’ Millions

Adding to hospital frustration is the way that the RACs, which are private companies, are paid: They have a financial incentive to deny as many claims as possible because they receive up to 12.5 percent of the money recovered. read more >
The late Dr. Stacey Johnson of Mountain Home (inset) once owned and practiced at this medical building, where the alleged Medicare fraud occurred.
Business Services / Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance / Legal / Small Business

Signs of $14.7 Million Medicare Fraud from Mountain Home Doctor Date Back for Years

If Dr. Stacey M. Johnson of Mountain Home had not died earlier this year at 63, he likely would have been charged with overbilling Medicare by $14.7 million, according to a criminal investigator’s affidavit that was recently made public. read more >
Business Services / Construction / Education / Health Care / Insurance / Nonprofits / Small Business

Hospital Vendors Earn Millions for Range of Contract Services

Doing business with hospitals can mean big business for vendors, and tax forms filed by nonprofit hospitals provide a peek into how hundreds of millions of dollars are spent. read more >