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Student Loan Payments Resume: How Arkansas Employers Are Easing the BurdenLock Icon

With student loan payments resuming, some employers are helping workers access a program to eliminate debt. read more >
Health Care / Legal / Nonprofits

Losing Discount Drug Program Would Cost Hospitals, Health Centers Millions

The 340B Drug Pricing Program allows community health centers and about 50 qualified hospitals in Arkansas to buy discounted prescription drugs from manufacturers, using the money to improve patient care. read more >
Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock
Health Care

Baptist Health Reports $12.9M Operating Loss

Patient revenue increased in 2022, even though patient volume hasn't quite returned to pre-pandemic levels. read more >
Bo Ryall, president and CEO of the Arkansas Hospital Association
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Calling All Nurses: The Crisis ContinuesLock Icon

Hospitals in Arkansas and around the country are desperately seeking nurses to care for a surging number of COVID-19 patients, and providers fear the demand will rise during the upcoming flu season. read more >
Baptist Health Hospital and Rehab Center in Little Rock.
Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance / Nonprofits

Baptist Health Nets Windfall Above $100M

Baptist Health of Little Rock reported an eye-popping $115 million in operating income in 2020, thanks to government stimulus funds. read more >
Baptist Health, which has 11 hospitals in Arkansas, saw its patient revenue fall nearly 5% to $666.3 million in the first half of the year compared with the same period a year ago.
Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance / Nonprofits

Hospitals Remain Besieged by COVID-19Lock Icon

Arkansas hospitals are still losing millions of dollars to the COVID-19 pandemic, and executives say they can’t count on a second injection of federal stimulus money. read more >
Baptist Health faces a challenge from a Little Rock firefighter over its billing practices, which placed a lien against him instead of first filing a claim with his health insurer.
Health Care / Investments

Baptist’s Financial Health Dips in 1QLock Icon

Baptist Health of Little Rock, like other health care providers in the state, took a financial hit in the first quarter as a result of COVID-19, and it isn’t looking better for the second quarter, which ended June 30. read more >
Baptist Health of Little Rock finalized its purchase of Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith and Sparks Medical Center in Van Buren on Nov. 1.
Health Care / Insurance / Nonprofits

Baptist Health Reports $20.9M Operating Loss

Baptist Health of Little Rock reported an operating loss of $20.9 million for 2018, marking the third straight year of operating losses for the state’s largest hospital system. read more >
Brent Beaulieu

Baptist Health Promotes Brent Beaulieu to CFO

Baptist Health, the state's largest hospital system, on Friday named Brent Beaulieu as its senior vice president and chief financial officer. read more >
Chad Aduddell, the CEO of CHI St. Vincent:
“There’s a lot of pain and a lot of uncertainty” in the health care industry.
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Bottom Line Taking Time to Get Better for Arkansas HospitalsLock Icon

2017 was a tough year for some Arkansas hospitals, and the situation could be getting worse. read more >
HD Nursing was born out of the BioVentures incubator program at UAMS in Little Rock.
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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 >