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Bo Ryall, president and CEO of the Arkansas Hospital Association
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Reading The Future: Health Care (40 Years of Arkansas Business)

“I think there could be possibly more mergers or management agreements with hospitals that are facing financial challenges.” said Bo Ryall, President & CEO of the Arkansas Hospital Association. read more >
Education / Health Care / Industry

James Graham Elected Chair-Elect of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (Super Mover)

Graham is executive associate dean for academic affairs of the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Little Rock. read more >
Health Care

First Proton Therapy Center Opens in Little Rock

The first proton therapy center in Arkansas — and only the 43rd in the nation — opened at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. read more >
Health Care / Nonprofits

Walker Foundation Pledges $2M for UAMS Sports Performance Center

The 115,000-SF, $85 million facility will provide specialized care for the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville’s athletes. read more >
Construction / Education / Health Care / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits / Tourism

2 Hired at Cromwell Architects Engineers (Movers & Shakers)

Jamison Mosley will serve as a graphic designer, and Jason Neal joins as a technical writer. read more >
UAMS Chancellor Dr. Cam Patterson speaks at the opening of the UAMS Baptist Health Cancer Clinic-Little Rock on May 18, 2023

UAMS, Baptist Health Open Cancer Clinic in Little Rock

The clinic will be staffed by hematology/oncology, gynecologic oncology, and neuro-oncology physicians from the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. read more >
Dr. Cam Patterson, chancellor of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Government & Politics / Health Care / Nonprofits / Public Companies

UAMS Gets $12M in State Funds to Support South Arkansas Hospital

The funds will cover operational expenses associated with the acquisition of South Arkansas Regional Hospital in El Dorado. read more >
Heating and air equipment is installed at the Medical Center of South Arkansas in El Dorado.
Health Care / Nonprofits / Public Companies

Group Tied to Murphy Family Buys El Dorado Hospital

A consortium of groups, including entities tied to the Murphy family, have formed a nonprofit to buy the 166-bed Medical Center of South Arkansas of El Dorado. read more >
Dr. Michelle Krause, CEO of UAMS Medical Center in Little Rock and vice chancellor for UAMS Health
Health Care

Dr. Michelle Krause Named Head of UAMS Medical Center, UAMS Health

She was previously chief clinical officer, a role now held by Dr. Ahmed Abuabdouha. read more >
Education / Health Care

UAMS Hires Andy Davis for Government Relations Role

The former state lawmaker starts the lobbying role around May 1. read more >
Government & Politics / Health Care

UAMS Gets $10M Grant to Expand Vaccine Outreach Efforts

The funds will help support vaccination efforts in the most vulnerable and medically underserved communities across the state. read more >
Shemeka Washington, an EKG tech at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. The pandemic is exacerbating health worker shortages.
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COVID Creates Nursing CrisisLock Icon

Record COVID cases are transforming a long-standing problem in Arkansas — the state’s nursing shortage — into a crisis. read more >
UAMS Medical Center in central Little Rock.
Government & Politics / Health Care / Legal

Arkansas Panel Delays Vote on Agencies’ Vaccine Requirements

The agencies say they need to follow a federal vaccine mandate to protect millions of dollars in funding, even though the mandate conflicts with state law. read more >
Government & Politics / Health Care

UAMS Halfway to $30M Fundraising Goal for NCI Designation

A $1 million donation from the owners of Fowler Foods Inc. of Jonesboro helped UAMS hit the milestone. read more >
Dr. Cam Patterson, chancellor of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Education / Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance

UAMS’ Cam Patterson Reveals Snapshot of Pandemic’s Reality

Dr. Cam Patterson, the UAMS chancellor, shares how health care providers are fighting the delta variant and what the future could hold. read more >
Donald Bobbitt
Education

UA Board Votes to Require Masks on Campuses

The University of Arkansas' governing board votes to require masks on its campuses, as dozens of school districts imposed their own mandates. read more >
Dr. Cam Patterson, UAMS chancellor, speaks Friday afternoon at the governor’s daily coronavirus update news conference.
 
Government & Politics / Health Care

Arkansas COVID-19 Hospitalizations Hit New High for 2nd Day

Arkansas' COVID-19 hospitalizations hit a new high for the second day in a row as a surge in coronavirus cases continued to overwhelm the state's health system. read more >
Jimmy Hickey Jr.
Government & Politics

Hutchinson: Special Session on Schools, COVID ‘An Option’

Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he is considering calling lawmakers back to the Capitol to revisit a state law banning mask mandates by state and local governments. read more >
Gov. Asa Hutchinson
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Hutchinson, Top Lawmakers to Meet on Mask Mandate Ban

Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he plans to meet with House and Senate leaders about growing calls to allow schools to require face masks as the state reported 23 more deaths from COVID-19. read more >
Gov. Asa Hutchinson delivers his "State of the State" address in the state House of Representatives on Tuesday.
Health Care

Governors Pin Hopes on Full Vaccine Approval as Cases Climb

As U.S. regulators weigh a final stamp of approval for COVID-19 vaccines, governors in states hard hit by the pandemic — including Arkansas — hope the move will help persuade holdouts to get the shot. read more >