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CHI St. Vincent Opens 10 Women’s Clinics in South Arkansas

The ARMOMS clinics aim to improve access to quality health care and help decrease high-risk pregnancy rates in the region. read more >
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CHI St. Vincent Partners With Park Plaza Mall on Community Health Programs

The arrangement will bring a renewed mall walkers program and ongoing events focused on exercise and fitness, healthy lifestyle, and preventative health. read more >
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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 / Nonprofits

William Jones Promoted to President of CHI St. Vincent Infirmary of Little Rock (Movers & Shakers)

He has served as chief medical officer and as vice president of medical affairs for the past five years. read more >
Health Care / Legal / Nonprofits

Jason Browning Hired as General Counsel at CARTI (Movers & Shakers)

He was previously an attorney at Wright Lindsey Jennings. read more >
Education / Health Care

UAMS Invests Julie M. Riley, M.D., in the Hal Reed Black, M.D., Chair in Urology (Movers & Shakers)

Riley is a professor and vice chair in the UAMS Department of Urology. read more >
Stephanie Blevins
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Stephanie Blevins Joins Arkansas Center for Health Improvement (Movers & Shakers)

Blevins will serve as director of northwest Arkansas community engagement. read more >
Lauren M. Story-Hefta
Health Care / Nonprofits

UAMS Hires New Assistant Professor for Department of Surgery (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Lauren Story-Hefta will be in the in the Division of Vascular Surgery at UAMS. read more >
Megan Smith
Education / Health Care

UAMS Assistant Professor Receives 2022 National Preceptor of the Year Award (Movers & Shakers)

Megan Smith, also a pharmacist at The Pharmacy at Wellington, was recognized by the National Community Pharmacists Association Foundation. read more >
Ronald Robertson
Education / Health Care

UAMS Gains New Chair in Surgical Leadership & Innovation (Movers & Shakers)

The new chair, Dr. Ronald D. Robertson has been at UAMS for 37 years and is a professor and the chair of the Department of Surgery. read more >
Health Care

Peter Emanuel to Lead Oncology for CommonSpirit

CHI St. Vincent confirms that Dr. Peter Emanuel, its director of oncology services, has been appointed vice president of oncology for its parent company, CommonSpirit Health System. read more >
Kelley Erstine
Health Care / Insurance

Arkansas Society of Association Executives Elects New President (Movers & Shakers)

Kelley Erstine is the CEO of the Independent Insurance Agents of Arkansas. read more >
Health Care / Small Business

HeartX Accelerator Picks 5 Startups for 2022 Program

Each company will receive $150,000 of investment capital as well as complete and total access to clinicians and administrators while executing their pilot projects with Arkansas hospitals. read more >
Kris Maddalena
Health Care / Insurance / Nonprofits

Arkansas Children’s Hospital Hires New Senior VP and Chief Nursing Officer (Movers & Shakers)

Kris Maddalena brings more than 15 years of nursing leadership experience to the role and will lead the largest division of the hospital’s workforce. read more >
Education / Health Care

CHI St. Vincent Donates $1.1M to UAPB Nursing Program

The gift is part of a five-year agreement designed to help address a statewide shortage of nurses. read more >
(From left) Dr. Jonathan Laryea and Dr. Matthew Steliga
Education / Health Care / Insurance

UAMS College of Medicine Gains 2 New Chairs (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Jonathan Laryea and Dr. Matthew Steliga have been invested in the Nolie and Norma Mumey Endowed Chair in Surgery and the Kent C. Westbrook M.D. Distinguished Chair in Surgical Oncology, respectively. read more >
Health Care

Little Rock Doctor Staying, but StretchingLock Icon

Dr. Peter Emanuel, chief of oncology at CHI St. Vincent, has some career news. read more >
Richard Chastain (left), Laura Lester
Health Care / Insurance

2 Doctors Join CHI St. Vincent (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Richard Chastain and Dr. Laura Lester will Practice at the Primary Care Clinic in Hot Springs. read more >
Health Care / Insurance

As Prices Rise, Hospitals Suffer At Old Pay Rate

Through the first five months of this year, Conway Regional Medical Center has a $2.4 million loss. And its financial health is expected to worsen if government and commercial health insurance companies don’t increase their reimbursements for services. read more >
Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance

It’s Not Over Yet (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

It can be difficult to determine exactly where we are in this continuing COVID-19 pandemic. read more >