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Education / Health Care / Nonprofits

University of the Ozarks Names 4 to Board of Trustees (Movers & Shakers)

Michael Dickerson, Naneida Lazarte-Alcala, David Porter and Shane Werling have been named to the board of trustees. read more >
Melony Stokes, senior director of programs for the UAMS Institute for Digital Health & Innovation
Education / Government & Politics / Health Care

UAMS Gets $1M Grant to Expand Digital Health Education, Training

The initiative is joint effort between UAMS, Jefferson Regional Medical Center and the Arkansas Rural Health Partnership. read more >
A drawing of the rehabilitation and behavioral health hospital Jefferson Regional Medical Center and LifePoint Health are planning to operate.
Construction / Health Care

South Arkansas Awaits $55 Million Hospital

A $55 million, 87,000-SF rehabilitation and behavioral health hospital in White Hall is under construction and can’t open soon enough. read more >
Dr. J. Afton Cooper of the CHI St. Vincent Urogynecology Clinic in Little Rock.
Business Services / Health Care / Nonprofits

Daniel Named Director of Magnola Regional Foundation (Movers & Shakers)

Jenni Daniel has been appointed executive director of the Magnolia Regional Medical Center Foundation in Magnolia. read more >
Aaron Gilkey of MEMS in Little Rock.
Construction / Health Care / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits / Transportation

Gilkey Joins MEMS Team (Movers & Shakers)

Aaron Gilkey has been hired as media and relations coordinator at Metropolitan Emergency Medical Services in Little Rock. read more >
Jason Rounds of UAMS Health in Little Rock
Health Care / Manufacturing / Media & Marketing

Rounds Moves to UAMS Health (Movers & Shakers)

Azurdee Andrade has been hired as the director of Hispanic sales and marketing at Habibis Durable Medical Equipment Inc. of North Little Rock. read more >
Rex Jones
Education / Health Care / Nonprofits

Arkansas Rural Health Partnership Adds CEO

Rex Jones says he wants to learn from executives in the ARHP network what the nonprofit can do for them. read more >
Dr. Toni Middleton of Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff
Education / Health Care / Nonprofits

Middleton Accepts Chief of Staff Role at JRMC (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Toni Middleton has been named chief of staff for Jefferson Regional Medical Center. 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 >
Clockwise from top left: Veronica Alexander, Tom Chiarelli, Amanda Robinson, Shayla Robinson and Michael Stringfellow, all of Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff
Business Services / Health Care

JRMC Adds 5 (Movers & Shakers)

Veronica Alexander, Tom Chiarelli, Amanda Robinson, Shayla Robinson and Michael Stringfellow have joined Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. read more >
Yes, the $180 million plan to replace Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff remains on the table.
Construction / Health Care

Jefferson Regional Replacement Still a GoLock Icon

Jefferson Regional Medical Center's $180 million replacement plan is not related to its new hospital, set to open in 2023. read more >
A preliminary drawing of the planned rehabilitation and behavioural health hospital Jefferson Regional Medical Center and Kindred Healthcare are planning to build and operate.
Construction

Jefferson Regional, Kindred Healthcare to Build New Hospital

The organizations did not disclose a budget or location for the project, but they said it is expected to open in 2023. read more >
Eight Arkansas hospital executives talk about the lessons they've learned from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Education / Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

Lessons Learned: Hospital Leaders Look Back at COVID-19 CrisisLock Icon

Arkansas Business reached out to several Arkansas hospital executives and asked them about their observations and lessons learned amid the pandemic. Here’s what they said. read more >
Arkansas Children’s Hospital Pine Bluff Clinic
Construction / Nonprofits

Arkansas Children’s to Open Pine Bluff Clinic This Month

Arkansas Children's celebrates its new $17.5 million clinic in Pine Bluff, set to open later this month. read more >
Gov. Asa Hutchinson held his first COVID-19 press briefing on Feb. 28, 2020.
Government & Politics / Health Care

Arkansas Marks One Year Since First Virus Case in State

Gov. Asa Hutchinson marks one year since the state reported its first coronavirus case, as the state's virus hospitalizations continue to drop. read more >
Dr. Maaman Bashir of Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff
Education / Health Care / Nonprofits

Bashir On Call at JRMC (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Maaman Bashir has joined the staff of Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff and its new clinic, Jefferson Regional Rheumatology Associates. 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 >

UAMS Gets Nearly $1M for Digital Health Training

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Institute for Digital Health & Innovation has received a two-year grant of nearly $1 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. read more >
Chris Barber, president and CEO of St. Bernards Healthcare in Jonesboro.
Health Care / Nonprofits

Viral Vigil Follows Hospital CapacityLock Icon

Concern that the COVID-19 outbreak could overwhelm Arkansas’ health care system remains a brooding cloud. The pandemic scenario is a possibility with a likelihood that’s elusive to gauge. read more >
George Makris Jr., CEO of Simmons First National Corp.
Banking & Finance / Construction / Public Companies

Simmons Bank Donates $1M to Construction of Pine Bluff Clinic

Simmons Bank has donated $1 million toward construction of Arkansas Children’s Pine Bluff Clinic. read more >