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Larry Shackleford

Health Care

Rate Impasse Could Push Conway Regional Out of Insurer’s Network

CEO Matt Troup said UnitedHealthcare is paying Conway Regional about 50% less than hospitals in the market for in-patient procedures “and on the outpatient side, it’s even more dramatic.” read more >
Larry Shackleford
Health Care / Manufacturing

Upskill NWA to Retrain Workers for Health Care Careers

The Walton Family Foundation and the Excellerate Foundation commit $3 million to start a nonprofit to retrain workers for jobs in high-demand industries, starting with health care. read more >
Dr. Soliman Mohamed Ali Soliman was suspended for a week without pay by Washington Regional Medical Center last year after a registered nurse, Anita Clinard, accused him of sexual harassment.  She is now suing Soliman and the hospital.
Education / Government & Politics / Health Care

NWA Graduate Medical Programs Get $12.5M Boost

The Arkansas Legislative Council approves nearly $12.5 million in funding to establish up to 92 new graduate medical education positions at Washington Regional Medical Center by 2030. read more >
Banking & Finance / Business Services / Energy / Health Care / Manufacturing / Nonprofits

State Chamber, AIA Announce 2021 Officers

The Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce and Associated Industries of Arkansas Inc. announced their 2021 officers and directors last week. read more >
Larry Shackleford

Health Care Professional of the Year Finalist: Larry Shackelford, Washington Regional Medical System

A graduate of the University of Arkansas and a CPA, Shackelford has spent the majority of his professional life lending his expertise in financial matters to the health care industry. read more >