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Arkansas Children's Hospital provided this photo of the site of its planned $100 million hospital in Springdale. The site, donated by the George family, is near Arvest Ballpark, the home field for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals
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Health Care Construction Spending in Arkansas Is Climbing

Spending on health care-related construction projects in Arkansas nearly doubled in 2015 compared with the previous year. read more >
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Chancellor Dan Rahn (inset) would like to see more state funding for the academic health center.
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UAMS Fears More Red Ink, Eyes $34M Shortfall in Fiscal 2017

As bad as the financial picture at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is now, it could be a lot worse if the state’s hybrid Medicaid expansion plan isn’t continued by the state Legislature. read more >
Roxane Townsend is the CEO of UAMS Medical Center.
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UAMS Eyes Expansion, Sees Increase in Patient Demand

The Affordable Care Act as applied in Arkansas has worked so well for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences that administrators are considering expanding the 10-story UAMS Medical Center. read more >
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Top College Officials See Sizable Pay Raises

Arkansas Business reviewed the Administrator’s Compensation Survey reports filed with the state Department of Higher Education for the 2010 and 2014 fiscal years. In the four-year period, the number of six-figure employees included in the report increased from 460 to 703. read more >
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UAMS Outsources Marketing to Nebraska Firm

After years of in-house marketing, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has hired Swanson Russell of Lincoln, Nebraska, to be its advertising agency of record. read more >
UAMS Chancellor Dr. Dan Rahn
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UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn Attacks Red Ink With Balanced Budget Plan

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences had an operating loss of $27.8 million in the first six months of its current fiscal year, a dramatic downturn from an $8.5 million operating gain during the same period a year earlier. read more >
Leslie Taylor
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UAMS Promotes Leslie Taylor

Former journalist and CARTI executive Leslie Taylor will be promoted to vice chancellor for the UAMS Office of Communications & Marketing on Jan. 1. read more >