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Arkansas Hospitals Offer Fewer Places to Give Birth

Some hospitals are closing their obstetric units due to financial struggles, creating “maternity deserts” in Arkansas and beyond. 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 >
Health Care

Hospital Veteran Brett Kinman Returns to Arkansas as Head of Magnolia Regional

He has been the CEO of two other medical centers in the state. 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 >
Rex Jones, left, and Mellie Bridewell 
Health Care / Nonprofits

Rex Jones Leaving Magnolia Regional to Join Arkansas Rural Health

He's taking over as CEO, while founder Mellie Bridewell is shifting to a position as president of the nonprofit. read more >
Dr. James Rudder of the Magnolia Regional Medical Center
Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance

Rudder Moves to Magnolia Regional (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. James Rudder has joined the medical team of Magnolia Regional Medical Center. read more >
Magnolia’s well-appointed small-town hospital was one of only three owned by Arkansas cities before its transition this month to nonprofit ownership. The state’s last city-owned hospitals are now in Mena and Piggott.
Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance / Nonprofits

Magnolia Regional Sheds City Ownership

Shifting from city to nonprofit ownership could mean a million dollars a year to Magnolia Regional Medical Center, but patients and doctors may see no outward difference. read more >
Bo Ryall, president and CEO of the Arkansas Hospital Association
Business Services / Health Care / Insurance / Nonprofits

Hard Year Adds Pain for Small Hospitals in Arkansas

Hospitals’ bottom lines were hurt by flat patient volume, a shortage of nurses and the high cost of specialty drugs read more >
CARTI Cancer Center in Little Rock

CARTI Sets Sights on El Dorado Cancer Center

CARTI announces plans to build CARTI Cancer Center South Arkansas, a comprehensive cancer treatment facility in El Dorado. read more >
Steven Rose is the CFO of Conway Regional Health System, which faces new competition.
Construction / Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance / Nonprofits

Arkansas Hospitals Report Healthier Results in 2015

On the annual checkup of hospitals, 61 out of the 86 hospitals on this year’s list of the state’s largest hospitals and medical centers — 71 percent — reported making money. That compares with 62 percent on the list that ran in 2013, just before the main features of the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act took effect. read more >
Health Care

Ghulam Khaleel Joins CHI St. Vincent Neurology Clinic (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Ghulam M. Khaleel has begun practicing at CHI St. Vincent Neurology Clinic-Little Rock. Khaleel completed his neurology residency at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. read more >
Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance / Nonprofits

Hospital Executives Report Better Finances

Last week, Arkansas Business staff writers checked in with the top administrators of five hospitals, large and small. Here’s what we learned. read more >
Construction / Health Care

Magnolia Medical Center Building Fitness Park

Magnolia Regional Medical Center broke ground last week on a fitness park on the hospital’s property. read more >