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$318M Makeover of Arkansas Children’s Campuses Set to Start This MonthLock Icon

The goals of the project include improving access to the campuses and the on-campus experience at the hospitals. The project also prepares the campuses to treat the sickest children. read more >
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Children’s Hospitals Report Rise in Attacks on Workers

In addition to facing staffing shortages, higher labor costs and low reimbursement rates, Arkansas Children’s faces a new threat: a rise in workplace violence. read more >
Health Care

First Proton Therapy Center Opens in Little Rock

The first proton therapy center in Arkansas — and only the 43rd in the nation — opened at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. read more >
Construction / Health Care / Nonprofits

Walker Foundation Gives $25M to Arkansas Children’s for Northwest Arkansas

Half of the foundation’s contribution will be used to expand the 233,000-SF Springdale hospital, including adding a new four-story wing. read more >
Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock. The pediatric care system is launching a major project to expand and modernize the campus.
Construction / Health Care

Arkansas Children’s Plans $318M Expansion

It's the pediatric care system's largest-ever project, with plans calling for hundreds of new employees, new programs and construction of new facilities. read more >
Eight business leaders in Arkansas share career lessons, advice and management tips.
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Lessons Learned: Women in Business Offer Leadership AdviceLock Icon

Read what eight Arkansas women have to say about their management experience. read more >
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Lessons Learned: Develop Other Leaders (Marcy Doderer)Lock Icon

Marcy Doderer’s advice to a leader who steps into a new job is to have patience, actively listen and be present in the first 100 days. read more >
Marcy Doderer, CEO of Arkansas Children’s
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Alderman Joins Mountain Home Radiology (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Daniel Alderman has been hired as a radiologist at Mountain Home Radiology Consultants in Mountain Home. read more >
Marcy Doderer, CEO of Arkansas Children’s
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Arkansas Children’s Vaccinations ‘A Continued Drumbeat’Lock Icon

Back in the summer, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the state’s pediatric health system that includes Arkansas Children’s Northwest in Springdale, announced that it was requiring all medical staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Sept. 30, last Thursday, as a condition of employment. read more >
Dr. Rick Barr, center, chief clinical and academic officer of Arkansas Children’s, talks with nurses Mendi Thomas, left, and Logan Ramsey.
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Delta Variant Hits Children Much HarderLock Icon

The delta strain of the coronavirus has sickened more children and challenged Arkansas Children’s in Little Rock and Children’s Hospital Northwest. read more >
Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock.
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Arkansas Children’s Raises Hourly Pay for Entry-Level Positions to $15

“We believe a living wage is essential," Arkansas Children's President and CEO Marcy Doderer said. read more >
Nonprofits

Arkansas Children’s Surpasses Fundraising Goal, Raising $274M

Arkansas Children’s announced Wednesday that it has raised $274 million of its Campaign for a Healthier Tomorrow, surpassing its goal of $250 million. 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 >
Jamie Wiggins
Health Care

Jamie Wiggins Named EVP, COO of Arkansas Children’s System

Jamie Wiggins is named executive vice president and chief operations officer of the Arkansas Children's System, effective Aug. 8. read more >
Marcy Doderer, CEO of Arkansas Children’s
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Doderer Enlists as Youths Face Mental Crisis

Children’s hospitals across the country are seeing a new crisis during the pandemic: an increasing number of teenagers with mental and behavioral health issues. read more >
Erin Parker
Health Care

Arkansas Children’s Promotes Erin Parker to CIO Role

Arkansas Children’s has promoted long-time system leader Erin Parker to the position of senior vice president and chief information officer. read more >
Little Rock School Superintendent Mike Poore: “We’ve got to be aggressive, and I hope that the community feels like that’s what’s happening in Little Rock right now.”
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Beyond COVID-19: Industries and Leaders Look to FutureLock Icon

Arkansas Business asked industry leaders to share their expectations for 2021, both before and after the coronavirus vaccine is widely available. Here’s what they said. read more >
Krakow, Poland, circa May 2016. Proton therapy of eyeball cancer, Bronowice Cyclotron Center, Institute of Nuclear Physics. A patient positioning chair in a treatment room and computer softwere.

Arkansas Hospitals, Georgia Company to Bring New Cancer Therapy to Arkansas

Three Arkansas hospitals and Proton International LLC have signed a letter of intent to bring the state’s first proton therapy center to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ Radiation Oncology Center. read more >
Arkansas Business Associate Publisher Chris Bahn interviews Arkansas Children's CEO Marcy Doderer at the Arkansas Business Executive Leadership Academy.
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Apply Now for Arkansas Business’ Executive Leadership Academy

Arkansas Business will host its first virtual Executive Leadership Academy this fall. Applications are now open and the deadline to apply for the program is July 31. read more >
George Makris Jr., CEO of Simmons First National Corp.
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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 >