Icon (Close Menu)


Ryan Gehrig

Education / Health Care / Insurance

Diagnosing the Doctor Deficit: Arkansas Faces Escalating Physician ShortagesLock Icon

A nationwide shortage of doctors that’s only expected to grow during the next decade means that for executives at Arkansas hospitals, recruiting physicians to serve their hospitals and clinics is a full-time, 24-7 job. read more >
Mike Mudd, COO of Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas
Health Care / Real Estate

Mercy Hospital Northwest Hires Mike Mudd as COO

Mudd joins Mercy from Rochester Regional Health in Rochester, New York, where he held the same position. read more >
Ryan Gehrig is now leading Mercy Hospitals in Arkansas.
Health Care

Ryan Gehrig Takes Reins Of Mercy in Arkansas (Super Mover)

He was previously president of Mercy Hospital Fort Smith, a role he will retain along with an additional role as president of Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas. read more >
Health Care

Ryan Gehrig Named President of Both Mercy Hospitals in NWA

Mercy Northwest's current president, Eric Pianalto, will assume a new role as chief strategic growth officer. read more >
Eric Pianalto, president of Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas at Rogers, said a late 2019 expansion was crucial to serving the community during the pandemic.
Construction / Health Care / Nonprofits / Public Companies / Real Estate

Northwest Arkansas Hospitals Expand Despite Pandemic PressureLock Icon

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed a heavy strain on the health care system, but that hasn’t stopped the expansion plans of the state’s hospitals. read more >
A rendering of the main entrance of the planned ER and ICU expansion at Mercy Fort Smith.

Mercy Fort Smith Announces $162M Expansion of ER, ICU

Mercy Hospital Fort Smith announces plans for a $162 million expansion of its emergency room and intensive care unit. read more >
Drs. Kate and Ken Foxx will soon be treating patients at Mercy Health Neuroscience Center in Fort Smith.
Business Services / Health Care

Mercy Hospital Again to Offer Neurosurgery

Mercy Hospital Fort Smith has hired two neurosurgeons and is spending $10 million to revive its neurosurgery program. read more >
Mercy Hospital Ozark officials and others break ground Thursday on a $5.13 million expansion.
Construction / Health Care

Mercy Hospital Breaks Ground on $5.13M Expansion

Mercy Hospital Ozark broke ground Thursday on a $5.13 million expansion that will add services, equipment and 14,759 SF to its campus in Ozark. read more >