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The new medical tower at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.
Health Care

St. Bernards Implants Region’s First Artificial Heart Pump

The implant marks an important milestone for St. Bernards’ Advanced Heart Surgery and Heart & Vascular Programs. read more >
(From left) Ahmed Abuabdou and Michelle Krause
Health Care

2 Promoted at UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Ahmed Abuabdou has been named chief clinical officer, and Dr. Michelle Krause has been named senior vice chancellor of UAMS Health. read more >
UAMS patient and nutrition services team member Maurice Jones Jr., far right, slices tomatoes as Jennifer Martin helps Latazanee Hatley wash freshly chopped romaine lettuce.
Health Care / Restaurants & Food

Food as Medicine: Hospitals Emphasize Taste, Nutrition and Choice

Hospital food service providers say the pandemic challenged them, but it also presented opportunities to pull in culinary talent. Now, inflation is forcing them to make other adjustments. read more >
Emily McGee
Health Care

Emily McGee Moves Up At St. Bernards (Movers & Shakers)

She's been named vice president of nursing. read more >
Aaron Gilkey of MEMS in Little Rock.
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Gilkey Joins MEMS Team (Movers & Shakers)

Aaron Gilkey has been hired as media and relations coordinator at Metropolitan Emergency Medical Services in Little Rock. read more >
Chris Barber, president and CEO of St. Bernards Healthcare in Jonesboro.
Health Care / Nonprofits

Viral Vigil Follows Hospital CapacityLock Icon

Concern that the COVID-19 outbreak could overwhelm Arkansas’ health care system remains a brooding cloud. The pandemic scenario is a possibility with a likelihood that’s elusive to gauge. read more >
The new medical tower at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.

St. Bernards Closes Some Facilities, Furloughs Workers Amid Crisis

St. Bernards Healthcare of Jonesboro says it has closed some facilities, cut salaries and furloughed some workers as patient volume at its hospitals and clinics decline amid the COVID-19 pandemic. read more >
Bryan Jackson and Jeremy Jeffery of Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff.
Health Care

JRMC Promotes Jackson, Jeffery (Movers & Shakers)

Bryan Jackson has been named chief administrative officer of Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. Jeremy Jeffery has been named chief financial officer. read more >
Dr. Erick Schuermann of St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.
Health Care / Legal / Nonprofits

Boch Brings Disability Experience to PPGMR Law (Movers & Shakers)

Caroline R. Boch has joined the team at PPGMR Law in Little Rock. Ashlie Hilbun has been promoted to senior vice president and chief strategy officer of Arkansas Children’s Inc. 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 >
Mark Young
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Craighead County Jobs Growth Outperforms Nation, State

Economic development leaders in Jonesboro welcomed a report showing robust job growth in Craighead County, but they hope it's just a signpost on the way to even better numbers. read more >
The new medical tower at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.
Construction / Health Care / Real Estate

St. Bernards Adds Hospital, $102M Tower

As St. Bernards Healthcare finishes its $102 million medical tower on its Jonesboro campus, the health care system continues to grow in northeast Arkansas. read more >
The new medical tower at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.
Construction / Health Care

St. Bernards Medical Tower Set for December OpeningLock Icon

St. Bernards will hold a ribbon-cutting for its surgical and intensive care tower on Dec. 10, and patients will move into the 245,000-SF building on Dec. 13. read more >
Doug Ross, CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs
Education / Nonprofits

Doug Ross Named New President at CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Doug Ross has been appointed as the new president of CHI St. Vincent in Hot Springs while keeping his duties as chief medical officer of the health system. read more >
Darren Caldwell of St. Bernards Medical Center
Health Care / Insurance

Caldwell Moves to VP Slot at St. Bernards (Movers & Shakers)

Darren Caldwell has been named vice president of regional services at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. read more >
Renderings of Southwest High School, the Little Rock School District’s first new high school in 50 years, show an aerial view.
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Largest Commercial Projects in Arkansas Top $2.1B

This marks the fifth consecutive year that the roster of largest commercial construction projects in Arkansas topped $2 billion. The 2018 list consists of 160 projects around the state that represent a combined dollar total of $2.1 billion. read more >
Dr. Holly Gonzales of St. Bernards Medical Center
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Holly Gonzales Starts at St. Bernards (Jonesboro Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Holly Gonzales, a radiologist, has joined St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Steve Debber has joined home improvement retailer E.C. Barton & Co. read more >
Joshua H. Brown 
Principal of Haag Brown Commercial Real Estate & Development of Jonesboro
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Joshua Brown Notes Successful Developments Raised by Wolves

Joshua Brown, one of the principals of Haag Brown in Jonesboro, says northeast Arkansas "needs 'one thing' by which we are known." read more >
Dr. Chithu Duvoor and Dr. Jacqueline Conger  St. Bernards Medical Center
Health Care / Retail

Duvoor, Conger Join St. Bernards (NEA Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Chithu Duvoor has joined St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro as an endocrinologist. Dr. Jacqueline Conger has joined as an Ob-GYN. read more >
Dr. Erica Stokes and Fred Spears of Baptist Health Family Clinic-Otter Creek in Little Rock

Baptist Health Adds Two to Otter Creek Clinic (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Erica Stokes and Fred Spears have been hired at Baptist Health Family Clinic-Otter Creek in Little Rock. read more >