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The Value of Redundancy (Editorial)

Walking the line between adequate safeguards and efficiency is a key balancing act. read more >
Dr. Michelle Krause, CEO of UAMS Medical Center in Little Rock and vice chancellor for UAMS Health
Health Care

Dr. Michelle Krause Named Head of UAMS Medical Center, UAMS Health

She was previously chief clinical officer, a role now held by Dr. Ahmed Abuabdouha. read more >
The Rev. Paul Fetsko, priest and vice president of mission at Mercy Hospital Fort Smith.
Health Care / Nonprofits

After 18 Months of 12-Hour Days, ‘We’re Tired’Lock Icon

After 12 months of grinding work on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a time this year when health care workers and executives thought they had put the worst behind them. read more >
Members of the Little Rock business community have rallied behind Arkansas Baptist College to see it through another financial challenge.
Health Care

Arkansas Baptist College Awarded $100K to Support Nursing Students

The gift comes as hospitals across the state struggle with nursing shortages. read more >
Bo Ryall, president and CEO of the Arkansas Hospital Association
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Calling All Nurses: The Crisis ContinuesLock Icon

Hospitals in Arkansas and around the country are desperately seeking nurses to care for a surging number of COVID-19 patients, and providers fear the demand will rise during the upcoming flu season. read more >
Tony Seupaul has been the principal investigator on a number of clinical trials in emergency medicine and has written more than 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts and other publications.
Health Care

Tony Seupal Named Chief Clinical Officer for UAMS Medical Center (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Rawle A. “Tony” Seupaul will oversee all clinical care at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock as chief clinical officer read more >
Bo Ryall, president and CEO of the Arkansas Hospital Association
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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 >
Dr. Gareth Morgan, former director of the UAMS Myeloma Center
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Accounting Maneuvers Hid Funding Failures at UAMSLock Icon

When the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences announced in April 2014 that Dr. Gareth Morgan would lead the Myeloma Institute for Research & Therapy, it was cause for a celebration. The cheers didn’t last long. read more >
Dr. Cam Patterson
Education

Help Wanted: New Chancellor at UAMS Looking for New AdministratorsLock Icon

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is looking for a few good administrators. read more >
UAMS Medical Center in central Little Rock.
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UAMS Tops State In Net Patient Revenue

Of the 89 hospitals on Arkansas Business’ list of the largest hospitals and medical centers in the state, 14 reported a net loss of $1 million or more while 34 had a net income of $1 million or more. read more >
Dr. Richard Turnage, CEO of UAMS Medical Center and vice chancellor for clinical programs for UAMS
Health Care

Richard Turnage Named CEO of UAMS Medical Center

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences on Friday named Dr. Richard Turnage CEO of UAMS Medical Center and vice chancellor for clinical programs for UAMS. read more >
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Chancellor Dan Rahn (inset) would like to see more state funding for the academic health center.
Education / Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance

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 >

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Health Care

A health care resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions. read more >
Dr. Pope Moseley, the dean of the College of Medicine and executive vice chancellor at  UAMS.
Education / Health Care

New Dean Pope Moseley Sees Early Success at UAMS

On July 15, Dr. Pope Moseley became the dean of the College of Medicine and executive vice chancellor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. And he’s already touting some successes. read more >
Scott Barrilleaux is the CEO of Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.
Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance

Weighing Private Option Boost, Medicare Cuts To Scale Uncompensated Care

Hospitals around the state have reported that the so-called “private option” provided a needed boost by reducing losses associated with uncompensated care. 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 >
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock
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Little Rock Hospitals Dominate List of Largest Medical Centers

Arkansas Business’ list of the largest hospitals and medical centers was once again dominated by hospitals in Little Rock. UAMS Medical Center remained No. 1 on the list with net patient revenue of $648.7 million for its fiscal year that ended June 30. read more >
Roxane Townsend is the new medical center CEO at UAMS.
Education / Health Care / Insurance

Roxane Townsend Named CEO of UAMS Medical Center

Roxane Townsend previously was assistant vice president for health systems at Louisiana State University, where she worked with the system’s 10 hospitals. read more >