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North Arkansas Regional Medical Center President & CEO Sammie Cribbs
Health Care / Nonprofits

Sammie Cribbs Named CEO of North Arkansas Regional Medical Center

The health system's former chief nursing officer takes over for Vince Leist, who retired at the end of 2021. read more >

CoxHealth, North Arkansas Regional Medical Center to Open New Facility in Harrison

CoxHealth and North Arkansas Regional Medical Center announced on Monday that they will jointly open a new medical facility in Harrison. read more >
Vincent LeistNorth Arkansas Regional Medical Center
Government & Politics / Health Care

Surgery Ban Ends, but Few Go to Hospital

Dr. Gerry Jones thought that after the ban on elective procedures was lifted, there would be a surge of patients. There wasn’t. read more >
North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison
Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance / Legal

Coronavirus Could Kill Rural Hospitals on BrinkLock Icon

The COVID-19 pandemic threatens the survival of rural hospitals in Arkansas, several hospital administrators told Arkansas Business last week. read more >
Boone County Assessor Karen Hardesty denied a request made by North Arkansas Medical Services to have a clinic on the campus of North Arkansas Regional Medical Center be given tax-exempt status.
Government & Politics / Health Care / Legal

Harrison Hospital Loses Battle with Assessor over Clinic Tax

A judge says property taxes are due from a clinic run by the operator of the North Arkansas Regional Medical Center. read more >
Ray Scott
Health Care

Hospitals Move Toward Electronic Records Exchange

On Feb. 11, the 471-bed Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff became the third hospital this year to join Arkansas’ network that will let health care providers access patients’ electronic medical records. read more >