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Washington Regional Medical System Names Lucas Campbell as VP & Chief Transformation Officer (Movers & Shakers)

He previously was president and CEO of Northwest Arkansas Pathology Associates. read more >

Dr. Soriano-Baron Named Co-director of Spine Services at UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

He serves as an assistant professor in the UAMS College of Medicine departments of neurosurgery and orthopedic surgery. read more >

Hospitals Question UnitedHealthcare’s Rates

Tough negotiations over reimbursement rates prompt another hospital to consider dropping UnitedHealthcare. read more >
Dr. Marc Denton Stam (left) and Dakota Young
Health Care

Baptist Health Hires 1, Promotes 1 (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Marc Denton Stam joins the cardiothoracic and vascular surgery center, and Dakota Young will provide care for Stam's patients. read more >
Amy LeSieur, Dr. Jeffrey Kellar and Dr. Ronald Mullis with Washington Regional Medical System
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Washington Regional Adds 4 (Movers & Shakers)

Amy LeSieur has been hired as vice president of ancillary services at Washington Regional Medical System of Fayetteville. read more >
Delena Hicks and Anjenette Fenske  of Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield.
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Hicks Moves Ahead at Blue Cross Blue Shield (Movers & Shakers)

Delena Hicks has been promoted to director of corporate compliance at Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield. read more >
Dr. J. Afton Cooper of the CHI St. Vincent Urogynecology Clinic in Little Rock.
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Daniel Named Director of Magnola Regional Foundation (Movers & Shakers)

Jenni Daniel has been appointed executive director of the Magnolia Regional Medical Center Foundation in Magnolia. read more >
Dr. Kylie Rhodes of Washington Regional Fayetteville Family Clinic.
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Rhodes Begins at Washington Regional (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Kylie Rhodes has been hired as a family practice physician at Washington Regional Fayetteville Family Clinic. read more >
Mohamed O. Elasri of UAMS in Little Rock
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Elasri Fills Vice Chancellor Slot at UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

Mohamed O. Elasri has been named associate vice chancellor for research at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. read more >
Emily Cobb and Sarah Loftin of Arkansas Surgical Hospital in Little Rock
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Cobb, Loftin Promoted at Arkansas Surgical Hospital (Movers & Shakers)

Arkansas Surgical Hospital in North Little Rock names Emily Cobb as its director of patient care services and Sarah Loftin as its chief nursing officer. read more >
Brad Holloway of Birch Tree Communities Inc. in Benton
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Battle Takes New Role at Arkansas Pharmacists Association (Movers & Shakers)

The Arkansas Pharmacists Association has hired Marlene Battle as health equity coordinator, a new role created to address health disparities in Arkansas that have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. 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 >
Dr. Loren Deputy of CHI St. Vincent Pediatric Clinic in Hot Springs
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CHI St. Vincent Pediatric Adds Deputy (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Loren Deputy has joined the CHI St. Vincent Pediatric Clinic in Hot Springs. read more >
Shemeka Washington, an EKG tech at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. The pandemic is exacerbating health worker shortages.
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COVID Creates Nursing CrisisLock Icon

Record COVID cases are transforming a long-standing problem in Arkansas — the state’s nursing shortage — into a crisis. read more >
Dr. Abdelrahman Attili of CHI St. Vincent Little Rock Diagnostic Clinic
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Attili Arrives at CHI St. Vincent (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Abdelrahman Attili, a surgeon, has joined CHI St. Vincent Little Rock Diagnostic Clinic and will focus on complex procedures involving the liver, biliary system, pancreas, spleen, adrenal glands and the stomach. read more >
Carrie Lucas and Kelly Madia of Washington Regional in Fayetteville
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Lucas, Madia Take Heart at Washington Regional (Movers & Shakers)

Carrie Lucas has joined Washington Regional Walker Heart Institute in Fayetteville, while Kelly Madiahas joined the Washington Regional Walker Heart Cardiovascular Clinic. read more >
Lowry Barnes, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
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Miller Added at Ozark Prosthodontics (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Ericka Miller has joined Ozark Prosthodontics in Fayetteville. read more >
Dr. Lane Aughenbaugh and Dr. Jamie Irwin of Saline Health System
Health Care

Staff Grows at Saline Health System (Movers & Shakers)

Saline Health System in Benton has hired Dr. Lane Aughenbaugh, an obstetrician-gynecologist, Dr. Jamie Irwin, a pediatrician, and Dr. Kristina Skinner, a cardiologist. read more >
Dr. Dominic Maggio of Legacy Spine & Neurological Specialists in Little Rock
Health Care

Legacy Spine Taps Maggio (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Dominic Maggio, a neurosurgeon specializing in spinal surgery, has joined Legacy Spine & Neurological Specialists in Little Rock. read more >
Eight Arkansas hospital executives talk about the lessons they've learned from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Lessons Learned: Hospital Leaders Look Back at COVID-19 CrisisLock Icon

Arkansas Business reached out to several Arkansas hospital executives and asked them about their observations and lessons learned amid the pandemic. Here’s what they said. read more >