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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 >
Dr. Matthew Burn of OrthoArkansas in Little Rock; and Dr. Jonathan D. Creech (inset) of Ozark Orthopaedics in Fayetteville
Health Care

OrthoArkansas Adds Burn, Ozark Orthopedics Hires Creech (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Matthew Burn has joined OrthoArkansas in Little Rock, and Dr. Jonathan D. Creech has joined Ozark Orthopaedics in Fayetteville. read more >
Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville. The health system has purchased 15 acres of land adjacent to its main campus to expand operations. 
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Washington Regional Acquires 15 Acres to Expand Operations

The $6.63 million property is adjacent to the health system's main campus. read more >
Clockwise from top left: Dr. Andrew Briggler, Dr. Brent Cameron, Dr. Shivang Desai, Dr. Matthew Katz and Dr. Appalanaidu Sasapu.
Education / Health Care

CARTI Adds Specialists to Care Area (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Andrew M. Briggler, Dr. Brent Cameron, Dr. Shivang Desai, Dr. Matthew Katz and Dr. Appalanaidu Sasapu have joined CARTI, the statewide cancer care provider. read more >
Larry Shackleford
Health Care / Manufacturing

Upskill NWA to Retrain Workers for Health Care Careers

The Walton Family Foundation and the Excellerate Foundation commit $3 million to start a nonprofit to retrain workers for jobs in high-demand industries, starting with health care. read more >
Dr. Michael W. Morse of the Washington Regional Neurology Clinic and Dr. Brian Pottorf of the Washington Regional General Surgery Clinic, both in Fayetteville
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Washington Regional Adds Two (NWA Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Michael W. Morse recently joined the Washington Regional Neurology Clinic in Fayetteville, part of the J.B. Hunt Transport Services Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Brian Pottorf has joined the Washington Regional General Surgery Clinic. read more >
Dr. Anton Lishmanov of Arkansas Heart Hospital
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Arkansas Heart Hospital Adds Lishmanov (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Anton Lishmanov has joined the cardiology team at Arkansas Heart Hospital and is seeing patients at clinics in Saline County, Little Rock, Hot Springs, Danville and Russellville. read more >
Brett Trelfa of Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield in Little Rock
Health Care / Insurance

Trelfa Selected as CIO at Blue Cross (Movers & Shakers)

Brett Trelfa has been named chief information officer at Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield in Little Rock. read more >
Dr. Naga Saranya Addepally of CHI St. Vincent Diagnostic Clinic in Little Rock
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CHI St. Vincent Adds Addepally (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Naga Saranya Addepally has joined CHI St. Vincent Diagnostic Clinic in Little Rock as a gastroenterologist. read more >
D.J. Burrows, Allison Moss and Hannah Wilburn of the Washington Regional Medical System
Health Care / Media & Marketing

Washington Regional Recognizes Three (Movers & Shakers)

D.J. Burrows has been named controller of Washington Regional Medical System in Fayetteville. read more >
Dr. Soliman Mohamed Ali Soliman was suspended for a week without pay by Washington Regional Medical Center last year after a registered nurse, Anita Clinard, accused him of sexual harassment.  She is now suing Soliman and the hospital.
Health Care / Legal

Harassment Allegations Follow Washington Regional DoctorLock Icon

Sexual harassment allegations by colleagues have followed a Washington Regional Medical Center cardiologist for years. read more >
Tara Howerton of the Washington Regional Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Clinic in Fayetteville.
Education / Health Care

Howerton Joins Washington Regional Clinic (Movers & Shakers)

Tara Howerton has been hired as an advanced practice registered nurse at Washington Regional Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Clinic in Fayetteville. read more >
Baptist Health, which has 11 hospitals in Arkansas, saw its patient revenue fall nearly 5% to $666.3 million in the first half of the year compared with the same period a year ago.
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Hospitals Remain Besieged by COVID-19Lock Icon

Arkansas hospitals are still losing millions of dollars to the COVID-19 pandemic, and executives say they can’t count on a second injection of federal stimulus money. 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 >
Vince Xayasane, CFO of the Medical Center of South Arkansas in El Dorado.
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Xayasane Takes Over CFO Role at Medical Center of South Arkansas (Movers & Shakers)

Vince Xayasane has been hired as the new chief financial officer for the Medical Center of South Arkansas in El Dorado. read more >
Dr. Josh Maloney and Stephanie Bolton of North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison.
Education / Health Care

Maloney, Bolton Move Up at NARMC (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Josh Maloney has been promoted to pharmacy manager at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison. Stephanie Bolton has been promoted to nurse manager of obstetrics and nursery. read more >
Daniel E. Voth and Dr. Fenghuang “Frank” Zhan of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.
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Voth Named Chair at UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

Daniel E. Voth has been appointed chair of the Department of Microbiology & Immunology in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. read more >
Dr. Jeff Bell of Washington Regional General Surgery Clinic in Fayetteville.
Education / Health Care

Washington Regional Adds Bell to Surgery Clinic (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Jeff Bell recently joined Washington Regional General Surgery Clinic in Fayetteville. read more >
Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville.
Health Care / Public Companies / Transportation

J.B. Hunt Donates $2.5M to Washington Regional Medical

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell has donated $2.5 million to the Washington Regional Medical Foundation. 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 >