Tagged: Health

Criminal Case for Physician Set for January

Criminal Case for Physician Set for January

Health CareLegal

The Arkansas State Medical Board is keeping a close eye on the pending federal criminal case of a doctor charged in connection with a multimillion-dollar fraud scheme involving prescription drugs. read more >

Two Counties Sue Walmart Over Opioids

Two Counties Sue Walmart Over Opioids

Health CareLegal

Two Arkansas counties have sued Walmart Inc. over allegations that the Bentonville retailer contributed to the opioid epidemic by failing to maintain tight controls when filling opioid prescriptions. read more >

Quapaw House Insolvent, Former Receiver Says

Quapaw House Insolvent, Former Receiver Says

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegal

Quapaw House Inc., the troubled Hot Springs drug and alcohol treatment provider, has no employees, no open locations and no receiver nowadays, a lawyer for the company says, though it does have more than $13 million in debt. read more >

Alleviant Health Looking to Hire as It Expands

Alleviant Health Looking to Hire as It Expands

Health Care

Unlike traditional mental health clinics, Alleviant uses a team of psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed clinical social workers and licensed professional counselors working together to improve a patient’s health. read more >

Izard County Medical May Be Put on Market

Izard County Medical May Be Put on Market

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegal

The Chapter 11 trustee for Izard County Medical Center LLC is “exploring a sale” of the 25-bed hospital in Calico Rock, according to a bankruptcy filing last month. read more >

Lawsuit Challenges State on Dispensary Licensing

Lawsuit Challenges State on Dispensary Licensing

Health CareLegal

A company rejected for an Arkansas medical marijuana dispensary license is suing to clear the air over the state’s process of selecting replacement retail outlets when the original licensees fail to open for business. read more >

Website Tracks Financial Health of Hospitals

Website Tracks Financial Health of Hospitals

Health CareLegalTechnology & Telecom

The Arkansas Center for Health Improvement unveiled a website last week to help people track the financial health of Arkansas hospitals, a move that comes during a time of struggle for rural hospitals. read more >

CARTI Focuses on Expanding Cancer Care

CARTI Focuses on Expanding Cancer Care

Health Care

After improving CARTI’s financial health, CEO Adam Head says he's turned his attention to expanding the Little Rock cancer treatment provider’s reach across Arkansas. read more >