Tagged: Health Care

COVID-19 Slashes UAMS Profits

COVID-19 Slashes UAMS Profits

Health CareTechnology & Telecom

At the end of February 2020, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock had a surplus of $22 million. But then COVID-19 surfaced. read more >

Many Businesses Continue Compensation During Pandemic

Many Businesses Continue Compensation During Pandemic

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Since Jan. 1, 2020, about half of U.S. businesses continued to pay at least some of their workers told not to work because of the coronavirus pandemic, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported last month. read more >

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

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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 >