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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 >

UAMS Gets $101M Shot in the Arm From Fed

UAMS Gets $101M Shot in the Arm From Fed

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The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences received an emergency advance of $101 million from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to help stop the bleeding of cash caused by the global coronavirus pandemic. read more >

UAMS Sees Improvement, Ends Embryo Storage

UAMS Sees Improvement, Ends Embryo Storage

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The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has seen much improvement in its financial vital signs. It has also ended its practice of handling complex fertility treatments. read more >

Accounting Maneuvers Hid Funding Failures at UAMS

Accounting Maneuvers Hid Funding Failures at UAMS

Health CareCover Story

When the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences announced in April 2014 that Dr. Gareth Morgan would lead the Myeloma Institute for Research & Therapy, it was cause for a celebration. The cheers didn’t last long. read more >

Conway Hospital Rivalry Goes Before Lawmakers

Conway Hospital Rivalry Goes Before Lawmakers

Health CareLegalCover Story

State lawmakers are scheduled to resume their inquiry into the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ contract to provide emergency room and orthopedic services at Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway. read more >

Trust, But Verify (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Trust, But Verify (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionHealth CareLegalEditor's Note

UAMS, ostensibly accountable to the public, is selling its doctors’ services, and the taxpayers who employ those doctors aren’t allowed to know how much the buyer is paying. read more >

Legislators to Quiz UAMS Over Baptist Partnership

Legislators to Quiz UAMS Over Baptist Partnership

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Members of the Legislature’s Joint Performance Review Committee have questions about the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ contract for emergency room and orthopedic services at Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway. read more >

UAMS Shakes Up Conway Hospital Rivalry

UAMS Shakes Up Conway Hospital Rivalry

Health CareLegalCover Story

Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway has relied on doctors from UAMS to provide certain services. Since UAMS is a taxpayer-supported teaching hospital, Conway Regional Health System sees this as unfair competition. read more >

UAMS’ Projected Deficit Rises to $72M

UAMS’ Projected Deficit Rises to $72M

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UAMS is reviewing ways to increase revenue and slash costs, including possible layoffs to its staff of about 10,000. It is one of the state’s largest employers. read more >

Baptist Health, UAMS Join Forces, Look to Conway

Baptist Health, UAMS Join Forces, Look to Conway

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The recent announcement by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Baptist Health of Little Rock that they would partner on clinical and academic efforts might be the beginning of a long-term collaboration. read more >