Tagged: sparks health system

Big Deals of 2018 Skyrocket in Arkansas by 267 Percent

by Jan Cottingham 2/11/2019 12:00 am

The value of big deals in Arkansas leaped to $53.9 billion in 2018, a 267 percent increase over the $14.7 billion figure of 2017.

Baptist Health Starts to Put Its Mark on Old Sparks Turf

by Marty Cook 1/14/2019 12:00 am

Baptist Health's purchase of Sparks hospitals in Fort Smith, Van Buren opens up a new market.

Baptist Takes Control of Sparks Hospitals in Fort Smith, Van Buren

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2018 1:31 pm

Baptist Health executives and local officials marked the change-over Tuesday of hospitals in Fort Smith and Van Buren that Baptist acquired from Sparks Health System earlier this year.

New Hires Add Spark to Baptist Health's Fort Smith Centers (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/12/2018 12:00 am

Additions are made as Sparks Health System merges into Baptist Health in Fort Smith.

Baptist Health to Buy Sparks Health System

by Lance Turner 7/18/2018 3:30 pm

Baptist Health of Little Rock says it will buy Sparks Health System, confirming an earlier Arkansas Business report.

Potential Baptist Buy Sparks Rumors

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/2/2018 12:00 am

Something major appears to be happening in Fort Smith, and it involves the sale of Sparks Regional Medical Center to Baptist Health of Little Rock.

Sparks CEO Dan McKay Leaving for Kentucky

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/2/2018 12:00 am

Sparks Health System CEO Dan McKay took a job as president and CEO at Ephraim McDowell Health of Danville, Kentucky. His first day in his new position will be July 16.

Spencer Mortensen Steps In at Sparks Foot & Ankle Clinic (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/25/2018 12:00 am

Dr. Spencer Mortensen has joined Sparks Foot & Ankle Clinic in Fort Smith as a podiatrist.

Allison Glenn Accepts Associate Role at Crystal Bridges (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2018 12:00 am

Allison Glenn has been named associate curator of contemporary art for Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville.

Stephanie Parson Promoted at Sparks Health (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/5/2018 12:00 am

Stephanie Parson has been named chief quality officer of Sparks Health System in Fort Smith. Jason Treece has been promoted to lead executive of strategic accounts for Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield in Little Rock.

Mark Thomas Takes New Role at Washington Regional (NWA Health Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Mark S. Thomas has been named vice president and medical director of population health for Washington Regional Medical System in Fayetteville.

Sparks Health System, UnitedHealthcare Renew Network Relationship

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 8:44 am

Sparks Health System and UnitedHealthcare have renewed their network relationship, ensuring that Fort Smith-area residents enrolled in UnitedHealthcare commercial and Medicare health plans have continued access to Sparks Health System’s hospital and its facilities.

Van De Bruyn Brings Electrophysiological Experience to Saline Memorial (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/14/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Van H. De Bruyn, Wendy Bennett and Stephanie Murdaugh are new providers affiliated with Saline Memorial Hospital in Benton.

Sparks Health System Names Brandon Bullard CFO

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/5/2017 1:40 pm

The Sparks Health System of Fort Smith on Wednesday announced the hiring of Brandon Bullard, a certified public accountant, as its chief financial officer.

Tim Norvell Named Regional Director of Operations at Arkansas Hospice (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 12:00 am

Tim Norvell is transitioning from director of marketing and business development at Arkansas Hospice to regional director of operations for the Russellville and Berryville service areas.

Micah Whitfield To Lead Magna IV Expansion into Northwest Arkansas (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/13/2017 12:00 am

Micah Whitfield recently joined the Magna IV team as director of business development and will oversee the expansion of the company in northwest Arkansas.

Shane Knisley In as New COO of Sparks Health (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/30/2017 12:00 am

Shane Knisley has been appointed chief operating officer of Sparks Health System in Fort Smith.

W. James Chon Switches to UAMS To Lead Transplant Program (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2016 12:00 am

Dr. W. James Chon has been appointed to manage the Renal Transplant Program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences as medical director. Chon will also serve as an associate professor of medicine at the UAMS College of Medicine.

Sparks Adds Samir Patel to Fort Smith Physician Staff (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2016 12:00 am

Dr. Samir Patel has joined Sparks Health System in Fort Smith as an internal medicine physician. Patel will treat adult patients for a number of conditions, including high blood pressure, diabetes, thyroid disease, heart disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

OK Foods Promotes Pair in Fort Smith (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/22/2016 12:00 am

Amy Szadziewicz has been promoted to vice president of quality and food safety at OK Foods Inc. of Fort Smith, and Brent Glasgow has been promoted to vice president of operations.