Author - Curtis Lanning

August 2018

Embracing the Robotic Revolution

By Curtis Lanning In July, Arkansas Money and Politics showed how robots were being used in the operating room, but there are so many other industries and organizations across The Natural State making use of these new technologies. One of those areas is retail. And the country’s largest retailer...

August 2018

A Shot in the Arm

Lineus Medical Lineus Medical was started in 2015 and has since designed a product to prevent IV lines from being pulled out. The founder, Spencer Jones, was working as a registered nurse when he kept seeing the same problem: Patients were pulling out their IV catheters accidentally and on...

Business Culture Politics

Manufacturing Hope and a Future

by Curtis Lanning  Sitting along Interstate 30 between Texarkana and Arkadelphia is the manufacturing town of Hope. The birthplace of former President Bill Clinton and former Gov. Mike Huckabee has a population of just under 10,000. With an unemployment rate below the national average and a stable...

Business Politics

Arkansas’ Oldest City Keeps on Tickin’

by Curtis Lanning Batesville is Arkansas’ oldest incorporated city, and nearly 200 years later, the town’s economy keeps on tickin’, officials say. The town sits along the White River in Independence County with a population of more than 10,700 people. Kyle Christopher, tourism director for...

AMP News Health & Science July 2018

Dr. Robot

  July 2018 Issue Arkansas hospitals are turning to advanced technology in the surgical room by Curtis Lanning It’s no longer the stuff of science fiction: Robots are stepping into the medical field, as hospitals in Arkansas bring in new technology to aid surgeons in the operating...