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Health & Science NARMC

NARMC Values

The following article is from NARMC, a custom publication of Vowell, Inc., which also produces Arkansas Money & Politics. Safety, quality, integrity and community: These values guide North Arkansas Regional Medical Center (NARMC) and allow the hospital to remain successful in its daily...

Opinion Politics

View from the House

Joint Budget Committee reviews Governor’s budget proposal  The Joint Budget Committee spent this week reviewing projections for the next fiscal year and recommendations by the Governor for spending. The revenue forecast presented by the Department of Finance and Administration shows an...

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Arkansas Health Care Association Committed to Improving Care

At any given time, 18,000 Arkansans call a residential care community home, according to Rachel Bunch, executive director of the Arkansas Health Care Assocation, an industry trade group. There are currently about 75 licensed assisted living communities in the state, representing nearly 6,700 beds...

Opinion Politics

Governor’s weekly address

Governor’s FY 2019 Budget Proposal This week, members of the Senate and the House met in a joint budget hearing as they prepare for the upcoming fiscal session. On Tuesday morning, I presented my balanced budget goals for next year. I opened with a quick review of some of the good news from 2017...

Health & Science NARMC

Investing in Employees Pays Off

By Jeanni Brosius North Arkansas Regional Medical Center (NARMC) believes good employees are an investment. That’s why NARMC offers a benefit to further team member education through its Employee Tuition Assistance Program. “We have a wonderful program for our employees,” says Donna...

Arkansas Hospitals Association Health & Science

Heroes Caring for Heroes

By Salena Wright-Brown, Shauna Haynes and Sandee Foster, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System The mission of the Department of Veterans Affairs is to fulfill President Abraham Lincoln’s promise “to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” by...

Opinion Politics

View from the House: Preparing for Session

View from the House is a weekly column provided by the Arkansas House of Representatives. By law, Fiscal Sessions can only last 30 days (45 days with a 3⁄4 vote to extend), so members work weeks in advance drafting appropriation measures in order to ensure our sessions are brief. That preparation...

AMP News Business Health & Science

UAMS to Cut 600 Jobs

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences announced in a statement Monday morning that it would cut 600 positions in order to meet its budget for the current fiscal year. 258 of those positions are currently held by employees. Read the full statement from Leslie Taylor, UAMS associate vice...

Arkansas Hospitals Association Health & Science

All About Hospitals

The following article is from Arkansas Hospitals, a custom publication of Vowell, Inc., which also produces Arkansas Money & Politics. NEA BAPTIST in Jonesboro will soon be opening an 8,050-square foot facility as a part of its existing Trumann Clinic. The clinic now provides internal medicine...