Gov. Asa Hutchinson was part of a small group of governors invited to the White House over the weekend to visit with Trump Administration officials about how to move forward on health care legislation. GOP leaders in the U.S. Senate have failed to succeed on legislation geared to repeal and...
The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith (UAFS) announced Wednesday (Dec. 6) plans for a 15-month accelerated bachelor of science nursing program, or accelerated BSN, in conjunction with Sparks and Mercy to address a nationwide “crisis” that is expected to result in 1.2 million vacancies in the registered nurse...
The state’s pharmacists say they are losing money on average for every prescription they fill for patients covered by health insurance exchange plans administered by Blue Cross and Ambetter since the beginning of this year. That includes beneficiaries of the state’s Arkansas Works program. Scott Pace, CEO of the Arkansas...
Technology continues to change how Americans work and live, especially when it comes to health care. New advances are changing how health care is paid for and delivered, putting access to information at our fingertips and creating a more seamless health care experience. With that in mind, here are five...
With the new year, some look to set resolutions, and sometimes that could be setting new fitness goals. Reaching those goals might be easier with the help of employees at fitness and recreational sports centers. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics has developed a data chart showing the...
AMITA Health Medical Group OB/Gyne Practice Recognized at National Conference Hinsdale, IL -- AMITA Health Medical Group Obstetrics and Gynecology practice, OMG Women's Healthcare in Hinsdale, has been recognized at the American College of Nurse Midwives 62nd National Conference. The practice submitted its clinical data for review as part of a...
Medicare Advantage (MA) health plans, under which elderly Americans can choose to receive medical benefits through private companies, continue to grow rapidly. Thanks to changes in policy and the rising number of baby boomers qualifying for Medicare, enrollments in MA are expected to grow at a 5 percent compound...
Wall Street analysts don't expect Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC - Get Report) to be swallowed whole in a blockbuster deal, despite buzz generated by a Wall Street Journal report late Wednesday, Sept. 13, that the activist-pressured hospital operator was exploring strategic options, including a sale of the company. Tenet shares were up...
As a provider of both a health care and insurance, Northwell Health has a huge stake in what health care legislation Congress proposes. CEO Michael Dowling says it's time for Democrats and health care professionals to come to the table. Transcript STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi sent a letter...
Schaumburg trustees are poised Tuesday to approve a 62-month lease allowing the village's nursing and senior services division to relocate this summer to Market Square shopping center. The move also would pave the way for the demolition of the 70-year-old Slingerland House on Schaumburg's municipal campus, which has been the...