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February 2020 Health & Science Health Care Healthcare Magazine Pulse of Health Care in Arkansas

The Pulse of Health Care: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Cam Patterson: ‘Shrinking’ the state to expand access to care Arkansas has one of the lowest per-capita rates of primary care physicians in the country, limiting access to quality health care in rural areas.   While working to retain and recruit PCPs, the University of Arkansas for...

February 2020 Health & Science Health Care Healthcare Magazine Pulse of Health Care in Arkansas

The Pulse of Health Care: UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

Michael Birrer: State must be at forefront of advancements in treatment A cure for cancer remains elusive, but Michael Birrer says recent developments in medical oncology have “revolutionized drug development.”   “It is now common for new drugs to be tested and approved on an...

February 2020 Health & Science Health Care Healthcare Magazine Pulse of Health Care in Arkansas

The Pulse of Health Care: Arkansas Colleges of Health Education

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education Rance McClain: Osteopathic Growth Good for State Rance McClain, chancellor of Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (ARCOM) in Fort Smith, says the introduction of osteopathic medical schools in Arkansas has benefited the state.   “One of the...

February 2020 Health & Science Health Care Healthcare Magazine Pulse of Health Care in Arkansas

The Pulse of Health Care: Conway Regional Health System

Matt Troup: Conway Regional Expanding To Reach Rural Areas Health care alliances and system expansion are expected to continue in 2020 as providers look for ways to more efficiently deliver care. Conway Regional Health System is planting flags across the Arkansas River Valley as it looks to...

February 2020 Health & Science Health Care Healthcare Magazine Pulse of Health Care in Arkansas

The Pulse of Health Care: Arkansas Department of Health

Nathaniel Smith: Programs Having Positive Impact The Arkansas Department of Health is developing plans to help keep Arkansans healthy and advance the health care industry in Arkansas.   “We are developing a four-year strategic plan that aligns with that mission, laying out our departmental...