January 21, 2020

Stephen Hudson, MD, board-certified orthopedic surgeon, recently joined The Orthopedic Center at Northwest. He joined Dr. J. Marcus Heim and Steven Johnson, DMSc, PA-C, in practice at 601 W Maple Ave, Suite 411, in Springdale.

January 13, 2020

The Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) has hired Sara Bradley, who is a certified public accountant with decades of finance experience with large health systems, as its new chief financial officer (CFO). 

Bradley begins the role today and will oversee all finance operations for DHS, including Medicaid finance. She previously worked for nearly three years as the market vice president for operational finance for Catholic Health Initiatives St. Vincent Health Systems in Little Rock. 

January 13, 2020

Arkansas Hospice, the state’s largest provider of hospice services, and the Arkansas Hospice Foundation recently elected new officers and members for their 2020 Boards of Directors.

January 13, 2020

Hiring fairs are being held as construction nears completion on the new stand-alone Northwest Health ER Fayetteville emergency department. Events are set for 7-9 a.m. and 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday-Thursday, Jan. 14-16 at the facility, which is located at 1255 S Shiloh Drive in Fayetteville (former site of the Clarion Hotel). The new multi-million dollar facility is scheduled to open in early March.

The 10,300 square-foot facility will house advanced technology, including a 64-slice CT scanner. The 24/7 emergency department is an extension of services for Northwest Health.

January 13, 2020

Researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have found a potential link between PTSD in combat veterans and changes in thyroid function.