• U of A opens $4.3-million wing for Biomedical Engineering Department

    FAYETTEVILLE--The University of Arkansas (U of A) Department of Biomedical Engineering launched in 2012 offering undergraduate and PhD degrees has already attracted 200 students in the cutting edge program designed to allow graduates to enter medical school, and also a wide range of other jobs in demand in the field.

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  • Intention of research is to improve treatment for addictions and mental illness

    LITTLE ROCK – How does the brain code the progressive development of addictions? Why are some people more disposed to life-long drug use disorders? A common risk factor for drug use, depression, anxiety disorders and other mental illnesses is experiencing assault or trauma.

  • AMA continues quest to accelerate change in physician training

    A little more than a year ago, the American Medical Association announced $11 million in grants to 11 academic medical centers to fundamentally change the way physicians are educated and trained.

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  • U of A opens $4.3-million wing for Biomedical Engineering Department

    FAYETTEVILLE--The University of Arkansas (U of A) Department of Biomedical Engineering launched in 2012 offering undergraduate and PhD degrees has already attracted 200 students in the cutting edge program designed to allow graduates to enter medical school, and also a wide range of other jobs in demand in the field.

  • Moving electronic health data between points-of-care helps coordinate patient care

    Ray Scott, Arkansas Health Information Technology Coordinator, uses himself as the prime example of how the State Health Alliance for Records Exchange (SHARE) can help improve the quality of healthcare in the state with a Health Information Exchange that allows different healthcare providers in the state to exchange patient Electronic Health Records (EHR).

  • Using Arkansas Community Foundation to administer funds removes the burden of administrative costs

    FAYETTEVILLE—Medical Associates of Northwest Arkansas (MANA), a physician-owned group practice with 74 physicians representing 11 specialties at 17 different clinics in Northwest Arkansas, makes a big impact not just delivering healthcare, but also playing a major role in charitable giving.

  • Intention of research is to improve treatment for addictions and mental illness

    LITTLE ROCK – How does the brain code the progressive development of addictions? Why are some people more disposed to life-long drug use disorders? A common risk factor for drug use, depression, anxiety disorders and other mental illnesses is experiencing assault or trauma.

  • AMA continues quest to accelerate change in physician training

    A little more than a year ago, the American Medical Association announced $11 million in grants to 11 academic medical centers to fundamentally change the way physicians are educated and trained.

  • Brief business news items from the local healthcare community.

     

  • Brief business news items from the local healthcare community.

  • Title: Health Tip: Check Stress at the OfficeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

    Posted: Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 01:00
  • Title: Health Tip: Beware of Bathroom ChemicalsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

    Posted: Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 01:00
  • Title: Flu Season Off to a Slow Start ... for NowCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

    Posted: Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 01:00
  • Title: Senior-to-Senior Aggression Common in U.S. Nursing HomesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

    Posted: Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 01:00
  • Title: Hookahs Deliver Toxic Benzene in Every Puff, Study ShowsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

    Posted: Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 01:00
  • Title: Ick! Tapeworm Infecting Man's Brain Yields Genetic SecretsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

    Posted: Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 01:00
  • Title: Sleep Off Addiction to Cigarettes?Category: Health NewsCreated: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

    Posted: Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 01:00
  • Title: Cost of Diabetes Care Keeps Climbing, Report ShowsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/20/2014 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

    Posted: Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 01:00
  • Title: Gel Implant Might Help Fight Heart FailureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/20/2014 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

    Posted: Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 01:00
  • Title: Exercise Might Not Help Some Type 2 Diabetics Control Their Blood SugarCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/20/2014 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

    Posted: Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 01:00
  • Title: Many People Who Drink a Lot Aren't Alcoholics: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/20/2014 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

    Posted: Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 01:00

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