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Former Head of Medicaid under President Bush to Serve as UAMS Faculty, DHS Senior Advisor for Medicaid

LITTLE ROCK – Dennis G. Smith, former head of Medicaid under President George W. Bush, will become a visiting faculty member at UAMS and senior advisor for Medicaid and Health Care Reform for the Department of Human Services (DHS) effective Sept. 15. Dennis G. Smith “We were very excited when DHS Director Cindy [...]

By | September 2nd, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Awarded Nearly $1 Million for Medicaid Savings

Ron Cole, left, director of UAMS Northeast in Jonesboro, and John Vinson, Pharm. D., statewide medical director of Regional Programs, hold the ceremonial check. Oct. 23, 2015 | UAMS today demonstrated it is leading the state in improving patient care while also saving money as Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D., accepted $927,642 from Medicaid [...]

By | October 23rd, 2015|Featured, Medical News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Begins Statewide Sickle Cell Clinical Program

LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has opened a multidisciplinary clinic to serve Arkansas’ adult sickle cell patients as part of a statewide comprehensive program to address the disease.

By | January 21st, 2014|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, UAMS News|0 Comments

Future Brings Financial Challenges in Health Care

Dec. 12, 2012 | The state’s only academic health sciences center could lose more than $35 million in funding reductions that would affect its patient care services, research and educating tomorrow’s medical professionals, its chancellor said recently.

By | December 12th, 2012|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Public Health Study Shows State Medicaid Savings

Nov. 7, 2011 | Enhancing access to home and community-based health care services to the disabled and elderly can save millions in the Arkansas Medicaid program, according to a researcher at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health.

By | November 7th, 2011|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

State Medicaid Savings Created by Better Access to Health Services, UAMS Study Shows

LITTLE ROCK – Enhancing access to home and community-based health care services to the disabled and elderly can save millions in the Arkansas Medicaid program, according to a researcher at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health.

By | October 20th, 2011|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments