December 4, 2017

Injuries and accidents are common while stringing lights, lighting candles, and making homes look festive for the upcoming holiday season. While decorating, accidents interrupt the fun of the season if consideration is not used to avoid common mistakes that could cause injury or destruction.
 
“The holiday season is a time to focus on family,” said Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. “Small mistakes can lead to large problems if we forget to make safety a priority. Most accidents are avoidable if we take extra time during preparations this year.”
 

November 27, 2017

The medical director of the Arkansas Children’s Hospital Team for Children at Risk has received national recognition for her breakthrough efforts to prevent child abuse in the state and beyond. 

Karen Farst, MD, MPH, who also serves as the medical director of the Rebecca and Robert Rice Medical Clinic in the Clark Center for Safe & Healthy Children, was recently named the 2017 recipient of the Ray E. Helfer, MD, Award, a distinguished honor from the National Alliance of Children’s Trust and Prevention Funds and the American Academy of Pediatrics. 

November 27, 2017

CARTI has named two new members to its senior management team, according to Adam Head, president and chief executive officer of the statewide network of cancer care providers.

Jake Stover has joined CARTI as chief financial officer and vice president of financial affairs, while Rebecca Pearrow will serve as vice president of business development.

November 27, 2017

Dr. Travis Hess has joined the staff of CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs as a physician working in the Emergency Department.

Dr. Hess completed his residency at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Baton Rouge, La. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston.

November 27, 2017

Vinicio Medina, MD, is the newest staff member at CHI St. Vincent Surgery Clinic – Hot Springs. Medina practices general surgery. The surgery clinic is located at 1 Mercy Lane, Suite 201, in Hot Springs.