Arkansas has the highest maternal mortality rate in the country and Dr. Joe Thompson, president and CEO of the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, talks about what could be done to improve the situation. Also on today's show, Washington County officials host a failure-to-appear clinic, a conversation about Ozark caves and more.
In this limited series, ACHI's CEO Dr. Joe Thompson and reporter Rachell Sanchez-Smith discuss maternal health and deaths in Arkansas, focusing on pre-term deaths and what can be done to lower the high rates of maternal mortality.
Partnering with the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement (ACHI), Ozarks At Large reporter Rachell Sanchez-Smith and CEO Dr. Joe Thompson dive into depth about maternal health and deaths in Arkansas in this second episode of the series.
In the latest Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, Roby Brock talks with University of Arkansas economist Mervin Jeberaj about the state of Arkansas' economy in light of new unemployment numbers and a looming debt ceiling fight in congress.
In the latest Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, Roby Brock talks with Craig Wilson, health policy director for the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, to better understand what will change for Medicaid recipients after the end of the COVID-19 public-health emergency in May.