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Medical Group Spring Outing-Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Medical Group Spring Outing-Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Attention Medical Group Coworkers! Don’t miss out on the upcoming Medical Group Spring outing at Dickey-Stephens Park. Arkansas Travelers VS San Antonio Missions Sunday, April 9, at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock We appreciate all that our coworkers do and want to spend an afternoon of fun, food and fellowship together! Click here for the […]






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Hot Springs-Dr. Mukesh Sharma Recognized as Service Hero

Hot Springs-Dr. Mukesh Sharma Recognized as Service Hero

Congratulations to Dr. Mukesh Sharma, Nephrologist, for being recognized as a Service Hero in Hot Springs. Read as snip from his nomination below: “On Valentine’s Day, Dr. Sharma stopped in the cafeteria to help a customer and her family member. The customer was throwing up and appeared ill. Dr. Sharma stayed with them until he […]






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Medical Group Appreciation-Thanks a ‘Latte’

Medical Group Appreciation-Thanks a ‘Latte’

The Medical Group is spending the month of February letting coworkers know they are appreciated a ‘latte’. Each individual clinic manager is ‘brewing’ up a special event, with coffee, hot chocolate and all the fixings for coworkers and physicians. Everyone will also receive a Medical Group coffee mug. “We are proud of our clinic coworkers […]






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Dr. Jill Flaxman Receives Service Hero Award at Infirmary

Dr. Jill Flaxman Receives Service Hero Award at Infirmary

Congratulations to Dr. Jill Flaxman for recently being recognized as a Service Hero at the Infirmary. Read a snip from her nomination below. “Dr. Jill Flaxman has gone above and beyond to assist with CLABSI/CAUTI prevention. She is personally checking every central line in the operating rooms and CVICU for correct technique, placements and dressings. […]






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Volunteers Needed for Marathon: March 3-4

Volunteers Needed for Marathon: March 3-4

Join the team of coworkers and doctors who are giving time to support the upcoming Little Rock Marathon. We need multiple volunteers for the “expo” event on Friday and Saturday. We ask that you commit to three hours. To find the time slots, click here. To find other volunteer opportunities, you can always visit us […]






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Welcome Dr. Heather Owens as OB/GYN

Welcome Dr. Heather Owens as OB/GYN

The Medical Group welcomes Heather Owens, MD, as the newest member of the CHI St. Vincent Women’s Clinic in Little Rock. Dr. Owens has practiced in the region for several years, including time in Little Rock and Saline County. She completed both her medical school and resident at UAMS. Dr. Owens will also have an […]






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Dr. Waqas Discusses Heart Health at US Postal Service District Office

Dr. Waqas Discusses Heart Health at US Postal Service District Office

The US Postal Service District Office in Little Rock recently hosted a lunch and learn on heart health, featuring Cardiologist, Dr. Muhammad Waqas. Dr. Waqas presented to around 25 employees during a lunch session, answered questions and led discussion on the significance of heart health. Free blood pressure and glucose testing was also available to attendees. February […]






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Heart of Hot Springs Art Competition

Heart of Hot Springs Art Competition

CHI St. Vincent Heart Clinic Arkansas invited fifth graders from Lake Hamilton School, Lakeside School District and Hot Springs School District to enter the Heart of Hot Springs Art Competition. The theme for the competition was “What does a healthy heart look like to you?” A panel of judges reviewed more than 150 entries for […]






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Welcome Dr. Michael Frais to Hot Springs

Welcome Dr. Michael Frais to Hot Springs

Liverpool, England gave America the Beatles…and Dr. Michael Frais. Dr. Frais grew up in Liverpool and attended medical school there.  He specialized in cardiology and worked as a physician for several years before moving to Manitoba in Canada. He then joined the staff at UAMS as assistant professor of medicine. He lived in Arkansas for […]






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Publication Profiles Marcia Atkinson

Publication Profiles Marcia Atkinson

The Arkansas Medical News publication published a thoughtful profile of one of our executive leaders: Marcia Atkinson, MHSA, vice president/administrator of the CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute, heads the largest cardiology practice in the state with 42 cardiologists by this summer plus five cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons. CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute supports cardiology services […]






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