With Increase In Patient Demand, UAMS Considers Expansion

May 18, 2015

The campus of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.
Credit uams.edu / UAMS

The Affordable Care Act as applied in Arkansas has worked so well for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences that administrators are considering expanding the 10-story UAMS Medical Center, Arkansas Business reports. 

The 494-bed hospital stays nearly full and can take only about 70 percent of the requests for patient transfers from across the state.

You can read the full story here and listen to KUAR's interview with Arkansas Business reporter Mark Friedman above.