New Pathologist and Pulmonologist join Jefferson Regional staff

Jefferson Regional is pleased to announce that Kari Hooper, MD, has joined the Pathology department, while Sarenthia Epps, MD, MBA has joined the staff at Jefferson Regional Pulmonary Associates in Pine Bluff.Originally from Oklahoma, Dr. Hooper received her medical degree from the University of... Read More.

Report: VA missed errors by pathologist

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas veterans hospital missed the errors made by a pathologist who pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter while working impaired due to its poor oversight, according to an inspector general’s report released Wednesday.The report by the U.S. Department of... Read More.

Former VA pathologist pleads guilty in patient’s death

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A pathologist fired from an Arkansas veterans hospital after officials said he had been impaired while on duty pleaded guilty Thursday to involuntary manslaughter in the death of a patient who authorities allege he misdiagnosed. Robert... Read More.