Healthcare Industry Booming in NWA

The health care industry is expanding to keep up with northwest Arkansas’ growing population, and it’s not just construction companies that are benefiting.

Major hospital expansions are under way, such as Arkansas Children’s Hospital’s $167 million facility in Springdale and Mercy Hospital Northwest’s $247 million expansion plan. Other hospitals and medical-care companies in northwest Arkansas have also begun or completed expansions.

Health care is just one industry that has responded to the force of northwest Arkansas’ growth. More people mean more schools, more shops, more restaurants, and more office buildings.

Read the complete article in Arkansas Business here.