Friday, December 01, 2006

From across the pond

NHS Blog Doctor, in linking to my Grand Rounds, inflated my civic pride by adding a plug for Northwest Arkansas and an image of an Arkansas Sunset. This must have taken some serious Googling! Although I still consider myself a resident of the hinterlands that’s changing rapidly. The NHS Blog Doctor correctly points out that Northwest Arkansas is one of the six fastest growing areas of the United States.

A cluster of sleepy little towns not so long ago, we’re morphing into a major commercial center due in large part to Walmart, whose corporate headquarters are here. The resulting business travel has spawned a thriving service industry, and the population growth has outpaced the influx of doctors. So, if you’re looking for a place to hang your shingle, give us a look.

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