LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas Children's has hired Brent Thompson, JD, to lead its Legal Services division as senior vice president and chief legal officer.
Thompson currently serves as chief legal officer for Cape Fear Valley Health System in Fayetteville, NC, a system with more than 900 licensed beds and 6,000 employees. His experience there - coupled with his previous experience as assistant general counsel for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma - give him an excellent skillset for helping Arkansas Children's further strengthen its Legal Services division.
Thompson earned his law degree at the University of Tulsa College of Law and is also an alum of University of Oklahoma in Norman. He has extensive experience in litigation, hospital policies and procedures and hospital compliance with federal laws.