Palliative care helps patients get the most out of life, whether they’re newly diagnosed, a survivor, or nearing the end of their journey. UAB’s palliative care pioneers provide a fresh look at the fast-growing specialty and its emphasis on listening, choices, patient goals, and quality of life.
UAB Hospital’s change in tier ranking does not reflect any decrease in the quality of care provided or level of patient satisfaction.
Michelle Harris came to UAB on maximal life support, unsure if she would live after a rare multisystem autoimmune disease attacked her lungs. Now, she will go home with her eyes on upcoming prom and graduation.
Fourteen-year-old Angelynn Luckado’s cystic fibrosis ravaged her organs, leading to an extensive hospital stay, an extremely rare and complicated transplant, and now a hope for a healthier life thanks to an organ donor.
Hundreds of the top physicians in the nation practice at the UAB Health System, according to the latest edition of the Best Doctors in America®.
Physicians embarked on a rare operation in an effort to save the lives of one Georgian, one Alabamian.
Proposed budget cuts to Alabama’s Medicaid program would be disastrous to the state, says the CEO of the UAB Health System.
Becker’s Hospital Review lists UAB Hospital as third-largest in the nation.
UAB Hospital is the only Disease-Specific Certified program in Alabama and has had no observations or findings by The Joint Commission since joining the certification process.
The American College of Surgeons has again verified UAB as a Level I Trauma Center, a designation held by UAB since 1999.