Writer, UAB Reporter
Broad telehealth accessibility in Alabama would provide unprecedented access to care in rural areas by eliminating the geographic divide and improving the quality of life for those with chronic and rare diseases.
The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program says UAB meets all criteria as a Comprehensive Center to deliver safe, high-quality bariatric patient care.
.Eric Wallace is piloting telehealth program, which he says could open the door for Alabamians in rural communities to receive more subspecialized care without traveling long.
A record $2,006,063 was pledged for this year’s campaign, which will help provide financial assistance to more than120 nonprofits in the Birmingham community.
New Living Donor Navigator Program tailored to African-Americans and a new Facebook app aim to increase access to living kidney transplants and reduce the number of patients awaiting transplant.
Recruitment for the trial continues as Myers discusses the benefits she received from participating and the knowledge she has gained to take control of her health care.
UAB News introduced Baby JJ and the Burford family to the public in 2015. After two difficult surgeries in his first year of life, Jeremiah reaches a milestone in his road to recovery.
The addition of an on-site organ donor recovery center will increase the number of suitable organs available for transplant, maximizing donor organ and tissue gifts.
Tector’s arrival will bring the addition of a multivisceral and small bowel transplant program to UAB’s Division of Transplantation.
Gift from United Therapeutics will establish Xenotransplantation Institute and bring additional resources to support the endeavor with a goal of genetically modified kidney transplants taking place by 2021.