For the 12th consecutive year, UAB Hospital has won the National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award for the Birmingham area. It is the only hospital in Birmingham to be included among more than 300 of the nation's top hospitals based on consumer perceptions of quality and image. The annual survey represents the opinions of more than 450,000 consumers in 250,000 households.
"We are extremely proud to receive this recognition. We strive every day to provide the highest quality of care possible to the patients who trust us with their health. This is another important recognition for our professionals in their efforts to provide excellent care," said Michael R. Waldrum, M.D., chief executive officer of UAB Hospital. "This acknowledgement is especially meaningful in that it comes directly from the people using our services, and all our physicians and staff should be proud."