Health & Medicine
Megan Gagliardi is thankful to have a physical reminder of her heart transplant to reflect on each day. “I love my scar, and I love showing people what I’ve been through. It’s a huge part of me.”
More than 30 percent of Alabamians are registered to be organ donors, but more are needed.
UAB will establish a medical office building to house primary care and other medical specialties in the Stadium Trace Village development along I-459 in Hoover.
A bill authorizing the UAB Health System to set up a resource center to assist rural, public hospitals facing economic pressures has been passed by the Alabama legislature.
UAB Health System CEO Will Ferniany has joined the Board of Directors of Vizient, a leading health care consulting firm.
UAB Medicine recently established a colorectal oncology clinic to provide a hassle-free experience for diagnosis and treatment.
After providing UAB's School of Medicine with HIV-positive deceased donor transplant protocols, UAB aims to return the favor to Groote Schuur Hospital in South Africa by providing paired exchange transplant training
UAB partners with other health care providers to start an Accountable Care Organization to deliver better health care at a lower cost to Medicare patients.
UAB's Enhanced Recovery After Surgery pathway uses technology to improve patient recovery from major surgery.
Watch a bleeding-control demonstration and join in with questions live as trauma surgeons show benefits of kits in public settings.
Researchers have found the rate of hospitalization for sarcoidosis has increased, and in-hospital mortality associated with sarcoidosis has decreased.
As national deceased donor transplants top 10,000, UAB and AOC credit increase to "hero" donors and broader organ acceptance criteria.
Nine hospitals and 10 county health offices will have access to telehealth thanks to a nearly half-million-dollar grant.
Throughout February, UAB Heart and Vascular Services will raise awareness about heart disease.
Construction begins on Alabama's first proton therapy facility, bringing the most most advanced form of cancer-killing radiation to UAB in 2020.
A deployed father traveled 7,600 miles across 11 time zones to meet his son in UAB's Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

With Birmingham-area hospital emergency medicine resources stretched to capacity, physicians urge those with flu symptoms to call primary care providers or utilize UAB eMedicine.

A TEDx Birmingham talk by Jayme Locke inspires an Alabamian to donate altruistically and save more lives.

UAB is one of only three hospitals in the United States to receive a three-star ranking in each of the five categories of surgery.

The Center for Psychiatric Medicine at UAB celebrates 25 years as a leader in mental healthcare.
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