About half of American hospitals have some form of arts programming, usually art or music therapy. Now a growing number of medical centers — UAB Hospital is the first in Alabama — are implementing the more comprehensive AIM model.
Published in Experiencing the Arts
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.
Published in Faculty Excellence
The American College of Surgeons has again verified UAB as a Level I Trauma Center, a designation held by UAB since 1999.
Published in Service to Community
The LIBERATE Study will further investigate the Eclipse System, the first vaginal insert designed to provide bowel control.
Designation, voted on by women, recognizes UAB Hospital as providing the highest standards for patient care.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Becker’s Hospital Review has named UAB Hospital as one of the 100 Great Hospitals in America.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
The American Nurses Credentialing Center honor is the most prestigious designation a health care organization can receive for excellence in nursing and patient outcomes.
Published in Service to Community
Women’s Choice Awards and Becker’s Hospital Review honor UAB women’s health programs as among the nation’s best.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
The UAB kidney chain, which began December 2013 and expects more transplants in January 2015, ‘showcases the power of the human spirit in every aspect.’
Published in Service to Community
Best of 2014 2ECMO, or extra corporeal membrane oxygenation, takes on the function of the heart and lungs by routing the patient’s blood into the machine where carbon dioxide is removed and oxygen is added.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Hospitals remain alert and ready after a confirmed U.S. hospital-identified case of imported Ebola associated with the ongoing West African outbreak makes news in Dallas.
Published in Focus on Patient Care

Hospital-to-home care transition communications and multimedia programs improving engagement and outcomes for UAB patients.

Published in Focus on Patient Care
UAB’s May blood drive features a Buffet-inspired trip to Donorville
Published in Service to Community
Patient experience measures like communication, responsiveness, cleanliness and pain control among criteria for UAB Hospital’s 2014 Outstanding Patient Experience Award.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Best-in-class patient care among the criteria in Becker’s Hospital Review rankings that list UAB Hospital.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
UAB Hospital has been named one of America’s best breast health centers by WomenCertified, Inc.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
88-year-old, 100th UAB TAVR patient, is ready to have her “get-go” back.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
UAB is currently the top site in Alabama to offer a special CTO procedure, which helps patients avoid the more invasive open-heart surgery – but the resource is not widely known.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
The University of Alabama at Birmingham and the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from Feb. 17-27 to celebrate the Sochi Olympics and help boost blood supplies reduced by recent bad winter weather.
Published in Focus on Patient Care

UAB Hospital’s teenage volunteers get a rare chance to learn about possible careers in healthcare.

Published in Focus on Patient Care
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