August 25, 2016
As the nation battles an increase in opioid addiction, UAB Hospital’s Addiction Recovery Program expands to meet the need.
July 07, 2016
UAB’s program for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or ECMO, has won a Gold Level Award for Excellence.
Published in Innovation & Development
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.
June 16, 2016
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.
UAB is the first hospital in Alabama to participate in publicly reporting its data with American College of Cardiology’s Find Your Heart a Home pilot program.
Antibiotic use in acute and long-term care facilities is a focus of UAB’s antibiotic stewardship program.
March 24, 2016
UAB becomes one of only six hospitals in Alabama to be recognized as a leader in health care equality.
UAB leads local hospitals, first responders and government agencies in full-scale tornado disaster exercise.
February 18, 2016
Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater will present free workshops to students, patients and the community, with a grand finale performance at 2 p.m. March 5.
February 17, 2016
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.
Published in Faculty Excellence
December 29, 2015
UAB is partnering with Project SEARCH to provide high school students who have developmental disabilities with internship opportunities to help guide them on career selection.
December 11, 2015
The quilts, made by more than 100 volunteers from scrubs worn by medical staff at the Women and Infants Center, were unveiled at a ceremony Dec. 17.
Baby Friendly USA has recognized UAB Hospital’s efforts to educate and support breastfeeding mothers.
November 16, 2015
UAB Health System CEO William Ferniany, Ph.D., has been recognized on the Becker’s Hospital Review “130 Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs To Know.”
November 04, 2015
When her dad was too sick to leave UAB Hospital, she brought her wedding to him with the help of the team providing his care.
October 20, 2015
UAB has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the only hospital in Alabama among the most connected for 2015-16.
July 31, 2015
July 20, 2015
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.