Looking forward to a promising 2015, UAB News revisits some top stories of 2014.
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.
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UAB Medicine-Leeds clinic will provide convenient access to a full range of diagnostic testing and specialty physician services.
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UAB Hospital honored by Becker’s Healthcare as one of the best hospitals in America, and UAB Medicine touted as a great place to work in healthcare
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month; several local activities support the cause.
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UAB clinical collaboration with CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic will increase access to care and help improve medication adherence for patients.
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Eminent leaders are set to gather twice annually to serve as advocates for the School of Medicine, as well as advisers on strategy, philanthropic initiatives and community engagement, to help the school become the preferred academic medical center of the 21st century.
The UAB Health System is once again recognized for use of information technology to improve health care, named one of America’s “Most Wired” hospitals.
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Watching football and tailgating can negatively affect heart health in unexpected ways; learn why and get expert tips for healthier game days.

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The $25 service, available to adults 18 and older in the Birmingham area, combines the expertise of UAB Medicine providers with the convenience of online access.

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UAB Medicine implements the ‘Have you ever served in the military?’ campaign in effort to improve quality of life, overall outcomes for veterans and active service members.
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UAB is the only hospital in the state to offer the minimally invasive MitraClip procedure to aid patients suffering from mitral regurgitation.
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A robotics and cardiac cath procedure was carried out over three days and meant patient did not have to undergo more rigorous bypass surgery.
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Selections are based on quantitative analysis of peer-reviewed articles in medical journals.
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UAB Medicine Urgent Care clinic will treat non-emergency conditions in patients ages 18 and older seven days a week.
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The Journal of Biological Chemistry recognizes UAB scientists’ paper on exosomes, particles that change the behavior of cells, while the research team examines shutting down tumor growth.
The conference is a comprehensive postgraduate course for all those involved in the care of neonates, children and young adults with cardiovascular disease.
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The S-ICD, which sits just below the skin, leaves the heart and blood vessels untouched while providing the same protection as traditional ICDs.
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UAB Heart and Vascular Services is celebrating heart month with events at UAB Hospital.
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Physicians and staff spent three days and nights in-hospital during the South’s recent winter storm to ensure success of a kidney transplant chain that stands at 13 and counting.
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