A UAB program to expand access to palliative care is lauded by the American Hospital Association.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
More than 74,000 donors have contributed $500 million so far in UAB's largest-ever philanthropic campaign.
Published in Service to Community
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.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
UAB is the only hospital in the state to offer the minimally invasive MitraClip procedure to aid patients suffering from mitral regurgitation.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Since December, 21 living donor kidney transplants that have taken place at UAB are connected as donors “pay it forward” for a recipient to keep the chain going, and more transplants are scheduled for July.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
The Patient and Family Resource Center at UAB’s Comprehensive Cancer Center provides a comfortable place to find support.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
A robotics and cardiac cath procedure was carried out over three days and meant patient did not have to undergo more rigorous bypass surgery.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
UAB Hospital is the first in Alabama to offer the Nanostim™ leadless pacemaker for patients with bradycardia.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
UAB commended for strong quality-improvement program, advanced certifications among respiratory therapists and pilot training.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
A local woman injured by a bottle rocket to the eye joins UAB Callahan Eye Hospital in urging people to not use fireworks at home.
Published in Service to Community
A new UAB clinic can predict risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease and offer strategies to reduce that risk.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Cohen, a leader in children’s digestive disorders, was chosen after a national search and will officially join UAB and COA on Sept. 1, 2014.
Published in Faculty Excellence
A five-year, $1.72 million grant will help researchers to identify the role of testosterone and cortisol in health and development of preterm infants and find a measure that will reliably predict those infants most at risk for problems later.
A college baseball player nearly blinded by a batted ball and a UAB ophthalmologist urge athletes to wear eye protection at all times.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Need help putting the pack down? The UAB Lung Health Center is here for you.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
CreakyJoints, an online arthritis support community, and UAB are working to gather information directly from patients through smartphones and tablets to find better ways to treat conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis.
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
UAB’s Epilepsy Center is housed in the Department of Neurology under the direction of Jerzy Szaflarski, M.D., Ph.D.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center’s May 1 Fiesta Ball will support the work of UAB’s young cancer research scientists.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
In findings published April 9 in Science Translational Medicine, the UAB team describes the mechanism that contributes to persistent fibrosis in the aged, and suggests targets that may help reverse the buildup of scar tissue.
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