In contrast to unreliable third-party physician rating and review systems, UAB Medicine is empowering consumers to make informed health care decisions based on reliable information from actual patients through its online physician directory.
UAB Medicine is the first in Alabama to advance cardiology services by offering a first-of-its-kind heart stent that gradually dissolves in the body.
PaintFest America, a nationwide tour engaging cancer communities in the healing power of art, visits UAB on July 14.
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.
The Alabama-focused summit will showcase how telehealth is impacting and transforming the delivery of health care around the state
The partnership will bring a highly effective and precise alternative to traditional radiation therapy for treating cancer and some noncancerous tumors, without many of the side effects that often accompany treatment.
June 20, 2016
Eric Wallace is piloting telehealth program, which he says could open the door for Alabamians in rural communities to receive more subspecialized care without traveling long distances.
Thousands of people, many of them children, suffer eye injuries from fireworks each year in the United States. UAB ophthalmologists at the only eye emergency room in Alabama provide safety tips.
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New Living Donor Navigator Program tailored to African-Americans and a new Facebook app aim to increase access to living kidney transplants and reduce the number of patients awaiting transplant.
UAB’s William Curry, M.D., explains the advantages for millennials to find a primary care physician and why it is a necessary step to take for their health.
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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.
April 12, 2016
Alabama landmarks will change their colors to bring awareness to the need for Alabama’s residents to register to be organ donors.
Gift from United Therapeutics will establish Xenotransplantation Institute and bring additional resources to support the endeavor with a goal of genetically modified kidney transplants taking place by 2021.
March 24, 2016
A new multi-institutional study looks at the negative effects of a high-carbohydrate diet on the heart.
Becker’s Hospital Review again names UAB Medicine as one of the 150 great places to work in health care.
Springing forward with daylight saving time may increase your risk of having a heart attack if you have a history of heart disease.
UAB’s Suzanne Oparil, M.D., has been selected as one of only three doctors from the United States to receive the Clinical Excellence Award at the National Physician of the Year Awards in New York City.
March 01, 2016
UAB has joined forces with the American Cancer Society in the “80 by 18” initiative to actively promote colorectal cancer screening among its employees.
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February 19, 2016