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As we know, the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic in Alabama spurred massive changes across all our operations, forcing us to quickly adopt new ways of working, learning, sustaining our research enterprise, and providing the care on which our city and state depend so heavily.
Many patients who live in rural areas will not have to travel as far to see their doctors thanks to a new grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The federal agency granted UAB $495,877 to grow its telehealth network.
The new UAB Medicine Telehealth team of Bart Kelly and Eric Wallace aim to steadily grow telehealth providers across the UAB health care spectrum “one program at a time.”
A UAB study will test whether training to modify care-resistant behavior can improve quality of life for family caregivers of dementia patients.