Health & Medicine
UAB has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the only hospital in Alabama among the most connected for 2015-16.
Becker’s Hospital Review lists UAB Hospital as third-largest in the nation.

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.
UAB Hospital is the only Disease-Specific Certified program in Alabama and has had no observations or findings by The Joint Commission since joining the certification process.
The American College of Surgeons has again verified UAB as a Level I Trauma Center, a designation held by UAB since 1999.
The LIBERATE Study will further investigate the Eclipse System, the first vaginal insert designed to provide bowel control.
Designation, voted on by women, recognizes UAB Hospital as providing the highest standards for patient care.
Becker’s Hospital Review has named UAB Hospital as one of the 100 Great Hospitals in America.
The American Nurses Credentialing Center honor is the most prestigious designation a health care organization can receive for excellence in nursing and patient outcomes.
Women’s Choice Awards and Becker’s Hospital Review honor UAB women’s health programs as among the nation’s best.
The UAB kidney chain, which began December 2013 and expects more transplants in January 2015, ‘showcases the power of the human spirit in every aspect.’
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.
Hospitals remain alert and ready after a confirmed U.S. hospital-identified case of imported Ebola associated with the ongoing West African outbreak makes news in Dallas.

Hospital-to-home care transition communications and multimedia programs improving engagement and outcomes for UAB patients.

UAB’s May blood drive features a Buffet-inspired trip to Donorville
Patient experience measures like communication, responsiveness, cleanliness and pain control among criteria for UAB Hospital’s 2014 Outstanding Patient Experience Award.
Best-in-class patient care among the criteria in Becker’s Hospital Review rankings that list UAB Hospital.
UAB Hospital has been named one of America’s best breast health centers by WomenCertified, Inc.
88-year-old, 100th UAB TAVR patient, is ready to have her “get-go” back.
UAB is currently the top site in Alabama to offer a special CTO procedure, which helps patients avoid the more invasive open-heart surgery – but the resource is not widely known.
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