Health & Medicine

The “Birmingham REACH for Better Health” partnership aims to increase the number of people with access to healthy food and physical activity opportunities.

UAB clinical collaboration with CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic will increase access to care and help improve medication adherence for patients.
The Children’s of Alabama board of trustees voted to pledge support for pediatric initiatives in the UAB School of Medicine.
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.
UAB will present a conference for case managers, social workers and other health professionals Oct. 16.

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.

Advanced intravascular ultrasound techniques combined with expertise available at UAB give cardiologist ability to locate and attack complex calcium buildup problems.

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

A UAB program to expand access to palliative care is lauded by the American Hospital Association.
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.
UAB is the only hospital in the state to offer the minimally invasive MitraClip procedure to aid patients suffering from mitral regurgitation.
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.
The Patient and Family Resource Center at UAB’s Comprehensive Cancer Center provides a comfortable place to find support.
A robotics and cardiac cath procedure was carried out over three days and meant patient did not have to undergo more rigorous bypass surgery.
UAB Hospital is the first in Alabama to offer the Nanostim™ leadless pacemaker for patients with bradycardia.
UAB commended for strong quality-improvement program, advanced certifications among respiratory therapists and pilot training.
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.
A new UAB clinic can predict risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease and offer strategies to reduce that risk.
A college baseball player nearly blinded by a batted ball and a UAB ophthalmologist urge athletes to wear eye protection at all times.
Need help putting the pack down? The UAB Lung Health Center is here for you.
Patient experience measures like communication, responsiveness, cleanliness and pain control among criteria for UAB Hospital’s 2014 Outstanding Patient Experience Award.
UAB’s Epilepsy Center is housed in the Department of Neurology under the direction of Jerzy Szaflarski, M.D., Ph.D.
The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center’s May 1 Fiesta Ball will support the work of UAB’s young cancer research scientists.
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.
UAB’s Spain Rehabilitation Center celebrates its 50th anniversary with a scientific symposium on traumatic brain injury.
Family event includes an ask the experts panel, a healthy cooking demonstration and a survivors panel
A Phase I trial conducted at UAB was designed to evaluate the safety, acceptability and drug absorption qualities of an intravaginal ring containing two anti-HIV medications when worn by women for 28 days.
Townes is an internationally renowned researcher who is doing groundbreaking research in gene replacement for conditions such as sickle cell disease.
Leonard Sender, M.D., chairman of Stupid Cancer, the largest adolescent and young adult cancer survivor’s advocacy group in the United States, will be the featured keynote speaker.
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