July 20, 2015
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.
Published in Experiencing the Arts
July 09, 2015
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.
Published in Faculty Excellence
July 09, 2015
The American College of Surgeons has again verified UAB as a Level I Trauma Center, a designation held by UAB since 1999.
June 24, 2015
The LIBERATE Study will further investigate the Eclipse System, the first vaginal insert designed to provide bowel control.
Published in Innovation & Development
Designation, voted on by women, recognizes UAB Hospital as providing the highest standards for patient care.
May 01, 2015
April 21, 2015
The American Nurses Credentialing Center honor is the most prestigious designation a health care organization can receive for excellence in nursing and patient outcomes.
January 21, 2015
Women’s Choice Awards and Becker’s Hospital Review honor UAB women’s health programs as among the nation’s best.
December 22, 2014
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.’
March 11, 2014
ECMO, 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.
October 03, 2014
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.
August 20, 2014
Hospital-to-home care transition communications and multimedia programs improving engagement and outcomes for UAB patients.
April 25, 2014
April 14, 2014
Patient experience measures like communication, responsiveness, cleanliness and pain control among criteria for UAB Hospital’s 2014 Outstanding Patient Experience Award.
April 07, 2014
Best-in-class patient care among the criteria in Becker’s Hospital Review rankings that list UAB Hospital.
March 17, 2014
February 26, 2014
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.
February 11, 2014
The University of Alabama at Birmingham and the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from Feb. 17-27 to celebrate the Sochi Olympics and help boost blood supplies reduced by recent bad winter weather.