Fourteen-year-old Angelynn Luckado’s cystic fibrosis ravaged her organs, leading to an extensive hospital stay, an extremely rare and complicated transplant, and now a hope for a healthier life thanks to an organ donor.
Published in Faculty Excellence
UAB is partnering with Project SEARCH to provide high school students who have developmental disabilities with internship opportunities to help guide them on career selection.
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The quilts, made by more than 100 volunteers from scrubs worn by medical staff at the Women and Infants Center, were unveiled at a ceremony Dec. 17.
Published in Experiencing the Arts
Baby Friendly USA has recognized UAB Hospital’s efforts to educate and support breastfeeding mothers.
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UAB Health System CEO William Ferniany, Ph.D., has been recognized on the Becker’s Hospital Review “130 Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs To Know.”
Published in Focus on Patient Care
When her dad was too sick to leave UAB Hospital, she brought her wedding to him with the help of the team providing his care.
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UAB has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the only hospital in Alabama among the most connected for 2015-16.
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Becker’s Hospital Review lists UAB Hospital as third-largest in the nation.
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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
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.
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The American College of Surgeons has again verified UAB as a Level I Trauma Center, a designation held by UAB since 1999.
Published in Service to Community
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.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Becker’s Hospital Review has named UAB Hospital as one of the 100 Great Hospitals in America.
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The American Nurses Credentialing Center honor is the most prestigious designation a health care organization can receive for excellence in nursing and patient outcomes.
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Women’s Choice Awards and Becker’s Hospital Review honor UAB women’s health programs as among the nation’s best.
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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.’
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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.
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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.
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Hospital-to-home care transition communications and multimedia programs improving engagement and outcomes for UAB patients.

Published in Focus on Patient Care
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