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The award recognizes innovation, leadership and partnership in tele-ICU care.
The grant will add three telehealth-equipped patient rooms at two hospitals and cover training costs for maternal-fetal ultrasound technologists.
Kidney transplant recipients used to have to come to UAB for their post-transplant appointments. But thanks to telehealth, they no longer have to travel long distances to see their doctors.

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Nine hospitals and 10 county health offices will have access to telehealth thanks to a nearly half-million-dollar grant.
One UAB School of Nursing faculty member is impacting outcomes for ostomy patients with online postoperative visits.
The grant will help fund a study to determine whether people with multiple sclerosis get as much benefit from an exercise-based rehabilitation program delivered via internet and telephone as they do when the therapy is provided in a clinic.
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.

UAB-developed technology supports a globe-spanning partnership that links pediatric neurosurgeons at UAB and Children’s of Alabama with those in Vietnam to enhance epilepsy care for Vietnamese children.

Broad telehealth accessibility in Alabama would provide unprecedented access to care in rural areas by eliminating the geographic divide and improving the quality of life for those with chronic and rare diseases. 

The summit will provide an opportunity to learn from people who are experts in their field, some of whom have achieved an enormous amount of success in their own states.
The Alabama-focused summit will showcase how telehealth is impacting and transforming the delivery of health care around the state
Eric Wallace is piloting telehealth program, which he says could open the door for Alabamians in rural communities to receive more subspecialized care without traveling long distances.