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After waiting more than two years, Colin Tucker received a new heart thanks to UAB’s new organ transplant program that uses hepatitis C-positive organs. 

The book addresses the recognition and management of heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, valvular heart disease, cardiac transplantation, broken heart syndrome, hypertension and the depression experienced after a heart attack.
The collective intelligence gathered through Crowdicity will help UAB Medicine leadership and staff design solutions that help improve the patient experience.

To schedule an appointment, visit UABMedicineVaccine.org, or call 205-975-1881 for assistance.

The death toll from COVID-19 in Alabama has topped 12,000, with more than 640,000 deaths nationwide.

The death toll from COVID-19 in Alabama has topped 12,000, with more than 640,000 deaths nationwide.

This award recognizes UAB Hospital’s commitment to meeting standards of excellence in recruitment and retention, education, training and mentoring, research and evidence-based practice, patient outcomes, leadership and organizational ethics, and creation of a healthy work environment.

As the Delta variant continues to rip through the United States, Alabama’s low vaccination rates combined with the variant’s high transmissibility rates make for a deadly combination that can be stopped, experts say — if we all do the right thing.

For the fourth time, UAB Medicine is recognized for excellence in equity and diversity by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
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UAB’s Women & Infants Center is recognized for efforts to prevent sudden unexpected infant death.
Friday, March 19, will be celebrated as “Birmingham Healthcare Heroes Day” by hospitals throughout the Birmingham community.
Children from 20 area schools are sending staff at UAB Hospital “Valentines for Health Care Heroes” with handmade cards, cookies and popcorn on Sunday, Feb. 14.
Emergency departments are crowded, and patients might want to consider alternative care options such as urgent care centers.
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