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Due to the current opioid crisis, UAB Hospital has launched an Addiction Scholars Program to train health care professionals across the hospital in caring for patients with addiction issues.
For the fourth consecutive year, UAB Medicine has earned “Most Wired” status for use of information technology in improving patient care.

The School of Nursing, UAB Hospital and the UAB Health System formally work together through the UAB Nursing Partnership to align critical resources to provide outstanding patient care.

With both Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Lyme disease increasing in recent years, UAB wilderness medicine physician says it’s important to dress properly and to perform tick checks after woodland excursions.
Approximately 136 blocks were completed by members of the community through sewing days. This year’s theme is the 50th anniversary of the Loving v. Virginia U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
Joey Gase, whose mom was an organ and tissue donor upon death, will promote organ donation along with Sparks Energy for the Sparks Energy 300 on May 6.
Becker’s Hospital Review has named UAB Hospital as one of the 100 Great Hospitals in America.
Finding your way around UAB Hospital and clinics will get easier with the addition of a new GPS-based, indoor wayfinding mobile app set to debut next summer.

The UAB School of Nursing has received more than $5.15 million in external funding for the 2016-17 academic year to help support students in its nationally ranked graduate programs who are preparing for careers as advanced practice nurses, nurse educators and nurse researchers. 

As the nation battles an increase in opioid addiction, UAB Hospital’s Addiction Recovery Program expands to meet the need.

UAB’s program for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or ECMO, has won a Gold Level Award for Excellence.
The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program says UAB meets all criteria as a Comprehensive Center to deliver safe, high-quality bariatric patient care.
UAB is the first hospital in Alabama to participate in publicly reporting its data with American College of Cardiology’s Find Your Heart a Home pilot program.
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