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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.’
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.
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.

Hospital-to-home care transition communications and multimedia programs improving engagement and outcomes for UAB patients.

UAB’s May blood drive features a Buffet-inspired trip to Donorville
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Patient experience measures like communication, responsiveness, cleanliness and pain control among criteria for UAB Hospital’s 2014 Outstanding Patient Experience Award.
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Best-in-class patient care among the criteria in Becker’s Hospital Review rankings that list UAB Hospital.
UAB Hospital has been named one of America’s best breast health centers by WomenCertified, Inc.
88-year-old, 100th UAB TAVR patient, is ready to have her “get-go” back.
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.
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.
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UAB Hospital’s teenage volunteers get a rare chance to learn about possible careers in healthcare.

UAB joins a CDC effort to reduce hepatitis C infection through a screening program in the emergency department.

More than 5,000 people responded to the magazines’ online survey and entered the businesses and services they thought were the best in 81 categories.

Blending invention with necessity, UAB professionals use a little ingenuity to help a patient prepare for a lung transplant.

After 30 years and millions of miles, UAB’s Critical Care Transport Service is still going strong.
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