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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.
Monoclonal antibody infusion is effective, but UAB doctors say getting the COVID-19 vaccine is the best way to prevent someone from being hospitalized because of COVID-19.
Some 70 percent of unvaccinated pregnant women currently in UAB’s ICUs are on ventilators.
“These people are the sickest of the sick.” Hear from one of the nurses helping COVID patients inside UAB Hospital.
To stop the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant and protect patients and each other, UAB Health System requires employees and people working in its hospital and clinics to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
UAB Hospital is home to the only accredited geriatric ED in Alabama, the first one in the Southeast and the 17th Level 1 geriatric ED in the world.

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.

Get answers to some of today’s most common questions about COVID, the Delta variant, vaccines, masking and more in these YouTube videos — perfect for sharing on social media.

The award recognizes innovation, leadership and partnership in tele-ICU care.
A year ago, Delrico Gibson could not use his hands. Now he can make art again and thanked the therapists who helped him recover with works of abstract symmetric string art made especially for them.
Parent and UAB pediatrician Candice Dye, M.D., provides tips that can make the difference in saving a child’s life during hot summer months.
Cooper Green Mercy Health Services is hiring clinical and non-clinical positions with a job fair July 21.
Experts from the University of Alabama at Birmingham encourage everyone to get vaccinated to prevent the spread of the Delta variant, which is believed to be much more contagious and more harmful than original strains.
Arnoldo Vasquez Hernandez was pinned under an oak tree that fell on his house during a tornado in January 2021, requiring a rare, in-the-field amputation. After being fitted for a prosthetic leg, he is now able to take his first steps in nearly five months.
Elizabeth Brown, Ph.D., has received a $3.1 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study epigenetic contribution to the excess risk of a precursor of multiple myeloma in African Americans.
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