In September, representatives of the Children's of Alabama, UAB Division of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine and the Lakeshore Foundation cut the ceremonial red ribbon for the grand opening of Children's at Lakeshore - the latest chapter in a partnership among the institutions.
Lincoln Health System (LHS), a county-owned, non-profit corporation, has entered into a strategic affiliation agreement with Huntsville Hospital Health System (HHHS) to become part of a larger affiliated health care system that will allow for more efficient delivery of services to residents of southern Tennessee and northern Alabama.
Douglas Morgan, MD, a global expert in the epidemiology and prevention of gastric cancer has been named Director of the UAB Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
This month, Northside Medical Associates opens Accel Urgent Care in its original building on the campus.
Alan Blake, CEBT, CTBS has been promoted to President and CEO Alabama Eye Bank.
Rett J. Grover has been named chief executive officer of UAB Callahan Eye Hospital & Clinics.
Princeton Baptist Medical Center has been named a Baby-Friendly hospital by Baby-Friendly USA. The Baby-Friendly recognition acknowledges Princeton Baptist's commitment to providing an optimal level of care for breastfeeding mothers and their babies.
The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of more than 420 large U.S. employers, is honoring Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama for providing one of the best workforce employee well-being programs in the nation.
BlueCross BlueShield of Alabama C Plus members will not see a premium increase on their 2019 C Plus Medicare Select Plans. This is the 11th year since 2002 and the third year in a row that C Plus members have had no premium increase.
Kidada Hawkins, MHSA, MBA, FACHE has been named chief operating officer of Princeton Baptist Medical Center. Hawkins joins the Brookwood Baptist Health System from Shoals Hospital in Muscle Shoals where he served as chief executive officer for the past three years.
U.S. News & World Report's 2017-2018 Best Hospitals report ranks UAB cardiology and heart surgery number 18 in the nation, jumping 12 spots from last year's ranking and 19 spots from its 2015-2016 ranking.
The Children's of Alabama Mayfair Medical Group in Homewood welcomes Jamie Powell, MD to the practice.
Mike Neuendorf has been named chief executive officer of Princeton Baptist Medical Center. Neuendorf joins Tenet Healthcare from Community Health Systems, having served as CEO of Merit Health Wesley Hospital in Hattiesburg, Mississippi for the past eight years.
Children's of Alabama, the state's only freestanding pediatric hospital, has honored several long-time members of its Board of Trustees with the establishment of endowed chairs in their names.
Larry Dixon recently received the William Henry Sanders Award from the Medical Association of the State of Alabama for his continued dedication to the health of the residents of Alabama.
Shelby Baptist Medical Center recently performed its first Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy, a a minimally invasive approach that accesses difficult-to-reach areas of the lung, aiding in the diagnosis of lung disease and leading to earlier, personalized treatment, potentially saving lives.
Nena Sanders, vice provost of Samford University's College of Health Sciences and professor of Ida Moffett School of Nursing, and Michael Hogue, professor and associate dean of the Center for Faith and Health, have been named to the Alabama Healthcare Hall of Fame.
The American Heart Association has honored Birmingham business leader Marcella Roberts with the Louis B. Russell, Jr. Memorial Award for her work with underserved populations.
Adam Finck, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS and Andrew Kupper PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS of Champion Sports Medicine have earning the designation as board-certified sports clinical specialists (SCS).
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration has awarded Samford University's Ida Moffett School of Nursing a $2.1 million grant to help make graduate nursing education more affordable for currently practicing or teaching nurses committed to careers in nursing education.
Jay Pennisson has been named group chief financial officer for Brookwood Baptist Health and chief financial officer for Brookwood Baptist Medical Center.
Laura Kezar, MD, who is a professor and associate dean for students at UAB School of Medicine, is now also serving as the Physiatrist for the Aspire Physical Recovery Center at Cahaba where she is doing rounds twice a week.
DCH Health System hospitals are among the first in Alabama to use a new infant safety system that digitally scans a baby's footprints after birth.
September is National Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Awareness Month
U.S. News & World Report has named DCH Regional Medical Center a High Performing Hospital in the areas of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Heart Failure.
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