On January 31st, Kassouf & Co held a Modernizing Medicine Workshop which is designed to provide training and additional information for Dermatologists, Plastic Surgeons, and staff on using the modmed Dermatology Practice Management EMR Suite.
Brookwood Baptist Medical Center has announced the hospital's 2019-2020 Medical Staff officers and department chairpersons. These physicians, who were elected by their peers, began their tenure effective January 1 and will serve a two-year term.
In January, Grandview Medical Center hosted a ribbon cutting for the 12th floor of the hospital.
The Master of Science in Health Administration program at the UAB school of Health Professions has been acknowledged for excellence by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education as the winner of the 2019 CAHME/Baylor Scott and White Health Award for Excellence in Quality Improvement Education.
The new UAB freestanding emergency department and medical office building in Gardendale opened and began seeing patients on January 15th.
Jayme Locke, MD has been named director of the UAB Comprehensive Transplant Institute.
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama (BCRFA) recently presented its largest donation ever of $1,000,000 to the O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB. Since its inception in 1996, the BCRFA has made an annual donation to research with proceeds from all its fund-raising efforts during the prior year.
Aaron Fobian, PhD, assistant professor in the UAB Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology, has been given the prestigious designation of Rising Star by the Association of Psychological Science.
Forbes named Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama one of America's 2019 Best Employers for Diversity. Only 500 companies earned this distinction, and Blue Cross scored in the top third. Blue Cross was also one of only two companies in Alabama to earn this recognition.
Alabama has an opportunity to generate billions of dollars in economic activity and state savings and provide more than 340,000 Alabamians with health insurance coverage, according to two reports released this week regarding Medicaid expansion.
Joseph Oaks has been named Vice President of Network Contracting with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama.
The UAB Hospital has received the 2019 America's Best Hospitals designation from Women's Choice Award for the practice areas of obstetrics, bariatric surgery, heart care and cancer care and as a best breast center practice.
Children's of Alabama has named three new members to its Board of Trustees. Myla Calhoun, Anna Manasco and Mark Tarr have joined the all-volunteer board that helps operate the state's only freestanding pediatric medical facility.
Congressman Gary Palmer, Vestavia Hills Mayor Ashley Curry, State Senator Jabo Waggoner and Dr. Bret Walters of Homewood Church of Christ joined Swaid N. Swaid, MD this week to break ground on Vestavia Medical Plaza which will be located on Old Montgomery Highway.
Randy Yarbrough, MD has joined the Cullman Regional Gynecology Clinic. Yarbrough is a robotic-trained, board certified gynecologist.
Girish Dhall, MD has been named as division director for the Hematology-Oncology and Blood Marrow Transplantation program in the UAB Department of Pediatrics and Children's of Alabama.
Tim Puthoff has been named CEO of Brookwood Baptist Medical Center and Tenet's Alabama and Tennessee Group, which consists of a network of seven hospitals.
The American Heart Association has named UAB Hospital as an AHA RQI Verified institution.
DCH Regional Medical Center has been honored by the Alabama Organ Center and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for its dedication to organ and tissue donation.
Paul Erwin, MD, dean of the School of Public Health at UAB, has received the Doris Spain Award for Distinguished Service from the Tennessee Public Health Association.
Children's of Alabama was re-designated as a Level 1 Trauma Center for the State of Alabama by the Alabama Department of Public Health. Children's has held this designation continually since 2013.
Ted Hosp has been named Executive Director of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Governmental Affairs division.
The latest in 3D Mammography is available at DCH Regional Medical Center and Northport Medical Center.
Susan Bria has been named Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) of Shelby Baptist Medical Center.
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