Jade Brice Roshell, MD, MBA, FHM, FACP, who serves as Director of the Shelby Baptist Medical Center Hospitalist Program has been named Chief Medical Officer (CMO).
Barbara Jacobsmeyer and Dawn Rock are the co-chairs of the American Heart Association's 2019 Birmingham Go Red for Women campaign.
Parents of infants with complex heart defects will now be given a new telehealth platform when they are discharged from Children's of Alabama to monitor the home recovery process.
Becker's Hospital Review has published its 2019 list of 68 African American Leaders in Healthcare. The list highlights African Americans who have taken on healthcare leadership roles across the country.
Monica Baskin, PhD, professor at the UAB Division of Preventive Medicine, was recently installed as president of Jefferson County Health Action Partnership.
UAB Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences researchers have discovered a genetic biomarker that is associated with age-related macular degeneration and delayed rod-mediated dark adaptation -- the first visual function for incident AMD in older adults with normal macular health and early AMD.
Michele Jones and Carrie Ridgway recently received the DCH Excellence Award, which is given to DCH employees who exemplify the highest standards of excellence in attitude, job performance, dependability,and contributions to DCH beyond the call of duty. Employees nominate their peers for the award.
Brookwood Baptist Medical Center received a three-year accreditation from CARF International for its adult Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit.
Steven Theiss, MD has been named the first chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the UAB School of Medicine.
In January, the new UAB Medicine Stroke Recovery Clinic opened.
Brookwood Baptist Medical Center is one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery and Spine Surgery according to a national study by Healthgrades, a leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals.
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.
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