Greg Brown, MS has joined St. Vincent's Health System (STVHS) as administrator of St. Vincent's Blount, a 25-bed hospital located in Oneonta.
Mike Rickman has been named chief executive officer at Shelby Baptist Medical Center where he succeeds Bob Phillips, who recently returned as chief executive officer at Walker Baptist Medical Center.
Beth Dorsett, CMPE has joined Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg, Moore (PBLM) as a healthcare advisor.
Brent Freeman, corporate director of internal audit and compliance for the DCH Health System, has earned the designation Certified in Healthcare Compliance.
A new clinical trial at the UAB School of Dentistry is offering patients with cavities in-between teeth a new, less painful treatment option.
UAB Medicine has been named one of the "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" by Becker's Hospital Review for the fourth year in a row, the only Alabama-based health care entity to be so honored.
The 10th annual Tour de Blue century ride will be held on April 29. The ride, which starts and finishes in Moody, has several distance options (101, 76 & 50 miles).
Despite our warm climate and rural areas, Alabama is one of the more stressed states in the US according to a survey conducted by personal-finance website WalletHub. Alabama's overall score made it the most stressed state in America.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) of Alabama has received the Brand Excellence Award for Member Retention from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.
Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, a new practice with Russell Ronson, MD and William McAlexander, MD, has opened at Brookwood Baptist Medical Center.
Robert Centor, MD, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, has been named the recipient of the Robert J. Glaser Award from the Society for General Internal Medicine (SGIM).
Joshua Cockrell, MD has joined Birmingham Heart Clinic. Cockrell earned undergraduate degree in microbiology at Mississippi State University.
Prameela D. Goli, MD, FACR, has joined the medical staff at Grandview Medical Center where she will practice rheumatology with Grandview Medical Group. She is Board Certified in Rheumatology.
Three investigators from the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, part of the Department of Medicine at UAB, have received R35 grants from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health.
Jorge A. Pino, MD, FACP, FACE has joined Grandview Medical Group located in the Grandview Physicians Plaza.He is Board Certified in Endocrinology.
CVA was founded in 1946 by Dr. John B. Burrett who was the first cardiologist to practice in the state of Alabama. As a tribute to Dr. Burrett, each year CVA honors an outstanding individual who has contributed to the advancement of cardiovascular healthcare in Alabama with the John Burrett, MD Award.
MediSYS has signed an agreement with Alpha II, LLC to offer its Alpha II Registry to collect and report Quality Payment Program (QPP) data - as outlined by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) - on behalf of MediSYS clients.
Matthew Might, PhD, a renowned computer scientist and strategic leader appointed to the White House Precision Medicine Initiative by former President Barack Obama, has been named the inaugural director of the Hugh Kaul Personalized Medicine Institute at the UAB School of Medicine.
Children's of Alabama has named Jeffrey P. Blount, MD as director of pediatric neurosurgery. Blount earned his medical degree from the University of Rochester and completed the neurosurgery residency program at the University of Minnesota.
Norris Green was recently named executive director of the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners. Green originally joined the ALBME in July 2015 as the associate executive director and was officially named director following the retirement of Larry Dixon in December.
James Clements, FACHE, CEO at Cullman Regional, recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the nation's leading professional society for healthcare leaders.
James Shirley recently received the DCH Excellence Award.
Two nurse practitioners have joined Southeast Gastro.
Micah Morgan, CRNP, AGNP-C has joined the practice at the St. Vincent's East office. She is in collaborative practice with Rohit Malik, MD.
UAB has created a multidisciplinary program in interventional pulmonology. It is the only comprehensive program covering all facets of interventional pulmonology in Alabama, and one of only about 25 in the nation.
Lemak Health has relocated its Birmingham clinic from Montclair Road to a new 20,000 square foot facility on Cahaba River Road next to the intersection of I-459 and Highway 280.
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