Community Health Systems has promoted Grandview Medical Center CEO Keith Granger to the position of CHSPSC Regional President and Market CEO for Alabama.
Huntsville-based Innova Primary Care has moved into a new location and has formed a new technology partnership with PLUS Location Systems.
Gustavo X. Morales, MD has joined the Grandview Medical Center medical staff where he will practice with Alabama Cardiovascular Group.
The National Science Foundation has designated UAB as an Innovation Corps Site.
Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center has opened a new clinic in Gardendale.
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and CHDI Foundation have announced a research collaboration to study the gene regulatory network controlling the expression of the huntingtin (HTT) gene that, when mutated, causes Huntington disease, a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by the progressive breakdown of nerve cells in the brain. Richard Myers, PhD, president of HudsonAlpha is leading the project along with senior scientist Brian Roberts.
Antibiotic prescription fill rates are declining in Alabama. Appropriate prescribing of antibiotics is important because the overuse of antibiotics can allow diseases to build resistance against antibiotic treatments.
Roger Humphrey, who is a board member of Cullman Regional Hospital, will serve as chairman of the board of the Alabama Council of Hospital Trustees (ACHT) for the next year.
Tyler Poston, MD has joined Urology Centers of Alabama and will be seeing patients at their St. Vincent's East and Homewood locations.
Darryl Joiner, who delivers and stocks supplies at DCH Regional Medical Center, has received the DCH Excellence Award.
Yogesh Dwivedi, PhD, Professor in the UAB Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology, has been appointed as the chair of the National Institutes of Health's Pathophysiological Basis of Mental Disorders and Addictions Study Section, Center for Scientific Review.
For the third year in a row, the Brookwood Baptist Health system has been recognized as one of the nation's Most Wired hospitals and health systems according to the 19th annual Health Care's Most Wired® survey, released by the American Hospital Association's Health Forum.
This September, in recognition of GYN Cancer Awareness Month, the Laura Crandall Brown Foundation (LCBF) will light Alabama teal and host its 8th Annual Head Over Teal 5K/10K & Family Fall Festival.
Pediatrics West celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. Current staff, physicians, and retired employees attended an anniversary celebration last month.
Turenne PharMedCo is providing skilled nursing facilities in Alabama with newly-approved, advanced equipment to help streamline management of emergency/first dose medications.
For the eighth consecutive year, Children's of Alabama is ranked among the nation's best children's hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.
Stephen McBride, MD has joined the Cullman Regional Medical Staff where he will practice with Surgical Arts.
St. Vincent's Health System held an open house and blessing in July for its new nursing education training center on the Samford University Campus.
Aspire Physical Recovery Center at Cahaba River now offers the OMNIVR system, a virtual reality augmented rehabilitation system that allows clinicians to work with guests in novel, yet functional ways. The system can be utilized by physical, occupational, and speech therapists with a variety of tasks available for each discipline.
Jim Hoover, a partner in the Burr & Forman Birmingham office, has been elected to serve as chair of the Health Care Section for the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) for the 2017-2018 term.
Nina Dusang, senior vice president and chief financial officer of DCH Health System, has been elected president of the Alabama Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association.
More than 220,000 men will face a prostate cancer diagnosis this year. We invite you to join ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer and Urology Centers of Alabama to help end prostate cancer at this year's ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk Birmingham.
Erin Dodd, MD has joined Alabama Pain Physicians.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing has been designated as a National League for Nursing Center of Excellence, which recognizes schools that have demonstrated a commitment to excellence and invested resources to distinguish themselves an area of nursing education.
Several health care leaders from across the state were elected to serve on the Alabama Hospital Association (AlaHA) Board of Trustees during the Association's recent meeting.
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