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Pioneering Private Patient Advocates

To navigate the U.S. health system, it helps to have an experienced pilot.

UAB’s Intensive Care for Rural Clinics

Management agreements between UAB Hospital and three rural hospitals is relieving pressure on UAB, preserving local economies and saving lives.

Moving Day for The Shoals’ Biggest Hospital

The new NAMC will feature a fully accredited chest pain center and labor and delivery unit with two natural birthing suites, plus an array of new equipment.

Disaster Graduate School

At the Center for Domestic Preparedness, in Anniston, first-responders from across the nation prepare to handle worst-case scenarios.

UAB Study: Cannabidiol Useful Against Epilepsy

The study showed use of CBD oil reduced adverse events and seizure severity, in addition to a reduction in overall seizure frequency.

The Opioid Crisis Goes to Court

Cities and counties across Alabama turn to the courts to find help in dealing with an addiction that’s especially rampant here.

Encompass Health’s New Digs

Even the glass is smart at the new home office of Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, Birmingham's leading healthcare company and operator of hundreds of hospitals, home health and hospice centers.

A Life-Critical Hedge Bet

VAP Diagnostics’ cholesterol test solves the 60 percent inaccuracy of standard tests. New investors bet this critical technology will flourish, after an earlier fumble by private equity.

Prepped for Radical Change

Dr. Grace Terrell’s record redesigning health care models landed her in a position to use human genomics to radically transform health care.

Paradigm for Vets Who Love Pets

Rapidly growing Southern Veterinary Partners preserves community doctoring in a corporate veterinary model that’s warm and dynamic as its Southern roots.

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Movers & Shakers in Coffee, Dale & Geneva Counties

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Alabama Builders Advance New Technologies

Technology is now making a difference on the ground in Alabama construction — whereas, the data once just flowed to HQ.

Transforming Old Wood into New Business

Peerless wide-plank floors and panels made from reclaimed wood is the specialty of Birmingham-based Riverbottom Pine.