Health care

UAH partners to receive $1M grant for environmental health research training

The five-year grant covers a train-the-trainer program for environmental health research training for nurses.

Construction underway on Cullman Regional expansion

The 30-bed, four-story tower is part of a $30 million expansion at Cullman Regional, and is expected to take two years to complete.

Can future rural health care be delivered by drones?

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is studying the utilization of drones in telehealth, specifically to help rural communities.

University of Mobile starts associate degree in nursing

The University of Mobile's new associate degree in nursing aims to reduce nursing shortages in area health care facilities.

Spotlight on Fayette, Lamar & Marion: Health Care

These three counties are served by three medical centers, with ties to larger health systems.

Private school trains students for nursing assistant certification

A new private school in Mobile is offering a two-week course to prepare students for nursing assistant certification exams.

Spotlight on Autauga & Elmore: Health Care

Autauga and Elmore counties are served by three hospitals, each of which provides a variety of services for their patients.

Encompass Health to spin off home health and hospice business

The home health and hospice business will be rebranded as Enhabit Home Health & Hospice, an independent, public company.

Birmingham’s Pack Health acquired by Quest Diagnostics

This builds on company’s acquisition of MedXM

Selwyn Vickers takes helm of UAB Health System

Dr. Selwyn Vickers has assumed the role of CEO of both the UAB Health System and the UAB/Ascension St. Vincent’s Alliance.

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