Health care

Vaccination clinics worked to get Alabamians cleared of COVID-19

Here’s your assignment: Everyone in the state of Alabama needs a double dose of vaccine to avoid a highly contagious and deadly virus. You...

U.S. News ranks UAB Hospital top in state

UAB Hospital once again topped U.S. News & World Report’s list of best hospitals in Alabama, also earning mentions on a number of specialty...

South Baldwin Regional Medical Center opens new ER in Gulf Shores

South Baldwin Regional Medical Center held a ribbon cutting last Friday on their new freestanding emergency department in Gulf Shores. The more than 14,000-square-foot...

Three longtime hospital executives share lessons from the top

As the coronavirus pandemic raged across Alabama and around the world, it’s been a crucial year for health care leadership. Across the state, hospitals...

Southern Research gets grant to continue studying Parkinson’s

A neuroscience laboratory at Birmingham-based Southern Research has received two federal grants of almost $3.9 million to advance the research of Parkinson’s Disease and...

UAB establishes regional center for infection prevention

The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been awarded $2 million by the Alabama Department of Public Health in support of establishing the Alabama...

USA Health wins approval for surgery center in Baldwin County

USA Health has received state approval for a free-standing ambulatory surgery center at its Mapp Family Campus in Baldwin County. The Certificate of Need...

Medical Properties Trust investing $950 million in behavioral health facilities

Birmingham-based Medical Properties Trust today announced plans to acquire 18 inpatient behavioral health hospitals and an interest in Springstone LLC operations from Welsh, Carson,...

USA Health plans to expand pediatric emergency center

The State of Alabama recently committed $500,000 to the renovation and expansion of the Pediatric Emergency Center at USA Health Children’s & Women’s Hospital...

The Sanders Trust completes hospital at Fort Smith

Birmingham-based The Sanders Trust has completed the construction of Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital Fort Smith, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Fort Smith, Arkansas.The Sanders Trust...

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