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A Cure for Alabama’s Nursing Shortage

Wallace State Community College’s Department of Nursing Education and the University of Alabama at Birmingham are partnering to give Wallace State students a path from an associate degree to a bachelor’s degree in nursing.

University, Community Hospitals Team Up

Baldwin County’s youngest residents will benefit from a new collaboration between South Baldwin Regional Medical Center and USA Health Children’s & Women’s Hospital.Enhanced obstetric...

An Entrepreneur’s Bright Summer

Benchmarks at health IT startup Therapy Brands

Breakthrough Medical Test — Courtesy of Huntsville’s iCubate

It's a "breakthrough device" says the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and one that can save the lives of the thousands who fight life-threatening...

Encompass Bets Big on a Rapidly Aging Population

Encompass Health Corp. makes a $217 million bet on home health and hospice care — in spite of an ongoing overhaul of home health reimbursements.

Disease Culprit Detection in 40 Seconds at USA Health

USA Health University Hospital in Mobile says it is now the only healthcare system on the Gulf Coast with the technology to identify diseases-causing...

Gigantic New Cancer-Fighting Tool Arrives at UAB

Emma, a cyclotron, a vital cancer-fighting tool, aims beams of protons at tumor sites to treat many forms of the disease.

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.

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