Healthcare

Birmingham Lab One of Two in Nation to Test COVID-19 At-Home Samples

Assurance Scientific Laboratories has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration as one of two laboratories to test specimens for Everlywell COVID-19 at-home...

Alabama Moving to Covid Contact Tracing

Contact tracing of individuals in Alabama infected with SARS-CoV-2 is coming soon, by way of a smart phone application now being developed by the...

New Study: 42% of Covid Deaths in Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities

According to a new analysis of data collected state-by-state from long-term care facilities, nursing homes and assisted living facilities account for 42 percent of...

Alabama Hospitals Down $739 Million, Virus Deficit

Alabama hospitals have lost about $739 million in revenue during the virus crisis, the head of the Alabama Hospital Association told the Anniston Star...

WHO Suspends HCQ Trials

The World Health Organization has temporarily suspended a clinical trial of antimalarial drugs for Covid treatment following the May 22 publication by The Lancet...

USA Health Plans Free-standing ER for West Mobile

USA Health has announced plans for a new, free-standing emergency department in West Mobile, adjacent to the University of South Alabama campus. Construction is set...

Trump’s Covid Drug, Genetics and Risks

The anti-malaria drug that is being touted by President Donald Trump as a Covid treatment has associated risks, including a genetic-based risk for people...

350-Fold Telemedicine Boom “Nothing Short of a Miracle”

The swift adaptation of the Alabama health care system to telemedicine during the virus crisis has been "nothing short of a miracle," says Dr....

Immune Systems Studied for COVID-19 Treatment

Huntsville Hospital has teamed up with HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and iRepertoire Inc. to study local patients diagnosed with Covid-19 to see how their...

Alabama Hospitals in Slow Recovery

How will the health care system look after it's put back together?

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