Healthcare

USA Health Wins Approval to Expand University Hospital

USA Health this week received state permission to renovate two floors of its University Hospital and add 65 beds. Construction on the $15.2 million project...

UAB Launches GuideSafe Statewide

The University of Alabama at Birmingham has launched its anonymous exposure notification app — GuideSafe™ — to the general public. Supported by Coronavirus Aid, Relief...

COVID-19 and the Dental Dilemma

How can the new world of social distancing work in the dental office?

A Pandemic Fast Pivot

CPSI’s telemedicine software give-away may stretch into 2021

Encompass Health Planning New Florida Hospital

Birmingham-based Encompass Health Corp. (NYSE: EHC) announced it has placed land under contract and plans to build a freestanding, 50-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in...

The Crowded Horse Race for Covid Vaccines: UAB Riding Altimmune

Altimmune Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company in Gaithersburg, Maryland, announced, July 13, positive results from the preclinical studies of its Covid-19 vaccine candidate...

Telemedicine: A New Way of Health Care Delivery in Alabama

Alabama has been a leader in a national health care trend driven by the ongoing virus crisis, thanks to quick action by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama.

SiO2 Materials Sciences Expands in Auburn

SiO2 Materials Science plans to invest $163 million to expand its Auburn facility after securing a contract to supply the federal government with vials...

USA Health Receives Epilepsy Accreditation

The USA Health Comprehensive Epilepsy Program (SouthCEP) has been accredited as a level four epilepsy center by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers for...

Nursing Homes Lacking in Infection Control: GAO Report

Alabama had the eighth highest percentage of nursing homes with an infection prevention and control deficiency — 50.2 percent — prior to the ongoing...

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