Healthcare

The Edisons of Medicine

Vital Metrix Heart failure is an obviously important problem in health, but the equipment used to monitor the problem is complex, ...

Maestro Healer

Birmingham ophthalmologist Andrew Mays briskly walks into the examination room beaming. This is no perfunctory encounter. He appears genuinely happy to greet this patient...

Countdown to Launch of Medical Genomics

   Howard Jacob, left, and David Bick will lead the team of top research scientists at the HudsonAlpha Clinic for Genomic...

Wellness on the Factory Floor

Baptist Health Systems’ Be Well program offers a multi-prong approach to employee wellness, including innovative options such as on-site primary care via a...

Medicaid Looks Home

Alabama’s nursing home industry is taking a wait-and-see stance over a plan that promises to change the way the state’s Medicaid agency pays for...

Robust Recovery, Peak Performance

Jay Grinney is CEO of HealthSouth Corp. (NYSE: HLS), which owns and operates the largest network of post-acute, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals in...

Birmingham is Builder’s Launchpad

Florida-based DeAngelis Diamond Healthcare Group chose Alabama as the base for an aggressive geographic expansion, setting up, in 2011, a regional...

Alabama’s Mental Health Decline

This February, Alabama Psychiatric Services announced that it would permanently close its doors across the state, shutting 11 offices that served 28,...

Partnership to Speed Ideas to Applications

Frequent collaborators UAB and Southern Research are teaming up once again, this time with a partnership that will attempt to tap into the...

Keeping Seniors Home and Healthy

The Alabama Department of Senior Services coordinates a variety of programs for senior citizens and people with disabilities that reach thousands of individuals across...

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