Healthcare

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...

State of the Uninsured

When President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law in 2010 — to provide health care coverage to uninsured Americans and expand...

Top Management Skills in Philanthropy

“Business? Mankind was my business, ” says corporate head-turned-ghost, Jacob Marley, in Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” “Charity, mercy, forbearance, ...

Keeping Pace with Aging Customers

Improved healthcare and longer life spans have made it possible for people to stay active longer and to have higher expectations than those of...

Tracking the Long Life of Nuclear Harm

In a spate of recent medical journal articles and presentations at scientific conferences, Dr. Wladimir Wertelecki has warned that long-term health risks from...

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