DCH Regional Medical Center is now offering the UroNav system, which produces a targeted biopsy of the prostate.
The Rainmaker Companies, a consulting group for professional services leaders, recognized a number of accountants and accounting firms for excellence at their annual conference.
Jayme Locke, MD, director of the UAB Incompatible Kidney Transplant Program, has been awarded the Distinguished Investigator Award for Translation into Public Benefit and Policy.
Herbert Walker, Jr., MD and his Cahaba Heights practice recently joined the St. Vincent's Primary Care network of locations in the greater Birmingham area.
Ed Hutchins, an analyst who works in Information Technology at the DCH Health System, has been named a recipient of the DCH Excellence Award.
Walker Baptist Medical Center has received the American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award.
Alaina Odom, CRNP has joined Southeast Gastro where she will practice collaboratively with Bradley Rubery, MD. She will care for patients at the Southeast Gastro Grandview and Alabaster clinics.
Hernando Carter, MD, assistant professor of internal medicine at UAB, will serve on the Medical Association of the State of Alabama's board. Carter was elected as an at-large member.
St. Vincent's Birmingham is the only hospital in the state and one of only two hospitals in the country to offer multiple Mazor Renaissance Robots for minimally invasive spinal surgery.
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the UAB School of Medicine has opened a new sports medicine clinic at UAB Highlands Hospital targeted at college-age and older athletes.
Douglas Brewer has been named the new chief executive officer of Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital (BWWMH). He joins BWWMH from Citizens Baptist Medical Center in Talladega.
Lisa Willett, MD, director of the Tinsley Harrison Internal Medicine Residency Program and vice chair for Education in the Department of Medicine, was elected president-elect of the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine (APDIM).
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama has promoted several executives.
Barton S. Wood, MD of Advanced Surgeons recently spoke to a gathering at the Greystone YMCA, where he discussed hernia surgery.
Fayette Medical Center now provides psychiatric assessment for patients in its emergency department via telemedicine.
Vizient has named the UAB Health System as a 2018 Top Performer for supply chain performance excellence.
Mark Swanson, OD, MSPH, FAAO, professor in the UAB School of Optometry, has been named the American Optometric Association's 2018 Educator of the Year.
Urology Centers of Alabama hosted their annual CME conference in March at the Grand Bohemian Hotel in Mountain Brook. This year's focus was "Urology Fundamentals: There's more to Urology than just Catheters!"
Brookwood Baptist Medical Center, part of the Advanced Neuroscience Network (ANN), earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's "Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke" Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll-Elite. T
David A. Cox, MD, MSCAI, director of the cardiac catheterization laboratory at Brookwood Baptist Health and practicing at CVA, has assumed office as 2018-19 president of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI).
Infirmary Health in Mobile has become an affiliate of the UAB Health System.
Brookwood Baptist Medical Center has implemented a video-only webcam system designed for families to see their hospitalized baby whenever they wish. The system, called NICVIEW, is distributed by the Natus Medical Incorporated.
Colleen Tobe-Donohue, DO has joined the medical staff of Grandview Medical Center. She is board certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine.
The 2018 graduating class of the UAB School of Medicine celebrated another successful Match Day on Friday, March 16. With 98 percent of students' matching into residency positions, UAB students will continue their medical educations at 74 institutions in 27 states across the country.
The Graduate and Professional programs within the UAB schools of Nursing, Medicine, Engineering and Public Health and the College of Arts and Sciences rank among the nation's best, according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools Rankings.
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