Shelby Baptist Medical Center recently performed its first Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy, a a minimally invasive approach that accesses difficult-to-reach areas of the lung, aiding in the diagnosis of lung disease and leading to earlier, personalized treatment, potentially saving lives.
Paul Erwin, MD, dean of the School of Public Health at UAB, has received the Doris Spain Award for Distinguished Service from the Tennessee Public Health Association.
Children's of Alabama was re-designated as a Level 1 Trauma Center for the State of Alabama by the Alabama Department of Public Health. Children's has held this designation continually since 2013.
Ted Hosp has been named Executive Director of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Governmental Affairs division.
The latest in 3D Mammography is available at DCH Regional Medical Center and Northport Medical Center.
Susan Bria has been named Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) of Shelby Baptist Medical Center.
The future of UAB is now one billion times brighter.
Amy Beard has been named Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) of Brookwood Baptist Medical Center.
James Hill, PhD, an internationally recognized expert in weight management, has been named chair of the UAB Department of Nutrition Sciences and director of the UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC).
Megan Drake has been named Chief Operating Officer of Shelby Baptist Medical Center. Drake began her career with Community Health System (CHS) in 2010 as an Administrative Specialist at Northwest Medical Center in Springdale, Arkansas.
Princeton Baptist Medical Center has added a new 1.5 magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine to its roster.
In a continued effort to help battle the opioid epidemic, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama is updating its opioid management strategy.
Cassandra Warner Frieson, DNP is the recipient of the 2018 University of Alabama Huntsville (UAH) Alumni of Achievement Award.
Margaret Turner, DO has joined the St. Vincent's Primary Care network where she is practicing with Mayfair Internal Medicine in Homewood.
A research team led by UAB is launching a study to find a better model for glioblastoma, a particularly devastating type of brain tumor, to help determine the most appropriate treatment modality.
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has designated Brookwood Baptist Medical Center as the only Honor Roll Elite+ hospital in the Birmingham area in the treatment of stroke.
Elizabeth Vernon, RN, who serves in Brookwood Baptist Medical Center Palliative & Supportive Care unit, has been inducted into the Tenet Heroes 2018 Hall of Fame, Tenet's highest honor for colleagues.
Brandon Roberts, pharmacy inventory management specialist at Princeton Baptist Medical Center, was honored by the Alabama Society of Health System Pharmacists (ALSHP) as Technician of the Year.
James Evans, MD has joined the medical staff of the Lewis and Faye Manderson Cancer Center as a medical oncologist/hematologist.
Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama (BCRFA) has presented two awards for two-year collaborative breast cancer research projects in Alabama. One award went to David Schneider, MD of UAB and Corinne E. Augelli-Szafran, PhD of Southern Research.