UAB opens specialized COVID clinic in downtown Birmingham

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CDC’s laboratory test kit for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Photo via CDC’s website

UAB is making strides to keep patients safe and help stop the spread of COVID-19. Get all of the details on UAB’s new specialized COVID clinic open now in downtown Birmingham, plus find out how you can contribute to the cause and support them now!

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See how Birmingham students are supplying healthcare workers with face shields

Nurses enthusiastically hold two thumbs up after receiving their brand new face shields. Photo via Rita Goyal.

By now you’ve no doubt come across *inventive* ways people across the globe are combatting shortages of face masks while fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out how students at The Altamont School in Birmingham have created the ultimate crafty solution.

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Urgent care comes to Mountain Brook with new American Family Care clinic

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A company with a foundation based on rich Birmingham history and tradition, American Family Care (AFC), has made its mark on the nation by offering the ‘Right Care, Right Now’ to patients throughout the United States.   With more than 180 clinics and 600 in-network physicians nationwide, AFC opened its new urgent care and primary care clinic in  Cahaba Village located in Mountain Brook on Jan.8.   Continue reading “Urgent care comes to Mountain Brook with new American Family Care clinic”

Birmingham Innovators: Dr. Mazi Rasulnia and Dr. Sanjay Singh

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Pack Health founder Dr. Mazi Rasulnia

As Innovation Week is in full swing, we should look at what makes us innovators.  What does Birmingham medical startup Pack Health do, and how did they do it in Birmingham?  I spoke with Dr. Mazi Rasulnia and Dr. Sanjay Singh to find out that and more! Continue reading “Birmingham Innovators: Dr. Mazi Rasulnia and Dr. Sanjay Singh”

Innovation Hackathon 2016 – Health Care Meets Tech Guru’s

Birmingham is known for many things, but above others, UAB has created a massive presence with the Healthcare industry and the Innovation Depot has spurred a huge amount of growth through technology. 

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Photo By: al.com

The two met last weekend for the 2nd annual Innovation Hack at the Velocity Accelerator – Here are the details…

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157 Miles to free Healthcare for those in need

Meet Kathleen Hamrick. Entrepreneur. Humanitarian. Ultramarathoner.

 Photo credit: James Accomb assisted by Andi Rice for Birmingham Magazine, AL.com
Photo credit: James Accomb assisted by Andi Rice for Birmingham Magazine, AL.com

Knowing that 13% of our Birmingham community is uninsured and underserved, Hamrick decided to take a stand. She is going to make a difference. This October, she will be running a 157-mile self-supported ultramarathon in the Amazonian Rainforest of Brazil, one of the world’s top ten most difficult races.

 Photo credit: James Accomb assisted by Andi Rice for Birmingham Magazine, AL.com
Photo credit: James Accomb assisted by Andi Rice for Birmingham Magazine, AL.com

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