health care

DCH CEO discusses hospital improvements

DCH Health System President and CEO Katrina Keefer was the guest speaker for the Chamber of Commerce Women’s Leadership Alliance lunch and learn on Thursday.  During her discussion with the…

Alabama welcomes first Rural Pre-Medical Internship class

The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences is hosting its first-ever Tuscaloosa Rural Pre-Medical Internship class, offering college students who want to be doctors the chance at a head start toward a career in rural primary care. The…

COVID pandemic's end may bring turbulence for US health care

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - When the end of the COVID-19 pandemic comes, it could create major disruptions for a cumbersome U.S. health care system made more generous, flexible and up-to-date technologically through a raft of temporary…

How could new omicron variant impact West Alabama?

Although hospital numbers around the country continue decreasing, state health officials think staying on guard and prepared is imperative, especially considering the rise of the . "Just because you've had positive movement one day or over a couple of days,…