Huntsville Hospital and its affiliates are conducting the 2016 Community Health Survey to better understand the health issues and challenges facing North Alabama residents. The findings of this online survey will help us develop health improvement strategies for the future. Read more.
News & Publications
Huntsville Hospital Vein Center is the first vein center in Alabama to earn the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) seal of approval for the treatment of varicose veins. Read more.
A Huntsville Hospital plan to open North Alabama’s first inpatient hospice unit has special meaning to Doris Bailey. Bailey, who lives in the Monrovia community, credits Huntsville Hospital’s Hospice Family Care with allowing her husband to die peacefully and with dignity in his own bedroom. Read her story.
When Nancy Salmon was diagnosed with breast cancer she quickly took action to learn about the different treatment options available. Read her story.
Larry Naylor lived with agonizing neck pain for many years. To provide relief for his chronic and severe pain, Naylor asked his primary care physician for a referral to the same physician who had treated his sister’s back pain – Cyrus Ghavam, MD, at The Orthopaedic Center. Read Naylor's story.
A fun, family day at the baseball park took a frightening turn when Zack James walked off the field and told his wife Alicia, "I don't feel so good. I think I hurt my arms when I was up to bat.”" Read Zach's story.
We want to keep you informed on the quality initiatives that are ongoing at our community hospital. Read more.
Huntsville Hospital Health System has developed into one of the nation’s leading publicly-owned health systems. Read more.
Fourteen-year-old Ashlyn Benefield of Pisgah, AL, thought she’d probably never walk again following a horrific ATV accident in July 2012. Read her story now.
Caring for trauma patients in our community and region changed for the better in 1995 with the establishment of our Trauma Program. Read more.
A new technique in ovarian cancer treatment is giving Christina Laymon a better chance of survival, thanks to the board certified gynecologic oncologists at Huntsville Hospital. Read her story.
Rose Wiley is a retired soldier and an avid runner. Due to recurring episodes of fainting and a racing heart, she gradually had to cut down on her running. Rose was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AFib). Read her story.
Kelli Powers, Chief Financial Officer for Huntsville Hospital Health System, was recently named one of Alabama’s Most Powerful and Influential Women. Read more.
The Health Care Authority Board recently recognized former board member Jean Wessel Templeton for her 18 years of service by naming the hospital’s Community Health Initiative program in her honor. Learn more.
Trevor Gilbert, a 38 year-old-avid hiker from Elkmont, found himself unable to walk or fully extend his right leg. With help from Dr. Joel Pickett and Dr. Dana Tomalty, Trevor is back on his feet again. Read Trevor’s story.
Huntsville Hospital Named One of the Nation's Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics
Huntsville Hospital has been named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health AnalyticsTM. The winning hospitals were recently announced in Modern Healthcare magazine. Read more.
Pediatric pain management practices used at Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children are featured at the National Emergency Nurses Conference. Read more.
All emergency room physicians have to be prepared to treat unexpected and challenging medical problems, but pediatric emergency physicians must also be knowledgeable of the varying developmental stages in children and how each stage requires a different approach to treatment. Read more.
Mollie Teal’s story has been shared hundreds of times over the years, including in a recent issue of Source. That article prompted a call to the hospital from a man who had some fascinating new details of the Mollie Teal chapter of our history. Read more.
The Huntsville City Council has appointed Kerry Fehrenbach to a six-year term on the Health Care Authority board, the governing board of Huntsville Hospital. Read more.
Most expectant families have heard the words, “Bringing a child into the world changes everything.” When Angela Marie Johnson was born one month early in El Paso, TX, in August 1998, parents Kristina and Johnnie couldn’t possibly have known how much of an impact their “Angel” would have. Read more.
We are encouraging our staff to stay in shape. Huntsville Hospital is the first health system in the United States to grade our stairs for calorie burn using a smart sign system. Taking the stairs burns seven times more calories than taking the elevator. Watch WAFF 48’s story to learn more.
Physicians at Huntsville Hospital can now capture an entire 3-D image of a patient’s heart in one second – the length of a typical heart beat – with the newly acquired Revolution 256-slice CT scanner. Learn more.
When a cardiologist diagnoses a problem with the heart's electrical system, there are many techniques to correct it and restore a person's quality of life. Our Heart Center electrophysiology specialists are the most experienced cardiologists in Alabama at performing these procedures. Read more.
As you may know, the funding issues in Alabama's Medicaid program are critical. Without adequate revenues in the 2015-16 State General Fund Budget, most hospitals in Alabama could face significant cuts in services for their patients and communities. Learn more.