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.
News & Publications
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.
Improving the health of individuals and families in our community is a worthy goal. In fact, it is the very heart of Huntsville Hospital's mission. Nearly 20 years ago, a strategy was developed by the hospital to more effectively accomplish that mission outside the walls of Huntsville Hospital. Read more.
Huntsville Hospital is developing a 40-year lease agreement with Athens-Limestone Hospital, an affiliate since 2007. Read more from The Huntsville Times.
Huntsville Hospital is the only hospital in Alabama to make Healthgrades' 2015 list of "America's 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery." This is the second year in a row Huntsville Hospital has earned the distinction. Read more from The Huntsville Times.
On his 40th birthday, Tom Sparks from Hartselle, AL, received a frightening wake up call. He was diagnosed with high blood pressure and pre-diabetes – common health conditions associated with being overweight or obese. As a result, he was put on several daily medications with the promise that more would be needed. Read more.
WAFF 48 recently interviewed Nichola Marcus, Automated Laboratory manager, on how the hospital's tube system works. View the story here.
The Esteem ® implant has been a game changer for Torey Brooke Moore's quality of life. Read Torey's story now.
Huntsville Hospital Breast Center and Madison Hospital Breast Center now offer 3D mammography using the first and only clinically superior 3D technology approved by the FDA. See the WAFF 48 story here.
Huntsville Hospital awarded 13 local agencies a total of $500,000 in grants in the June 9 presentation. Read WAFF's full story here.
The Dr. Frank Crim Compassion Fund for Children with Cancer provides for the special needs of patients and families from our Pediatric Oncology program. Learn more about the Crim Fund.
Daughter responds FAST to mom's stroke on Valentine's Day weekend. Read Deborah's story here.
People who need a knee or hip replacement have more options now that Huntsville Hospital is one of three hospitals in the state to offer the MAKOplasty® joint replacement system. Learn more...
Dr. Cole-Suttlar recently sat down with WAAY 31 to talk about what it means to live healthy in your 40s. Watch the story now.
Congratulations to our Nurse of the Year, Teresa Cummings, RN, from the Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children Surgery department! Read more.
Huntsville Hospital would like to welcome Mike Goodman back for a second term on our Hospital Board and congratulate Dr. Amit Arora for his appointment to the Board. Learn more...
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) graduates and their families attended a special reunion party to celebrate and reconnect. Read more.
Huntsville Hospital was recently listed in Becker's Hospital Review's list of 150 great places to work in healthcare in 2015. Read the full story here.