News & Publications

2015 Quality Report

We want to keep you informed on the quality initiatives that are ongoing at our community hospital. Read more.

New technique in ovarian cancer

New technique in ovarian cancer

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.

Healing the heart of a veteran

Healing the heart of a veteran

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.

Thank You Jean Templeton

Thank You Jean Templeton

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.

Big focus on little patients

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.

An Inpatient Hospice Unit: A setting to celebrate life more richly

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.

Taking health care beyond the walls of the hospital

Taking health care beyond the walls of the hospital

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.

Weight loss surgery offers new beginnings

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.