Surgical Technologists Week

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In honor of Surgical Technologists Week, we would like to recognize our Surgical Tech team for providing excellent surgical care to Cullman Regional’s patients. Surgical technologists work under the supervision of a surgeon and RN Circulator to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of surgical procedures. The surgical technologist handles the instruments, supplies and equipment…

IT Professionals Day

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In honor of IT Professionals Day, we would like to recognize our IT team for all they do to monitor and maintain the hospital’s information technology systems and services. The IT Department includes programmers, application analysts, system administrators, network engineers and hardware technicians. Programming development, helpdesk service, hardware support, applications software and telecommunications are just…

Cullman Regional Now Offering Online Appointment Scheduling

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Cullman Regional is proud to announce the addition of online appointment scheduling to its services in order to make healthcare more accessible to its patients. Patients are now able to schedule appointments with Cullman Regional Medical Group Providers through the DocASAP online scheduling tool. Key features offered by scheduling appointments online: 24/7 online scheduling allows…

Cullman Regional Now Offering Newest Technology in Total Knee & Hip Replacement with Stryker’s Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery Program

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Innovative Robotic Technology Allows Surgeons to Personalize Procedures to Each Patient in Central Alabama Cullman Regional is the first hospital in central Alabama to offer robotic-arm assisted total knee and total hip replacements with its Mako System. This latest advancement in joint replacement surgery transforms the way total knee and hip replacements are performed. The…

Celebrating Healthcare Environmental Services Week

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In honor of Healthcare Environmental Services Week, we would like to recognize our Environmental Services Team for all they do to provide a safe and clean environment for our patients, guests and hospital staff! Our Environmental Services Team maintains environmental and infection control standards within the hospital, as well as performs a variety of general…

Cullman Regional Performs More Than 150 Robotic Surgeries in a Year

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In August 2018, Cullman Regional debuted their da Vinci Xi Surgical System with the goal of improving the community’s access to minimally invasive surgery. Now, a year later, the hospital recently celebrated a milestone by completing more than 150 robotic surgeries. The da Vinci Xi system, locally known as “Leo”, provides minimally invasive surgical options…

Cullman Regional Files CON Application for Expansion Project

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The Health Care Authority of Cullman County/ Cullman Regional Board of Directors announced today that they have officially filed an Alabama Certificate of Need application for the proposed expansion project announced in June. The $30 Million expansion to the current facility, if approved, will increase the capacity of the Critical Care Unit (ICU) by 50%,…

Cullman Regional Welcomes Pediatrician Ashley A. Ketchum, DO to Medical Staff

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Cullman Regional welcomes Pediatrician Ashley A. Ketchum, DO to the Cullman Regional Medical Staff. Dr. Ketchum is a board-certified pediatrician. She is a graduate of Albion College in Albion, Mich. and completed Medical School at Lincoln Memorial University — DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harroage, TN and completed her post-doctoral training at the University…

Pain Awareness Month

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Chronic pain is any pain that continues for more than three to six months. Over 50 million Americans suffer from chronic pain each year, and another 25 million experience acute pain caused by injury or surgery. The most common types of chronic pain include lower back pain, headaches and migraines, neck pain and facial pain….