Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

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Medical Laboratory Professionals Week recognizes the important role medical laboratory professionals and pathologists play in healthcare. Laboratory professionals often work behind the scenes, and few people know about the critical testing they perform every day. Cullman Regional Laboratory Services team includes medical technologists (MTs), clinical lab technologists (MLTs), specimen processors, phlebotomists, clerks, reference techs and…

Cullman Regional Offering Free Stroke Prevention Screenings

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In recognition of National Stroke Month, Cullman Regional is offering FREE Stroke Prevention Screenings to the community on April 25th, May 9th, May 23rd and June 6th. According to the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, 80 percent of strokes are preventable if you watch your risk factors including for high blood pressure, high…

Cullman Regional Celebrates Occupational Therapy Month

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Cullman Regional is celebrating Occupational Therapy Month recognizing the Occupational Therapists (OTs) and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTAs) who enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health, and prevent—or live better with—injury, illness or disability. These services are available through Cullman Regional Rehab & Therapy Services as…

Medicaid Expansion – Our View from James Clements, CEO

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Throughout the United States, particularly in Alabama, there has been an ongoing debate about whether or not the state should expand its current Medicaid Program. The bottom line is that the financial benefit to the Alabama economy far outweighs the costs. What is the benefit exactly?  According to a recent report released by the Alabama…

Cullman Regional Medical Center Expands Facilities and Services

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The following is an article written by Birmingham Medical News. At a time when many rural hospitals are struggling to make ends meet, Cullman Regional Medical Center is expanding services and increasing access to care for their target population. When James Clements came on board as CEO of Cullman Regional in 2014, the hospital was…

Cullman Regional to Host Heart Disease Seminar February 21st

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In celebration of Heart Health Month, Cullman Regional invites you to attend our heart health community seminar. Cardiologists from the Cullman Regional Cardiology Clinic will be on hand to discuss prevention, treatment and management of heart disease and also answer any questions you may have. The Heart Disease Seminar will be held on Thursday, February…

Cullman Regional Offering Free Heart Disease Community Screenings in February

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In recognition of National Heart Month, Cullman Regional is offering FREE Heart Screenings to the community on February 7th, 14th and 28th.  Appointments are preferred but walk-ins are welcome. According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease accounts for nearly 836,546 deaths in the US. That’s about 1 of every 3 deaths in the US….