Cullman Regional Celebrates Occupational Therapy Month

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Occupational Therapy Month recognizes 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 (formerly ONE Rehab) as well…

Cullman Regional Encourages Screening to Prevent Colon Cancer

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Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. Colon cancer affects all racial and ethnic groups and is most often found in people ages 50 and older. In 2018, more than 2,100 people are expected to be diagnosed with colon cancer in…

Cullman Regional Medical Center Focuses on Patients’ Total Health

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The following is an article written by Birmingham Medical News. Cullman Regional is differentiating itself from the current trend facing many community hospitals that are closing or being sold to larger healthcare systems. With teamwork and the leadership of Chief Executive Officer James Clements and the board of directors, Cullman Regional has reversed a $13…

Cullman Regional to Host Sleep Well, Stay Well Seminar March 15

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Why is sleep so important to your overall health? In the short term, a lack of adequate sleep can affect judgment, mood, ability to learn and retain information, and may increase the risk of serious accidents and injury.  In the long term, chronic sleep deprivation may lead to a host of health problems including obesity,…

Cullman Regional to Host RN Recruitment Open House March 17

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With Cullman Regional’s expansion projects nearing completion, the hospital is adding more career opportunities in nursing. Nurses who are interested should join Cullman Regional on Saturday, March 17 for a RN Recruitment Open House. Nurses who attend the open house will have the opportunity to meet with directors and hiring managers from several departments including…

Cullman Regional’s Hospice Establishes Mitchell Investment Fund for Indigent Patients

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Pictured from left to right, Gary Mitchell, representing the estate of Vervil Lovene Mitchell; Nell Dunlap, Chair of Hospice of Cullman County Inc. Board; Shelly Ligon, Cullman Regional Hospice & Home Care Director; and William Peinhardt, MD, Medical Director Cullman Regional Hospice & Home Care. Hospice of Cullman County Inc., the fundraising arm of Cullman…

Cullman Regional “Goes Red” for American Heart Month

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February is American Heart Month, and Cullman Regional has gone red by lighting up the front of the hospital in red to raise awareness and support the fight against heart disease. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), cardiovascular diseases claim more lives each year than all forms of cancer and Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease…

Cullman Regional Offering Free Heart 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 8 and 22. Visits are by appointment only. 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. Cullman Regional’s screenings offer…