The University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System (UABHS) and Ascension St. Vincent’s are entering into an alliance that will increase access to high-quality, innovative medical care through multiple outlets and health programs. 

Pending appropriate approvals, including the approval of the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees, the new strategic alliance will enable the two entities, which have a long history of collaboration, to further enhance patient care and address Alabama’s most challenging health threats.

The alliance will utilize innovative strategies to address health disparities, mental and behavioral health, and diabetes, with an emphasis on expanded access for poor, vulnerable and rural populations. Continued…