Medicare dollars have been cut. Medicaid is a money loser for hospitals. The trend toward high deductibles is leaving more patients with the inability to pay their bills. These factors and more put pressure on hospitals.
Read more about why 10 Alabama hospitals have closed since 2011, and what the future may hold:
Physicians Medical Center Carraway closed Oct. 31, 2008 It's a long list with some familiar names: Chilton Medical Center, Cooper Green Mercy Hospital, Hartselle Medical Center, Infirmary West.All gone. Joined by ... Florala Memorial, Elba General, Searcy, Greil Memorial Pscyhiatric,...
Yesterday I asked AL.com readers to share their first jobs, good and bad. Below are a sampling of the answers I got via comments, Facebook and Twitter.Which is your favorite? Commenter corblib: ;"1st job, newspaper delivery, ;second job pumped gas at a...
A vision of Heaven sustained Sharon Beecher through the nightmare of her daughter's death. Now Beecher is hoping to name a new daylily, an earthly reflection of heavenly beauty, in her late daughter's honor.
Samford Hall on the campus of Auburn University. (File photo) ;AUBURN, Alabama -- Auburn University officials have cancelled classes and all other campus operations until Thursday due to a threat found on a wall of a campus building.A notice sent out...
Some are because Alabama has all those "academies". Where only one race attends. That was the reason for their creation... to stay segregated. There is 67 counties in Alabama. I am sure there is atleast 67 academies or more. Kinda sad really.
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