UAB's Critical Care Transport Service has flown 23 million air miles, driven 6 million ground miles and transported more than 41,500 patients from 48 states and 38 foreign countries. The first patients the team transported 30 years ago were particularly special. They were quadruplet babies born to Debbie and David Tanner at UAB Hospital on March 16, 1983. Debbie had been transferred to UAB due to the difficult pregnancy. The Tanner quads were the first quadruplets born in Alabama to all survive. Seven days later, the CCT made it possible for them to go back to their home hospital. Read the story here:

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UAB — home to prestigious centers for the study of cancer, neuroscience, AIDS, diabetes and more — excels at translating medical discoveries in the lab to revolutionary therapies in one of the nation’s largest academic medical centers. Professionals at UAB Medicine use that knowledge to provide the highest quality care to more than one million patients annually in America’s third-largest hospital and its affiliated clinics.

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