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About Resources

We have posted numerous resources in this section that may be useful to the media, health care professionals and/or the general public. Below is a brief description of each.

Medication Safety Resources
Includes a pamphlet for consumers and a form for tracking your medications. Go>>

HeartLink
This section is for the Alabama Hospital Association Training Center, the centralized administrative office, which allows our hospitals (and possibly other interested parties) to teach American Heart Association-approved basic and/or advanced adult and pediatric life support training courses. Go>>

Alabama Uniform Provider Application
Print the application and find out where it is accepted. Go>>

Advance Directives
An advance directive is used to tell your doctor and family what kind of medical care you want if you are too sick or hurt to talk or make decisions. If you do not have one, certain members of your family will have to decide on your care. This section of the site includes answers to advance directive questions, an advance directive form and a copy of the state's law on advance directives. Go>>

Health Observances calendar
This list of special days, weeks and months observed to pay tribute to health care professional or raise awareness about health care issues is compiled annually. Go>>

Health Care Terminology
This helpful guide to health care terms and acronyms also includes information about types of hospitals, hospital ownership/funding sources, hospital departments/services and state agencies/other organizations related to health care. Go>> 

Key Links
A list of useful links organized by categories such as state & federal government, children, seniors and HIPAA, just to name a few. Go>>