October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. during the month of October, Northwest Medical Center is offering mammograms for $50 (includes radiologists reading of the mammogram) for patients who do not have insurance coverage for this service. Call 205-487-7561 to schedule your mammogram today!
The Northwest Medical Center Skills Fair is being held from September 20-30, 2019. The Skills Fair is an annual requirement for all clinicians to help meet requirements of Joint Commission and other governing bodies at Northwest Medical Center. We appreciate all who help make the Skills Fair a success! Below are a few photos of Monday's session of the Skills Fair.
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The Winfield Hospital had its official opening in 1949 and since that time has been serving the primary health care needs of Marion, Fayette, Lamar, Walker and Winston Counties.
In this modern era, Northwest Medical Center has added many specialized services reaching beyond our primary service area into a regional service facility. A modern, well-equipped replacement hospital was built in 1998 and compliments the quality of our Medical Staff and patient care.
Digital mammography can detect early-stage breast cancer.
If you're a woman 40 years of age or older, you should have a mammogram every year.
Schedule your mammogram today by calling us at (205) 487-7748. (A physician's order is required).
In the fairy tale "The Princess and the Pea," the heroine cannot sleep because she can feel a very small lump, even though it's covered by dozens of mattresses.
In real life, we are not that lucky. By the time we can feel a lump in our own breasts, a cancerous tumor could possibly have grown larger and spread beyond the breast into other areas of our bodies.
The process for requesting a patient's medical records includes obtaining a medical release of information authorization that is signed and dated by the patient.