UAB eMedicine


UAB eMedicine brings world-class care to patients, no matter where they are.

Using state-of-the-art telehealth technology, UAB eMedicine interacts directly with patients and works with county health departments, hospitals, and medical centers throughout Alabama to provide health care services that might otherwise be unavailable locally. Our mission is to create a comprehensive telehealth network that allows patients to access quality care close to home.

UAB eMedicine Online Care: This online service enables patients to receive treatment, including prescriptions, for more than 20 common medical conditions. Our clinicians review and provide treatment plans to patients within one hour in most cases.

UAB eMedicine Outpatient Clinics: This service allows patients to receive care close to home from UAB Medicine’s nationally ranked specialists. Using telehealth technology, including secure videoconferencing and Bluetooth-enabled stethoscopes, UAB Medicine providers can perform full physical exams and manage complex medical conditions from a distance. Existing patients interested in telehealth services should speak with their UAB Medicine provider.

UAB eMedicine Acute Care: We extend the expertise of UAB Medicine specialists to hospitals throughout the state by providing consults 24/7. We also work with our partner hospitals to improve patient safety, quality, and access to care when it matters most. Currently, we offer inpatient services in the following areas:

  • General neurology
  • Stroke
  • Critical care
  • Nephrology
  • Specialty consults


If you are interested in learning more about UAB eMedicine services, please contact Ashley McGrane at or call 205-996-EMED (3633).