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UMC Health System

UMC is proud to partner with two outstanding health care organizations –UMC Physicians and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. This partnership provides the West Texas and Eastern New Mexico regions with the best possible care, from hometown clinics to intensive care units. 

Our employees are active partners in the Lubbock community. In 2016, UMC employees pledged over $428,000 to the Lubbock Area United Way. This impacts our community in a major way!

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UMC is also a proud supporter of numerous fundraising efforts and non-profit organizations, including Susan G. Komen Race For the Cure, the American Cancer Society, the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, as well as television and radio public broadcasting.

Economic Impact

  • Employs more than 3,800
  • Distributes more than $616 million in payroll
  • Annual operating budget of $459 million
  • Uses $21 million in county taxpayer dollars to provide more than $64 million in healthcare to unfunded patients
  • Tax revenue constitutes 3.4 percent of total operating budget. State average for public hospitals is more than 25 percent
  • Trains more than 400 physicians and nurses each year as the academic teaching hospital for TTUHSC
  • Provides $49 million in funding to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center annually

UMC Physicians

UMCP provides outstanding emergency, urgent,  occupational and family-centered care across the South Plains. More than 400,000 visits to a UMCP clinic will take place this year in facilities from Post to Plainview, including retail clinics in partnership with United Supermarkets. With three more clinic openings in 2017, UMCP operates almost 40 clinics in Lubbock and the South Plains.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

UMC is the primary teaching hospital for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. UMC has helped Texas Tech train more than 10,000 healthcare professionals.

Texas Tech physicians are leaders in patient care, education and research. Texas Tech’s physicians, residents, and students help UMC form a medical team with extraordinary care that only a teaching hospital can provide. Texas Tech also opened a multi-disciplinary Cardiovascular Center, designed to provide clinical care and research to the region. In addition, UMC has helped recruit specialists to Texas Tech in anesthesiology, dermatology, internal medicine, pediatrics and surgery.

UMC, UMCP and the Texas Tech School of Medicine all share a common electronic medical record (EMR). This record provides a firm foundation for upcoming challenges such as accountable care organizations and reimbursement limitations.

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Outstanding Patient Experience Award Healthgrades
2016 Women's Choice Award
Best Regional Hospitals U.S. News 2015