About UMC Health System

At UMC, our passion is your well-being. So, whether you are managing a chronic condition, dealing with an unexpected illness, or simply working to stay healthy throughout your life, our focus is on providing a wide range of clinical expertise along with an exceptional healthcare experience. At UMC, Our Passion is You.

During the last 40 years, UMC Health System has become the region’s trusted source for quality healthcare. Together with UMC Physicians, UMC has seen an increase in market share, demand for service, and growth in reputation.

UMC’s team has more than 4,600 employees who serve an organization Texas Association of Business (TAB), Texas SHRM and Best Companies Group has recognized as one of the top 10 of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas® for 14 years. And we have never served more patients than we do now, with 495 beds.

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Economic Impact

  • Employs more than 4,700 employees
  • Distributes more than $325 million in payroll
  • Annual operating budget of $771 million
  • Uses $26 million in county taxpayer dollars to provide more than $97 million in healthcare to unfunded patients 
  • Tax revenue constitutes 3.5 percent of total operating budget. State average for public hospitals is more than 25.3 percent
  • Provides $78.3 million in funding to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center annually 

Partners in Care

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 in care — from hometown clinics to intensive care units.

UMC Physicians

UMC Physicians, or UMCP, provides our region with more than 20 medical clinics providing care in family medicine, children’s, internal medicine and urgent care, along with specialty clinics such as gastroenterology and neurosurgery. More than 400,000 visits to a UMCP clinic will take place this year in facilities from Wolfforth to Post, including a retail clinic in partnership with the South Plains Mall.

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 and counting.

Texas Tech Physicians are leaders in patient care, education, and research. And Texas Tech Physicians, residents, and students help UMC form a leading medical team that only a teaching hospital can provide. www.ttuhsc.edu/patient-care

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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