UMC Health System News

meQuilibrium Launch

With healthcare professionals experiencing unprecedented burnout, anxiety, and stress, it’s important to address workplace challenges with innovative solutions. As part of the evolving Wellness+ program, UMC introduces meQuilibrium, a dynamic workplace resilience system designed to combat the psychological triggers resulting in mental fatigue and illness. Available through a convenient mobile app, meQuilibrium offers short, targeted sessions based on a personal pre-assessment that identifies risk areas specific to each employee. Over time, and with committed use, meQuilibrium has been shown to alleviate burnout by up to 25%, increase workplace performance, and promote emotional intelligence, mindfulness, positivity, problem-solving, self-confidence, work-life balance, and much more.

We Love Our Nurses

This National Nurses Week, we want to celebrate our hardworking nurses! Our nurses have been fighting on the frontlines while giving compassionate care to patients and their families. Explore below to view our nurses who won awards at our annual nurse’s breakfast earlier this month.

UMCP Clinic Spotlight: UMC Pediatric Associates of Lubbock (PALs)

The UMC Pediatric Associates of Lubbock (PALs) is the only UMCP pediatric clinic that has been in practice since 1996. Specializing in pediatric care, the clinic offers primary care by appointment and acute care through walk-in visits. The Staff at UMC PALs strives to create a calm environment for kids, and serve the children in our community in the best ways possible.

UMC Began Taking Down Flu Alongside Selected Lubbock Residents

UMC was able to give out free flu shots this past weekend to members of the local community in need. Residents who are unfunded, uninsured, or part of the Medicaid population were invited to visit UMC Family Medicine at I-27 Medical Center and receive their free shot curbside.

Best of Lubbock – UMC Awarded Best Hospital and Emergency Room

UMC is proud to announce receiving awards for “Best Hospital and Best Emergency Room” by Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Best of Lubbock earlier this month.

Children’s Miracle Network at UMC Children’s Hospital Hosts National 24-Hour Video Game Day

Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) at UMC Children’s Hospital is hosting our annual fundraiser for Extra Life Lubbock, but we’re doing this bigger and better this year with a fun-filled week of gaming. This weeklong event will include a multitude of events to partake in and features the classic 24-hour video game marathon on November 5th and 6th.

UMC to Bring the Fun of Trick-or Treating to Sick Kids

UMC departments will be handing out treats to the children at the UMC Children’s Hospital on Friday, October 29, 2021, in the outdoor garden area between the UMC Main Building and the East Tower.

We are Hiring–UMC Health System is Hosting a Job Fair

UMC Health Systems is hosting a Job Fair to grow the UMC family within the community. There are multiple positions within the hospital and clinic that our team is looking to fill.

UMC Opens New 24-Hour Urgent Care Center

UMC is excited to announce the opening of our new Urgent Care Clinic to address non-emergent care needs. The clinic is conveniently located on the UMC Campus – Medical Office Plaza II, 808 Joliet Avenue, Suite 110.

UMC, Amedisys to Host Grand Opening for the New Home Health & Hospice Location

UMC and their partner Amedisys are hosting a ribbon cutting for the grand opening of the new Home Health and Hospice location.

UMC Hosts 38th Annual Children’s Miracle Network Celebration Broadcast

This year, UMC Children’s Hospital is hosting the 38th Annual Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Celebration Broadcast. As being the only CMN Hospital in the region, the Celebration highlights our CMN partnership, as well as continuing to raise money to provide the best care possible for the children in our region.

UMC’s Updated Visitation Guidelines

UMC strives to always ensure the safety of our patients, visitors, and staff, as we assess current visitation and mask protocols. As UMC continues to follow CDC and state guidelines regarding COVID-19, we are updating visitation policies, effective Wednesday, September 1.

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