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  • Always Nurse Celebration
    Twice a year, we host a celebration for our Always Nurses: nurses perceived as always responsive and communicating well, as indicated on patient surveys—our first event of 2020 was in February.
    Mar 12, 2020 | Full story
  • Pampering our Patients
    Our Radiation Oncology waiting area was recently renovated to make cancer patients more comfortable during their radiation treatment visits. The space has now become less clinical and more of a soothing, spa-like experience.
    Mar 12, 2020 | Full story
  • Congrats to another 40-year employee
    Rosemary Christiansen has dedicated 40 years of her life to UMC. We are so grateful for her service in our health system! Read below to learn what she loves about UMC and why she continues to work here.
    Mar 12, 2020 | Full story
  • Wagging Into our Hearts
    Last month, our pet therapy team partnered with Lexy’s Legacy to deliver gift baskets to patients at the UMC Cancer Center.
    Mar 12, 2020 | Full story
  • Battle of the Brands
    We are so proud of the UMC Marketing team continually working hard to put UMC Health System on the map the!
    Mar 12, 2020 | Full story
  • Monthly Ambassador Spotlight: Ryan Schalles commissioning ceremony
    For almost a year now, we have kept the conversation of UMC Ambassadorship going. Many of you have been great at being an ambassador —sharing our culture and passion—to patients, the community and to your coworkers.
    Mar 12, 2020 | Full story
  • Your Dollars Make a Difference
    Last month we held our annual KLLL Radiothon. Each year, the UMC Foundation partners with this local radio station to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network at UMC’s Children’s Hospital, and this year, we raised over $79,000.
    Mar 12, 2020 | Full story
  • Zero Heroes - February 2020
    
As most of you know, UMC has a goal of being a High Reliability Organization (HRO). This means, although we operate in high risk environments, we aim for ZERO preventable harm.
    Feb 11, 2020 | Full story
  • Cardiac Rehab Spotlight
    When a patient has a major cardiac event, or surgery associated with the heart, their next step of care is Cardiac Rehabilitation.
    Feb 11, 2020 | Full story
  • 2020 UMC Gala Benefitting UMC Cardiac Rehab
    UMC is celebrating yet another successful Gala put on by the UMC Foundation! This year, we raised $349,000 directly benefitting UMC’s new Cardiac Rehabilitation Center.
    Feb 11, 2020 | Full story
  • 40 Years of Service: Jase Alonzo
    Jase Alonzo has dedicated 40 years of her life to UMC. We are so grateful for her service in our health system! Read below to learn what she loves about UMC and why she continues to work here.
    Feb 11, 2020 | Full story
  • Focus on the Future
    This year we are eager to Focus on the Future! Our annual employee banquet recognized our milestone employees, Employees of the Month from last year, and our 2019 Employee of the Year.
    Feb 11, 2020 | Full story
  • UMC Replenishment Lounge Meets Employee Needs
    We recently held a grand opening for our Replenishment Lounge—a place for our employees to access food and drinks 24/7. This is a direct result of your speaking up on the Employee Satisfaction survey last year. Many of you continue to ask for more food options, especially for night shift staff.
    Feb 11, 2020 | Full story
  • Cancer Connect
    Recently, nursing staff and leadership of 4 East brought up concerns during Lean Daily Management and in Department Huddles about the experiences of inpatients on their unit who were told they had cancer.
    Feb 11, 2020 | Full story
  • UMC Offers Valet Parking for Patients and Visitors
    UMC is pleased to announce that, beginning today, valet parking is available for patients and visitors. UMC has partnered with Premier Parking to provide this new amenity.
    Jan 14, 2020 | Full story
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