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  • Emergency Center Advanced Practice Providers Spotlight
    Our emergency center (EC) Advanced Practice Providers (APP) are specialized to quickly assess and respond to each patient’s physical condition as well as the environmental or emotional factors that may be contributing. They work in a fast-paced environment and are always ready to give the best care to meet the patient's needs. We want to thank our EC Advanced Practice Providers for always being ready to respond to our most urgent cases.
    Jun 3, 2021 | Full story
  • UMC Receives the American Cancer Society Transportation Grant
    An estimated 133,730 Texas residents will learn they have cancer this year and getting to their scheduled treatment may be one of their greatest roadblocks.
    Jun 3, 2021 | Full story
  • It’s a Mask-uerade
    UMC knows teachers go above and beyond every day to enrich the lives of children in our community—even more so this last year with having to find new ways to connect with and continue to teach students in the midst of a pandemic. This year, UMC said thank you to the staff of Brown Elementary School on May 26th with a mask-uerade themed Teacher Appreciation Dinner.
    Jun 3, 2021 | Full story
  • Certified Medical Assistant Program at Frenship
    UMCP has partnered with Frenship High School to offer a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) course for the upcoming school year, and we cannot be more excited!
    Jun 3, 2021 | Full story
  • CONGRATULATIONS GRADS!!
    Congratulations Spring Grads!!
    Jun 3, 2021 | Full story
  • Perfect Score for 18 Consecutive Years
    UMC is so proud of our Food and Nutrition Department for achieving their 18th consecutive perfect city health department inspection!
    Jun 3, 2021 | Full story
  • 2021 Nurse of the Year
    Congratulations to Morgan Gamble, 2021 Nurse of the Year! Morgan works in the neuro intensive care unit and has shown exceptional growth-- especially during the pandemic. She has strong leadership skills, superior teamwork, and exemplifies Service is Our Passion. Morgan is not just a shining example of UMC and its culture but is also a magnificent representative of the nursing profession in general.
    Jun 3, 2021 | Full story
  • UMC Becomes the First Hospital in the Region to Offer Next-Generation Heart Device
    Monday, May 24, 2021, UMC became the first hospital in the region to offer the next-generation WATCHMAN FLX™ device to patients with atrial fibrillation (irregular heart rhythm).
    Jun 2, 2021 | Full story
  • UMC to Thank Brown Elementary Teachers and Staff & Present a Check to the School
    UMC knows teachers go above and beyond every day to enrich the lives of children in our community—even more so this last year with having to find new ways to connect with and continue to teach students in the midst of a pandemic. UMC will say thank you to the staff of Brown Elementary School on Wednesday evening with a mask-uerade themed Teacher Appreciation Dinner.
    May 26, 2021 | Full story
  • UMC set to open an Outpatient Therapy & Rehab Center
    Today, UMC Health System finalized the purchase of Zach’s Club gym, located at 7105 Kewanee. UMC Team Rehab partnered with this Zach’s Club location in December 2012—almost 9 years ago—to provide outpatient physical therapy services to the surrounding community. Earlier this year, when Zach’s Club approached the health system with an option to purchase the facility, UMC saw the opportunity to expand services and access to the people of Lubbock county.
    May 21, 2021 | Full story
  • UMC Recognized for Converting Mom/Baby Rooms to Medical-Surgical Rooms During COVID-19 Pandemic
    Beginning this past August, UMC Health System in Lubbock, Texas, began experiencing a surge in COVID patients and decided to divert non-COVID patients to other floors in order to open up capacity. The Postpartum unit was among the units selected.
    May 19, 2021 | Full story
  • Healthgrades 2021 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™
    UMC received the Healthgrades 2021 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, and we cannot be more excited! This means, out of over 3,000 hospitals, UMC Health System is among the top hospitals nationwide for patient experience, according to Healthgrades, the leading marketplace that connects patients and providers.
    May 12, 2021 | Full story
  • Zero Heroes
    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. We are so proud to have multiple units making huge strides in achieving HRO!
    May 7, 2021 | Full story
  • Reverified as the Region’s Burn Center
    We are SO proud of the UMC Timothy J. Harnar Burn Center for being reverified by the American Burn Association as the regional burn center! This means UMC continues to be the regional burn center from Arizona to Dallas, and from Oklahoma to the Texas and Mexico border.
    May 7, 2021 | Full story
  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioners Spotlight
    Our neonatal nurse practitioners serve as the primary caregiver to newborn infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). We want to thank our neonatal nurse practitioners for their hard work and passionate care for our smallest and most delicate patients.
    May 7, 2021 | Full story
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