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  • Service is Our Passion
    Chad Curry was working on remodeling a bathroom when he realized something wasn’t right. He began experiencing numbness from his shoulders extending out of his arms. As the minutes passed, it got worse.
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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, asreflected by survey scores.
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  • 37 Years of Miracles
    The 37th annual Children’s Miracle Network telethon took place in September, and although it was different due to COVID, we had an amazing turnout! This event has been hosted by KCBD for 37 years and all donations go to our kids at UMC Children’s Hospital
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  • A New Class of UMC Heroes
    This summer, we officially welcomed our first ever class of UMC Emergency Medicine Residents! Each month, you have gotten to know two emergency medicine residents at a time right here. This month we bring you the last two of our inaugural residents.
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  • 2020 DNV Survey
    Last month, we received our annual survey from DNV, an accreditation organization that represents CMS ( Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services).
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  • About Physician’s Assistants
    We celebrated Physician Assistants (PAs) Week October 6-12. Now, and always, we recognize PAs and their contribution to healthcare.
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  • Veteran Recognition
    UMC is grateful to U.S. Veterans for their service, and we like to show it! That’s why we have two key recognition programs in place for any veteran who is admitted to our hospital.
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  • Empowering with Early Detection
    Join UMC in empowering women to get screened for breast cancer in our brand-new Breast Imaging Center this Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
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  • UMC Birth Center Earns State’s Highest Rating
    The UMC Family Birth Center and Family Care Unit has been designated a Level IV maternal care facility, the highest level of care available. The Maternal Designation followed a site visit conducted by the Texas EMS Trauma and Acute Care Foundation (TETAF) with final designation presented through the Texas Department of State Health Services.
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  • UMC Express Care Clinic Provides Drive-Thru Flu Vaccines
    The UMC Express Care Clinic at South Plains Mall will provide a safe and easy way for the public to get their flu shot for the upcoming flu season.
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  • UMC EMS Receives Gold Plus Recognition Award
    UMC EMS received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks.
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  • CMN Miracle Kid Spotlight: Bethany Lee and Elizeth Andazola
    Help us continue to make miracle stories, like Abram’s, happen! Give to the Children’s Miracle Network at UMC Children’s Hospital today
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  • Nurses Breakfast 2020
    One of the greatest strengths of UMC Health System is our dedicated, talented and loyal nursing staff.
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  • A New Class of UMC Heroes
    This summer, we officially welcomed our first ever class of UMC Emergency Medicine Residents! And we want you to get to know them right here, each month.
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  • Why Service is Our Passion: NICU
    A Neonatal ICU, or NICU, is a special ICU for newborns. The UMC NICU is a Level IV NICU, the highest designation for NICUs available in Texas. This means we provide the highest level of, and the most acute, care to neonatal patients.
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