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  • 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!
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  • IT Most Wired
    We are excited to announce that UMC IT has earned the 2020 Digital Health Most Wired recognition from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME)!
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  • Thank you for 40 Years of Service - Cindy Hill
    Cynthia (Cindy) Hill has been with UMC for 40 years, and we are so thankful for her service! Read more to learn why she loves UMC and why she continues to work here.
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  • We Honor You, UMC Heroes
    We dedicate this year to all of our UMC Heroes who have been firm, not fearful while working on the frontline!
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  • New GI and Outpatient Services Campus
    UMC is excited to announce the opening of our brand-new GI and Outpatient Services campus!
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  • “Best 50”- UMC Purchasing
    UMC Purchasing is doing a wonderful job, and it shows! Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) has recognized UMC Purchasing as “Best 50” supply chains in North America.
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  • Stay in the Fight
    Rick Rodriguez was diagnosed with COVID-19 in November of 2020. He progressed from a regular COVID floor to the ICU within 2 days. At that time, he had a decision to make: fight for his life or give up. He knew giving up was not an option.
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  • Local Schools Raise Money to Provide Life-Changing Care at UMC Children’s Hospital
    For two weeks out of this spring semester, students from 28 schools in and around the Lubbock area participated in the ‘Miracle Pennies Campaign’ benefitting UMC Children’s Hospital through Children’s Miracle Network. Students were asked to bring their spare change to participate in dress-up days, student vs. teacher basketball and dodgeball games, kiss the pig contests and more.
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  • Partners in Education
    With the help of UMC EMS and YOU, UMC delivered food bags to our sponsor school in the Partner’s in Education program, Brown Elementary.
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  • Christmas Cheer for COVID Patients
    UMC spread Christmas cheer this holiday season by distributing stockings full of goodies and UMC blankets to our patients!
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  • Happy CRNA Week!
    The CRNAs primary responsibilities at UMC are to plan the amount and type of anesthesia needed—general, local, or regional—as well as the method for administering anesthesia, including injections, inhalants, and oral medication.
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  • Vaccines for #UMCHeroes
    This year has been a long fight for all of us. Doctors and nurses are on the frontline with COVID patients, EVS has been working hard to keep our facility clean, staff from the Business and Technology Center have stepped up to help with temp checks at all entrances, and many more employees have helped during this long journey.
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  • Safety is Our Priority
    YOU spoke, WE listened! And as a result, we have planned certain safety improvements to the parking garage to add your safety.
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  • Best in Breast Imaging
    We are so excited to announce that the UMC Breast Imaging Center has been awarded the American College of Radiology (ACR) Breast Imaging Center of Excellence!
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  • You Spoke, We Listened
    These comments tell a story about you, beginning in March of last year, and continuing today. Teamwork is not just an aspiration at UMC. It is the theme of our story. Teamwork has been lived out in every location where you serve with passion.
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