• Why Service is Our Passion: Emergency Center Physicians
    The UMC Emergency center is a 75 to 80 thousand-volume facility with 150 nurses and over 30 providers. Providing care in such a high-volume, high-risk setting requires more of care providers.
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  • New Developments
    On July 18, UMC and Birmingham, Alabama-based Encompass Health Corp. broke ground on our new 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital, located beside the UMC Business and Technology Center on North Slide.
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  • All Roads Lead to Here
    It’s always exciting to welcome employees back to UMC after spending some time away! Recently, we welcomed two Emergency Center physicians back.
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  • UMC Takes Steps to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance
    More than 700,000 people die each year due to antimicrobial resistance infections. UMC Health System is taking steps to help.
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  • UMC Viewing Room Provides Comfort and Privacy
    UMC recently completed a small renovation project to provide a better experience for patients’ loved ones. Our new and improved viewing room provides a comfortable, safe and private place to say goodbye to a loved one who passed away while at UMC.
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  • UMC and Encompass Health Hold Groundbreaking for New Rehabilitation Hospital
    LUBBOCK, Texas, July 18, 2018 – Today, Birmingham, Ala.-based Encompass Health Corp. and UMC Health System broke ground on a new, 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital located beside the UMC Business and Technology Center on North Slide. The address for the rehab hospital is 5406 Colgate Street. The specialized hospital will offer a new service line for people in Lubbock and surrounding communities through its comprehensive rehabilitation services
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  • UMC Recognized for Quality Bariatric Surgery
    BlueCross and Blue Shield of Texas has recognized UMC with a Blue Distinction® Center designation in the area of bariatric surgery as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.
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  • UMC Physicians Offers Identity Protection to Patients Potentially Affected by Data Breach
    UMC Physicians (UMCP) is notifying patients who may have been affected by a recent data breach. We are also providing patients, whose information may have been compromised, with information to safeguard against identity theft and fraud and are offering access to one year of credit monitoring and identity restoration services at no cost.
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  • UMC Partners with Rural Hospital for Care
    UMC Health System and Muleshoe Area Medical Center have been involved in pioneering a Telemedicine program together. For a little over a year now, Muleshoe Area Medical Center has had access to video-calling UMC via computer when handling patients.
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  • Burn Survivors and their Families Celebrate Life
    UMC is hosting our annual Camp Amistad, a celebration for burn survivors and their families. This event provides a fun atmosphere to socialize and let loose and have fun! Families can swim, eat, dance, play games, win prizes, and enjoy spending time with others.
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