UMC and UT Southwestern Medical Center have forged a new partnership in kidney transplantation, bringing the strengths of both facilities together, creating a patient-centric culture and providing an unsurpassed level of innovative and compassionate care.
Through this new partnership, patients from Lubbock and the surrounding areas will continue to receive pre-transplant treatment, waitlist management and post-transplant care from their established team at UMC, in collaboration with UT Southwestern specialists in Lubbock. Transplant surgeries will be performed at UT Southwestern’s state of the art facilities in Dallas.
Golfers from the Permian Basin raised $24,000 for the UMC burn center at the Stream-Flo Golf Tournament in Midland on Monday, September 22.
All proceeds from the tournament at Green Tree Country Club will benefit the UMC Timothy J. Harnar Regional Burn Center and UMC Level 1 Trauma Center. In 2013 alone, 69 burn patients and 338 trauma patients were transported to UMC from the Permian Basin to receive life-saving care.
Since its inception in 1962, Stream-Flo has grown from a Canadian company to an international operation in more than 50 countries. Stream-Flo manufactures wellheads, emergency shutdown systems and check value equipment for oil fields around the globe.
Flu season is just around the corner, but UMC Physician Network Services has many locations offering influenza vaccines. Make an appointment today so that you can rest easy knowing your family is safe this flu season.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. While most are aware of breast cancer, many women forget to take steps to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same. The UMC Breast Care Center and Texas Tech Physicians are committed to helping the women of our region prevent, detect and treat breast cancer.
Adults in the United State today are on average an inche taller and 25 pounds heavier than they were in the 1960. Since the mid-1970s, an increasing number have become overweight or obese. Sometimes, especially for medical reasons, bariatric surgery is the best option for the patient.
UMC Health System received an award from HealthGrades® for Outstanding Patient Experience™ again for the year of 2013. This distinctive award places UMC within the top 10% of hospitals nationwide for exemplary service to our patients. HealthGrades is America's most trusted, independent source of physician information and hospital quality outcomes. HealthGrades online properties are the nation's leading destination for physician search and empower more than 170 million consumers annually to make informed healthcare decisions.
UMC Medical Help Line
Emergency rooms can’t offer advice over the phone, but UMC’s 24 Hour Medical Help Line can. So the next time you have a medical question about yourself or a loved one, call 806.746.8773 for free medical advice.
Welcome to UMC Health System. Located in Lubbock, Texas, UMC is the leader in comprehensive healthcare delivery in West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. More than 300,000 patients a year have come to expect our dedication to service and the top-tier care we provide.
Since opening in 1978, UMC has been the first hospital to offer several lifesaving services in our region.
Through UMC’s partnership with Texas Tech University, the health system produces groundbreaking research and innovative technology, including a number of nationally recognized clinical trials in breast and prostate cancers. Patients of the UMC Southwest Cancer Center are treated with the most modern medical systems and cancer treatments available, right here in Lubbock.
UMC Health System employs over 3,200 people, and our hospital has consistently been ranked among the 10% of employers nationally, based on employee satisfaction. In 2013, UMC was named the number one Best Company to Work For in Texas.
We hope you will choose UMC Health System, where Service is Our Passion.