Golfers from the Permian Basin raised $20,600 for the UMC burn center at the Stream-Flo Golf Tournament in Midland on Tuesday, October 22. All proceeds from the tournament at Ranchland Hills Country Club will benefit the UMC Timothy J. Harnar Regional Burn Center, which is currently undergoing a major expansion and renovation. 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.
Summer is ending and that means flu season is on it’s way. Be prepared this year by making sure you get your flu shot. Along with washing your hands and covering coughs and sneezes it’s the best way to prevent spreading the flu. You can get your flu shot at many UMC Physician Network Services clinics across the South Plains.
KCBD NewsChannel was recently recognized as the Children's Miracle Network TV Station of the Year. They were presented the award at the Annual Celebration in Orlando on October 10th. KCBD has partnered with UMC Children's Hospital/Children's Miracle Network for the past 30 years. Accepting the award is Abner Euresti, Karin McCay and Dan Jackson.
10 year old Thien was diagnosed with a neurofibromatosis NF1 tumor of his left eye and face. Thien’s case was brought to the UMC Foundation and he and his family were able to come from Vietnam to UMC where a team of physicians operated successfully and were able to remove 90% of the tumor, reconstruct the orbital bone and restore Thien’s vision.
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.
The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) awarded the UMC Southwest Cancer Center on Thursday, October 4 with an “Innovator Award” for the creation and implementation of it’s Patient and Employee Advisory Committees. Read the full write up in the ACCC’s October 5 ACCConnect Publication on page two.
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.