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Health Beat @UMC

The idea to build a new hospital east of the Anacostia River has been revived: Mayor Muriel Bowser said Friday the United Medical Center board voted to take the first steps in selecting a future site to replace the long-struggling hospital.

The board will reconvene next week to… Read More
Andrew Davis, Interim CEO of United Medical Center
PHOTO BY SHEVRY LASSITER
There have been several name changes, some high notes and some troubling low points, but 50 years later, the only acute-care hospital providing professional health care… Read More
WASHINGTON (ABC7) — 911 is supposed to be there for you when you need it. But District officials say 911 abuse is threatening public safety.

The lack of ambulances for real emergencies has become so alarming, DC will add private rescue crews to the District's fleet. But that is still… Read More
Wednesday, October 14, 2015

United Medical Center Gets New CEO

Running a medical facility the size of United Medical Center [UMC] requires a person that knows the business, can make sound decisions and has no fear of challenges.

Perhaps that’s why the only full-service medical center in Southeast called on Andrew L. Davis, 45, to take over as the… Read More
Last summer the board of directors at United Medical Center began its search for the next permanent chief executive officer. The board hired an executive search firm to find a replacement for David Small, who had been placed in that position by Huron, a consulting firm that came on board… Read More
Crews are installing a pedestrian crosswalk along Southern Avenue SE, after two women were killed by hit-and-run drivers just steps from the United Medical Center. Read More
Lanham, Md. (WJLA) — Dozens of friends and family gathered in Lanham Sunday evening to mourn the sudden loss of Emebet Kebede.

"I don't know what to say... I lost my partner of 31-years... my wife my best half a wonderful person," said Kabede's husband, Habte Michael.

Now her… Read More
WASHINGTON (WJLA) — 7th grader Antonio Vaughn and his mom, Lisa, joined hundreds of others at a one-stop health fair in Southeast D.C., Saturday.

United Medical Center partnered with other agencies, like the D.C. Department of Health, to provide allergy testing, vision and dental screenings, and immunizations before kids head… Read More
Saturday, August 8, 2015

Back To School Health Fair

Join WPGC, DJ Flexx, and trusted health plan/UMC for a back to school health fair Saturday August 8th at united medical center. Come meet Lola Lyons from empire, receive free school uniform vouchers, supplies and more. Event starts at ten am…but WPGC will be there from noon-two pm. Read More
It hasn’t been easy convincing residents who live around D.C.-owned United Medical Center to begin trusting the hospital again.

At his first community meeting, UMC's former turnaround chief, David Small, recalled brutal comments. “UMC is where you go to die,” one public attendee told the executive.

But much time has passed… Read More
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