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Health Beat @UMC

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 family wants to see… 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 back to… 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 since those days. And… Read More
United Medical Center will replace interim CEO David Small this week, it was announced Monday.UMC's board of directors named Andrew L. Davis, the former president of the 159-bed Steward Carney Hospital in Boston, to lead its operations effective July 18. Like with Small, Davis' title will also be interim CEO.Carney Hospital is an academic… Read More
Thursday, May 14, 2015

United Medical Center Hears You

In 2013 Huron Healthcare went on a mission to find out how to improve United Medical Center (UMC). But they didn't just want to put a bandage on an open wound. They wanted to provide long-term solutions to a problem plaguing residents in wards 7 and 8: lack of quality… Read More
How hard should it be to cross the road to the hospital?At United Medical Center on Southern Avenue, it's not only hard -- it's dangerous, say local residents and hospital employees. On Tuesday, 68-year-old Faith Pines was struck and killed by a driver while she was leaving the hospital. “How many more… Read More
A deal for Howard University and its hospital's turnaround partner, Paladin Healthcare Capital, to take over the troubled United Medical Center could land in front of the D.C. Council as early as next month.That's what UMC's interim CEO David Smalltold me this week when we sat down to talk about… Read More
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