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Press Releases

July 13, 2015 – Washington, D.C. – Andrew L. Davis has been selected to serve as the Interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of United Medical Center by the hospital’s Board of Directors, effective July 18, 2015. Davis will replace current Interim CEO David Small.Davis comes to United Medical Center after… Read More
Monday, June 1, 2015

Wound Care Awareness Week

June 1, 2015 - Washington. D.C. – June 1-5 2015, is ‘Wound Care Awareness Week’ a nationally recognized week that promotes the advance wound care benefits to communities. With approximately 6.7 million patients suffering with non-healing advanced wounds; United Medical Center has made it a priority to offer the best… Read More
May 30, 2015 – Washington, D.C. – United Medical Center’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), David Small, has been appointed to the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Regional Policy Board as the alternate delegate and member effective immediately through the term expiration on December 31, 2016.  Small will represent the AHA’s Region… Read More
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

United Medical Center Announces Mobile Strategy To Reach The Underserved

First Of Two Mobile Health Clinics Unveiled To Bring Healthcare To The Community

Washington, D.C. (March 25, 2015) – United Medical Center (UMC) today announced that it will be launching a comprehensive Mobile Health Clinic Service to address the healthcare needs of residents in Southeast Washington, D.C. and parts of southern Prince George’s County, Maryland. United Medical Center is the only hospital east… Read More
Wednesday, August 6, 2014

United Medical Center Provides Electronic Patient Records System

System Provides Caregivers with More Time to Treat Patients

August 6, 2014 – Washington, D.C. – Patients at United Medical Center can now be confident that their medical records are more secure due to the hospital utilizing Meditech, an electronic health records management system. The Meditech system captures real-time patient information and makes it available to physicians, nurses, and… Read More
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

United Medical Center Opens New Sleep Center

Sleep Disorders are a Major Health Disparity in the African American Community

Washington, D.C. (May 7, 2014) –– On May 1st, United Medical Center (UMC) opened a new Sleep Center to diagnose and treat individuals suffering from sleep disorders.  Most people are unaware that chronic sleep disorders along with cancer, obesity and other illnesses are one of the health disparities that plague… Read More
Thursday, April 24, 2014

Hospital Observes National Minority Health Month

Hospital Observes National Minority Health Month

April 14, 2014 – Washington, D.C. – April is National Minority Health Month and at United Medical Center (UMC), helping the community understand the importance of health is the top priority.  Although African Americans have made major strides in government and business, health disparities still remain a major concern for… Read More
Monday, October 14, 2013

Board of Directors Approve Strategic Vision Presented by Huron Healthcare

Plan Focuses on Strategic Partnership, Growth and Improved Community Access to Health Care

Washington DC - On Saturday, July 13, 2013, the Not-For-Profit Hospital Corporation, commonly known as United Medical Center’s (UMC), Board of Directors voted 9-1 to approve the recommended strategic vision for the hospital presented by Huron Healthcare. “The Board of Directors is pleased to be moving forward towards providing a… Read More
Monday, October 14, 2013

Not-For-Profit Hospital Corporation Announces New Corporate Secretary and Hospital Spokesperson

Natalie Williams Brings a Wealth of Experience in Organizational Management and Crisis Communications

(Washington DC)  Today, the Not-For-Profit Hospital Corporation, also commonly known as, United Medical Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Ms. Natalie Williams, a widely recognized expert and leader in public service management, as the Board of Directors’ new Corporate Secretary and Hospital Spokesperson.       “We are pleased to announce… Read More
Monday, October 7, 2013

UMC Employee Separated for Improper Conduct Involving Hospital Funds

Board of Directors Credits Ongoing Focus on Overtime and Swift Assessment by Huron Consulting Firm

(Washington DC) Today, the Board of Directors of the Not-For-Profit Hospital Corporation (NFPHC), also known as, United Medical Center (UMC) announces the inappropriate activity of a longtime employee involving hospital funds. A preliminary investigation suggests that the amount may be in the range of several hundred thousand dollars over several… Read More
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