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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Court Dismisses Complaint Against United Medical Center Employee

December 19, 2016 – Washington, D.C. – Charges have been dropped against Premarcos Simon, a United Medical Center (UMC) Emergency Department technician who was accused of sexual assault by a patient. Mr. Simon, 51, denied the sexual assault allegations by the woman he treated at the hospital on December 4.  The Superior Court of the District of Columbia ordered that the complaint filed against Mr. Simon be dismissed without prejudice.

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About United Medical Center: United Medical Center, an acute care hospital, offers community-based professional healthcare services to the residents of Ward 7, Ward 8 and bordering southern Prince George’s County communities. The hospital has hired new physicians including primary care doctors, cardiologists, urologists and other specialists.  The hospital also continues to enhance the technologies that are used to help diagnose and treat illnesses.  United Medical Center was the first hospital in the mid-Atlantic region to offer Microdose, a diagnostic device that provides the lowest dose of radiation for mammograms.  For more information about United Medical Center, visit www.united-medicalcenter.com. Facebook: UnitedMedicalCenterDC. Twitter: @UMC_DC

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