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Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Veritas of Washington, LLC, a hospital management consulting services firm that oversees the management of the Not-for-Profit HospitalCorporation (commonly known as United Medical Center (UMC)), announces today thatUMC has received full accreditation from The Joint Commission, which oversees accreditation for 21,000 hospitals and health care organizations nationwide. Read More
On August 7, 2017 the District of Columbia Department of Health (DOH) issued a notice to United Medical Center (UMC) restricting the hospital’s license for obstetric and related newborn services.The restricted license, which applies only to obstetrical patients and their newborns, will be in place for a period of 90… Read More
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The Sibley Oncology Clinic at United Medical Center to Host Cancer Awareness Day

Cancer Rates Higher in Wards 7, 8, and Southern Prince George’s County

May 17, 2017 – Washington, D.C. – Faced with disproportionately high rates of cancer morbidity and mortality in Wards 7 and 8 of the District of Columbia and southern Prince George’s County, the Sibley Oncology Clinic at United Medical Center (UMC), will hold a Cancer Awareness Day on Saturday, May 20, from 9:30 a.m.… Read More
Dec. 27, 2016 – Washington, D.C. – United Medical Center plans to be a major participant in the 2017 NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place, N.W., Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 7 and 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Read More
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. Read More
Friday, November 4, 2016

Less Daylight Brings Increases in Washington-Area Traffic Crashes Involving Pedestrians

Law Enforcement To Step Up Efforts This Month to Ticket Violators of Traffic Laws

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Safety experts warn that the end of daylight savings time this month will bring darker evening commuting hours and greater risks for pedestrians and bicyclists. Read More
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

United Medical Center Stresses Caution During Flu Season

Hospital Encourages Community to Have Flu Vaccines

November 1, 2016 – Washington, D.C. – Although it is November and the flu has not peaked nationally or in Metropolitan Washington, D.C., United Medical Center is encouraging individuals to get vaccinated as soon as possible. Read More
Oct. 25, 2016 – Washington, D.C. – United Medical Center (UMC) has announced the appointment of Dr. Eric Li as the new chairman of the hospital’s Department of Pathology succeeding Dr. David Reagin who retired after 40 years of service at the hospital. Read More
Tuesday, October 4, 2016

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month; United Medical Center Recommends Annual Mammography Starting at 40

Breast Cancer Rates in Ward 8 Are Disproportionately High!

October 4, 2016 – Washington, D.C. – United Medical Center joins in the observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month during the month of October.  This is an annual campaign to raise awareness of breast cancer risks, the value of screening and early detection, and treatment options available to women and men who… Read More
Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Trusted Health Plan and United Medical Center Host Back to School Health Fair

Physicals/Screenings and Food with Angie Stone and Others Live on Stage

Washington, D.C., August 10, 2016 – Thousands of students attending D.C. Public Schools will receive physicals and be screened for lead and other conditions at D.C.’s largest Back to School Health Fair hosted by Trusted Health Plan and United Medical Center (UMC) on Saturday, August 13, from 11:00 a.m. to… Read More
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