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Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Not-for-Profit Hospital Corporation, commonly known as United Medical Center (UMC), announced today that UMC’s Medical Staff Office received full accreditation on first review by the Medchi Continuing Medical Education Review Committee. To receive full accreditation on first review validates the quality, integrity and excellence of the hospital's weekly grand grounds programs. Continuing… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Not-For-Profit Hospital, commonly known as United Medical Center (UMC)’s “deemed status” has been restored by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The decision was based on the results of a District of Columbia Department of Health (DOH), Health Care Facilities Division “deemed status” survey that ended January… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. – United Medical Center (UMC), the Not-for-Profit Hospital Corporation, announced today that Deshaun Williams and Garvin Terlonge were selected by the Environmental Services Department (EVS) as the 2017 Employees of the Year. Read More
Friday, December 22, 2017

United Medical Center (“UMC”) Announces Appointment of Dr. Eric Li as Interim Chief Medical Officer (CMO)

Dr. Eric Li served formerly as Chairman of UMC’s Pathology Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Not-for-Profit Hospital Corporation (commonly known as United Medical Center (UMC)), announced today the appointment of an interim Chief Medical Officer (CMO) to oversee the hospital’s physician and hospitalist staff.   Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Not-for-Profit Hospital Corporation (commonly known as United Medical Center (UMC)), announced today that UMC’s Department of Radiology was surveyed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and was again awarded full accreditation under the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA). Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United Medical Center (UMC) Board reviewed several options presented by Veritas of Washington, LLC regarding its obstetrical unit and ultimately voted not to seek renewal of its restricted license to reopen the unit.  The license was restricted last August by the D.C. Department of Health in response to… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. – United Medical Center (UMC) announced today ongoing improvements to quality, patient care and hospital operations, including two new contracts with GW Medical Faculty Associates (MFA), and the resolution of longstanding issues regarding Medicare payments and the nurses’ union impacting the hospital since 2013. The Finance Committee of the… Read More
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
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