• October 31, 2020

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UMC, Vitalant urge Recovered COVID-19 Patients to donate Plasma to

Officials with University Medical Center of El Paso and Vitalant are urging El Pasoans who have recovered from COVID-19 to donate their plasma to help other patients survive the current pandemic. Vitalant recently launched a program to treat COVID-19 patients with blood plasma donated by people who have recovered from the disease. Known as “convalescent […]Read More

El Paso Health Care Officials: Do not delay emergency care

The COVID-19 pandemic has people across the nation being more cautious about how they navigate their lives. But caution can have a downside when it comes to getting necessary care for non-COVID health concerns. Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso, University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC), Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare, The Hospitals of […]Read More

University Medical Center acquires Border Pediatrics

Friday afternoon, University Medical Center of El Paso officials announced the acquisition of both locations of Border Pediatrics, a longtime provider of pediatric care in El Paso. “As the largest public hospital along the US/Mexico border and the only Level 1 trauma center in our region, we need to continually find more ways to bring […]Read More

UMC, Bravo Chevrolet Cadillac, UMC Foundation announce unveiling of gift

Wednesday morning, officials with University Medical Center of El Paso, Bravo Chevrolet Cadillac Las Cruces and Bravo Chevrolet El Paso, and UMC Foundation jointly announced the unveiling of a large-screen video system, made possible through a $10,000 donation by Bravo Chevrolet Cadillac President, Raymond Palacios. The new video system will be used to keep employees […]Read More

UMC, EPCH, TTP El Paso urge recovered El Pasoans to

University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC), El Paso Children’s Hospital (EPCH) and Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso (TTP El Paso) urge any individuals who have fully recovered from novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to donate convalescent plasma as a key weapon in the fight against the virus. Vitalant, the nation’s largest independent blood provider, has […]Read More

UMC Officials: Hosptial gets second ‘A’ in Spring 2020 Hospital

Officials with University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC) announced Thursday that their facility is now among the safest hospitals in the nation, according to the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade system. UMC had previously been awarded an “A” in Spring 2019, becoming the only public hospital in Texas to achieve an “A” rating. “This award […]Read More

UMC invites residents to Health Start 2020 dash, walk, run

University Medical Center (UMC) officials are again preparing for the 3rd Annual Health Start 5k fun run and 1-mile walk, and area resident are invited to participate. “Your new, healthier life begins February 1,” UMC officials shared.  This year added reasons to bring the whole family, including a Kids Dash,sponsored by our partners at El Paso […]Read More

Estela Casas joins EPCHD To Lead UMC, EPCH Foundations

Estela Casas, El Paso’s longest-serving broadcast journalist, announced Wednesday that she will be leaving television news to take on a new role as the Executive Director of the University Medical Center Foundation. Casas has been a primary news anchor at KVIA-TV for nearly 27 years, after ten years of service at three other El Paso […]Read More