UMC Gets Above Average Score - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

8/9/02

UMC Gets Above Average Score

The Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Health Organizations recently did a four day inspection at UMC and gave the hospital a score of 94 out of 100. First, the commission says that UMC has excellent patient care and safety. Second, commission members noticed that doctors, nurses, and other staff at UMC were very proud to work there. Third, the commission said UMC is a well maintained, clean hospital.

There was one thing UMC can improve on. The commission said UMC can do a better job of monitoring how it gives medicine to patients. By the way, Covenant Medical Center will have its inspection within the next 30 days.

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