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Heart to Heart Presentation to Be Held

Uvalde Memorial Hospital (UMH) is celebrating American Heart Month throughout February. According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular diseases accounts for about 1 out of every 3 deaths in the U.S., and heart disease, specifically, is the number one cause of death in the U.S. About 92.1 million American adults...

UMH Plans Full Slate of Events Celebrating American Heart Month

Uvalde Memorial Hospital (UMH) will be celebrating American Heart Month throughout February to bring increased awareness to heart disease and its effects. UMH employees will kick off the month wearing red on Friday, February 2 for National Wear Red Day. Community members are invited to participate and can share photos...

New Hematology and Medical Oncology Physician Joins UMH

Uvalde Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of medical oncologist and hematologist Dr. Matthew R. Peterson. Dr. Peterson joins the team at Kate Marmion Regional Cancer Medical Center (KMRCC) in Suite 200. He joins radiation oncologist, Dr. Charles Brooks, who treats patients in the neighboring Suite 100. Dr....

Staff Recognized with the Daisy Award ®, Petal and Bee Awards

Uvalde Memorial Hospital (UMH) honored three high performing staff members with The DAISY Award®, PETAL Award and BEE Award at their quarterly recognition ceremony in January. The awards recognize top performers, nominated by peers and patients, in the areas of nursing, clinical care, and non-clinical staff, respectively. Award recipients for...

UMH Recognized for Two National Awards In Employee Experience

Uvalde Memorial Hospital is recognized as a leader within the healthcare industry in employee experience on two levels. Uvalde Memorial Hospital (UMH) is thrilled to share the Hospital has been recognized as a 2023 Human Experience Guardian of Excellence Award® winner and 2023 Human Experience Pinnacle of Excellence Award®by Press...