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UMMC Honored by NYSPFP

Dec 17, 2014

United Memorial Medical Center is pleased to announce that it has been recognized by the New York State Partnership for Patients for “many accomplishments toward meeting the national Partnership for Patients’ goal of reducing hospital acquired conditions and preventable readmissions... [ learn more ]

Holiday Hours for Outpatient Services

Dec 03, 2014

Christmas Eve 12/24/14Jerome Center Closed at 12pLeRoy & Pembroke Draw Sites Open (reg. hours)Batavia Women’s Care Open 8a – 12pMedina Women’s Care Open 8a – 12pUrgent Care LeRoy Open 11a – 5pUrgent Care Batavia... [ learn more ]

Maternity Services Receive Recognition

Nov 21, 2014

United Memorial Medical Center is pleased to announce that it has been recognized by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in support of the Safe Motherhood Initiative for scoring above the New York State average facilities score in each... [ learn more ]

Nursing Unit Renovations

Nov 21, 2014

United Memorial has invested several million dollars in capital improvements over the past few years to improve the physical environment of the hospital located at 127 North Street in Batavia. On Monday, November 3rd the improvements extended to the second... [ learn more ]

United Memorial Honors Employees’ Years of Service

Oct 17, 2014

United Memorial Medical Center honored the years of service of more than 70 employees at its annual recognition dinner on October 1st, at Terry Hills Restaurant in Batavia. Employees were recognized for their years of employment at 5-year milestones. Shirlene Edwards... [ learn more ]

United Memorial’s NICHE Designation Extended

Oct 17, 2014

United Memorial Medical Center’s NICHE designation has been extended for 2014-2015 from the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at New York University College of Nursing. The NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) network, of nearly 300 hospitals across the... [ learn more ]

United Memorial’s NICHE Designation Extended

Oct 17, 2014

United Memorial Medical Center’s NICHE designation has been extended for 2014-2015 from the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at New York University College of Nursing. The NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) network, of nearly 300 hospitals across the... [ learn more ]

How We're Preparing for Ebola

Oct 09, 2014

Ebola is still rare in the United States. The key to preventing the spread of the virus is to identify and isolate potential cases as quickly as possible. To help with this effort,United Memorial Medical Center is following the Ebola screening... [ learn more ]

Health Screenings for the Uninsured

Oct 07, 2014

United Memorial Medical Center and the Cancer Services Partnership will provide free health screenings to Genesee County women between the ages of 40-64 with no insurance or high deductibles, on Wednesday, October 29th from 4-8 pm at the Jerome Center,... [ learn more ]

RRHS Names New CEO

Oct 03, 2014

In a press release issued today, Rochester Regional Health System (RRHS) announced that they had selected a new CEO. United Memorial will become an affiliate of RRHS following the completion of the merger process later this year. To view the... [ learn more ]

United Memorial to Host multi-agency Decon Drill

Sep 25, 2014

United Memorial will host a multi-agency decontamination drill on the morning of Saturday, September 27th. Visitors to the hospital at 127 North Street, Batavia during this time should expect to see several emergency vehicles, first responders, increased activity and people wearing... [ learn more ]

Summit Physical and Occupational Therapy Director Becomes Sports Certified Specialist

Sep 10, 2014

United Memorial’s Summit Physical and Occupational Therapy Center’s Jim Turcer, PT, SCS has obtained Board Certification as a Sports Certified Specialist (SCS). The certification program provides formal recognition for physical therapists with advanced clinical knowledge, skill, and expertise in the... [ learn more ]

Guild Provides Comfort Kits

Aug 14, 2014

The St. Jerome Guild, Inc. has launched a new initiative to help patients enduring cancer treatments. The St. Jerome Guild, Inc. is now providing comfort kits to new patients of the Cancer and Infusion Center at United Memorial Medical Center.... [ learn more ]

United Memorial Cardiology and Internal Medicine receives Accreditation

Jun 27, 2014

United Memorial Medical Center is pleased to announce that physician practice, Cardiology and Internal Medicine, has received the Echocardiography Accreditation by Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). United Memorial Cardiology and Internal Medicine has been granted a three-year term of accreditation in... [ learn more ]

United Memorial Safe Motherhood Initiative

Jun 27, 2014

United Memorial Medical Center is participating in the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology landmark effort, the Safe Motherhood Initiative to combat maternal mortality and morbidity in New York State. The Safe Motherhood Initiative is working with healthcare providers and birthing... [ learn more ]

Eugene Wang, MD joins United Memorial

Jun 26, 2014

United Memorial Medical Center is pleased to announce that Eugene Wang, MD has joined the Pain Center at 229 Summit Street, Batavia. Dr. Wang is a Board Certified Neurologist, Neuroimager, and Fellowship trained Interventional Pain Medicine Specialist. Dr. Wang is a... [ learn more ]

Wound Care Center Accreditation

Jun 25, 2014

United Memorial Medical Center is pleased to announce that it has received UHMS (Undersea Hyperbaric Medical Society) accreditation for the Wound Care Center. The accreditation is valid for two years. Wounds that take longer than 28 days to heal can be... [ learn more ]

Blood Drive Scheduled

Jun 25, 2014

The Red Cross will conduct a blood drive at United Memorial Medical Center on Monday, July 21st, 2014 from 9 am to 2 pm. The mobile unit will be in front of the hospital at 127 North Street, Batavia. All... [ learn more ]

Center of Excellence for Joint Replacement

May 12, 2014

United Memorial Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for its Joint Replacement Center of Excellence by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care. The certification... [ learn more ]

Health Scene Spring 2014

May 08, 2014

United Memorial's Spring Newsletter and Annual Report to the Community.  ... [ learn more ]

Stroke Center Designation Received

May 05, 2014

Treating stroke quickly and effectively can mean the difference between life and death; a complete recovery or a lifetime of disability. United Memorial Medical Center is pleased to announce that it has received designation as a Stroke Center... [ learn more ]

Female Student Athlete Camp

Apr 30, 2014

Summit Physical and Occupational Therapy Center, an affiliate of United Memorial, will hold a community outreach performance enhancement camp for girls in grades 7-12 on May 3, 2014 from 9 am to 1 pm at John Kennedy School, 166 Vine... [ learn more ]

Volunteers Recognized

Apr 09, 2014

In honor of National Volunteer Week, April 6-13, 2014, United Memorial Medical Center held a dinner on April 8, 2014 at Bohn’s Restaurant to recognize volunteer service within the organization. Their gifts of time were spent assisting visitors, comforting family... [ learn more ]

Guild Hosts Flower Sale

Apr 08, 2014

The St. Jerome Guild, Inc. will host their annual Spring Flower Sale beginning on Monday. April 14th from 12 noon to 4:00 pm at the Jerome Center, 16 Bank Street, Batavia. The sale will continue each day next week from... [ learn more ]

April is Cancer Control Month

Mar 26, 2014

New Yorkers are Encouraged to Take Steps to Lessen Cancer Risk April is National Cancer Control Awareness Month and a great time to raise awareness of cancer prevention, detection, and treatment methods as well as to give support to cancer patients... [ learn more ]

UMMC Executive Receives Credential

Mar 25, 2014

Daniel P. Ireland FACHE, President of United Memorial Medical Center, recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare leaders. Fellow status represents achievement of the highest standard of professional... [ learn more ]

Laboratory receives AABB Accreditation

Mar 20, 2014

United Memorial Medical Center is pleased to announce that it has received AABB accreditation for Transfusion Activities (Blood Bank Services). The accreditation is valid for two years. Formerly known as the American Association of Blood Banks, the AABB is an... [ learn more ]

***WEATHER RELATED CLOSINGS***

Mar 12, 2014

Due to the increasing severity of today’s winter storm and its classification as a blizzard, United Memorial will close all outpatient services and physician practices at 11:00 am. The Urgent Care Centers in Batavia and LeRoy will not open today.... [ learn more ]

Ask A Nurse

Mar 04, 2014

United Memorial is pleased to announce a new community outreach program called, “Ask a Nurse.” Ask a Nurse will be held on the first Tuesday of each month from 9 -11 am in the Jerome Center Lobby at 16 Bank Street,... [ learn more ]

UMMC and RGHS Announce Affiliation Agreement

Feb 27, 2014

Rochester General Health System (RGHS) and United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia have confirmed their intent to formalize a comprehensive partnership. This agreement begins the process of making the Genesee County hospital a fully integrated affiliate of RGHS.“Even given... [ learn more ]

Outpatient Oncology Services at United Memorial

Jan 26, 2014

When United Memorial Medical Center opened the outpatient Cancer and Infusion Center, in association with Rochester General Lipson Cancer Center, Medical Oncology and Medical Oncology/Hematology were added to the list of medical specialties available to residents of the Genesee County... [ learn more ]

**WEATHER RELATED INFORMATION***

Jan 07, 2014

11:30 am 01/08/14 Service Updates  Pembroke Diagnostics at 860 Main Road, Corfu will open at noon today for Laboratory Specimen Collection Services. Le Roy Urgent Care at 8745 Lake Street Road, Le Roy will be closed for today. The Batavia Urgent Care site... [ learn more ]

Health Scene- Community Newsletter

Jan 02, 2014

Click here to view the Winter 2013/2014 edition of Health Scene, United Memorial's community newsletter. Don't miss the feature story on pages 2-3 about the new cancer and infusion services at United Memorial.... [ learn more ]

Promotions at United Memorial

Jan 01, 2014

A number of individuals have been promoted at United Memorial Medical Center based on recent leadership restructuring. Sonja Gonyea has been promoted to Vice President of Human Resources. In this new position, Sonja will lead the Human Resources Department, Healthy Living,... [ learn more ]

Leadership Restructuring

Nov 04, 2013

The UMMC Board of Directors approved a leadership restructuring plan at their October 23rd meeting. United Memorial, like all community healthcare organizations, is adjusting to the rapid changes and momentum of healthcare reform. These changing times will bring exciting new... [ learn more ]

Veterans' Day Ceremony Planned

Nov 03, 2013

United Memorial Medical Center is pleased to serve as the Genesee County War Memorial. On Veterans’ Day, November 11, 2013 at 11:30 am, the Veterans’ will conduct a brief ceremony honoring the men and women who have served, and those... [ learn more ]

Honoring Employees' Years of Service

Oct 04, 2013

United Memorial Medical Center honored the years of service of more than 100 employees at its annual recognition dinner on October 2nd, at Terry Hills Restaurant in Batavia. Employees were recognized for their years of employment at 5-year milestones. Aida Nogueira... [ learn more ]

Health Scene

Oct 04, 2013

Check out the Fall issue of United Memorial's community newsletter, Health Scene. Look for information on managing chronic pain, cancer awareness, understanding medical imaging tests, and physical therapy. Click on the link below to download a copy. ... [ learn more ]

Urgent Care in LeRoy to Re-Open

Sep 12, 2013

United Memorial Medical Center is pleased to announce that the Urgent Care Center at 8745 Lake Street Road, LeRoy will reopen on September 16, 2013 at 11:00am. The service was suspended for several weeks following the unexpected absence of two... [ learn more ]

Health Scene

Aug 12, 2013

Download our community newsletter with information regarding when to use Urgent Care and when to go to the Emergency Room, the Family Medicine Residency Program, Maternity Renovations, United Memorial's latest award for Surgical Quality and a listing of healthcare providers. Download... [ learn more ]

Medical Records For Patients of Irene Burns, MD

Aug 08, 2013

United Memorial Medical Center has agreed to assume responsibility for the distribution of medical records for retired pediatrician, Dr. Irene Burns’ patients and to assist in transferring medical information to new providers in a timely manner. The transition process began... [ learn more ]

Cancer Support Group Forming

Jul 22, 2013

United Memorial Medical Center will host a free cancer support group on the last Thursday of each month beginning at 5:00 pm. The group will meet in United Memorial’s Healthy Living Department at 211 East Main Street, Batavia. The group... [ learn more ]

LeRoy Diagnostics Open, Urgent Care Temporarily Closed

Jun 27, 2013

Recently, the Urgent Care Center at 8745 Lake Street Road has had several service interruptions resulting from building mechanical issues and their subsequent repair. Now, due to an unforeseen absence of the healthcare provider due to disability, the Center may... [ learn more ]

Extended Closure due to Provider Illness

Jun 25, 2013

Recently, the Urgent Care Center at 8745 Lake Street Road has had several service interruptions resulting from building mechanical issues and their subsequent repair. Now, due to an unforeseen absence of the healthcare provider due to disability, the Center may... [ learn more ]

LeRoy Urgent Care Temporarily Closes for Repairs

May 31, 2013

For the next two weeks, the lower suite of the building at 8745 Lake Street Road, LeRoy, which houses United Memorial’s Urgent Care and Diagnostic Services, will be undergoing extensive and disruptive repairs to its plumbing systems. After several discussions... [ learn more ]

New Maternity Unit to be Unveiled at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

May 28, 2013

United Memorial Medical Center will conduct a brief ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the completion of major renovations to the post partum Maternity Unit on May 29th at 4:30 pm. The ceremony will be held on the fourth floor of... [ learn more ]

Memorial Day Services Scheduled

May 13, 2013

Memorial Day Services have been scheduled for United Memorial Medical Center for Monday, May 27th at 10:30 am at the Hospital’s Bank Street Campus, the Jerome Center. United Memorial is proud to serve as the Genesee County War Memorial. The Batavia... [ learn more ]

STATEMENT REGARDING LEAPFROG GROUP HOSPITAL SAFETY SCORE

May 09, 2013

UMMC received a “D” automatically from Leapfrog due to not submitting data to their organization. This is an effort by Leapfrog to get more hospitals to cooperate with its duplicative, costly reporting requirements. Lack of cooperation with this organization does... [ learn more ]

Dr. Mike Merrill to Speak on Patient Safety

May 08, 2013

United Memorial Medical Center will host a free community health talk on Wednesday, June 5th at 6 pm in the Healthy Living classroom at 211 East Main Street, Batavia. Michael Merrill, MD MS MJ MBA will discuss what United Memorial... [ learn more ]

United Memorial Receives Surgical Care Award

May 07, 2013

On April 29, 2013, Univera Healthcare presented United Memorial with an award recognizing the greatest improvement in Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP) Measures for the 2012 Hospital Performance Incentive Program (HPIP) Measurement period for the Western New York region. Daniel... [ learn more ]

United Memorial Recognizes Volunteer Contributions

May 03, 2013

United Memorial Medical Center held a dinner on May 2, 2013 at Bohn’s restaurant to recognize volunteer service within the organization. Their gifts of time were spent filing records in Human Resources, assisting visitors, comforting family members waiting for a... [ learn more ]

Chief of Surgery named Top Doc

Mar 12, 2013

Matthew J. Landfried, MD has received national recognition after being named a Top Doc for 2013 by U.S. News and Castle Connolly Medical Group. Dr. Landfried is an orthopedic surgeon with Genesee Orthopaedics and Chief of Surgery at United Memorial... [ learn more ]

United Memorial Strengthen's Ties with Rochester General

Jan 25, 2013

United Memorial Medical Center (UMMC) and Rochester General Health System (RGHS) announced today that they are finalizing details of an expanded affiliation. This more defined affiliation will broaden and strengthen health care service provided to patients in Genesee County, help... [ learn more ]

United Memorial announces Family Medicine Residency Program

Sep 21, 2012

United Memorial announces Family Medicine Residency Program (Batavia, N.Y.)- United Memorial Medical Center is pleased to announce that it will significantly expand its role in medical education by serving as a site for the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM)... [ learn more ]

Senator Michael Ranzenhofer assists with State Senate Support

Mar 26, 2012

(Batavia, N.Y.)- United Memorial is pleased to announce that it has received $500,000 in NYS Economic Development funding. Five years ago, United Memorial began a multi-phased project to rehabilitate the former St. Jerome Hospital building which is located at 16... [ learn more ]

Ivan A. Hernandez, MD named Medical Director for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine

Feb 22, 2012

Ivan A. Hernandez, MD has been appointed as the Medical Director of United Memorial’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center. The Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center opened in October 2011 at UMMC’s North Street Campus. In this role, Dr.... [ learn more ]