The Not-for-Profit Hospital Corporation (NFPHC), commonly known as United Medical Center or UMC, is a District of Columbia government hospital serving Southeast DC and surrounding Maryland communities.
In 2010, the NFPHC Establishment Act created by the District of Columbia as an instrumentality which has a separate legal existence within the District Government.
History of UMC at a glance…
Began as 380-bed Morris Cafritz Memorial Hospital in 1966.
Renamed as Greater Southeast Community Hospital in 1974.
Opened a 180-bed nursing home in 1980.
Opened a second facility in Fort Washington Medical Center in 1983.
Became United Medical Center in 2008.
Had multiple owners from 1999-2010.
Became part of the Government of the District of Columbia in 2010.
United Medical Center is dedicated to the health and well-being of individuals and community entrusted in our care.
UMC is an efficient, patient-focused, provider of high quality healthcare the community needs.
UMC will employ innovative approaches that yield excellent experiences.
UMC will improve the lives of District residents by providing high value, integrated and patient-centered services.
UMC will empower healthcare professionals to live up to their potential to benefit our patients.
UMC will collaborate with others to provide high value, integrated and patient-centered services.