LUBBOCK, Texas — The following is a press release from UMC Health System:
UMC Health System will be presented with the Prosperity Bank Excellence in Nursing Endowment at the Excellence in Nursing Recognition Ceremony at 7:30 a.m., Friday, May 10 at the McInturff Conference Center at UMC.
“We are proud and excited to continue our support of nursing through this endowment and to be able to recognize UMC’s achievement of being a Magnet® hospital,” said Prosperity Bank Area Chairman, Tony Whitehead.
The $100,000 endowment will help support and maintain the Magnet® status of UMC.
Mona Escalon, Magnet Program Director, said, “Because of this collaboration and gift from Prosperity Bank, our nurses will continue to research the most current evidence to ensure our patients have the best outcomes.”
The Magnet Recognition Program® is the most prestigious distinction a healthcare organization can attain for high-quality patient care and nursing excellence. UMC is the only hospital in West Texas to receive this honor.
(This is a press release from UMC Health System.)