UMC Health System response

UMC Health System

(March 28, 2007) "UMC Health System appreciates the relationship we
have with members of the news media and value the partnership we
have with the media in communicating information to the public we

"Hospital security, especially infant security, is a paramount concern
for UMC and all hospitals. Our goal is to provide as safe and secure of
an environment as possible for our patients, and we are certain the
facilities in Amarillo share that goal."

"It is apparent this investigative reporter was on assignment in
Amarillo, covering hospital security measures. She clearly
demonstrated those measures work well at both Amarillo hospitals. I
hope any misunderstanding related to her identity or intent will be
quickly cleared."

Greg Bruce
Vice President
UMC Health System