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UMass Memorial Plans $1 Million Donation to the City of Worcester

October 20, 2021

 

Proceeds will establish the Worcester Health Equity Fund

 

Dr. Eric Dickson

 

Notice to Our Patients of a Privacy Incident

October 15, 2021

UMass Memorial Health (“UMass Memorial”) is committed to protecting the security and privacy of our patients’ and health plan participants’ information. Regrettably, this notice explains an incident that may have involved some of that information. 

UMass Memorial Health Earns “Most Wired” Recognition

October 14, 2021

 

Advances to certified level 8 in both the acute and ambulatory care settings 

CHiME Digital Health Most Wired - Ambulatory - Certified Level 8

Worcester County-based Mass Advantage announces new health plan leadership team

September 29, 2021

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                  
Contact: Tony Berry 
Anthony.berry@massadvantage.com 

Mass Advantage Taps Mary Hsieh as CEO

September 16, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                  
Contact: Tony Berry 
Anthony.berry@massadvantage.com 

Hsieh has vast expertise and experience with Medicare and Medicaid products 

 

 

Healthalliance-Clinton Hospital Earns National Recognition for Efforts to Improve Stroke Treatment

September 15, 2021

The American Heart Association presents Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus award for commitment to prioritizing quality care for stroke patients.

The American Heart Association's 2021 Get With The Guidelines Gold Plus award for Stroke in the Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll.

Introducing Mass Advantage  

September 8, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                  
Contact: Tony Berry 
Anthony.berry@massadvantage.com 

The insurer is gearing up for its first-ever open enrollment period 

 

UMass Memorial Health Donates $74K to Fund United Way Program

July 26, 2021

-The Shubi Kaur Summer Strong Fund is the health care system’s signature United Way program-

UMass Memorial Medical Center, MA Department of Public Health and HHS partner to expand access to monoclonal antibody therapy to treat COVID-19 patients 

July 14, 2021

Worcester, MA  -- UMass Memorial Medical Center, the flagship academic medical center of UMass Memorial Health, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), announced today that it has expanded access to COVID-19 monoclonal antibody (mAb) treatments and will begin administering the therapies at its Hahnemann campus in Worcester.

Bravehearts Announce Vaccination Nation Promotion

July 9, 2021

Contatc: Dave Peterson
Worcester Bravehearts
info@worcesterbravehearts.com
508-438-3773

Fans Who Show Vaccination Cards Will Receive Free Tickets and Hats

In partnership with UMass Memorial Health, the Worcester Bravehearts have announced the debut of Vaccination Nation, a promotion where fans can earn a free Bravehearts ticket and hat simply by showing their COVID-19 vaccination card at a home game. 

​UMass Memorial Health- HealthAlliance Clinton Hospital announces $717k investment in local community initiatives to address  social determinants of health

July 6, 2021

Leominster, Mass – UMass Memorial Health- HealthAlliance Clinton Hospital recently invested $717,000 to fund community-based initiatives aimed at tackling the urgent health challenges of food insecurity, substance abuse, and workforce development.  To date, the hospital has committed more than $820,000 in resources, including emergency COVID response funding.  

​UMass Memorial Health- HealthAlliance Clinton Hospital announces $717k investment in local community initiatives to address  social determinants of health

July 6, 2021

Leominster, Mass – UMass Memorial Health- HealthAlliance Clinton Hospital recently invested $717,000 to fund community-based initiatives aimed at tackling the urgent health challenges of food insecurity, substance abuse, and workforce development.  To date, the hospital has committed more than $820,000 in resources, including emergency COVID response funding.  

UMass Memorial Health – Harrington Era Begins

June 30, 2021

                     

Health Systems Announce Commitment to Increase MWBE Spending by $1B to Improve Supplier Diversity & Build Community Wealth 

June 9, 2021

Contact: Bich Ha Pham, Director, Communications & Policy, Healthcare Anchor Network, 202-559-1473 ext 3011, bpham@democracycollaborative.org 

Contact: Lindsey Corey, Director, Communications, Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth, press@hcwh.org 

UMass Memorial Health – Marlborough Hospital Awarded $300,000 Cummings Foundation Grant

June 7, 2021

Contact: Ellen Carlucci ellen.carlucci@umassmemorial.org 508-868-0879

UMass Memorial Health – Marlborough Hospital has been named a Ten Year Grant Recipient

Marlborough, MA—Marlborough Hospital is one of 140 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 to $500,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s $25 Million Grant Program. The community hospital was chosen from a total of 590 applicants during a competitive review process. The hospital will receive $300,000 over ten years. 

UMass Memorial Medical Center Becomes First to FORS

May 12, 2021

FOR  IMMEDIATE  RELEASE
Contact: Debora Spano                                                                         
401-258-3081                                                                                       
debora.spano@umassmemorial.org                                                                   

New fiber optic technology gives surgeons a safer picture during invasive procedures 

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Collaborates with Ariadne Labs and UMass Memorial Health to Launch TeamBirth, an Initiative to Improve Maternal Care

May 11, 2021

Contact: Phil Tracey/philip_tracey@harvardpilgrim.org

Initiative will work to improve well-being of mothers across New England through stronger communication and shared decision-making

CaptureRx Data Incident

May 5, 2021

For more information regarding the CaptureRX data incident please navigate to

https://www.capturerx.com/data-incident/

 

UMass Memorial Health and Worcester Red Sox Partner for the Health of Central Massachusetts’ Families

April 8, 2021

Contact:
Debora Spano                                                                        
401-258-3081                                                                                       
debora.spano@umassmemorial.org                                                       

Bill Wanless
SVP of Communications
bwanless@woosox.com

 

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