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Community Healthlink Receives Highest Level of Accreditation from Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities

February 28, 2022

The three-year designation is the longest accreditation offered by CARF

 

[Worcester, MA, February 28, 2022] – UMass Memorial Health – Community Healthlink has received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). The three-year accreditation is the longest offered by CARF and signifies that CHL meets CARF standards for services and business practices.

This is CHL’s second consecutive three-year accreditation.

UMass Memorial Health Filing Zoning Petition to Expand Hospital Beds in Worcester

February 24, 2022

The petition helps to address hospital bed capacity challenges in central Massachusetts

 

Dr. Michael L. Gustafson Named to the Board of the Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association

February 16, 2022

WORCESTER, MA – February 16, 2022 – UMass Memorial Medical Center President Michael L. Gustafson, MD, MBA, was voted onto the Board of Trustees of the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA) at the annual meeting in January. MHA serves as the leading voice for the commonwealth’s hospitals and health systems.

UMass Memorial Health – HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital announces opening of Multi-Disciplinary Clinic at Leominster Campus

January 19, 2022

Leominster, MA– UMass Memorial Health – HealthAlliance Clinton Hospital today celebrated the opening of a new Multi-Disciplinary Clinic on the Leominster Campus. The Clinic is designed to bring specific specialties to the Northern Worcester County region and allow local patients the ease of access to the specialty care they need closer to home.

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

Mass Advantage Taps Mary Hsieh as CEO

September 16, 2021

 

Hsieh has vast expertise and experience with Medicare and Medicaid products 

 

 

 

 

Worcester, Mass – Mass Advantage, the new Medicare Advantage health plan, has appointed Mary Hsieh as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  In this role Hsieh will launch and oversee all business strategies and operations.

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

 

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 

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