UMass Memorial Health News
200th Complex Aortic Repair at UMass Memorial Medical Center Was a Birthday Present for a Raynham Man
April 17, 2018
They have done it 200 times so far. The UMass Memorial Center for Complex Aortic Disease has performed 200 minimally invasive complex aortic aneurysm repairs for a dangerous weakening of the walls of the main artery in the abdomen.
April 10, 2018
- Dr. Roula Choueiri unveils new and rapid intermediate-level screening test for earlier identification of autism
- RITA-T tool significantly reduces wait time for young children awaiting autism evaluations by specialists, who are in short supply
- RITA-T provides early diagnosis to allow earlier intervention, ultimately leading to improved long-term outcomes
April 5, 2018
April 4, 2018
- UMass Memorial Marlborough Hospital doctor will make annual medical aid trip to impoverished African nation -
The Joy in Childhood Foundation® and Starlight Children’s Foundation Celebrate a “Day of Joy” and Valentine’s Day with special Starlight Gown Delivery to Pediatric Patients at UMass Memorial Children's Medical Center
February 12, 2018
The Joy in Childhood Foundation, the charitable foundation supported by Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, will host a “Day of Joy” at UMass Memorial Children's Medical Center to make a special delivery of Joy in Childhood Foundation custom Starlight Gowns.
February 1, 2018
Jeff Smith, MD, JD, MMM, executive vice president and chief operating officer of UMass Memorial Medical Center since 2015, was elevated to the role of interim president today. He replaces Patrick Muldoon who announced in November his plans to retire effective January 31.
December 4, 2017
November 29, 2017
WORCESTER, Mass. – HIMSS Analytics announced UMass Memorial Health Care (UMass Memorial) has achieved Stage 6 recognition. UMass Memorial is the largest healthcare system in Central Massachusetts and has the region’s only Level 1 Trauma Center.
November 1, 2017
July 11, 2017
WORCESTER, Mass. – UMass Memorial Medical Center is the proud recipient of the 2017 American Heart Association’s Get with The Guidelines - Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Gold Quality Achievement Award. It’s one of only two hospitals in Massachusetts to have earned this designation for its atrial fibrillation program.
Volunteers Donated 92,000 Hours in 2016; Are Honored at Luncheon Hosted by UMass Memorial Medical Center
April 26, 2017
UMass Memorial Medical Center honored many of its volunteers on April 26 in observance of National Volunteer Week during a special luncheon held at the Beechwood Hotel, Worcester. Long-time volunteers were recognized for their years and hours of service.
During this last year, 801 volunteers donated 92,000 hours, a significant savings to the Medical Center if employees were to assume volunteers’ duties.
UMass Memorial - HealthAlliance Hospital Receives First Place Accountable Care Compass Award from Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association
March 13, 2017
UMass Memorial Medical Center Selected as One of Nation’s Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics
February 22, 2017
Contact: Debora Spano
WORCESTER, Mass. – UMass Memorial Medical Center was named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics, an IBM company. This is the 18th year of the study which singles out 50 hospitals that achieved superior clinical, operational and financial performance in this critical area of cardiovascular care.
February 9, 2017
Contact: Debora Spano 508-334-4252
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WORCESTER, Mass. – The Public Health Council of the Department of Health and Human Services.has approved the Determination of Need (DoN) applications that proposed the merger of UMass Memorial – HealthAlliance Hospital with UMass Memorial - Clinton Hospital, and the Hospital Improvement Plan/Emergency Department Expansion at HealthAlliance.
Lisa Colombo, DNP, RN, Appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at UMass Memorial Medical Center
February 8, 2017
Contact: Debora Spano
WORCESTER, Mass. – UMass Memorial Medical Center Care has announced that Lisa Colombo, DNP, MHA, RN, has accepted the position of senior vice president for Patient Care Services and chief nursing officer at UMass Memorial Medical Center, effective January 19. Colombo was previously president of UMass Memorial Medical Center – Clinton Hospital.
January 9, 2017
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January 9, 2017
Tony Berry, UMass Memorial Medical Center
Ellen Berlin, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
UMass Memorial Medical Center Seeks to Join Dana-Farber Cancer Care Collaborative -
Collaborative membership reflects commitment to excellence in cancer care