UMass Memorial Health News
UMass Memorial Medical Center Selected as One of Nation’s Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics
February 22, 2017
Contact: Debora Spano
February 9, 2017
Lisa Colombo, DNP, RN, Appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at UMass Memorial Medical Center
February 8, 2017
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
September 9, 2016
Wachusett Music & the Simonds-Hurd Complementary Care Center Invite You to “An Evening for Mind, Body & Spirits”
September 6, 2016
Leominster Fraternal Order of the Eagles Donates $5,000 to the UMass Memorial – HealthAlliance Hospital Simonds – Sinon Regional Cancer Center
August 26, 2016
July 22, 2016
Leominster, MA – Recently, Colleen and Wayne Elliot were our first patients to receive Mohs Micrographic Surgery (an advanced surgical treatment for treating common forms of skin cancer) during the grand opening of the clinic on July 6, 2016 at our Leominster Campus. Colleen said: "It was so nice to have the convenience of having a procedure closer to home.
June 13, 2016
June 10, 2016
Leominster, MA – Recently, the employees of the UMass Memorial - HealthAlliance Hospital Operating Room recognized a need to help minimize the anxiety that their pediatric patients experience during the “pre-operation” phase. Surgery for patients at any age can cause great angst and chi
April 15, 2016
WORCESTER, Mass. – UMass Memorial Medical Center honored its volunteers on Tuesday, April 12 during a special luncheon held at the Beechwood Hotel, Worcester. In observance of National Volunteer Week, long-time volunteers were recognized for their years and hours of service.
According to Jody Stark-Cornetta, director of Volunteer Services, last year 800 volunteers donated 84,316 hours, a significant savings to the Medical Center if employees were to assume volunteers’ duties.
Shields Health Care Group and UMass Memorial Health Care Announce the Addition of the First 3T MRI Scanner in the Worcester Region
March 25, 2016
State-of-the-Art Scanner Improves Image Clarity, Patient Comfort and Exam Speed
WORCESTER, Mass. – March 23, 2016 – Shields Health Care Group (Shields) and UMass Memorial Health Care today announced that patients now have access to a state-of-the-art magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner at the imaging center located at 214 Shrewsbury Street.
February 1, 2016
Leominster, MA – The Bullock Building, originally constructed in 1953 and named after Richard Bullock, Directing Trustee, has been a vibrant part of the UMass Memorial - HealthAlliance Hospital Burbank Campus in Fitchburg over the years. Recently, it has been under demolition due to concerns over structural safety and the high cost of maintenance.
January 28, 2016
A Statement from President and CEO, Eric Dickson, MD, Regarding UMass Memorial’s Upgraded Bond Ratings
January 8, 2016
WORCESTER, Mass. – We are excited that two separate bond rating agencies have improved our standing and returned UMass Memorial Health Care to investment grade status - after two-years in a lower rated category. The news this week from Moody’s Investor Services and Fitch Ratings clearly demonstrate our turnaround as an organization.
December 11, 2015
UMass Memorial – HealthAlliance Hospital Employees Donate over 300 Turkeys to Ginny’s Helping Hand and The Salvation Army
December 7, 2015
October 30, 2015
UMass Memorial - HealthAlliance Hospital Partners with Spanish American Center for Breast Cancer Awareness Event
October 16, 2015
Leominster, MA – UMass Memorial – HealthAlliance Hospital Fitchburg Family Practice, The Leominster Spanish American Center Inc., and the Simonds-Sinon Regional Cancer Center invite you to a free community education program on Breast Cancer Awareness.