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UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital Hosts Educational Lectures Throughout October

September 11, 2015

September 11, 2015

MARLBOROUGH, MA – UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital will be presenting three educational lectures during the month of October. All programs are free and open to the public to help educate our local community about cancer recovery and behavioral health issues. The programs include:

UMass Memorial – HealthAlliance Hospital Opens Newly Renovated Fourth Floor  

September 4, 2015

Leominster, MA – Recently, UMass Memorial – HealthAlliance Hospital unveiled the renovated fourth floor to be utilized for cardiac and telemetry patients who require advanced monitoring.  By listening to the needs of patients and caregivers, the new unit is comprised of state-of-the-art equipment and private rooms helping to expand our patient experience and provide enhanced quality outcomes.

  UMass Memorial –HealthAlliance Hospital Installs Emergency Calls Boxes 

August 28, 2015

Leominster, MA – Recently, two Emergency Call Boxes were installed on the UMass Memorial – HealthAlliance Hospital Leominster Campus as part of the Federal Emergency Management Grant and a partnership with Leominster Police Chief Robert Healey and the Leominster Police Department. 

UMass Memorial - HealthAlliance Hospital Invites You to What’s Up Doc Physician Lecture Series  

August 14, 2015

Leominster, MA – UMass Memorial - HealthAlliance Hospital invites you to join us on Thursday, September 10th at 7:30 am for a discussion from Aaron Fay, MD, an expert in the field of Ophthalmology. You will hear about the unique work he performs right here in our community. The discussion will be held at the Fidelity Bank Building in the Community Room located at 9 Leominster Connector.

CareWell Urgent Care to Open Two UMass Memorial Health Care Affiliated Centers in Worcester

July 7, 2015

Growing New England urgent care chain and top Worcester, MA health system create an integrated community healthcare solution

QUINCY, Mass.–Two UMass Memorial-affiliated CareWell Urgent Care centers, located at 500 Lincoln Street and 348 Greenwood Street in Worcester, will open on July 15. This affiliation is unique to the Worcester area and will provide residents an integrated healthcare solution with both organizations serving patients based on their individual needs.

Patients at the Simonds-Sinon Regional Cancer Center to Benefit from $32,000 Grant

June 26, 2015

Leominster, MA – For the fourth year in a row, cancer patients at the Simonds-Sinon Regional Cancer Center of UMass Memorial - HealthAlliance Hospital in Fitchburg will receive free therapeutic services thanks to a grant from Angie’s Spa, a charitable, all-volunteer organization.  Since 2012, the funding has enabled the hospital’s Simonds-Hurd Complementary Care Center to provide free therapeutic yoga, hand, foot and chair massage and acupuncture services to patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatments.

HealthAlliance Hospital Receives American College of Radiology Accreditation

June 5, 2015

June 5, 2015 - Leominster, MA – Recently, the UMass Memorial - HealthAlliance Hospital Radiology Department received accreditation in both breast ultrasound and low dose CT lung cancer screenings.

CareWell Urgent Care, UMass Memorial Health Care Announce Affiliation

June 4, 2015

Growing New England urgent care chain and region’s largest healthcare system align to increase efficiency and lower costs for patients

QUINCY, Mass., June 04, 2015CareWell Urgent Care and UMass Memorial Health Care today announced a new affiliation that improves access to coordinated healthcare for patients in Central Massachusetts.

Physical Therapy Plus at Whitney Field, Amy Roux, Trained For Robotic Hand Technology

May 22, 2015

May 22, 2015 - Leominster, MA – Recently, Physical Therapy Plus at Whitney Field, a satellite of UMass Memorial - HealthAlliance Hospital, hosted a Myoelectric Prosthetic Certification, conducted by Touch Bionics, a leader in the field of prosthetic technologies for patients with limb deficiencies.

Hospital Employees Participate in Red Raiders Book Drive

March 10, 2015

Red Raiders Lending Library VolunteersMarch 10, 2015 - Leominster, MA - HealthAlliance Hospital Employees participated in the Red Raiders Lending Library Book Drive in late February and donated over 400 books to Pre-Kindergarten through 8th Grade students in the Fitchburg Public School System and will be used in one of the classroom lending libra

Women and Heart Disease

February 26, 2015


Most Important Weapon in Fight Against Heart Disease is Knowledge



UMass Memorial Medical Group Named to Harvard Pilgrim Honor Roll

February 23, 2015

Distinction recognizes physician groups based on performance amongst nation’s best-

Worcester, Mass., - Doctors with UMass Memorial Medical Group (UMMMG) really made the grades in 2014 according to Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (Harvard Pilgrim). The nationally recognized health plan named UMMMG to its 2014 Physician Group Honor Roll based on the group’s performance in three key areas. UMMMG ranked amongst the top 25 percent of those measured nationally.

February Is American Heart Month

February 9, 2015

UMass Memorial Offers Heart Smart Daily Reminders


February 3, 2015
Contact: Anthony Berry

Marlborough Hospital Celebrates the Fourteenth Annual Tree of Light

December 1, 2014

MARLBOROUGH, MAOn Thursday, December 11, Marlborough Hospital will celebrate the 14th Annual Tree of Light ceremony. The festivities will take place in the Leahy Conference Room at the hospital at 157 Union Street beginning at 5pm. 

Marlborough Hospital Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures’ Recognition from The Joint Commission

November 13, 2014

MARLBOROUGH, MA – Marlborough Hospital today announced it has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States.

Patrick and McGovern Join UMass Memorial Health Care in Endorsing Earned Sick Time Ballot Question

October 29, 2014

Largest Health Care System in Central and Western Massachusetts Urges Yes Vote on Question 4 

WORCESTER, MA - Governor Deval Patrick and Congressman Jim McGovern today joined leaders of UMass Memorial Health Care in a press conference endorsing Question 4 on November’s ballot, which would ensure access to earned sick time for hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts families.