UMass Memorial Health News
June 26, 2014
WORCESTER, MA - Consumer Reports has released its first-ever Ratings of hospitals for heart surgery, and UMass Memorial Medical Center is featured in the list of the top 15 in the country. The Ratings, which look at heart bypass surgery and aortic valve replacement surgery, cover more than 400 hospitals nationwide.
June 4, 2014
Worcester, MA - The Worcester Youth Center marks its 20th anniversary of providing safe, educational, recreational and social opportunities for young people in Worcester, with a celebration at its facility located at 326 Chandler Street on Friday, June 6, 2014 at 5:30 pm and a community cookout the following day at the same location between 3:30 and 7 pm.
May 23, 2014
By Max Rosen, MD, Chair of Radiology
May 22, 2014
Marketing and Communications Team Wins Two Gold Awards and One Award of Excellence
May 6, 2014
WORCESTER, MA –May 6, 2014 – UMass Memorial Health Care, the largest health care system in Central New England, today announced that Deborah Weymouth has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of HealthAlliance Hospital. The appointment is effective June 16, 2014.
April 9, 2014
WORCESTER, MA – UMass Memorial Medical Center honored many of its volunteers April 8 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.
Medical Center Participates in Learning Community to Improve Costs and Outcomes Associated with Total Joint Replacements
March 13, 2014
One of 32 Organizations to Explore New Methodology to Deliver High-value Care
WORCESTER, MA – UMass Memorial Medical Center (UMMMC) is one of 32 medical centers internationally and the only one in Massachusetts, participating in a new learning community to improve costs and outcomes associated with total joint replacement.
January 7, 2014
Experienced Health Finance Executive to Fill Key Role for Health Care System
WORCESTER – January 7, 2014 – Eric Dickson, MD, MHCM, FACEP, President and Chief Executive Officer of UMass Memorial Health Care, today announced that Sergio Melgar has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at UMass Memorial Health Care, the largest health care system in Central New England. The appointment is effective January 13, 2014.
UMass Memorial Health Care Signs Letter of Intent To Transfer Ownership of Wing Memorial Hospital and Medical Centers to Baystate
December 1, 2013
SPRINGFIELD/WORCESTER/PALMER - The boards of trustees of UMass Memorial Health Care (UMMHC), Baystate Health and Wing Memorial Hospital and Medical Centers have authorized the organizations to sign a letter of intent to propose the transfer of ownership of Palmer-based Wing Memorial to Baystate Health.
October 3, 2013
Experienced Health Care Leader Brings Expertise and Community Knowledge
WORCESTER, MA – October 3, 2013 – UMass Memorial Health Care, the largest health care system in Central New England, today announced that Steven Roach, MBA, has been named President and CEO of Marlborough Hospital. The appointment is effective November 1.
August 5, 2013
Congressman McGovern’s Chief of Staff to Fill Key Role for Health Care System
July 12, 2013
Experienced Health Care Executive to Lead Central Massachusetts’ Largest Academic Medical Center
July 12, 2013
WORCESTER, MA – Eric Dickson, MD, MHCM, FACEP, president and chief executive officer of UMass Memorial Health Care, today announced that Patrick Muldoon has been named president of UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester. The appointment is effective August 26.
July 10, 2013
Jul 10, 2013 - Leominster, MA -HealthAlliance Hospital has once again been named to the prestigious list of Most Wired hospitals in the country. This year marks the 15thanniversary of Health Care’s Most Wired Survey and the sixth consecutive year that HealthAlliance Hospital has received a Most Wired Award, ranging from Most Wired – Most Improved to Most Wireless and since 2011, the Most Wired Award.
July 3, 2013
Jul 3, 2013 - Fitchburg, MA, July 3, 2013 - The management team of Sodexo Healthcare Food Services, located at HealthAlliance Hospital-Leominster Campus, has partnered with the hospital to reach out to provide nutritious lunches for local youth.
June 22, 2013
Marlborough, MA – They are sometimes referred to as comforters, quilts or even duvets, but no matter what you call them, blankets are a source of warmth and comfort. And coming later this fall, patients receiving treatment at the new Cancer Center at Marlborough Hospital will have the added comfort of hand-made blankets courtesy of the Courtyard by Marriott of Marlborough. In fact, as part of their recent lobby renovation celebration, the Courtyard by Marriott spearheaded a special build-a-blanket project.
June 19, 2013
Jun 19, 2013 - Leominster, MA - Three students from Longsjo Middle School in Fitchburg recently visited the Simonds-Sinon Regional Cancer Center, located at the HealthAlliance Hospital - Burbank Campus, with a gift from the heart. The girls raised money to donate to the cancer center by selling hand-crafted ribbons to their friends and fellow students.
UMass Memorial Medical Center First in Massachusetts to Implant Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold for Treatment of Heart Disease
June 18, 2013
UMass Memorial to Enroll Patients in ABSORB III Trial Studying "Disappearing" Heart Device
June 18, 2013
Worcester, MA — Members of the interventional cardiology team at UMass Memorial Medical Center recently implanted Absorb™, an investigational bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS) manufactured by the healthcare company Abbott, as part of the ABSORB III clinical trial.
HealthAlliance Home Health and Hospice Announces Deficiency-Free Hospice Survey and Excellent Rating by Patients
June 6, 2013
Jun 6, 2013 - Leominster, MA – The hospice program at HealthAlliance Home Health and Hospice recently received a deficiency-free survey by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.