UMass Memorial Health News
Longsjo Middle School Students Donate to Cancer Center
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
ABSORB III Trial Studies Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffolding
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.
UMass Memorial Brings Home Marketing Awards
June 5, 2013
Worcester MA - UMass Memorial Medical Center brought home two awards from the 2013 New England Society For Healthcare Communications (NESHCo) spring conference last month.
HealthAlliance Guild Donates $25,000 to Hospital
May 31, 2013
May 31, 2013 - Fitchburg, MA - May 22, 2013 - At the annual meeting of the HealthAlliance Hospital Guild, members proudly presented a check in the amount of $25,000 to Patrick Muldoon, President and CEO of HealthAlliance Hospital. The Annual meeting brought together 70 Guild members at the Oak Hill Country Club in Fitchburg.
Enterprise Bank Donates Teddy Bears to HealthAlliance
May 3, 2013
May 3, 2013 - May 3, 2013 - Leominster, MA - Enterprise Bank recently donated baskets full of teddy bears and other stuffed animals that bank employees and customers collected for patients of HealthAlliance Hospital’s Pediatric Unit, Birthing Center and Surgical Services.
The Sixth Annual Health Care Career Expo
May 1, 2013
PHOTO/MEDIA OPPORTUNITY: HEALTH CARE CAREER EXPO
UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center Hosts 20th Annual Teddy Bear Clinic
April 27, 2013
WHAT: Free and fun health fair for children and their families 20th Annual Children’s Medical Center Teddy Bear Clinic
WHO: UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center — part of UMass MemorialMedical Center. Staff from the Children’s Medical Center volunteer their timeand expertise to create an interactive health fair for the children of Central Massachusetts
HealthAlliance Hospital Launches New CT Screening for Lung Cancer
April 10, 2013
Apr 10, 2013 - April 10, 2013, Leominster, MA -HealthAlliance Hospital is proud to offer the first low-dose computed tomography (CT) screening test for lung cancer in Worcester County.
UMass Memorial Health Care Joins Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts’ Alternative Quality Contract
February 28, 2013
Largest Health Care System in Central New England is Latest to Join Innovative Payment Program
Eric W. Dickson MD, MHCM, FACEP, Named as UMass Memorial Health Care President and Chief Executive Officer
February 6, 2013
Experienced Health Care Leader and Practicing Emergency Department Physician Brings Expertise and Community Knowledge
Cryoablation Now Available for Atrial Fibrillation Patients
January 31, 2013
Worcester, MA - Catheter ablation is a minimally invasive procedure that is used when medications fail to treat afib. Catheter ablation is performed in our electrophysiology lab by a team of highly skilled nurses and technicians who work alongside the electrophysiologist.
Quest Diagnostics to Acquire Clinical Outreach Laboratory from UMass Memorial Medical Center; Plan to Build ‘Lab of the Future’ to Serve Massachusetts Health Care Community
October 16, 2012
Relationship Will Provide Innovation, Resources, and Expanded Access and Connectivity for Patients and Doctors’ Offices, All at Reduced Costs
MADISON, NJ and WORCESTER, MA - Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world leader in diagnostic testing, information and services, signed a definitive agreement today to purchase the clinical outreach laboratory business of UMass Memorial Medical Center, a member of UMass Memorial Health Care and the largest health care system in Central New England.
UMass Memorial Joins National Pilot Study Aimed to Improve Care for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients
August 1, 2012
WORCESTER – UMass Memorial Medical Center is among a group of six hospitals to recently join a national pilot study under way to promote evidence-based evaluation and treatment standards for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Patients with this type of lung cancer are also candidates for an operation called “lung resection.”
UMass Memorial Medical Center Earns Top Rank in Worcester
July 19, 2012
Washington D.C. – UMass Memorial Medical Center has been given the top rank in the Worcester region for the second year in a row according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2012-13 Best Hospitals rankings, available online at www.usnews.com/besthospitals. The rankings, annually published by U.S. News for the past 23 years, will also be featured in the U.S. News Best Hospitals guidebook, which will go on sale in August.