Government mandated nurse staffing ratios would cost the health system $36 million

UMass Memorial – HealthAlliance Hospital was a first place awardee at the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA)’s second Accountable Care Compass Awards event, which recognizes provider excellence and innovation in the delivery of high-quality, safe and efficient care.

Contact: Debora Spano 508-334-4252
401-258-3081 (cell)

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.

On October 29th, the UMass Memorial - HealthAlliance Hospital Foundation will hold its second annual Gala Event. Proceeds will go to support the Foundation's Doyle Community Fund and the Mass Lung and Allergy Foundation. Both foundations will be directing funds back into the community to support programs and initiatives that address health and wellness, treatment and prevention of lung cancer and other pulmonary diseases in the North Worcester County region. This black tie affair will feature the music of the Tom Nutile Band, dinner and dancing and an electronic silent auction.
Leominster, MA – Wachusett Music and Simonds-Hurd Complementary Care Center invite you to “An Evening for Mind, Body and Spirits” featuring Mediums Kathleen Glass and Laura Emerald on Thursday, September 15, 2016 from 4 - 9pm at the Devens Common Center located at 31 Andrews Parkway in Devens, MA 01434. Tickets are $20 ($25 at the door) and $15 for students with a college ID.
Contact:  Kelli Rooney, Manager, Marketing, Public Relations & Community Relations 
Phone:     978-466-4094

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.

HealthAlliance Classic CarLeominster, 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

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.

Leominster, MA – Deborah Weymouth, FACHE, CEO & President of UMass Memorial - HealthAlliance Hospital, recently announced that the UMass Memorial - HealthAlliance Hospital Foundation will begin accepting applications for the Doyle Community Fund Grant Program.
Leominster, MA – Recently, The Simonds-Sinon Regional Cancer Center partnered with “Paint BeCAUSE” and The Luxury Box to raise funds for the Angie’s Spa Grant Program. Approximately 30 people attended the event raising $448 for the program.
Leominster, MA – UMass Memorial – HealthAlliance Hospital employees donated over 300 turkeys to local food pantry’s, Ginny’s Helping Hands and the Salvation Army, to help provide Thanksgiving meals to our community. 
Leominster, MA – Recently, the HealthAlliance Hospital Guild held their Annual Fall Social at the Il Camino Restaurant in Leominster, where three local students were awarded a HealthAlliance Hospital Guild Scholarship. 

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. 

Leominster, MA – UMass Memorial – HealthAlliance Hospital and The SHINE Initiative held an event on October 1st to kick off National Mental Health Awareness Month. The event was titled “Removing the Stigma “and featured a panel of community members.
Leominster, MA – UMass Memorial – HealthAlliance Hospital and The SHINE Initiative invite you to attend a panel discussion featuring local youth and community members as they share their personal experiences and their journey of helping to remove the stigma of mental illness.
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.
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. 
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.

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.