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  • June 3, 2023 - Leominster Champion

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency will be sending more than $20 million to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to reimburse UMass Memorial Health Care, Inc. for the cost of steps taken during the COVID-19 pandemic. The $20,378,541in Public Assistance grants will reimburse the health care system in Central Massachusetts — headquartered in Worcester and affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School — for various costs incurred dealing with the pandemic between March 2020 and January 2022.

  • June 2, 2023 - Sentinel & Enterprise

    That mission was also at the forefront of a conference held Wednesday at Great Wolf Lodge, which brought together regional stakeholders. NCMAC is currently funded by UMass Memorial Health Alliance-Clinton Hospital and Executive Director Chelsey Patriss said their goals and aspirations for this program are indeed attainable.

  • March 26, 2023 - Sentinel & Enterprise

    Dawn DeLuca has been able to cope with her condition. She has continued to work as a registered nurse in the Critical Care Unit at UMass Memorial HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital, Leominster Campus, even as her cancer progressed from stage 2 to stage 4 in 2020, with metastatic tumors in her pelvis.

  • January 12, 2023 - Boston Globe

    BOSTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency will be sending more than $2.3 million to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to reimburse UMass Memorial Health Care, Inc. for the costs of fully staffing the emergency room at UMass Memorial HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • October 19, 2022 - Telegram & Gazette

    The town’s schools were approved for a $50,000 support program from UMass Memorial Health.

    Superintendent Steven Meyers said at the Oct. 17 School Committee meeting that the award, through HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital, continued a prior award.

  • February 16, 2022 - Sentinel & Enterprise

    It joined community partners CENTRO, NewVue Communities, and UMass Memorial Health to host a virtual town hall last month that was open the public and featured a panel discussion and a question-and-answer session, enabling attendees to ask questions about vaccines and getting vaccinated and learn more about the COVID-19 omicron variant surge.

  • January 25, 2022 - Worcester Business Journal

    The new clinic will include exam spaces, as well as providers across a variety of specialties, including endocrinology, diabetes, cardiology, neurosurgery, spine/anesthesia, rheumatology, oncology, infectious disease, and thoracic surgery. It will become the home of the newly expanded Diabetes Center of Excellence.

  • December 20, 2021 - Sentinel & Enterprise

    FITCHBURG — Rollstone Bank & Trust announced Friday a donation of $50,000 to the UMass Memorial Health’s HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital to expand local complementary care resources to cancer patients, according to a press release from the bank.

    The donation will also be used to increase access to those most vulnerable populations that historically do not have access to life-saving preventative measures or subsequent cancer care.

  • December 1, 2021 - Leominster Champion

    The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives is pleased to announce that UMass Memorial Health, parent company of UMass Memorial Health – HealthAlliance-Clinton, Leominster Campus, has earned 2021 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired recognition as a certified level 8 organization.

  • September 17, 2021 - Sentinel & Enterprise

    LEOMINSTER — UMass Memorial Health-HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital has received the American Heart Association’s Gold Plus Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Quality Achievement Award for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines, according to an announcement from the hospital.

  • July 13, 2021 - Sentinel & Enterprise

    UMass Memorial Health — HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital recently invested $717,000 to fund community-based initiatives aimed at tackling the urgent health challenges of food insecurity, substance abuse and workforce development, according to a press release from the hospital.

    To date, the hospital has committed more than $820,000 in resources, including emergency COVID-19 response funding, according to the hospital.

  • January 25, 2021 - Worcester Business Journal

    Steve Roach, the interim president of UMass Memorial HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital, which has its main offices in Leominster, has been named to the position on a permanent basis.

    Roach's appointment, which was announced Monday in a staff memo by Doug Brown, the president of UMass Memorial Community Hospitals, also keeps him as president of UMass Memorial's Marlborough Hospital, a position he's held since 2013.

  • January 13, 2021 - Leominster Champion

    Leominster-based Montachusett Home Care Corporation (MHCC) is pleased to announce that the inaugural launch of the Cards for Caring initiative saw more than 700 holiday cards donated to older adults living in isolation during the holiday season.

    This widely successful campaign was done in collaboration with Congresswoman Lori Trahan and Congressman Jim McGovern.

  • November 27, 2020 - Sentinel and Enterprise

    The Birthing Center at UMass Memorial HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital Leominster campus received a very special and meaningful donation of a Cuddle Cot on Nov. 19, prompted by Katie Hawthorne, whose daughter, Shaylyn, was stillborn in 2018 at 34 weeks two days, and her sister-in-law Lisa Hawthorne.

  • July 20, 2020 - Worcester Business Journal

    In Massachusetts, it's all but impossible to top any hospital ranking if you're not Massachusetts General Hospital or Boston Children's Hospital.

    UMass Memorial HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital in Leominster, however, has topped those facilities — which are regularly ranked as among the best in the country — and every other in Massachusetts in a new ranking by the Lown Institute weighing civic leadership and value along with other standard hospital-ranking measures, such as mortality and readmission rates.

  • June 28, 2020 - Sentinel and Enterprise

    Before the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in a patient back in March, the UMass Memorial HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital Leominster Campus was preparing for the worst.

    Hospital officials knew the pandemic was heading their way for weeks, and they responded by taking several key steps to prepare for it.

    Four months later, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Charlie Cavagnaro says that while the virus surges in other states, he believes the facility succeeded under difficult circumstances and is better prepared for a pandemic in the future.

  • October 9, 2019 - Leominster Champion

    The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives says UMass Memorial Health has earned 2019 CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired recognition as a certified level 7.

    The Most Wired program conducts an annual survey to assess how effectively health care organizations apply core and advanced technologies into their clinical and business programs to improve health and care in their communities.

  • August 1, 2019 - Lowell Sun

    Speed and accuracy can make all the difference for physicians facing a life-threatening situation, especially when it entails the well-being of a newborn.

    There's no time for a wrong or delayed decision when an infant's life hangs in the balance.

  • July 30, 2019 - Sentinel and Enterprise

    Babies born in distress at UMass Memorial HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital's Leominster campus will soon have enhanced access to high-level neonatological intensive care, as the hospital prepares to launch Central Massachusetts' first-ever tele-NICU program.

    As it stands, UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester is the only hospital in Central Mass. with a level-3 NICU, which provides care to the youngest and sickest newborns, according to Dr. Javed Mannan, a UMass neonatologist.


  • June 14, 2019 - Worcester Business Journal

    A report in May brought troubling news for Worcester: In 2018, 97 city residents died from opioid overdoses, the highest number ever recorded, up from a previous high of 82 in 2015. Worcester County also hit a new high of 283 deaths from overdoses of the drugs.

    In contrast, the report – produced by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services – found the statewide numbers declined slightly for the second year in a row, from a high of 2,100 in 2016 to 2,033.