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  • April 6, 2022 - Worcester Business Journal

    UMass Memorial Health – Marlborough Hospital has been awarded a grant from the Cummings Foundation of $300,000 over 10 years.

    “We plan to use these funds to provide resource connections and culturally sensitive educational programs for at-risk individuals and families living in the community,” Steve Roach, president of UMass Memorial Health – Marlborough Hospital, said in a release.

  • February 4, 2022 - Marlborough Patch

    MARLBOROUGH, MA — Thrive Support & Advocacy, a nonprofit empowering youth and adults with developmental disabilities, today announced that this year's Standing Ovation Award has been presented to UMass Memorial's Marlborough Hospital, a longtime community partner.

    The Standing Ovation Awards are a celebratory initiative created to recognize outstanding and supportive stakeholders. Marlborough Hospital is being recognized for working collaboratively with the Thrive community since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • February 4, 2022 - Worcester Business Journal

    Thrive Support & Advocacy, a nonprofit empowering youth and adults with developmental disabilities in Marlborough, presented UMass Memorial - Marlborough Hospital with its Standing Ovation Award according to a Thursday press release.

    Thrive presents the honor to supportive stakeholders who work collaboratively with the non-profit to support the community.

  • December 12, 2021 - Community Advocate

    REGION – The Corridor 9/495 Regional Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of its year-end awards earlier this month, recognizing businesses and individual contributors to the area business community.

  • December 7, 2021 - Becker's Hospital Review

    The Leapfrog Group honored 149 hospitals with its annual Top Hospital Award. Of those, 72 are teaching hospitals. 

    The Leapfrog Group used data from its annual hospital survey to identify the top hospitals. Selection is based on excellence across several quality standards and areas of patient care, including surgery outcomes, medication safety and infection rates.

  • July 6, 2021 - Community Advocate

    As some neighboring communities soar ahead of the state average, Marlborough and Hudson are still keeping pace in the ongoing push to vaccinate as many residents as possible against COVID-19, state data shows.

    As of June 29, Hudson, Marlborough, Grafton and Shrewsbury all had similar rates, with 69 percent, 67 percent, 66 percent and 71 percent of residents, respectively, being fully vaccinated. In Northborough, Southborough and Westborough the rates were, in order, 87 percent, 84 percent and 87 percent.

  • June 2, 2021 - Community Advocate

    Through a collaborative effort between the school district, the Board of Health and UMass-Marlborough Hospital staff, students over the age of 12, with parental consent, are being vaccinated against COVID-19 during the school day at both Marlborough’s high school and at the middle school.  

  • February 23, 2021 - Community Advocate

    Marlborough – If all goes according to plan, Marlborough will soon have a state vaccination site open for not only the city’s residents, but all Massachusetts citizens.

  • December 16, 2020 - Metrowest Daily News

    Dr. Kimberly Robinson, director of critical care medicine, celebrates after becoming the first person to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at Marlborough Hospital, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. 150 doses were delivered early Wednesday morning. They will be distributed to nurses, doctors and other staff this week.

  • October 28, 2020 - WBZ 4 CBS Boston

    There is a sense of calm inside the Marlborough Hospital Intensive Care Unit. Two rooms are open; only one patient is on a ventilator; and the nurses and staff chat in a relaxed manner.

    Dr. Kim Robinson, a pulmonologist and head of the Critical Care Team at Marlborough says it was a very different scene during the spring coronavirus surge.

    “We would get calls – this patient’s oxygen level is low; this patient is setting off alarms on the ventilator – and you needed to run into every room to check on these patients,” Robinson said.

  • February 4, 2020 - WMCT-TV Marlborough

    Marlborough Hospital announced earlier this week a big change is coming to the local campus. A new women's imaging center will be coming to town next fall, breaking ground as early as next month.

  • July 3, 2019 - Worcester Business Journal

    Hospitals provided $641 million and health maintenance organizations, or HMOs, contributed $160 million, Healey's office announced on Monday. Much of that took place in free or discounted hospital care for patients, from HMOs, or contributions to a state fund paying for uninsured and underinsured residents who do not have access to affordable health coverage.



  • August 22, 2018 - WMCT-TV

    Dozens of students from local high schools and colleges, spend their summer volunteering more than 2,000 hours at Marlborough Hospital.

  • August 1, 2018 - Community Advocate

    Marlborough – UMass Memorial – Marlborough Hospital and AseraCare Hospice have announced that the Case Management Department at Marlborough Hospital was recently selected to receive a $1,500 grant from the AseraCare Hospice Foundation. The grant money will be used for comfort carts, which provide items such as lotions, snacks, spiritual/meditation booklets, adult coloring books, and CDs with soothing music, etc. for end of life patients and their family members.

  • June 8, 2018 - Community Advocate

    Marlborough – From infants to seniors, there were good times to be had June 2 at the 20th annual Umass-Marlborough Safe Summer Fun Day Fair. Families from Marlborough and nearby communities came in droves to celebrate the activities and giveaways to be had on this perfect Saturday in June.

    “This event is for the community and offers a lot of important and educational material, but also gives families a fun time as well,” Ellen Carlucci, vice president of marketing communications, explained.

  • June 8, 2018 - WMCTTV

    It is never too early to start teaching children about keeping safe and staying healthy! Umass Memorial Marlborough Hospital held their 20th annual Safe Summer Fun Day to teach kids and parents all about summer safety.

  • May 20, 2018 - Telegram & Gazette

    You don’t need to be Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates to make a difference.

    That’s a message Dr. Brian A. Lisse, an emergency medicine physician at Nashoba Valley Medical Center and associate professor at Tufts University School of Medicine, and Dr. Donald Hangen, an orthopedic surgeon at UMass Memorial-Marlboro Hospital, bring to a handful of high school students each year who accompany their team on a two-week medical mission trip to Malawi.

  • April 27, 2018 - Main Street Journal
    According to a 2016 report produced by the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission, only forty-three of the 351  cities and towns in Massachusetts are home to a community hospital. Marlborough is one of the few. The city and its residents, and the surrounding communities, have been served by Marlborough Hospital since 1890. 
  • December 8, 2017 - Telegram & Gazette

    Marlborough Hospital will soon have the capability to store energy drawn from solar panels in the Union Street facility’s parking lot.

    The hospital – part of the UMass Memorial family – was one of 26 organizations to receive $20 million in energy storage grants for projects state officials characterized as game changers for energy innovation. Gov. Charlie Baker implemented the Energy Storage Initiative in 2015, which is aimed at supporting energy storage companies and accelerating the development and market for storage technologies.

  • June 13, 2017 - Community Advocate

    Marlborough – Families flocked to the 19th annual Safe Summer Fun Day, held June 3 on the front lawn of UMass Memorial – Marlborough Hospital. A highlight of the fun and educational event was the distribution of free children’s bicycle helmets, which were properly fitted by hospital staff.