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Robert Bauer, who was injured in a small plane crash in Stow, MA, reunited with Flight Nurse Andrea Knox, on the day he was being released from UMass Memorial Medical Center.

Robert Bauer, who was injured in a small plane crash in Stow, MA, reunited with Flight Nurse Andrea Knox, on the day he was being released from UMass Memorial Medical Center. 


  • December 6, 2023

    Photo Op – Watch guns get crushed on Sat. at City Welding & Fabrication


    • Most 5- and 6-year-olds are strong enough to pull the trigger on the average handgun.*
    • 90 percent of suicide attempts with a gun are fatal, while 4 percent of those not involving a gun are fatal.**


  • December 4, 2023 - Becker's Hospital Review

    Becker's is excited to honor 34 hospitals and health systems with innovation programs…

    UMass Memorial Health's culture centers on innovation, with 120,000 staff ideas cultivated from 17,500 employees implemented over the past seven years. The system is an early adopter of technology like Epic EHR and of digital medicine approaches like Hospital at Home.

  • December 1, 2023 - Telegram & Gazette

    Proposed regulations announced Thursday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could force cities nationwide, including Worcester, to replace all lead pipes that carry drinking water…

    “The majority of lead poisoning (in Worcester) is related to lead paint,” said Dr. Angela Beeler, division chief of general pediatrics at UMass Memorial Health.

  • December 1, 2023 - 7 News WHDH

    As the holiday season arrives, so too comes the season for respiratory illnesses. 

    Indeed, at UMass Memorial Medical Center, doctors say they’re seeing an uptick in cases of RSV. 

  • November 17, 2023 - Worcester Business Journal

    November 17 - The findings of the report will be used to guide community health work over the next three years. They will be used to update strategies of the 2021-2026 Greater Worcester Community Health Improvement Plan and serve as the basis for Worcester healthcare provider UMass Memorial Health’s Determination of Needs funding opportunities for nonprofits. Worcester insurer Fallon Health will use the report to inform its community benefits funding program. 

  • November 16, 2023 - Spectrum News 1

    Worcester, Mass. - As holiday season approaches, health experts are once again warning of an expected rise in flu, COVID-19 and RSV cases. Dr. Robert Klugman, internal medicine specialist for UMass Memorial Health, said people should consider getting up to date on their COVID-19 vaccinations, particularly if they're over the age of 65 or immunocompromised.

  • November 15, 2023
    • More than $4.8 million available for mental health services, healthcare and public systems navigation and housing
    • Funding to range from $150,000 to $250,000 per year for 3-year projects and up to $150,000 for 1-year projects
    • A virtual information session will be held on Nov. 14 from 4-5 pm
  • November 15, 2023 - Spectrum News 1

    WORCESTER, Mass. - This week is Massachusetts Apprenticeship Week, and UMass Memorial Health announced plans to launch its first registered apprenticeship program.

  • November 6, 2023

    Two locations are just outside the main entrances of the Southbridge & Webster hospitals for easy, discreet access

    Southbridge, MA, November 6, 2023 – An idea conceived a year ago to help combat food and clothing insecurities in South Central Massachusetts has come to fruition. UMass Memorial Health – Harrington, has opened two free “Bridge Fridge” Community Closet and Pantry locations on its campuses - one at 100 South Street, Southbridge and another at 340 Thompson Road, Webster.

  • October 28, 2023 - Telegram & Gazette

    At UMass Memorial Health, there is enough supply of the 50 milligram dose to last for the next three to four weeks, said Dr. Wendy Timpson, clinical chief of the hospital’s neonatology division.

  • October 9, 2023

    Mayor Joe Petty presents Dr. Hummel with a key to the city.

    Worcester, Mass – His 40 years of caring for the mental health of Worcester youth has earned Clinical Psychologist Richard Hummel, MD, a key to the City of Worcester. In a surprise ceremony on Wednesday, October 4 at the Community Healthlink (CHL) offices, Mayor Joe Petty presented Dr. Hummel with his own key.

  • October 5, 2023 - Boston 25 News

    One thing clinicians DO know is that the currently circulating COVID-19 variants are highly transmissible. “Meaning it takes less viral particles to get sick,” said Robert Klugman, MD, a professor of medicine and head of employee health at UMass Memorial Health. “So if you’re in a crowded space breathing the same air as other people, chances are someone there may have COVID-19 — and you will get COVID-19.”

  • October 2, 2023

    Funding from the Healey-Driscoll Administration will support the organization's mental health initiatives for young children

  • September 28, 2023 - Spectrum News 1

    Doctors at UMass Memorial Medical Center are trading in their white coats for something a little more fashionable to help raise awareness for cancer.

    Local medical professionals, city leaders and cancer survivors are getting ready to strut the catwalk Friday at the first annual Vintage Fashion Show. The fundraiser aims to raise money and awareness for colon cancer and research. Organizers are hoping to raise more than $20,000 for the cancer division, caretakers and patients in the hospital.  

  • September 28, 2023 - American Medical Association

    Pediatricians may encounter children who are unable to see the world as a safe, secure place, and others who may have depression, anxiety, problems with learning, or an inability to self-regulate…

  • September 27, 2023 - Telegram & Gazette

    UMass Memorial Health and Milford Regional Medical Center may merge, signing a letter of intent that will allow the organizations to explore a potential corporate affiliation.

  • September 27, 2023 - American Hospital Association

    UMass Memorial Health's boarding practices reduce the length of time kids are hospitalized in the emergency department, allowing them to receive care in their homes, clinics and in psychiatric units as appropriate. To dig deeper into these initiatives, Julia Resnick, director of AHA Strategic Initiatives, chats with two people who are deeply involved with UMass Memorial's highly effective program. Dr. Brian Skehan and is director of Pediatric Emergency Mental Health Services, and Jemima Amankwah is nurse manager of emergency mental health at UMass Memorial Health.

  • September 27, 2023 - Spectrum News 1

    WORCESTER, Mass. - September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and Tuesday night, police from across central Massachusetts came together for UMass Memorial's annual “Bright Lights” for pediatric cancer patients.

  • September 18, 2023
    • Grants from The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts, Reliant Foundation and RIZE Massachusetts Aim to Increase Access to Life-Saving Buprenorphine
    • Free training for physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners regardless of clinical affiliation
  • September 10, 2023 - Sentinel & Enterprise

    The uptick in cases is playing out similarly in other parts of the state. Dr. Kimi Kobayashi, interim co-president of UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, said that in recent months, before the current uptick, COVID-19 hospitalizations appeared to be close to an all-time low. With the number of mutations the virus has undergone in almost three years, Kobayashi said the virus is continuing the trend of becoming more transmissible.


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