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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. 


  • May 12, 2021 - Worcester Business Journal

    UMass Memorial Health of Worcester announced on Tuesday it helped create a new TeamBirth partnership with Wellesley insurer Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Boston health center Ariadne Labs to launch a new initiative at the UMass hospitals in Leominster and Worcester, aimed at improving maternal health and birth outcomes.

    The TeamBirth process will initially launch in May at UMass Memorial HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital in Leominster and UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester. The results of this effort will be used to establish a standard of care for all of New England.

  • May 12, 2021 - Worcester Business Journal

    What hasn’t Eric W. Dickson done in the past year to show his influence as the leader of the largest employer in Central Mass., with 14,000 workers?

    Early during the coronavirus pandemic, he pledged no layoffs or furloughs despite the financial hit to UMass Memorial. He gave $500 bonuses to caregivers, was on the forefront of local business leaders in touting the importance of diversity, equity & inclusion, donated his salary during the initial peak for employee assistance, and enrolled in an early COVID-19 vaccine study to prove his confidence in the science.

  • May 12, 2021

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    New fiber optic technology gives surgeons a safer picture during invasive procedures 

  • May 11, 2021

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    Initiative will work to improve well-being of mothers across New England through stronger communication and shared decision-making

  • May 7, 2021 - Worcester Business Journal

    UMass Memorial Health, the largest healthcare provider in Central Massachusetts, on Friday confirmed it is starting its own health insurance division.

    The insurance company -- called Central Mass Health LLC -- will be organized under the UMass Memorial Health Ventures umbrella, which is for all the non-hospital aspects of the UMass Memorial system.

  • May 7, 2021 - Telegram & Gazette

     Julian, along with 24 other babies, set a new record last week at UMass Memorial Medical Center - Memorial Campus. 

    From 3:50 p.m. Wednesday to 3:50 p.m. Thursday, 14 boys and 11 girls were born in the Maternity Center at UMass Memorial, surpassing the typical number of babies — 12 — they deliver in a day.

  • April 27, 2021 - Worcester Business Journal

    A group of Central Massachusetts entities including the Worcester and Marlborough chambers of commerce, UMass Memorial Health and community groups have formed a coalition opposed to Mass General Brigham's expansion plans, which include a new outpatient facility in Westborough.

  • April 27, 2021 - WCVB TV-5

    Starting Friday, Massachusetts will relax its outdoor mask mandate to require face coverings outside, but they'll still be necessary indoors.

  • April 14, 2021 - Cheddar News

    Eric Dickson, MD, President and CEO of UMass Memorial Health was interviewed about the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine. 

  • April 14, 2021 - Worcester Business Journal

    The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission will not conduct a detailed review of market costs for a proposed merger between UMass Memorial Health and Harrington Hospital, based on preliminary findings the deal isn't likely to lead to additional costs for patients.

  • April 13, 2021 - Mass Live

    The partnership between UMass Memorial Health and the Worcester Red Sox aims at improving the well-being of fans entering Polar Park this year.

    On Tuesday, the organizations announced several programs at the ballpark that will bolster fans’ health focused around improving eating habits and exercise.

  • April 12, 2021 - WBUR

    More than one and a half million people in Massachusetts are now fully vaccinated against the coronavirus

    But with an uptick in positive coronavirus tests and the spread of variants, there's increased urgency to get shots administered to as many people possible, as quickly as possible. So the state and several health groups are taking vaccines directly into the community and setting up mobile vaccine clinics.

  • April 8, 2021

    Debora Spano                                                                        

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  • March 30, 2021 - Spectrum 1 News

    A new technique is helping doctors at UMass Memorial Medical Center treat men with prostate cancer and improve their quality of life.

    UMass began performing the robotic Retzius-sparing prostatectomy within the last three months, but urology specialist Dr. Igor Sorokin says the technology has been around for a few years and first became popular in Europe.

  • March 30, 2021 - Telegram & Gazette

    UMass Memorial Health Care is rebranding itself as UMass Memorial Health and adopting the tagline “the relentless pursuit of healing,” which CEO Dr. Eric Dickson said reflects the organization’s focus on caring not just for the health of the individual but the health of the community. 

    “We feel it better tells the story of who we are and better tells the promise of what we are going to deliver to people in the coming years,” Dickson said in an interview Tuesday. “As we evolve, the brand had to evolve with us.” 

  • March 27, 2021 - Telegram & Gazette

    Worcester Academy sophomore Justin Mohaghegh of Holden tested positive for COVID-19 in January. Before getting back to playing his sports — basketball and golf — he had to complete the school’s five-stage protocol.

    It's a process familiar to all Worcester Academy student-athletes who contract the coronavirus.

  • March 24, 2021 - New York Times

    Thermo Fisher Scientific’s new air sampler can help monitor for airborne pathogens, and signals renewed interest in bioaerosol surveillance.

  • March 23, 2021 - Mashable India


    Mindfulness apps are ubiquitous. But mindfulness and mindfulness meditation, a form of meditation that focuses on present moment experiences, existed long before smartphones arrived on the scene, and have been used to soothe humans in stressful times well before COVID-19.

    Ginny Wholley, a certified mindfulness-based stress reduction instructor at UMass Memorial Health Care Center for Mindfulness, defines mindfulness as an awareness that comes from the practice of paying attention with a kind and non-judgmental attitude. 

  • March 22, 2021 - Worcester Business Journal

    When the professionals who would become WBJ’s 2021 Business Leaders of the Year started their years anew in January 2020, they could have had no idea the past 15 months would end up like they did. Yet, each of them in their own way, found a path for their organizations to thrive.

  • March 19, 2021 - Spectrum 1 News

    Central Massachusetts has not seen a drastic spike in COVID-19 cases since the state started reopening and for residents hoping things go back to normal soon, it's good news. 

    But UMass Memorial Health Care CEO, Dr. Eric Dickson, says the region isn't out of the woods yet. 

    "Our biggest concern now is the UK variant that is clearly in central Massachusetts and on the rise" he said. 


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