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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. 

 

  • March 5, 2020
  • February 25, 2020 - Health Evolution

    Key Takeaway:
    *More CEOs are speaking out on social and political issues, potentially driving a wedge between their organization and divided consumers.
    *CEOs, such as Michael Apkon of Tufts Medical Center and Eric Dickson of Umass Memorial Healthcare, aren’t afraid to speak out about the woes of the American health system—even in an election year.
    *Veteran health care executive John Figueroa doesn’t think CEOs should speak out on matters that do not pertain to their business.

  • January 29, 2020

    SOUTHBRIDGE, MA – The Members of Harrington HealthCare System voted last night in support of its Board and Strategic Executive Committee’s recommendation to formally enter into a Letter of Intent (LOI) with UMass Memorial Health Care to pursue an acquisition agreement.

  • January 22, 2020

    WORCESTER, Mass. – CommunityHELP (Health and Everyday Living Programs), an online resource that links individuals and families with government and charitable social service programs, now has more than 1,000 participating programs with claimed listings in its comprehensive database. This milestone is not the only accomplishment within the program’s reach. Next month CommunityHELP will have supported more than 20,000 searches by community members in need in just under 1-year.

  • April 15, 2019 - Worcester Business Journal

    Dr. Alvaro Alonso was completing his residency at Tufts Medical Center in Boston when he and his colleagues spotted something peculiar.

    Only later did doctors discover the misunderstanding.

    Alonso's story is one of many illustrating how providing health care has become more complicated with a more diverse population. Challenges with language barriers are only a part of it.

    As the population in and around Worcester has diversified in recent decades, health care has changed with it. New ethnic and racial groups have various health needs, with the differences caused by still largely unknown factors.

  • April 13, 2019 - Boston Globe

     

    Suzor has sheltered more than a dozen children. She’s among a legion of foster parents who toil in obscurity, opening their hearts and homes to some of the state’s most vulnerable kids.

    “They are just so little, so injured, and you really want to wrap them in your arms and keep them all safe,” Suzor said.

    But instead of doing everything possible to assist foster parents like Suzor, the state has done little to lighten their load, and in many ways has made the work even tougher.

    Some 2,000 families have stopped accepting foster children in the past five years — almost as many as the total number of foster families currently in the system. The departures have further strained the longstanding gap between available foster homes and the thousands of abused and neglected kids who need a safe haven.

  • April 3, 2019 - Worcester Business Journal

    A plan to evaluate opioid overdose patients using technology known as telemedicine has received an annual prize and funding from the UMass Memorial Medical Group.

    The proposal that won the $200,000 award and the funding that comes with it would allow doctors to talk with emergency department patients through tablet-based video.

  • March 27, 2019 - Worcester Business Journal

    When Marie retired more than two decades ago, she decided to spend her days volunteering. But then she got sick and wasn't able to continue, which was frustrating.

  • January 2, 2019 - Telegram & Gazette

    Childhood obesity has increased seriously in the last decade and has reached crisis levels, according to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Approximately 12.7 million, or 17 percent, of children and adolescents are obese. Overweight children are much more likely to become overweight adults unless they adopt and maintain healthier patterns of eating and exercise, notes the group. The disorder is also one of the easiest to recognize, yet most difficult to treat, according to AACAP.

  • August 29, 2018 - Market Watch

    UMass Memorial Medical Center, the region’s trusted academic medical center, recently partnered with HealthLoop, the leading patient engagement software solution, to support patients receiving total joint surgery. UMass Memorial’s fellow-ship trained physicians have been at the forefront in identifying quality of care and patient satisfaction best practices as part of a national academic task force.

  • August 6, 2018 - Worcester Business Journal

    With cannabis legal to use in Massachusetts since December 2016, a worker could go home and toke up, akin to stopping by a pub for a beer.

  • August 3, 2018 - Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Amy and Joseph Loud were eagerly anticipating the birth of their second son, still four weeks away, on June 14, 2017. Unlike the previous precarious pregnancy with their then 6-year-old son, Luke, this pregnancy was “textbook perfect the whole time,” Mr. Loud, 36, said.

  • August 2, 2018 - Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER - On Monday, Charlie Audet celebrates her 5th birthday. On the day she was born, she was in the UMass Memorial Medical Center neonatal intensive care unit, hooked up to machines and tubes so she could breathe.

  • July 20, 2018 - Women's Health

  • July 20, 2018 - Worcester Magazine

    Bringing cheer: New England Patriots players visit patients at Worcester hospital - Worcester Mag

  • July 20, 2018 - WHDH Channel 7 News

  • July 20, 2018 - WCVB Channel 5 News

  • July 20, 2018 - Worcester Telegram & Gazette

  • July 20, 2018 - Worcester News Tonight Channel 3

  • February 3, 2015 - Telegram & Gazette

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    Worcester has not only had to deal with record snow fall it also has seen a widespread reporting of the flu and other infectious diseases lately. Richard Ellison, MD, hospital epidemiologist, and Michael Hirsh, MD, chief of pediatric surgery and pediatric trauma, discussed the widespread cases of the flu and other infectious diseases, including outbreaks of the measles with the Telegram & Gazette.

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