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COVID-19 | Latest System Numbers
(as of October 27)
Total system
Patient number
Patients tested Monday, 10/18: 378 tests were processed with a positivity rate of 6.1%
Patients tested Tuesday, 10/19: 237 tests were processed with a positivity rate of 5.1%
Patients tested Thursday, 10/21: 415 tests were processed with a positivity rate of 4.1%


  • March 4, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

    Dr. Justin Maykel, chief of colon and rectal surgery, provides his insights on the importance on screening for colon cancer.

  • March 2, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

    Connie Camelo, director of interpreter services, described the importance of medical interpretation, and Silvia Uatari-Glaser, a Portuguese interpreter,a graduate of the Quinsigamond College program, discussed the benefits of the program and how they relate to real-world practice.

  • February 27, 2014 - Worcester Magazine

    Dr. John Castle, plastic surgery, discusses the health and social impacts and innovations in breast reconstruction surgery following mastectomy.

  • February 27, 2014 - Worcester Magazine

    Dr. Giles Whalen, director of the Cancer Center of Excellence, discusses the dramatic impacts UMass Memorial cancer care has on the communities in Central Massachusetts.

  • February 18, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

    The Boston Red Sox 2013 World Series trophy brought to bedsides of UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center patients.

  • February 10, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

    Doctors and nurses from UMMHC help the Quechuas of Ecuador by providing medical care and by raising funds for supplies.

  • February 1, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

    Dr. Douglas Ziedonis, professor and chair of the psychiatry, inspires aspiring neuroscientists at the 7th Annual Central Massachusetts Regional Brain Bee.

  • January 18, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

    Dr. Peter Weber, UMass Memorial Medical Center internal medicine physician, discusses early noise-related hearing loss in teens.

  • December 6, 2013 - USA Today

    Craig Lilly, MD, director of the eICU program, discusses his recent study showing that eICU and telehealth programs can increase patient safety and lower costs

  • November 26, 2013 - Telegram & Gazette

    Amy Wachholtz, PhD, director of health psychology, discusses seasonal affective disorder

  • November 20, 2013 - Telegram & Gazette

    Alan Rosmarin, MD, chief of hematology/oncology and Matthew McGuiness, MD, cardiologist, discuss the multidisciplinary approach to treating patients with both cancer and cardiac issues

  • November 11, 2013 - The New York Times “Well” blog

    David Ayers, MD, chair of orthopedics, comments on his recent study showing that the growing number of knee replacements is tied to increasing obesity rates in the US

  • November 11, 2013 - WBZ-TV4 Boston

    Mark Price, MD, orthopedic surgeon, was recognized with the Navy Bronze Star for his time serving in Afghanistan

  • September 25, 2013 - Telegram & Gazette

    Daniel Fisher, MD, director of interventional cardiology, discusses how a new medical device offered at UMass Memorial has saved lives


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