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COVID-19 | Latest System Numbers
(as of January 19)
Total system
Patient number
Patients tested Monday, 01/10: 1348 tests were processed with a positivity rate of 41.1%
Patients tested Wednesday, 01/12: 675 tests were processed with a positivity rate of 38%
Patients tested Thursday, 01/13: 1174 tests were processed with a positivity rate of 36.9%


  • October 27, 2015 - Community Advocate

    At its recent annual fall meeting, the Marlborough Hospital Auxiliary presented two checks to Steven McCue, chief financial officer of the hospital.

    Theresa Banfield, representing the Marlborough Hospital Well Wishes Gift Shop managed by the auxiliary and staffed by hospital volunteers, presented a check for $3,000 and Susan Weber, president of the auxiliary, presented a check for $2,500 from proceeds raised at the auxiliary’s flea market in September.

  • October 26, 2015 - Telegram & Gazette

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    UMass Memorial Health Care announced Monday morning it will be a major new tenant at 100 Front St., bringing 500 information technology jobs to downtown, starting by the end of the year.

    Franklin Realty Advisors, of Wellesley, and Great Point Investors of Boston recently purchased the buildings at 90, 100 and 120 Front Street for $32.5 million, and announced that the entire project cost, including redevelopment of the property, will total $70.1 million.

  • October 26, 2015 - Community Advocate

    UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital’s Patient and Family Advisory Council is seeks community members to volunteer for a committee to give feedback and suggestions geared toward improving the quality, patient safety and care experience at the hospital.


  • October 22, 2015 - Boston Business Journal

    A day after the American Cancer Society changed its stance on breast cancer screenings, physicians and radiologists throughout the state are having mixed reactions.

    The group’s new guidelines are a dramatic change from its previous, more aggressive approach to screening, which recommended mammograms and clinical breast exams every year, starting at 40.

  • October 19, 2015 - WRKO Radio

    Dr. Heather Forkey, chief of the UMass Memorial’s Children's Medical Center's child protection program, discusses the concern surrounding the children affected by the opioid crisis. 

  • October 16, 2015

    Leominster, MA – UMass Memorial – HealthAlliance Hospital Fitchburg Family Practice, The Leominster Spanish American Center Inc., and the Simonds-Sinon Regional Cancer Center invite you to a free community education program on Breast Cancer Awareness. 

  • October 4, 2015 - Telegram & Gazette

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    Super lice? The story came out of a presentation at the American Chemical Society meeting in Boston in August, spreading the specter of mutant insects relentlessly crawling forward in their quest to infest the scalps of schoolchildren across North America.

  • October 4, 2015
    Leominster, MA – UMass Memorial – HealthAlliance Hospital and The SHINE Initiative held an event on October 1st to kick off National Mental Health Awareness Month. The event was titled “Removing the Stigma “and featured a panel of community members.
  • October 1, 2015 - Worcester Business Journal

    UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital has announced that beginning today it will have a nicotine-free hiring policy for new employees.

    Nicotine will now be included in the laboratory drug screening applicants undergo after receiving an offer of employment from Marlborough Hospital, according to hospital spokeswoman Ellen Carlucci. Drug screening is done in conjunction with the required pre-employment medical evaluation, she said.

  • September 30, 2015 - Telegram & Gazette

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    Things were difficult for Christine Croteau. Then they got worse, much worse.

    Throughout her teens, the Millbury native suffered from anxiety and severe depression. She persevered, graduating from St. Mary’s High School in Worcester, then earning degrees at the College of the Holy Cross and Assumption College.

  • September 25, 2015

    Marlborough, MA—On September 25, 2015, UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital announced that the hospital and employees who are members of the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) agreed to a new three year contract.  The contract was brought before members of the union on September 21, 2015 and was ratified.  

  • September 25, 2015

    Marlborough, MA (September 11, 2015) – UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital will be presenting three educational lectures during the month of October. All programs are free and open to the public to help educate our local community about cancer recovery and behavioral health issues. The programs include:

  • September 24, 2015
    Leominster, MA – UMass Memorial – HealthAlliance Hospital and The SHINE Initiative invite you to attend a panel discussion featuring local youth and community members as they share their personal experiences and their journey of helping to remove the stigma of mental illness.
  • September 23, 2015 - Telegram & Gazette

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    The chairman of a key legislative committee toured UMass Memorial Medical Center's emergency department Tuesday, saying the hospital's efforts to control costs by focusing on certain patients could be a model for other Massachusetts medical centers.

  • September 23, 2015 - Worcester Business Journal

    An article bylined by William Corbett, MD, focusing on UMass Memorial’s introduction of Virtual Visits is in the Health Innovation and Technology column which is bylined each month by medical professionals in the WBJ service area. Dr. Corbett discusses the e-Visit tool and how it will benefit patients.

  • September 21, 2015 - Worcester Business Journal

    UMass Memorial Health Care President and CEO Eric Dickson, MD, was recently interviewed by Emily Micucci of the Worcester Business Journal. The topic was on the Epic EMR system.

  • September 20, 2015 - Telegram & Gazette

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    Bart Metzger exudes precision. The office he occupies as chief human resources officer for UMass Memorial Health Care Inc. is tidy, his desk surface nearly clear of papers. When he answers questions, he speaks deliberately. When he’s done, he stops speaking.

    It’s a practice that could serve him well as the face of UMass Memorial in its sometimes-contentious relations with unionized employees.

  • September 16, 2015 - Worcester Business Journal

    Standard and Poor's Rating Services has upgraded UMass Memorial Medical Center's outlook from negative to stable, citing improved financial performance and affirmed the Worcester hospital's BBB+ bond rating on Tuesday.

    "The outlook revision to stable reflects material improvement in financial performance with profitable audited 2014 results and continued positive, although thin, earnings in fiscal 2015 to date," said Standard & Poor's credit analyst Cynthia Keller.

  • September 15, 2015 - Telegram & Gazette

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    Instead of using it to rid their hands of germs, some children are drinking ethanol hand sanitizer to get a buzz. Through Aug. 31 of this year there have been 227 calls in Massachusetts – 34 in Central Massachusetts - to the Regional Center for Poison Control and Prevention regarding ingestion of ethanol-based hand sanitizer by people under the age of 20. Some hand sanitizers contain an ammonium compound instead of ethanol.

  • September 14, 2015