UMass Memorial Medical Center News
October 28, 2015
Worcester, Mass. The estate of William Binns Smith, a local entrepreneur and 20th century industrialist who passed away in 1952, has left nearly $29 million to five Worcester-area organizations. With the recent passing of Smith’s last surviving daughter, the organizations—Children’s Friend, Inc.
September 14, 2015
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September 14, 2015
July 7, 2015
Growing New England urgent care chain and top Worcester, MA health system create an integrated community healthcare solution
QUINCY, Mass.–Two UMass Memorial-affiliated CareWell Urgent Care centers, located at 500 Lincoln Street and 348 Greenwood Street in Worcester, will open on July 15. This affiliation is unique to the Worcester area and will provide residents an integrated healthcare solution with both organizations serving patients based on their individual needs.
June 4, 2015
Growing New England urgent care chain and region’s largest healthcare system align to increase efficiency and lower costs for patients
QUINCY, Mass., June 04, 2015 – CareWell Urgent Care and UMass Memorial Health Care today announced a new affiliation that improves access to coordinated healthcare for patients in Central Massachusetts.
February 26, 2015
Most Important Weapon in Fight Against Heart Disease is Knowledge
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February 23, 2015
Distinction recognizes physician groups based on performance amongst nation’s best-
Worcester, Mass., - Doctors with UMass Memorial Medical Group (UMMMG) really made the grades in 2014 according to Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (Harvard Pilgrim). The nationally recognized health plan named UMMMG to its 2014 Physician Group Honor Roll based on the group’s performance in three key areas. UMMMG ranked amongst the top 25 percent of those measured nationally.
February 9, 2015
January 20, 2015
October 29, 2014
Largest Health Care System in Central and Western Massachusetts Urges Yes Vote on Question 4
WORCESTER, MA - Governor Deval Patrick and Congressman Jim McGovern today joined leaders of UMass Memorial Health Care in a press conference endorsing Question 4 on November’s ballot, which would ensure access to earned sick time for hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts families.
June 26, 2014
WORCESTER, MA - Consumer Reports has released its first-ever Ratings of hospitals for heart surgery, and UMass Memorial Medical Center is featured in the list of the top 15 in the country. The Ratings, which look at heart bypass surgery and aortic valve replacement surgery, cover more than 400 hospitals nationwide.
June 4, 2014
Worcester, MA - The Worcester Youth Center marks its 20th anniversary of providing safe, educational, recreational and social opportunities for young people in Worcester, with a celebration at its facility located at 326 Chandler Street on Friday, June 6, 2014 at 5:30 pm and a community cookout the following day at the same location between 3:30 and 7 pm.
May 23, 2014
By Max Rosen, MD, Chair of Radiology
May 22, 2014
Marketing and Communications Team Wins Two Gold Awards and One Award of Excellence
April 9, 2014
WORCESTER, MA – UMass Memorial Medical Center honored many of its volunteers April 8 in observance of National Volunteer Week during a special luncheon held at the Beechwood Hotel, Worcester. Long-time volunteers were recognized for their years and hours of service.
March 13, 2014
One of 32 Organizations to Explore New Methodology to Deliver High-value Care
WORCESTER, MA – UMass Memorial Medical Center (UMMMC) is one of 32 medical centers internationally and the only one in Massachusetts, participating in a new learning community to improve costs and outcomes associated with total joint replacement.
January 7, 2014
Experienced Health Finance Executive to Fill Key Role for Health Care System
WORCESTER – January 7, 2014 – Eric Dickson, MD, MHCM, FACEP, President and Chief Executive Officer of UMass Memorial Health Care, today announced that Sergio Melgar has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at UMass Memorial Health Care, the largest health care system in Central New England. The appointment is effective January 13, 2014.
December 1, 2013
SPRINGFIELD/WORCESTER/PALMER - The boards of trustees of UMass Memorial Health Care (UMMHC), Baystate Health and Wing Memorial Hospital and Medical Centers have authorized the organizations to sign a letter of intent to propose the transfer of ownership of Palmer-based Wing Memorial to Baystate Health.
October 3, 2013
Experienced Health Care Leader Brings Expertise and Community Knowledge
WORCESTER, MA – October 3, 2013 – UMass Memorial Health Care, the largest health care system in Central New England, today announced that Steven Roach, MBA, has been named President and CEO of Marlborough Hospital. The appointment is effective November 1.
August 5, 2013
Congressman McGovern’s Chief of Staff to Fill Key Role for Health Care System