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  • January 21, 2015 - Telegram & Gazette

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    The tragic shooting event at a Boston hospital underscores the necessity to be prepared for a potential active shooter event. Gina Smith, RN, director of emergency management and preparedness,  shares how to be prepared when facing a Code Silver situation. 

  • January 12, 2015 - Telegram & Gazette

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    Richard Sacra, MD, family medicine, returns to Western Africa to rejoin the fight against Ebola that has killed thousands of people. Dr. Sacra told reporters gathered at a press conference that he needs to be a role model on how to prevent the disease.

  • January 4, 2015 - Telegram & Gazette

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    UMass Memorial Medical Center is working collaboratively with Wachusett Mountain in promoting safety while on the slopes. Those efforts include a short video detailing skiers and snowboarders code of responsibility.

  • January 1, 2015 - Telegram & Gazette

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    Less than two and a half hours into the new year Worcester had its first baby of the year. Jonathan David Spencer was born at 2:09 a.m. at UMass Memorial Medical Center weighing in at 6 lbs. and 13.5 oz.

  • December 22, 2014 - Worcester Business Journal

    UMass Memorial Health Care CEO Eric Dickson talks some of the organizations priorities for 2015 as part of the WBJ Five things to Watch for the health care industry in 2015. UMass Medical School Chancellor Michael Collins also provides insight for the article.

  • December 21, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

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    The UMass Memorial Medical Center roster of physicians just grew by a handful. The Emergency Medicine Department on the University and Memorial campuses recently added Drs. Slutzman, Carey, Kotkowski and Costigan.

  • December 21, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

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    UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center has been the beneficiary of goodwill from many circles this holiday season. Recently the Chick-fil-A mascot and other members of the restaurant chain were on campus to make a special donation.