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Contact: Rob Brogna
508-793-5394
774-317-0422
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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.

One of 32 Organizations to Explore New Methodology to Deliver High-value Care

WORCESTER, MAUMass 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.

Experienced health finance executive to fill key role for health care system

Contact: Rob Brogna
508-793-5394
774-317-0422
robert.brogna@umassmemorial.org
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Experienced Health Care Leader Brings Expertise and Community Knowledge

Steven RoachWORCESTER, 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.

Congressman McGovern’s Chief of Staff to Fill Key Role for Health Care System

Contact: Rob Brogna
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(774) 317-0422
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Experienced Health Care Executive to Lead Central Massachusetts’ Largest Academic Medical Center

Contact: Rob Brogna
(508) 793-5394
(774) 317-0422
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UMass Memorial to Enroll Patients in ABSORB III Trial Studying "Disappearing" Heart Device

Contact: Rob Brogna
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Twitter: http://twitter.com/umassmemorial

Worcester, MA — Members of the interventional cardiology team at UMass Memorial Medical Center recently implanted Absorb™, an investigational bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS) manufactured by the healthcare company Abbott, as part of the ABSORB III clinical trial.

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Worcester MA - UMass Memorial Medical Center brought home two awards from the 2013 New England Society For Healthcare Communications (NESHCo) spring conference last month.

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Teddy Bear Clinic

WHAT: Free and fun health fair for children and their families 20th Annual Children’s Medical Center Teddy Bear Clinic

WHO: UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center — part of UMass MemorialMedical Center. Staff from the Children’s Medical Center volunteer their timeand expertise to create an interactive health fair for the children of Central Massachusetts

Largest health care system in Central New England is latest to join innovative payment program

Experienced Health Care Leader and Practicing Emergency Department Physician Brings Expertise and Community Knowledge

Worcester, MA - Catheter ablation is a minimally invasive procedure that is used when medications fail to treat afib. Catheter ablation is performed in our electrophysiology lab by a team of highly skilled nurses and technicians who work alongside the electrophysiologist.

--Relationship will provide innovation, resources, and expanded access and connectivity for patients and doctors’ offices, all at reduced costs--

MADISON, N.J., and WORCESTER, Mass., October 16, 2012 -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world leader in diagnostic testing, information and services, signed a definitive agreement today to purchase the clinical outreach laboratory business of UMass Memorial Medical Center, a member of UMass Memorial Health Care and the largest health care system in Central New England.

Washington D.C. – July 19, 2012 – UMass Memorial Medical Center has been given the top rank in the Worcester region for the second year in a row according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2012-13 Best Hospitals rankings, available online at www.usnews.com/besthospitals. The rankings, annually published by U.S. News for the past 23 years, will also be featured in the U.S. News Best Hospitals guidebook, which will go on sale in August.