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  • September 25, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

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    Flu season will begin soon, and now is the time to think about prevention. Richard Ellison III, MD, UMass Memorial hospital epidemiologist, was interviewed regarding flu symptoms, treatment and prevention, including flu vaccination and proper hand hygiene. 

  • September 19, 2014 - Worcester News Tonight

    Families and caregivers alike shared in a special ceremony announcing a new multidisciplinary Down Syndrome Center at UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center, made possible by funding secured by State Senator Richard Moore. 

  • September 13, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

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    Families across Central Massachusetts enjoyed games, cake and bounce houses at the NICU’s 40th birthday celebration. Former NICU graduates came together to be reunited with the doctors, nurses and staff who cared for them.

  • September 12, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

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    NICU nurses share their stories about how technology and advances over the past 40 years have helped change the way newborns are cared for.

  • September 5, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

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    A UMass Memorial doctor, Rick Sacra MD, family physician at the Family Health Center in Worcester, was reported to be in good spirits as he was transported to The Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha for treatment of ebola disease. Dr. Sacra was working as a missionary in Liberia. 

  • August 19, 2014 - Telegram & Gazette

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    William Corbett, MD, vice president of UMass Memorial Medical Group, discusses the importance of patients taking an active role in their health care by reviewing their medical charts and records via a patient portal. 

  • August 18, 2014 - Orthopedics Today

    A recently published article written by David Ayers, MD, UMass Medical Center chair of orthopedics and physical rehabilitation, explains the growth in patient-reported outcome measures using patient questionnaires in today’s clinical practice settings. Dr. Ayers and UMass Memorial Medical School are leading a national registry, Force TJR, studying patient outcomes in total joint replacement patients.