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UMass Memorial Medical Center News

  • 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. 

  • August 15, 2014 - TechTarget

    Our interim chief information officer shares his thoughts on the acquisition of the company that provides our inpatient electronic health record. 

  • May 22, 2014 - Worcester Magazine

    Neonatologists Stuart Weisberger and Alan Picarillo and nurse manager Cheryl Poelma were all interviewed for a story about increasing rates of preterm births in Central Massachusetts.  UMass Memorial has the only level III nursery in the region.

  • May 18, 2014 - Sunday Telegram

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    Worcester Telegram business editor Aaron Nicodemus spent some time with UMass Memorial Health Care president & CEO Eric Dickson, MD and Medical Center director of performance improvement Lori Pelletier, to get an understanding of UMass Memorial's employee idea system.

  • May 11, 2014 - Sunday Telegram

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    Dr. Heathe Forkey, chief of the Division of Child Protection program at UMass Memorial Children's Medical Center, sat down with Telegram reporter Linda Bock to discuss the balance of being a pediatrician and raising a family of five kids, for this special Mother's Day feature.

  • April 29, 2014 - Worcester News Tonight/NECN

    Reporter Kristen Carosa visited the 7th annual Health Care Career Expo. She interviewed Joseph Fournier, vice president and senior human resources officer, and Lisa Cargill, RN.the expo introduces local high school students to a variety of careers in the health care industry. UMass Memorial Health Care, the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester Public Schools, Boys & Girls Club of Worcester and the City of Worcester Youth Opportunities Office all collaborate to sponsor the event.

  • April 28, 2014 - Worcester Business Journal

    WBJ editor Rick Saia outlines some of the facotrs leading to UMass Memorial Health Care's current challenges, and presents them in the larger context of the changes and challenges throughout the U.S. health care system.