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Quest Diagnostics to Acquire Clinical Outreach Laboratory from UMass Memorial Medical Center; Plan to Build ‘Lab of the Future’ to Serve Massachusetts Health Care Community

October 16, 2012

Relationship Will Provide Innovation, Resources, and Expanded Access and Connectivity for Patients and Doctors’ Offices, All at Reduced Costs

MADISON, NJ and WORCESTER, MA - 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.

UMass Memorial Joins National Pilot Study Aimed to Improve Care for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients

August 1, 2012

WORCESTER – UMass Memorial Medical Center is among a group of six hospitals to recently join a national pilot study under way to promote evidence-based evaluation and treatment standards for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Patients with this type of lung cancer are also candidates for an operation called “lung resection.”

UMass Memorial Medical Center Earns Top Rank in Worcester

July 19, 2012

Washington D.C. –  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.

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