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July 3, 2019 - Worcester Business Journal
Hospitals provided $641 million and health maintenance organizations, or HMOs, contributed $160 million, Healey's office announced on Monday. Much of that took place in free or discounted hospital care for patients, from HMOs, or contributions to a state fund paying for uninsured and underinsured residents who do not have access to affordable health coverage.
August 22, 2018 - WMCT-TV
Dozens of students from local high schools and colleges, spend their summer volunteering more than 2,000 hours at Marlborough Hospital.
August 1, 2018 - Community Advocate
Marlborough – UMass Memorial – Marlborough Hospital and AseraCare Hospice have announced that the Case Management Department at Marlborough Hospital was recently selected to receive a $1,500 grant from the AseraCare Hospice Foundation. The grant money will be used for comfort carts, which provide items such as lotions, snacks, spiritual/meditation booklets, adult coloring books, and CDs with soothing music, etc. for end of life patients and their family members.
June 8, 2018 - Community Advocate
Marlborough – From infants to seniors, there were good times to be had June 2 at the 20th annual Umass-Marlborough Safe Summer Fun Day Fair. Families from Marlborough and nearby communities came in droves to celebrate the activities and giveaways to be had on this perfect Saturday in June.
“This event is for the community and offers a lot of important and educational material, but also gives families a fun time as well,” Ellen Carlucci, vice president of marketing communications, explained.
June 8, 2018 - WMCTTV
It is never too early to start teaching children about keeping safe and staying healthy! Umass Memorial Marlborough Hospital held their 20th annual Safe Summer Fun Day to teach kids and parents all about summer safety.
May 20, 2018 - Telegram & Gazette
You don’t need to be Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates to make a difference.
That’s a message Dr. Brian A. Lisse, an emergency medicine physician at Nashoba Valley Medical Center and associate professor at Tufts University School of Medicine, and Dr. Donald Hangen, an orthopedic surgeon at UMass Memorial-Marlboro Hospital, bring to a handful of high school students each year who accompany their team on a two-week medical mission trip to Malawi.
April 27, 2018 - Main Street JournalAccording to a 2016 report produced by the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission, only forty-three of the 351 cities and towns in Massachusetts are home to a community hospital. Marlborough is one of the few. The city and its residents, and the surrounding communities, have been served by Marlborough Hospital since 1890.
December 8, 2017 - Telegram & Gazette
Marlborough Hospital will soon have the capability to store energy drawn from solar panels in the Union Street facility’s parking lot.
The hospital – part of the UMass Memorial family – was one of 26 organizations to receive $20 million in energy storage grants for projects state officials characterized as game changers for energy innovation. Gov. Charlie Baker implemented the Energy Storage Initiative in 2015, which is aimed at supporting energy storage companies and accelerating the development and market for storage technologies.
June 13, 2017 - Community Advocate
Marlborough – Families flocked to the 19th annual Safe Summer Fun Day, held June 3 on the front lawn of UMass Memorial – Marlborough Hospital. A highlight of the fun and educational event was the distribution of free children’s bicycle helmets, which were properly fitted by hospital staff.
March 15, 2017 - Malborough Patch
In honor of PI Day on Tuesday, lots of people celebrated with pie. That included Marlborough Hospital, which snacked on a a table of Table Talk that day. But they also used PI Day as a reminder about healthcare.
Each caregiver received a patient wristband with the message “Always check for 2 Patient Identifiers.” The hospital is celebrating Patient Safety Awareness Week and thought PI Day would be a good way to remind staff the importance of checking two identifiers any time they interact with a patient, said the announcement.
September 27, 2016 - Community Advocate
UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital hosted a reception honoring and thanking the members of the Hospital Auxiliary for their dedication and commitment to the hospital.
After several months of thoughtful and lengthy discussions, a decision was recently made by the Auxiliary Board to disband and establish a new direction for the auxiliary.
September 11, 2016 - Telegram & Gazette
CareWell Urgent Care will opened a new UMass Memorial-affiliated center at 757 Boston Post Road on Monday, Sept. 12.
UMass Memorial Health Care can refer appropriate patients to nearby CareWell clinics, reducing wait times and costs for non-urgent illnesses and injuries. CareWell clinics are located in close proximity to UMass Memorial Health Care hospitals, ensuring these referrals can be made quickly and conveniently. The Marlboro center will be located within 3.2 miles of UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital.
September 9, 2016 - Boston Globe
Peter and April Cimorelli’s two young sons are budding athletes. Already a dedicated hockey player, the elder boy, 8-year-old Ben, has asked for a while to play football, but his parents are concerned about the risk of injury. So when they heard a flag football program was starting right down the street, they became excited.
July 26, 2016 - Metrowest Daily News
UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital announced a new prostate cancer detection technology is available at the hospital. Bhalchandra Parulkar, urologist, has recently performed targeted magnetic resonance/ultrasound fusion prostate biopsies.
“It is exciting to be able to offer this cutting edge technology locally to residents of the MetroWest and central Massachusetts region,” said Parulkar. “MRI/ultrasound fusion biopsies provide patients with a much less invasive option in instances that prostate cancer may be suspected.
July 25, 2016 - Marlborough Patch
UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital is pleased to announce a new prostate cancer detection technology is now available at the hospital. Targeted magnetic resonance (MRI)/ultrasound fusion prostate biopsies have been recently performed by Bhalchandra Parulkar, MD, a urologist who is an member of the hospital’s active medical staff.
December 10, 2015 - Community Advocate
On Dec. 9, Marlborough Hospital marked its 15th annual Tree of Light ceremony in the Leahy Conference Room. Guests were greeted at the door by members of Boy Scout Troop 1775. Steve Roach, president and CEO, welcomed everyone and introduced the musical entertainment. Carols were sung by the 1Lt. Charles W. Whitcomb Middle School Seventh- and Eighth-Grade Chorus directed by Helen Morley.
December 10, 2015 - Metrowest Daily News
A sports injury prevention class created by six of Marlborough’s Science, Technology, Engineering, Math Early College High School seniors was presented to all student-athletes during their Winter Summit on Dec. 3.
The students created this class through a summer internship focused on learning about healthcare through the discipline of marketing with UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital and Partnerships for a Skilled Workforce.
October 31, 2015 - Telegram & Gazette
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UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital earned an “A” for public safety in The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score.
October 27, 2015 - Community Advocate
At its recent annual fall meeting, the Marlborough Hospital Auxiliary presented two checks to Steven McCue, chief financial officer of the hospital.
Theresa Banfield, representing the Marlborough Hospital Well Wishes Gift Shop managed by the auxiliary and staffed by hospital volunteers, presented a check for $3,000 and Susan Weber, president of the auxiliary, presented a check for $2,500 from proceeds raised at the auxiliary’s flea market in September.
October 26, 2015 - Community Advocate
UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital’s Patient and Family Advisory Council is seeks community members to volunteer for a committee to give feedback and suggestions geared toward improving the quality, patient safety and care experience at the hospital.