UMass Memorial Medical Center News

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BOSTON — The Baker-Polito Administration today announced that the first field hospital will be stood up at the DCU Center in Worcester as the Commonwealth prepares additional capacity for COVID-19 patients. This site will be built by the National Guard and is the first field hospital to re-open in the state since June.

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Contacts: Anthony Berry

UMass Memorial Health Care

Anthony.berry@umassmemorial.org

Nicole Capuano

Reliant Medical Group

Nicole.Capuano@reliantmedicalgroup.org
 

WORCESTER, Mass. – CommunityHELP (Health and Everyday Living Programs), an online resource that links individuals and families with government and charitable social service programs, now has more than 1,000 participating programs with claimed listings in its comprehensive database. This milestone is not the only accomplishment within the program’s reach. Next month CommunityHELP will have supported more than 20,000 searches by community members in need in just under 1-year.

-The gala’s 11-year total has now shattered the $10 million mark -

The 11th annual  Winter Ball held on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, raised more than $1.3 million to help support the clinical care, education and biomedical research missions of UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center. This is the fourth consecutive year that fundraising has exceeded $1 million.

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) says UMass Memorial Health has earned 2019 CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired recognition as a certified level 7. The Most Wired program conducts an annual survey to assess how effectively healthcare organizations apply core and advanced technologies into their clinical and business programs to improve health and care in their communities.

 

Black-tie gala supports life-saving mission of UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center

Well-known Central Massachusetts business and community leaders have been announced as co-chairs of the 11th annual Winter Ball, the fundraising gala benefiting UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center.

Susan and Anthony Consigli, and Susan and Clifford Rucker began their volunteer roles earlier this year in preparation for the Winter Ball, which will take place at Mechanics Hall on Friday, Dec. 6. 

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Contact: Tony Berry

508-793-5394 (o) 774-317-0422 (c)

anthony.berry@umassmemorial.org

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PACE Prize Winners Get Funding to use Telehealth to Evaluate Overdose Patients UMass

- Award supports physician engagement in cutting edge-research, collaboration between departments, commitment to academic excellence –

 

The awards include three practices being recognized as top overall performers in either adult or pediatric primary care - 
 
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Proposal would critically impact emergency departments wait times and decrease access to care-
 
  • Drunk Goggles and X the Text activities planned with The Allstate Foundation
  • Teen Drive* vehicle with computer simulators available

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Contact: Tony Berry

508-793-5394 (office) 774-317-0422 (cell)

anthony.berry@umassmemorial.org

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Contact: Tony Berry

508-793-5394 (O) 774-317-0422 (C)

anthony.berry@umassmemorial.org

 

WORCESTER, Mass. – We have created an Opioid Crisis Task Force to decrease opioid-associated morbidity and mortality in our community. Through the task force, we plan to: 

Leading patient engagement solution enables care teams to engage all patients before and after  admission through automated daily check-ins, sending the right information at the right time

WORCESTER, Mass. UMass Memorial Medical Center’s (UMass Memorial) Department of Ophthalmology announces a collaboration with Boston Children’s Hospital’s Department of Ophthalmology to offer pediatric ophthalmology services for children in Central Massachusetts. This service, which opened to new patients last month, is the first of its kind to be offered at the UMass Memorial Eye Center and addresses a critical need in the community.

At UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center we recognize that not all patients have the same level of mobility due to their illness and energy level and these lily pads will ease their journey. Pediatric patients at UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center received some new transportation courtesy of sophomores in the woodworking and art classes at Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical High School.

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