UMass Memorial Medical Center News

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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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

  • UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center is hosting a “beary” fun health and safety fair
  • Interactive and educational event for children of all ages

 WHO:       Free event open to the public; staff from UMass Memorial will be hosting booths of fun activities for children

WHAT:     Teddy Bear Clinic with 27 booths and activities

WHEN:     Saturday, September 29 from 10 am to 3 pm

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Contact: Tony Berry

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

anthony.berry@umassmemorial.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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.

WORCESTER, Mass. – UMass Memorial Health Care has tapped chief information officer (CIO) Tim Tarnowski to serve as its first chief transformation officer (CTO). Tarnowski will remain as CIO a position he has held for the past four years. The organizational change strengthens the health care system’s commitment to improving quality and value for patients, their families and the communities in Central Massachusetts.

- Families are encouraged to attend this session on teen substance abuse

- What should parents be looking for?

WHO:              Dr. Margaret Chang, pediatrician, Tri River Family Health Center, and Rockdale Recovery High School along with teens attending the high school                                   

WHAT:           Hear from adolescents who are recovering from substance abuse

WHEN:           Thursday, July 26, 4 to 5:30 pm.

Contact: Tony Berry
508-793-5394 (office) 774-317-0422 (cell)
anthony.berry@umassmemorial.org

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