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 September 11, 2019
 In His Second Year at the Helm, Gustafson Wants to Learn More About Worcester
 Getting into his second year as the president of UMass Memorial Medical Center, Michael Gustafson wants to learn more about   Worcester. Gustafson was named president of the medical center last year after the retirement of Patrick Muldoon.
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 August 30, 2019
 UMass Memorial doctors pilot first New England use of Israeli aneurysm device
 Doctors at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester are the first in New England to use a newly approved device that has been   used in only 3,000 procedures to treat aneurysms.

 The device, Comaneci, was approved for U.S. use by the Food & Drug Administration in May.

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May 10, 2019
UMass Memorial, Nurses Union Agree on 4-Year Deal 
UMass Memorial Medical Center has reached a tentative four-year agreement with the Massachusetts Nurses Association bargaining unit at its University Campus, according to a statement from UMass Memorial Medical Center.
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April 25, 2019
Keeping Patients from Heading to Boston Could Make UMass Memorial Health Care Profitable After Ending 2018 with $28 Million Operating Loss
Patients leaving Central Massachusetts for health care cost UMass Memorial Health Care a significant amount. Every 1 percent of commercial market share that heads to Boston is a $12 million hit to UMass Memorial’s operating margin, officials said.
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April 21, 2019
For Groggy Patients, Doctor's Videos Offer Help
By the time Terri Ryan returned home from knee surgery last year, the Uxbridge woman had something new in her email inbox: a video message from her surgeon. Dr. Brian D. Busconi, an orthopedic surgeon with UMass Memorial Health Care, greeted her by name.
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April 16, 2019
UMass Hires McEvoy as First VP of Corporate Relations
Kate McEvoy, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care's former Central and Western Massachusetts vice president, has been named the vice president of corporate relations at UMass Memorial Health Care in Worcester.
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April 16, 2019
UMass Memorial Child Life specialists ease the anxiety in young patients and families 
After a two-night stay following surgery, Renee was able to go home, only to be back at UMass Memorial within 24 hours with what turned out to be a painful urinary tract infection. “They gave her an antibiotic, but this time, they gave it directly to her in an IV.
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April 15, 2019
As Central Mass. Becomes More Racially Diverse, the Population's Health Needs Shift
Dr. Alvaro Alonso was completing his residency at Tufts Medical Center in Boston when he and his colleagues spotted something peculiar. Only later did doctors discover the misunderstanding.
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May 15, 2019
UMass Volunteers Keep a Fast Pace in Boston Marathon Medical Tent 
Dr. Broadhurst said, what made being a Boston Marathon medical volunteer so special was “bringing together that group and working incredibly hard.”
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April 13, 2019
For Foster Parents, Chaotic State System Makes Job Even Harder 
Suzor has sheltered more than a dozen children. She’s among a legion of foster parents who toil in obscurity, opening their hearts and homes to some of the state’s most vulnerable kids.
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