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"Medicare for All is something we better take a look at,” said Eric Dickson, president and CEO of UMass Memorial Health Care.

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May 25, 2019
'Medicare for All' Backers Find Biggest Foe in Their Own Backyard
“If you’re trying to solve the problem that we want to get everybody covered and we want to level the playing field between the hospitals that take care of the poor people and hospitals that take care of the rich people, Medicare for All is something we better take a look at,” said CEO of UMass Memorial Health Care.
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May 19, 2019
Sunday Sitdown: Dr. Jonathan M. Gerber, Cancer Specialist, UMass Memorial Health Care
It’s been 25 years since UMass Memorial Health Care began its bone marrow transplant program. Dr. Jonathan M. Gerber is a chief of the Division of Hematology-Oncology and medical director of the UMass Memorial Health Care Cancer Center.
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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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