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2011-06-28 08:00:00

Teams with MyCareTeam to connect patients and care providers through remote patient monitoring linked to Allscripts EHR WORCESTER, Mass., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UMass Memorial Health Care is aiming to improve and lower the cost of diabetes care using a new approach that allows patients and their care team to better manage their health remotely. UMass Memorial, clinical partner of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, is the first health care provider in the...

2010-10-13 15:00:00

Protest Underscores Growing Unrest Between the State's Nurses and Hospital Administrators As the Industry Exploits the Current Economic Climate to Cut Costs at the Patients' Expense WORCESTER, Mass., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registered nurses from the UMass Memorial, Hahnemann, Home Health and Hospice, and the UMass University Medical Center campuses of UMass Memorial Health Care, joined by hundreds of frontline nurses from across the Commonwealth, conducted a demonstration and...

2009-10-13 08:00:00

CHICAGO and WORCESTER, Mass., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX) announced today that UMass Memorial Health Care has selected the Allscripts Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Practice Management solution as the preferred solution for private physicians in its community, including the nearly 2,000 physicians affiliated with the health system. UMass Memorial and Allscripts will offer the solution, with onsite training and customization included, as a key...

2008-11-12 09:00:46

VFA, Inc., the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and spend management, announced today that UMass Memorial Health Care, the largest health care system in Central and Western Massachusetts, selected VFA.spendManager(TM) capital spend management software to optimize its capital spend management process. With over $90 million in annual capital spend, UMass Memorial sought to eliminate its manual project workflow and approval process, streamline project...


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