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UMass Medical School experts will present on a variety of topics, including practice transformation, perioperative surgical home care, new medications for hepatitis C and behavioral health integration, at the annual AcademyHealth Research Meeting June 25-28 in Boston.
The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) has appointed Kimberly Lenz, PharmD, a clinical pharmacy manager in UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division, an inaugural member of a medication addiction advisory group that will produce recommendations on treatment best practices.
A UMass Medical School clinical pharmacy manager will discuss the nation’s opioid epidemic, Massachusetts’ response and how pharmacists can play a role at MCPHS University’s sixth annual Stoklosa Symposium Oct. 22 at the Holiday Inn in Peabody.
Paul L. Jeffrey, PharmD, a pharmacy director in UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division, is the 2015 recipient of the Massachusetts Pharmacists Association (MPhA) Bowl of Hygeia Award.
More than a thousand pregnant women and new moms in Massachusetts are now able to receive appointment reminders and learn about nutrition, safety and other postpartum issues – via text – through an innovative partnership between UMass Medical School and MassHealth.
The National Quality Forum (NQF) has appointed Jill Morrow-Gorton, MD, MBA, a senior medical director in UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division, to its Pediatric Performance Measures Standing Committee.
A technological partnership between UMass Medical School and MassHealth aims to help new moms meet the challenges of infant care and improve their postpartum care through text messages, according to an article published by The Boston Globe’s BetaBoston online newspaper June 5.
UMass Medical School experts will present their research on a variety of health policy topics at the Academy Health Annual Research Meeting June 14-16 in Minneapolis.
UMass Medical School is working with MassHealth to ensure that its members who struggle with drug and alcohol addiction receive treatment when it is needed.