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Lisa Colombo
October 01, 2018

Lisa M. Colombo, DNP, MHA, RN, officially joined UMass Medical School on October 1, 2018 as executive vice chancellor for Commonwealth Medicine.

Mother with her child
September 26, 2018

The four new medical conditions newborns can now be tested for by our New England Newborn Screening Program are highlighted in a story in the first edition of UMass Medical School’s new magazine, @umassmed.

Children together for a portrait
September 25, 2018

A panel of leaders from UMass Medical School, state government and community organizations gathered to share expertise, insights and best practices at Trauma and Resilience: A Child and Family Summit held at UMass Medical School on Sept. 24.

Mandy Harvey
September 13, 2018

A deaf singer who defied the odds to finish fourth on “America’s Got Talent” will be one of several enlightening speakers at the Raise the Bar Hire! Conference Oct. 10 hosted by UMass Medical School’s Work Without Limits and the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission.

Pharmacist organizing pills
September 05, 2018

UMass Medical School Pharmacy Director Paul L. Jeffrey, PharmD, was one of 40 experts selected to take part in a recent Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Partnership Forum, Designing Benefits and Payment Models for Innovative High-Investment Medications.

Handcuffs and dollar bills
August 29, 2018

Well trained insurance adjusters who are assessing disability claims should not only be able to spot impairment, but also potential fraud as well remarks, David Nowell, PhD.

Handcuffs and a gavel
August 16, 2018

The Academic Consortium on Criminal Justice Health (ACCJH) is accepting abstract submissions for the 12th Academic & Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health to be held in Las Vegas March 21-22, 2019.

UMass poster graphic
August 07, 2018

Commonwealth Medicine, UMass Medical School will highlight key cost containment solutions in presentations, an industry session, and a booth at the annual Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference August 13-16 in Portland, Oregon.

Spilled pills on dollar bills
July 30, 2018

Our pharmacy experts tell Managed Healthcare Executive that they question recent drug price freezes from pharmaceutical companies.

Dineia Williams at ceremony
July 19, 2018

Dineia Williams, a provider management coordinator in Disability Evaluation Services at UMass Medical School, shared her journey as a DTA Works intern at a Client Recognition Ceremony at the State House in Boston.

Lisa Colombo
July 17, 2018

Lisa Colombo, DNP, MHA, RN, will be joining UMass Medical School as its next executive vice chancellor for Commonwealth Medicine.

blood cells
July 12, 2018

UMass Medical School’s Nicole Trask, PharmD, explains why CAR-T cell therapies are a key new treatment for hematological malignancies in a podcast for First Report Managed Care.

Bottle of pills tipped over
June 21, 2018

RIZE Massachusetts has chosen health policy experts at UMass Medical School to develop a financing model and recommendations for using recovery coaches in the treatment of opioid use disorder.

Washington State seal
June 13, 2018

UMass Medical School selected by the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems to provide medical opinions and written recommendations on disability applications.

June 12, 2018

UMass Medical School's Joyce A. Murphy, MPA, executive vice chancellor of Commonwealth Medicine, will be honored with the John M. Corcoran Award for Excellence at the St. Mary's Center for Women and Children's 15th annual Diamonds of Dorchester event on October 17, 2018.