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Doctor with patient
November 16, 2016

The successful recruitment strategies of the Southern New England Practice Transformation Network (SNE-PTN), a collaborative led by UMass Medical School and UConn Health, were selected by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to present in a poster at the 2016 CMS Quality Conference at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Maryland Dec. 13-16.

Government building
November 09, 2016

UMass Medical School Health policy attorneys will present on 1115 and 1332 waivers at the American Association of Health and Human Services Attorneys (AAHHSA) annual national conference in Norfolk, Virginia.

November 04, 2016

UMass Medical School Medicaid experts will discuss how we help states navigate high-priority challenges, contain Medicaid costs and improve outcomes at the National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD) Fall Conference, November 6-8, Arlington, VA. Our tream will be at booth 74.

Prison hallway and doors
November 03, 2016

The Academic Consortium on Criminal Justice Health (ACCJH) will increase the number of scholarships, structured mentorships, and networking opportunities available to students, junior investigators and stakeholders with funding from The Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation. ACCJH is supported by UMass Medical School.

William Fahey accepting Exemplary Employee award
November 02, 2016

Gillette Stadium ticket taker William Fahey and his employer, The Kraft Group’s TeamOps, have been recognized by UMass Medical School’s Work Without Limits with the exemplary employee and employer awards for advancing workplace diversity.

Man in wheelchair giving presentation
October 26, 2016

The number of employers who are actively recruiting and accommodating employees with disabilities has increased over the past decade, a UMass Medical School disability employment advocate told the Boston Herald.

Prescriptions in bottles
October 24, 2016

A clinical pharmacist from UMass Medical School’s Clinical Pharmacy Services division will present on high-impact specialty pipeline drugs expected to reach the market, with a focus on their budget impact, at the Eastern Medicaid Pharmacy Administrators Association’s 40th annual meeting Nov. 14 at Wentworth by the Sea in New Castle, N.H.

Work Without Limits conference
October 19, 2016

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Heather Abbott will deliver a keynote address, Overcoming Adversity, at Raise the Bar Hire! October 25 in Norwood. The annual conference is hosted by UMass Medical School’s Work Without Limits, a statewide network of engaged employers and innovative, collaborative partners that aims to increase employment among individuals with disabilities.

Dr. Kenneth Appelbaum
October 18, 2016

The National Commission on Correctional Healthcare (NCCHC) has selected Kenneth L. Appelbaum, MD, director of correctional mental health policy and research at UMass Medical School’s Center for Health Policy and Research, as the recipient of the prestigious 2016 B. Jaye Anno Award of Excellence in Communications award.

Elderly man receiving care
October 17, 2016

Leaders of UMass Medical School’s Disability and Community Services division will discuss how to design complex care management and better coordinate care at the World Congress “Managing Long Term Support Services for Complex Populations” conference Oct. 24-25 at Westin Tyson's Corner in Falls Church, Virginia.

UMass Medical School building
October 12, 2016

Two programs and one employee of UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division are among those being honored by the 2016 Commonwealth of Massachusetts Performance Recognition Program.

Man taking medication
October 11, 2016

Many seniors are prescribed medications considered high-risk because of their potential to cause adverse reactions and events. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is addressing this issue with its recent release of safety tips for older adults. Health insurers can do even more by implementing a high-risk medication intervention program.

Woman with her nurse
October 06, 2016

An expert on the Care Transformation Collaborative of Rhode Island (CTC), a patient-centered medical home initiative managed by UMass Medical School, will present on creating community health teams to help patients who have high-cost, complex needs at the Patient-Centered Medical Home Congress, sponsored by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Oct. 7-9 in Chicago.

Prescription drugs stacked
October 03, 2016

A clinical pharmacist from UMass Medical School’s Clinical Pharmacy Services division will present on promising specialty medications with the biggest impact on drug spend expected to receive approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) within the next two years at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy’s Nexus 2016 conference, being held Oct. 3-6 in National Harbor, Maryland.

Home care worker speaking to man
September 29, 2016

A six-year effort to improve the training and advance the skills of direct care workers was highlighted in a Sept. 19 article in Worcester Business Journal’s Health quarterly.

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