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Person talking with a mental health professional
December 10, 2018

Robert W. Seifert, MPA, a UMass Medical School health policy expert, will moderate a panel about the barriers to care for mental health and substance use disorders (SUD) at a Massachusetts Health Reform Survey event hosted by the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation at The Colonnade Hotel in Boston on Dec. 11.

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December 06, 2018

A disability evaluation expert from UMass Medical School presented to the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) in Washington, D.C. on the findings of a research project related to the intersection between Mental Cognitive Demands and employment.

Manufactured pills
November 16, 2018

Pharmacy experts including Umass Medical School’s Kimberly Lenz, PharmD, discussed the ways they believe technological advances like blockchains can be utilized to face the nation’s opioid crisis in an article for the Pharmacy Technology Report.

November 07, 2018

UMass Medical School experts will share how they can partner with Medicaid agencies to scale the cost containment summit while exhibiting in Booth #76-77 at the National Association of Medicaid Directors fall conference Nov. 12-14 in Washington, D.C.

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November 06, 2018

The Family Medicine Education Consortium is set to recognize UMass Medical School’s Warren J. Ferguson, MD, for earning top honors in its Creative Writing Competition.

November 01, 2018

A unique approach to covering the costs of expensive life-saving CAR-T therapies developed by UMass Medical School in partnership with the Massachusetts Medicaid program, MassHealth, is featured in a recent American Journal of Managed Care article.

Gavel and scale
October 18, 2018

The  UMass Medical School Health and Criminal Justice Program will be exhibiting at the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) Conference Oct. 21-24 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Child getting a checkup
October 17, 2018

A health policy expert in UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division led a team in creating an interactive tool for Families USA that estimates the impact of community health worker (CHW) services in addressing childhood asthma.

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October 11, 2018

Rachel Gershon, JD, MPH, a leading expert on legal and policy analysis regarding Medicaid, health reform, and social services, will be the featured speaker on Medicaid work requirements for an upcoming Digital Health @ Harvard speaker series.

Pill bottle poured over dollar bills
October 10, 2018

UMass Medical School experts in pharmacy will present on CAR-T outcomes, Medicaid payment models, specialty drug spending impact, and pediatric behavioral health medication safety at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Nexus 2018 to be held Oct. 23-25 at the Orlando World Center Marriot in Florida.

October 02, 2018

UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division has been named an approved vendor in the Massachusetts Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Technical Assistance (TA) Program and the TA Marketplace.

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.

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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.