2016 UMMS NEWS AND NOTES

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Polakoff to Worcester Business Journal: Team-based primary care crucial to managed care

UMass Medical School experts says a team-based approach to primary care is key to managed care models that have been integrated into primary care, pediatrics and geriatrics, according to an article in the Worcester Business Journal.

Study shows unmet needs, barriers to care for pregnant women with disabilities

A study initiated at UMass Medical School highlights unmet needs and barriers to care for women with physical disabilities during pregnancy and childbirth, including clinicians’ knowledge and attitudes and accessibility to health care facilities and equipment.

Farmers Market returns to Worcester campus

Farmers Market returns to Worcester campus

Beginning Tuesday, June 14, a welcome summer tradition returns to the UMass Medical School Worcester campus—the annual farmers market, every Tuesday through October, from noon to 5 p.m.

‘Eclectica’ showcases internationally inspired fiber art and brush painting

Educator, multicultural advocate and multimedia artist Bayda Asbridge is the Lamar Soutter Library’s next Artist in Residence.

CDC reappoints Shriver Center autism expert as Act Early Ambassador

Autism advocate Elaine Gabovitch, MPA, has been reappointed to her fourth term as Act Early Ambassador to Massachusetts by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to promote the early identification of developmental delays.

Autism Insurance Resource Center honors ‘Champions’

The Autism Insurance Resource Center at UMass Medical School’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center honored four individuals for their dedication and commitment to helping families and individuals in the autism community.

Boston Globe: Massachusetts doctors, patients not prepared for end-of-life care

According to a survey conducted by UMass Medical School, doctors and patients in Massachusetts are not prepared for end-of-life care.

UMMS disability employment policy expert to receive Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association’s Armin Loeb Award

Alexis D. Henry, ScD, OTR/L, a disability employment policy expert at UMass Medical School, will receive the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association’s prestigious Armin Loeb Award.

‘A History of the Present Illness’ reading and book signing on May 18

Dr. Aronson will read from her book A History of the Present Illness, and discuss how provider and patient stories, whether fictional or true, can improve health and health care.

UHealthSolutions celebrates 15 years of serving Medicare and Medicaid populations, health plans

UHealthSolutions is marking 15 years of delivering customized solutions to health care organizations and the populations they serve.

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