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Shields Health and UMass Memorial Health – Harrington Announce New Partnership for Advanced MRI and PET/CT Imaging Services

Southbridge, MA (April 2024) – Shields Health and UMass Memorial Health – Harrington proudly announce a new partnership to provide state-of-the-art PET/CT and MRI imaging technologies, increasing access to advanced radiological care for residents of south-central Massachusetts and beyond.   Equipped with Siemens’ cutting-edge 20-slice PET/CT system, patients and the referring community will see an … Continued

Shields Health Enhances Patient Experience with Innovative Scheduling Portal

Boston (March, 2024) – Shields Health has launched a new Patient Scheduling Portal, an online platform aimed at simplifying the process for scheduling healthcare appointments. This portal, available around the clock, provides patients with the capability to book, adjust, or cancel MRI appointments at their convenience, outside regular office hours.   Offering real-time MRI appointment … Continued

New MRI machine cuts scan times by more than half

Brockton (January 2024) – Once known for technological breakthroughs like Thomas Edison’s three wire electrical system, Brockton hosted a new “first” on Wednesday. Workers craned a state-of-the art, 13,000-pound MRI machine into Shields Health’s flagship Brockton location. It’s the first MRI of its type in the Northeast, according to General Electric and Shields Health. Named … Continued

UMass Memorial, Shields grant $1.4M to 18 Central Mass. nonprofits

  Worcester, MA (July, 2023) – Eighteen Central Massachusetts nonprofits have been granted a combined $1.4 million from Worcester-based UMass Memorial Health in partnership with Shields Health in Quincy. The grants are allocated as part of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Determination of Need program and are given to organizations improving overall health in … Continued

Supporting MMS Physicians’ Well-Being Report

Boston, Mass. – Physician burnout is an increasing concern post pandemic. This MMS report highlights workplace stressors adding to burn out, such as Prior Authorizations and other non-medical tasks. High-quality patient care relies on the occupational well-being of the physicians providing that care! Please read and *share* this important insight. Supporting MMS Physicians’ Well-being Report … Continued