Worcester asthma partnership wins population health award

Friday, June 17, 2016

The University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center won the America’s Essential Hospitals’ 2016 Gage Award for Population Health! The hospital won for its private/public partnership to reduce school absenteeism, hospitalizations and emergency department use among children with poorly controlled asthma. Community Legal Aid in Worcester is part of that partnership. Click here to read the Health Affairs article that details how medical-legal partnership played a critical role in this asthma intervention.