By MyFM's Rick Michaels - In response to the growing community spread of COVID-19 the Milford Regional Medical Center is designating two Urgent Care sites, strictly for patients who are exhibiting symptoms of respiratory illnesses. Milford Regional’s Urgent Care sites in... Read more.
Milford Regional Medical Center has established a dedicated COVID-19 information hotline staffed by a healthcare professional and an online assessment form to ensure that the hospital remains connected to our community and accessible to all of our patients in this... Read more.
The Milford Regional Medical Center is implementing new restrictions on visitors, will be screening all
those entering the Medical Center and limiting medical services…all in an effort to protect patients from
COVID-19 exposure. Effective today…no visitors are... Read more.
In order to protect patients and staff from the risk of potential exposure to the coronavirus (COVID-19), Milford Regional Medical Center has enhanced visitor restrictions, canceled all elective surgeries and has limited outpatient services. Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - An Internal Medicine Specialist working in Milford and Hopedale on the staff at the Milford Regional Medical Center since 1978 says if we all practice good hygiene, social distancing and self quarantine we have a chance of avoiding droves of... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Milford Regional Medical Center is instituting precautions to limit traffic and the possible spread of the coronavirus within the hospital. In order to protect patients and staff from the risk of potential exposure the following restrictions... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - Milford Regional Medical Center has expanded diagnostic imaging and laboratory services, at its’ new location in Franklin. Diagnostic Imaging Services opened yesterday at the newly constructed building on West Central Street/Route 140, across... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - Concussions are traumatic brain injuries that can occur from a fall or blow to the head and of course as we all know, it’s a common injury in contact sports. The Milford Regional Medical Center will be offering a free seminar on concussion... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The American Red Cross is recognizing the Milford Regional Medical Center for collecting more than one-thousand units of blood last year at the hospital’s Blood Donor Center. The dedicated donor space at Milford Regional, which opened two-years... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - When voters go to the polls in two weeks from today they’ll decide to vote Yes or No, on Question “1” calling for nurse staffing requirements at hospitals. It’s a ballot question that has many wondering how they should vote? Supporters like the... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - When voters go to the polls in two-weeks from today they’ll decide to vote Yes or No,
on Question “1”, calling for nurse staffing requirements at hospitals. It’s a ballot
question that has many wondering how they should Vote? Supporters like... Read more.
Patient Safety the high cost of Question “1" remains the focus of supporters and
opponents of the ballot question calling for nurse staffing requirements which would
limit the number of patients assigned to any one nurse. Milford Regional Medical Center
President and... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The official figures are in and without saying exactly how much was raised the Milford Regional Medical Center’s Golf Classic held in August raised more than 250-thousand dollars. The 29th Annual Golf Classic was held on the last Monday in August... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - Following the release of The Health Policy Commission report on the estimated cost, of a nurse staffing ballot question the commission’s analysis pegged the cost of question 1, at between $676 and $949 million dollars we’re learning more about... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - A panel discussion will be held at the Milford Regional Medical Center later this month, on how to ensure your wishes for medical care are met and respected in a healthcare crisis. Milford Regional’s Patient and Family Advisory Council will be... Read more.
ByMyFM's Rick Michaels - One of the most advanced cancer treatment systems providing pinpoint accuracy to radiate tumors, while minimizing exposure to surrounding healthy tissues is now available at the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, at the Milford... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Vice-President of Patient Care Services at Milford Regional Medical Center says the quality of care and patient safety will be impacted and community hospitals, like Milford Regional will struggle to stay open. Judy Kelly with over 25 years... Read more.
Milford Regional Medical Center recognizes that the high cost of healthcare has a significant impact on a patient’s ability to seek treatment and also their ability to successfully recuperate. They strive, with the support provided by the Oliva Fund for Cancer Care, to... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The Milford Regional Medical Center is being recognized for expertise in bariatric surgery by delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts says MRMC’s higher quality in Bariatric Surgery... Read more.
William Tosches, MD, FAAN, has recently been elected National Chairman of General Neurology by the American Academy of Neurology. In 2017, he was awarded the Academy’s Teacher of the Year award for the second time, as Associate Professor of Neurology and Medicine at the... Read more.
MILFORD – The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), has granted three-year accreditation to Milford Regional’s Breast Center. The accreditation is only given to those centers that have... Read more.
MILFORD - The Commission on Cancer has granted a three year accreditation with Commendation to the cancer program at the Milford Regional Medical Center. It’s only awarded to hospitals that exceed standard requirements and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of... Read more.
Milford Regional Medical Center now offers two, new breakthrough technologies for detecting prostate cancers that may have been previously missed using standard ultrasound-guided biopsies. The Medical Center is the first in the region to offer this targeted, leading-edge... Read more.
MILFORD - According to a recent survey by the American Hospital Association’s Health Forum, the Milford Regional Medical Center has been recognized for excellence in information technology. The survey examined how hospitals throughout the country are leveraging IT... Read more.
Milford Regional Medical Center recently honored the more than 500 volunteers who contribute their time and talents to support the patients and staff with a celebratory luncheon at the Hopedale Community House. The annual luncheon is an opportunity for department... Read more.
MILFORD - Milford Regional Medical Center received an “A” for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization committed to driving quality, safety and transparency in the U.S. health care system. The Medical Center was one of 823 hospitals nationwide to... Read more.
MILFORD - A transition of care will begin today at the Milford Regional Medical Center with the hospital’s decision to close its in-patient pediatric unit. Instead pediatric patients will be treated at a designated section of the emergency department. The decision to... Read more.
Officials from Milford Regional Medical Center and the American Red Cross celebrated the opening of a new Blood Donor Center at the hospital with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, February 22. Following the ceremony, the first blood drive in the new dedicated... Read more.
Milford - A Milford man is facing a drug charge following a call to Milford Police from the Emergency Room at Milford Regional Medical Center. 29-year old James Veduccio is charged with possession of a class “E” drug with intent to distribute. A person working in the ER... Read more.
Milford Regional Medical Center will host a blood drive Friday, Nov. 18 from 9:30 – 3:30 p.m. The blood drive, held in partnership with the American Red Cross, will be held in Milford Regional’s Physicians Conference Center on the ground floor of the main... Read more.
Milford Regional Medical Center will be offering three free lectures to the public this fall with our surgeons sharing important information on reflux disease, cosmetic surgery and prostate cancer. Thoracic surgeon Daniel Wiener, MD, will present “Feeling the Burn... Read more.
Milford Regional Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success in ensuring stroke patients receive... Read more.
New Hospital Safety Scores, which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide and provide the most complete picture of patient safety in the U.S. health care system, were announced today by The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog. Milford... Read more.
Noted attorney Robert L. Kilroy was unanimously elected to serve as chairman of Milford Regional Medical Center's Board of Trustees by fellow Board members recently. Former Chairman John Burns, president of Black Brook Realty in Hopkinton, will now assume the role Bob... Read more.
Milford Regional Medical Center recently held its annual meeting, celebrating a year of expansion and transition, and honoring the memory of a colleague dedicated to helping patients in need. More than 400 people – including Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito and local area... Read more.
Milford Regional Medical Center is looking for volunteers to serve as “Compassionate Companions” to ensure that patients at the end of life are not alone. “Compassionate Companions” is Milford Regional’s end of life comfort program and is based on the “No One Dies... Read more.
Milford Regional Medical Center teamed with Boston Children’s Hospital in October for a series of simulations to familiarize staff with the new emergency department and test the readiness of the new facility prior to opening. Milford Regional moved into the new 78,000... Read more.
Milford Regional Medical Center has launched the second phase of its service improvement initiative, and over the next two years will focus on reducing the readmission rate. Milford Regional is one of a select number of hospitals participating in the Community Hospital... Read more.
Milford Regional Medical Center’s new emergency department will be open to patients on Wednesday, Oct. 28 starting at 6 a.m., at which time the old emergency room entrance will close. The new emergency department is located in the Meehan Family Pavilion and the... Read more.
Milford Regional Medical Center recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the completion of the $54 million building expansion project. Named the Meehan Family Pavilion, this is Milford Regional’s largest expansion to date – a 78,000 square-foot addition that... Read more.
The Milford Regional Medical Center's $54 million building and expansion project, which broke ground early in 2014, celebrated the progress with a ribbon cutting ceremony today, with an open house slated for Sunday. The vice President of Clinical and Support Services... Read more.
The Milford planning board has received a proposal for the construction of a major three story medical office building of nearly two acres of land near the Milford Regional Medical Center at 364 to 366 Main Street. The facility is requesting a roof mounting a large... Read more.
Milford Regional Medical Center now has 10 convenient laboratory locations, with the newest lab now open on Main Street in Medway. Located within Family Medicine Associates at 74 Main St. in Gould’s Plaza, the lab is open Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. to... Read more.
Milford Regional Medical Center has received international recognition for its lactation program and the highly-trained team of maternity nurses that help protect, promote and support breastfeeding. Milford Regional received the International Board Certified Lactation... Read more.
The Milford Lions Club this week donated $35 thousand to the building fund raising campaign for the Milford Regional Medical Center. This gift is part of a $23 million effort toward a goal of $25 million. John Burns of the campaign said the hospital truly appreciates... Read more.
The Milford Regional Medical Center Foundation officially acknowledged this week news of a $35,000 gift from the Milford Lions Club to support the hospital's building campaign. The gift is part of $23 million the capital campaign has already raised towards a goal of $25... Read more.
WMRC is promoting a charity event at Lord and Taylor in Natick to benefit Oliva Fund for Cancer Care on May 2nd. We are selling tickets for $5 to benefit the Oliva Fund which entitles you to 10-30% savings passes at Lord and Taylors next Saturday. Ticket sales will... Read more.
WMRC-First Class Radio is proud to announce that Frank & Wendy Saba have been selected as the recipient(s) of the 2015 Butch Moore “You Touched Upon My Life” Award. Butch Moore was a local singing legend that toured throughout Ireland, Europe, and the United States... Read more.
The Milford Regional Medical Center Foundation officially recognized this week news of a $100,000 leadership gift from The Evergreen Center in Milford to the hospital's building campaign. The gift is part of $22 million the capital campaign has already raised... Read more.