Order Discounted Tickets for Disney on Ice and Cirque du Soleil

The DCU Center is offering UMass Memorial Health Care employees discounted tickets in October and December:

  • Disney on Ice Dare to Dream: October 27 to 29
  • Cirque du Soleil Crystal: December 7 to 10

To purchase tickets, go to www.dcucenter.com/supergroups/umass. Learn more about other discounts available to employees by visiting the Employee Activities and Discounts page on MyHR (located under Our Workplace tab). If you have questions, contact the Benefits Contact Center at 508-334-8511.

Head to Six Flags for Family Day or Purchase Discounted Tickets

UMass Memorial Health Care Family Day at Six Flags New England is Saturday, July 29. The $43.99 per person price (plus state meal tax and processing fee) includes: free parking, all-day admission to Six Flags New England and Hurricane Harbor Water Park and all-you-can-eat buffet. To order tickets:

If you can’t make this event, day tickets are also available at a discounted price of $41 and picnic in the park tickets at $45.99 on specific dates, plus state meal tax and processing fee. To purchase:

Visit the Employee Activities and Discounts page (visit OurNet and click on MyHR and Our Workplace). Questions? Email benefitscontactcenter@umassmemorial.org or call 508-334-8511.

Memorial Campus Employee Entrance Reopens Tomorrow

employee-entrance-openThe Memorial Campus employee entrance will once again be open to employees, staff and medivan drivers beginning tomorrow, February 23. The MC 2020 Pathways project work to create an attractive new vestibule at that location has been completed, and additional wall finishes and wayfinding elements are coming soon. Many thanks go out to all for being so accommodating while this portion of the Pathways project was underway.

 

Have You Selected Your Employee Gift? Order Deadline Is October 13!

Have you placed your order yet? By now, all UMass Memorial Health Care employees should have received a letter in the mail with instructions on how to order their UMass Memorial 2016 appreciation gift. If you haven’t already ordered your gift, please do so before midnight Thursday, October 13. No orders will be accepted after this deadline as the ordering website will become inactive. If you did not receive your letter or need help with your online order, email umassmemorialgifts@gmail.com or call at 508-752-4400 (8 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday). Our contractors and volunteers will also receive an appreciation gift, distributed by their respective manager later this fall.

Join Our Caregiver and Family Member Bike Ride; Sign Up Today!

Cyclists lined up for the 2015 UMass Memorial Health Care Caregiver and Family Member Bike Ride.

Cyclists lined up for the 2015 UMass Memorial Health Care Caregiver and Family Member Bike Ride.

Join President and CEO Eric Dickson, MD, for a bike ride around Clinton Saturday, September 17 (rain date Sunday, September 18). At 10 am, cyclists will pedal along one of three course options of 9-, 19- or 31-mile-long routes in the UMass Memorial Health Care Caregiver and Family Member Bike Ride. Spend the day with co-workers and family members while enjoying the scenery, camaraderie and exercise. The routes – to Sterling, Princeton and Wachusett Mountain – begin and end at UMass Memorial – Clinton Hospital parking lot. The ride is limited to 100 participants who complete the online registration and waiver form; deadline to register is 5 pm Thursday, September 16. Registered riders receive a UMass Memorial cycling jacket. Participants, remember your bikes must be in good working order and don’t forget to wear your helmets!

Snow Is Here; Don’t Miss Employee Discounts at Wachusett Mountain!

Wachusett bannerLots of snow means great skiing and snowboarding, and what better place to go than Wachusett Mountain! It’s close by and employees can take advantage of great discounts on ski and snowboard packages, as part of our ski safe and stay healthy partnership. Discounts are available to all system employees for tickets and lessons purchased online only (no discounts available at the mountain). Find details about discount codes. Remember to watch the “Responsibility Code” ski safety video featuring President and CEO Eric Dickson, MD, for reminders on proper mountain safety.

Challenge Accepted: myHealth Matters Launches for 2016!

myHealth MattersOn December 21, UMass Memorial Health Care launched this year’s myHealth Matters, our program to reward employee wellness. Within days, over 500 employees accepted a wellness challenge! The new year brings greater rewards and more accessible goals. Benefit-eligible employees can log onto www.yourwellnessmatters.org and complete challenges such as fitness, Mindfulness in Medicine, smoking cessation and preventative care. Challenges can reward you with a $300 wellness reward ($100 more than last year) and can also put you in a drawing for one of hundreds of Amazon gift cards worth $50 or $100. Remember: Your personal data stays personal; nobody at UMass Memorial will ever see your health information.

Let It Snow for Employee Ski Discounts at Wachusett Mountain! 

wachusett logoThe snow may be late arriving this year, but if history repeats itself, we may end up with a long winter season of white stuff. Wachusett Mountain is again offering our employees great discounts on ski and snowboard packages, as part of our ski safe and stay healthy partnership. Discounts are available to all system employees for tickets and lessons purchased online only (no discounts available at the mountain). Find details about discount codes. Remember to watch the “Responsibility Code” ski safety video featuring President and CEO Eric Dickson, MD. And don’t forget always wear your ski helmet!

Time for Holiday Shopping at Employee Craft Fair November 20!

craft fairThe Medical Center is pleased to host an Employee Craft Fair to showcase your creativity and artistry Friday, November 20, 9 am to 5 pm, Noonan Concourse outside the Emergency Department, University Campus. Here’s a list of employee vendors and the items they plan to sell, and just in time for the holidays. Please print and post this listing in your departments to spread the word.

Offering Thanks to Our Employees by Celebrating with Pie!

eat pieIn November, our national holiday provides us with an opportunity to recognize our Medical Center and Medical School communites’ collective achievements. What better way to give thanks than by sharing some pie with your colleagues! Turn out for some pie served by members of our leadership teams at the following locations:

  • South Street Campus, Monday, November 16, noon to 2 pm, cafeteria
  • University Campus, Tuesday, November 17, 1 to 2:30, Medical School lobby
  • Hahnemann Campus, Friday, November 20, noon to 2 pm, Anne Nemitz Room
  • Memorial Campus, Wednesday, December, 2, noon to 2 pm, Knowles Hall