UMass Memorial Medical Center55 Lake Avenue North Worcester, MA 01655 A Level I tertiary care teaching medical center.
ADMISSIONS: Two acute units: 8 East on University campus, 774-443-2761; and PTRC 26 beds at City Hospital campus, 508-334-2670. Both units operate at over 95% capacity. Because of the volume of psychiatric patients in our ED who require inpatient level of care, admissions to both units are primarily limited to UMass Memorial Health Care patients.
ADOLESCENT/ADULT: 8 East primarily works with adults and transition age youth, but is able to admit patients over age of 16 if other placements not available. PTRC admits only adults, 18 and older.
ADDICTIONS: Dual Diagnosis inpatient treatment provided at both 8 East and PTRC. Level III detox provided by Thayer Detox at Community Healthlink in Worcester, (508-860-1000), a member of UMass Memorial Health Care.
SPECIALTIES: Dual diagnosis, medically compromised, mood disorders, PTSD, psychotic disorders; serious and persistent mental illness and ECT.
INSURANCE: Most commercial insurances and Medicaid and Medicare products are accepted.
COMMENTS: UMass Memorial Health Care’s network of providers include member and affiliated hospitals and community based agencies, UMass Memorial Medical Group practices, selected group practices and individual providers.