Welcome to Hallmark Health's Media Coverage section. This section is designed to assist patients and journalists seeking information about our current news and to introduce our healthcare experts. We are also available to assist you by providing information about Hallmark Health and its members, including Lawrence Memorial of Medford and Melrose-Wakefield Hospitals.
- Created on Sunday, 04 May 2008 05:00
By Taryn Plumb
May 4, 2008
We've all heard the old nursery rhyme about the butcher, the baker, and the candlestick maker.
Well, before becoming a nurse, Melissa Mattola-Kiatos was a third of the way through that lineup - as well as a few others.
In addition to her post as a junior butcher at Elm Street Market in her hometown of Everett, she once supervised a four-star restaurant at Faneuil Hall; performed hand rubs as a salesgirl at Donna Karan; and managed mutual funds for two investment companies.
Finally, four years ago, the Saugus 33-year-old decided to give nursing a go.
- Created on Wednesday, 27 August 2008 05:00
By Rob Barry
Aug. 27, 2008
With budget cuts slicing deep into the school system, one local business decided to pitch in and help out kids in the community.
Team Medford, a group of employees from Lawrence Memorial Hospital and Hallmark Health, took up a collection - but not for money. For school supplies.
- Created on Friday, 05 December 2008 13:26
Advance For Nurses
By Sarah Long
Dec. 3, 2008
Community hospitals operating outside a major metropolitan area often have the unenviable task of competing with large nationally known medical centers, trying to prove to potential patients they offer the same up-to-date techniques as their reputable neighbors.
However, it is possible to carve a niche in the local community through education and outreach, as evidenced by the successful launch of a comprehensive bone and joint program by Hallmark Health System, the nonprofit inpatient and outpatient provider of vital health services to Boston's northern communities.
- Created on Wednesday, 03 December 2008 16:17
By Nell Escobar Coakley
Dec. 3, 2008
While music may soothe the savage beast, Lawrence Memorial Hospital is giving the old adage a new, high-tech twist.
Nurses at the Hallmark Health facility are conducting a study to see if music has any effects on patients waiting for procedures in the endoscopy unit. On Nov. 1, nurses Judy Moffatt and Donna Begin, clinical leader of endoscopy and recovery, started taking a sampling of patients to see if music should become a routine part of the unit's care.
- Created on Wednesday, 03 December 2008 16:13
Boston Business Journal
By Mark Hollmer
Oc1. 31, 2008
Michael Sack has plenty of sleepless nights, driven by thoughts about the future of health care.
Sack, the 59-year-old CEO of the community hospital group Hallmark Health System, calmly reveals this during a lunch earlier this month at the Bristol Lounge, a restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston's Back Bay.
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