News Releases

Melrose-Wakefield Hospital transitioning to ‘Rooming In’ model for new moms

Nov. 13, 2009- Hallmark Health System’s Melrose-Wakefield Hospital recognizes the many health benefits associated with keeping new mothers and their newborns together during their stay in the hospital. As a result the local community hospital will transition to the “Rooming In” model beginning Jan. 12, 2010.

Hallmark Health welcomes new physicians

Nov. 30, 2009- Hallmark Health System announces Mohammad Hakim, MD and Albert H. Fine, MD have joined the local health care system.

Both join Hallmark Health from Cambridge Health Alliance and will be located at Hallmark’s facility at 101 Main St. in Medford.

Hallmark Health implements visitor restriction during flu season

Nov. 16, 2009- To protect our patients and minimize their risk of catching seasonal and H1N1 flu, Hallmark Health System is restricting children under 18 years of age from visiting patients at both Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford and Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. This will go into effect on Monday, Nov. 16.

Hallmark Health named to Boston Globe’s Top 100 Places to Work ‘09

Nov. 9, 2009- Hallmark Health System, which includes Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford and Melrose-Wakefield Hospital, has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts by the Boston Globe.

Melrose-Wakefield Hospital hosts Special Care Nursery Reunion

Oct. 27, 2009- Hallmark Health System’s Melrose-Wakefield Hospital held its ninth annual Special Care Nursery Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 17.

The event was well attended by more than 150 people. With Halloween just around the corner, children were invited to wear their costumes while enjoying an afternoon of music, activities and snacks.

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