News Releases

Wakefield resident named to Hallmark Health Board of Trustees

MELROSE, MA - Feb. 18, 2009- Hallmark Health System is pleased to announce that Wakefield resident Susan Glasser was recently named to the organization's Board of Trustees.

Hallmark Health's Board of Trustees is responsible for financial oversight of the organization, advocacy and community relations, ensuring quality and patient safety, including medical staff credentialing and privileging.

Lawrence Memorial/Regis College Nursing Program awarded simulation technology grant

MELROSE, MA - Feb. 9, 2009- Hallmark Health System announces the Lawrence Memorial/Regis College Nursing Program has been awarded a simulation technology grant by the state Department of Higher Education.

The grant award will provide the nursing program with a Laerdal SimBaby Patient Simulator. SimBaby, a mannequin that's the actual size of a baby, has realistic anatomy and interactive physiological responses including a heartbeat and respiratory sounds. SimBaby cries, has a pulse, blood pressure and many other features that allow for a very real pediatric experience in a laboratory setting, which is an effective way to prepare confident and competent nurses.

Hallmark Health event to highlight women and heart disease

MELROSE, MA - Jan. 13, 2009- Hallmark Health System announces the Third Annual Women and Heart Disease Seminar: HeartSense for Women will be held on Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital/Regis College School of Nursing, 170 Governors Ave., Medford. The seminar is free and open to the public.

CHEM Center celebrates 20 years

MELROSE, MA - Jan. 8, 2009- Hallmark Health System announces the CHEM Center for Radiation Oncology is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

The CHEM Center for Radiation Oncology was the first freestanding radiation therapy facility in the state. Since opening in 1988, the center has delivered close to 33,000 treatments to more than 14,000 patients.

Hallmark Health prepared for "No Diversion" policy

MELROSE, MA - Dec. 29, 2008- Hallmark Health System has announced that it is fully prepared for the launch of the state's new "No Diversion" policy, which states no hospital emergency room will be able to divert incoming ambulances to other hospitals.

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