O’Hara joins Hallmark Health Medial Associates from The Cardiovascular Specialists, LLC in Hyannis and Falmouth, where he served as chief executive officer for 10 years. While there, O’Hara merged two practices into a larger company, led the Board and group through many extraordinary challenges, and consistently developed and implemented highly successful and strategic business plans. He also negotiated collaborative initiatives with several entities including Cape Cod Healthcare, Shield’s MRI and Beth Israel Deaconess Physician Organization.
O’Hara has spent time during his extensive and impressive career at some of the state’s most well-known and well-respected hospital and healthcare organizations. While at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, O’Hara was Boston Regional Administrator and Administrator of The Kenmore Center, one of the largest ambulatory care centers in Massachusetts. At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts he served as Assistant General Counsel, providing legal and business counsel on corporate, managed care, government program, compliance, regulatory and litigation matters. O’Hara has also held senior leadership positions at two acute care hospitals.
O’Hara received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Boston College before going on to obtain a master’s degree in healthcare administration from the George Washington University in Washington, DC. O’Hara earned his juris doctorate (JD) from Suffolk University Law School.
“I look forward to working directly with Mr. O’Hara on the development of Hallmark Health Medical Associates,” said Michael V. Sack, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hallmark Health System. “His expertise and experience in working with physicians and building key relationships will greatly assist Hallmark Health System for the changes that health reform is bringing to physician practitioners and to healthcare delivery.”
Hallmark Health Medical Associates is made up of top-quality, board-certified primary care physicians, obstetrician/gynecologists, surgeons, endocrinologists and other specialists. The modern offices of the physicians of Hallmark Health Medical Associates, designed for patient comfort and clinical quality, are conveniently located in nine communities throughout the north suburban Boston area including Everett, Malden, Medford, Melrose, Reading, Revere, Saugus, Somerville and Stoneham.
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Hallmark Health System is the premier, charitable provider of vital health services to Boston's northern communities. The system includes Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford; Melrose Wakefield Hospital, Melrose; Hallmark Health Cancer Center, Stoneham; The CHEM Center for MRI, Stoneham; Hallmark Health Medical Center, Reading; Hallmark Health VNA and Hospice, Malden; Lawrence Memorial/Regis College Nursing and Radiography Programs, Medford and Hallmark Health Medical Associates, Inc. Hallmark Health is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital for cardiology and Tufts Medical Center for neonatology.