Michael V. Sack, president and CEO of Hallmark Health System, introduced Murray to a large group made up of the organization's administration and clinicians for an in-depth discussion about health care and the issues being faced by community hospitals like Hallmark Health's Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford and Melrose-Wakefield Hospital.
In addition to Hallmark Health staff members, Medford Mayor Michael J. McGlynn was also on hand to show his support for Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, Hallmark Health as a whole, Murray and Gov. Deval Patrick.
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 Ell Pond Medical Associates. Hallmark Health is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital for cardiology and Tufts Medical Center for neonatology.