News Releases

April 8, 2011- Hallmark Health System’s Melrose-Wakefield Hospital is pleased to announce that Alec Walker, MD, FACEP has been named chairman of the hospital’s Emergency Department.

April 1, 2011- Hallmark Health System will soon launch a major advertising and marketing campaign that will include ads in the Boston Globe’s North section as well as several local community newspapers. The campaign features Hallmark Health physicians and a nurse addressing the high quality of clinical programs at Hallmark Health that are equal to if not better than those of other leading hospitals throughout the country.

Advertisements focus on the exceptional medical care at Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, Melrose-Wakefield Hospital and the Hallmark Health Medical Center in Reading. Other advertising messages address Hallmark Health's new clinical affiliation with the internationally acclaimed Joslin Diabetes Center and the system's advanced diagnostic imaging service and nationally recognized bone and joint program.
Rick Pozniak, system director of marketing and communications for Hallmark Health, said the integrated marketing campaign will also include ads on WBZ radio, WBZ-TV and Comcast cable. He said that an important part of this year's marketing initiative is an exciting new website that features an enhanced and contemporary visual design with interactive health assessment tools and virtual tours of Hallmark Health hospitals, cancer center and outpatient medical center in Reading.

March 18, 2011- You may now learn everything you need to know about childbirth from the comfort of your own home thanks to a new program from Hallmark Health System.

The local healthcare system recently began offering online childbirth classes to accommodate couples’ busy and at times hectic schedules. This program is also a great option for mothers-to-be that are on bed rest for medical reasons or those that need a refresher course.

March 4, 2011- Hallmark Health System, which includes Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford and Melrose-Wakefield Hospital joined with hospitals around the country to celebrate Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 6-12.

Feb. 11, 2011- Hallmark Health System, which includes Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford and Melrose-Wakefield Hospital, is pleased to offer “Connecting and Caring,” a free lunch series for first-time mothers with children under a year old. Attendees meet and socialize with others moms while learning more about the many challenges of motherhood, understanding child development, working with their pediatrician, keeping children safe and developing a balanced life.

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