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Hallmark Health was one of only two hospitals in Massachusetts to be honored for significant contributions and mentorship of other hospitals in the areas of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), heart failure and surgical care. The local health care system was also cited as one of only 18 hospitals in Massachusetts for its exemplary commitment to the quality of care for patients with AMI, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care.
In addition, Hallmark Health was recognized for its participation and leadership in the development of the National Hospital Leadership Quality Assessment Tool.
The awarding organization, Masspro, is the federally designated health care quality improvement organization for Massachusetts that develops innovative solutions that transform patient care and improve safety, effectiveness and efficiency.
Hallmark Health was also previously recognized for quality by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, which named both Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford and Melrose-Wakefield Hospital to the Hospital Honor Roll. This honor ranked both hospitals among the top institutions throughout New England.
For more information about Hallmark Health, visit www.hallmarkhealth.org.
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.
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