- Created on Monday, April 20 2009 13:01
MELROSE, MA - April 20, 2009- Hallmark Health System recently held the first ever Christine Cameron Research & Evidence-Based Practice Symposium.
The symposium highlighted research studies conducted by nurses throughout Hallmark Health that addressed the delivery of quality care to patients and families, both in the hospital setting and the community.
- Created on Wednesday, April 08 2009 05:00
MELROSE, MA - April 8, 2009- Hallmark Health System has added another sophisticated diagnostic tool to its comprehensive radiology program at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. Magnetic Resonance Arthrography is now available on its new, state-of-the-art, GE 1.5 Excite HD MR System.
A Direct Magnetic Resonance Arthrography exam yields high-resolution images of tears to the shoulder, wrist, hip and knee that are often difficult to diagnose. The method is highly accurate and far superior to conventional Magnetic Resonance systems.
- Created on Thursday, April 09 2009 13:39
MELROSE, MA - April 9, 2009- Hallmark Health System is teaching families about the dangers of shaken baby syndrome through a new program that focuses on education, prevention and support.
With the number of shaken baby syndrome cases on the rise in Massachusetts, it is more important than ever to address this issue. Shaken baby syndrome involves brain injuries caused when a parent or other caregiver violently shakes an infant. About one in four cases of shaken baby syndrome results in death.
Prior to leaving the hospital with her baby, each new mother will be given one-on-one education on shaken baby syndrome by a registered nurse. Whenever possible family members who will be involved with caring for the baby will also receive education. The education focuses on infant crying and soothing your infant.
- Created on Friday, April 03 2009 15:25
MELROSE, MA - April 3, 2009- Karen Swensen, of New England Cable News, will help set the pace when Hallmark Health System hosts its second annual Stride for Health walk on Sunday, June 14 at Spot Pond in Stoneham. This special community event will benefit cardiac and endovascular care and education while highlighting the importance of being heart healthy.
- Created on Thursday, March 26 2009 18:42
MELROSE, MA - March 27, 2009- Hallmark Health System has announced the tremendous success of a pilot program, which has proven to significantly reduce and even eliminate nausea and vomiting after surgery.
Research has shown that experiencing nausea and vomiting after surgery is the leading fear among patients going in for surgery. As a result, countless patients have made the decision to put off and even forego necessary surgery because of their fear.