Press Releases

Newton-Wellesley Hospital Excels in Patient Safety Fall 2015
Newton-Wellesley Hospital Helps Waltham Battle Opioid Crisis October 2015
Hospital Honored for Stroke Care
June 2015
Planning Underway for Annual Golf & Tennis Event August 2015
Planning Underway for HopeWalks June 2015
Hospital Recognized by U.S. News & World Report
May 2015
Hospital Earns Straight 'As' from the Leapfrog Group May 2015
Hospital Hosts Bike Wellness Day
May 2015
Hospital Announces 2015 Gala
April 2015
Free Post Marathon Injury Clinics Offered at Newton-Wellesley April 2015
Outpatient Surgery Center Receives Guardian of Excellence Award Aug.  2015
Hospital Honored by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Feb. 2015
Karen Conley Named CNO/Sr. V.P. for Patient Care Services Feb. 2015
Bert Thurlo-Walsh Named V.P. of Quality and Patient Safety Jan. 2015
Hospital Names Walter Mutter, MD, Chief of Nephrology
Jan. 2015
NASA Video Highlights Hubble Telescope's Role in Women's Imaging
Jan. 2015
Hospital Physicians Named to Top Doctors List
Dec. 2014
Ellen Moloney Named Chief Operating Officer
Nov. 2014
• George Philippides, MD, Named Chief of Cardiology
Oct. 2014
Alfred Hanmer, MD, Named Medical Director of Outpatient Surg. Ctr
Oct. 2014
Reproductive Medicine Center is a Nursing Center of Excellence July 2014
Hospital Honored for Environmental Achievements
June 2014
Kerry Watson Appointed to MHA Board of Trustees
June 2014
Urgent Care Center Changes Name and Adds Online Pre-Registration
June 2014
Hospital Awarded "A" In Safety Score by Leapfrog Group April 2014
Hospital Collaborates with Newton at Home to Prevent Readmissions April 2014
Lab Receives Echocardiography Accreditation
Jan 2014
NEHOA Receives Recognition for Cancer Care Jan 2014
Kerry Watson Named President of Newton-Wellesley Hospital July 2013
Newton-Wellesley Receives Stroke Achievement Award July 2013  
Newton-Wellesley Designated a Blue Distinction® Center+ May 2013  
Auerbach Breast Center Recognized by American Cancer Soc. Oct. 2012
Newton-Wellesley Recognized for Improved Patient Care Sept. 2012
• Newton-Wellesley Ranked 13th Best Hospital July 2012 
Michael Jellinek, MD, Steps Down as President of Hospital July 2012 
• Hospital Honored with an "A" Hospital Safety Score June 2012 
• Cancer Program Approved by Commission on Cancer June 2012 
• Foster Named New Chair of Department of Orthopaedics May 2012 
• Hospital in Leapfrog Hospital Recognition Program™  April 2012 
• Physicians Named to Boston Magazine's Top Docs List Jan. 2012 
• Newton-Wellesley PHO Named to HPHC Honor Roll Dec. 2011
• Hospital Gets Exemplary Surgical Outcome Recognition Oct. 2011
• HopeWalks Event To Benefit Vernon Cancer Center Aug. 2011
• Newton-Wellesley Ranked #16 by U.S. News July 2011
• Carla Ginsburg, MD, Receives Outstanding Service Award May 2011
• Blue Distinction Goes to Spine Surgery Program May 2011
• NEHOA Receives Recognition for Cancer Care May 2011
• Stroke Achievement Awards Recognition May 2011
• Newton-Wellesley Launches iPhone App May 2011
• Hospital Offers Free Post-Marathon Injury Clinic April 2011
• National Recognition For Exemplary Surgical Outcomes Oct. 2010
• Hospital Displays ER Wait Times Online Oct. 2010
• Pink Card Promotion Asks Women to Pay it Forward Sept. 2010
• First Annual HopeWalks Event to Benefit Cancer Center Aug. 2010
• Get With The Guidelines Recognition Aug. 2010
• National Healthcare Decisions Days at Newton-Wellesley April 2010
• Hospital Gets Blue Distinction for Knee/Hip Replacement Jan. 2010
• Bariatric Program Ranked #1 in MA by Healthgrades Dec. 2009
• Hospital Physicians Selected for Best Docs Nov. 2009
• Alex Hannenberg, MD, Installed as President of ASA Nov. 2009
• Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Physician Group Honor Roll Nov. 2009
• Joan and James Vernon Cancer Center Set to Open Sept. 2009
• Claire Cronin, MD, Wins Young Clinician Award Sept. 2009
• New Physicians Join Center for Weight Loss Surgery Aug. 2009
• Fighting Childhood Obesity with "Move It to Lose It" July 2009
• Jellinek to Receive Richmond-Coleman Award  July 2009
• Get With The Guidelines Recognition July 2009
• Semine Appointed President, Mass Radiologic Society May 2009
• Johnson Receives Primary Care Lifetime Achievement May 2009
• National Healthcare Decisions Day at Newton-Wellesley April 2009
• Spring Into Action Health Initiative Launches  Feb. 2009
• Eleven Physicians on Boston Magazine's Top Doctors List Dec. 2008
• Center for Weight Loss Surgery Awarded Blue Distinction Oct. 2008
• Harvard Pilgrim Physician Group Honor Roll Oct. 2008
• Chief of Pediatrics Appointed to Harvard Medical School Sept. 2008
• Michael Jellinek, MD, Receives AACAP Prevention Award  Sept. 2008
• Performance Achievement Awards Sept. 2008
• Design Team Wins Award for Work at Newton-Wellesley Aug. 2008
Marine in Iraq Participates in Child's Birth at NWH Aug. 2008
• Michael Jellinek, MD, Wins Child Psychiatry Award July 2008
• Stephanie Morris, MD, Wins Young Clinician Award July 2008
Newton-Wellesley Hospital Takes Over MRI From Shields July 2008
• Newton-Wellesley Named to 2008 "Best Places to Work" June 2008
• 2008 Readers Choice Award goes to Newton-Wellesley June 2008
• Vernon Cancer Center Breaks Ground June 2008
• New Domestic Violence Prevention Program Leader June 2008
Newton-Wellesley Doctors Named Best Docs Nov. 2007
• Harvard Pilgrim's Hospital and Physician Honor Roll Nov. 2007
• Breast Imaging Center of Excellence Oct. 2007
• Advanced Surgical Technology Comes Here Sept. 2007
• Hospital Receives Human Research Accreditation Aug. 2007
Kaplan Center for Joint Reconstruction Surgery To Open April 2007
• Maxwell Blum Emergency Pavilion Opens Doors Jan. 2007
• Hospital Becomes Level 1A Bariatric Surgery Center Nov. 2006
• Newton-Wellesley Offers Hip Resurfacing Surgery Oct. 2006
• Newton-Wellesley Named Top 100 Hospital Again March 2006
• Newton-Wellesley Launches Cancer Risk Assessment March 2006
• Newton-Wellesley Makes Boston Magazine's Top Docs Feb. 2006
• Mass. Health Quality Partners Gives Hospital High Ratings Feb. 2006


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Classes - Yoga, CPR, and more

Newton-Wellesley offers a variety of wellness center and childbirth education classes throughout the year. Learn CPR, practice yoga, prepare a sibling for a new child in the family, and more.
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2015 Top Docs List

More than 30 Newton-Wellesley affiliated physicians made Boston magazine's annual list recognizing some of the area's best doctors.
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Hospital Ranked #11

US News and World Report has ranked Newton-Wellesley Hospital 11th in Massachusetts.
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