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Newton Medical Center embraces new year
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Newton Medical Center has a refreshed logo and redesigned website to reinforce its vision to provide a fresh approach to medical care.

The logo and the website launched on Dec. 30.

"2011 will be a year of exciting changes at Newton Medical Center, so it was fitting to begin the new year with a new look," said Chief Executive Officer and Administrator Jim Weadick in a release. "The updated website will allow us to provide more accurate and timely information to our patients, keeping with our commitment to meeting the medical and surgical needs of our community."

The logo features a more contemporary look and brighter colors, while maintaining classic icons for health care. The blue cross, a universal symbol for hospitals, is accompanied by a green leaf, which symbolizes health and wellness. The website,, is home to a wealth of information ranging from the current average ER wait time and physician profiles to patient services and wellness resources. The Home Page hosts a multitude of quick links and information to help visitors get the information they need quickly and efficiently. Patients also have access to financial services, such as online bill paying, as well as auxiliary and volunteer services.

Newton Medical Center has also launched a Facebook Page to help reach patients and physicians in the community on a more personal level. The page,, will feature information on hospital staff, awards, programs and other news related to Newton’s health care services.

"We hope to engage our patients, as well as the community, on a variety of levels so that they will feel at home when at Newton Medical Center," said Weadick. "These new tools will position Newton as the leading provider of health care services in the area, as well as reaffirm our commitment to providing cutting edge care for our patients."