The marketing and communications department oversees all
public/community/media relations, marketing and hospital planning for
Carney Hospital. We welcome media inquiries.
Bill Howland, Director of
Marketing and Communications
All media inquiries should be directed to Bill Howland. If the call
is of an urgent nature, or is after normal business hours, such as
nights, weekends or holidays, call the hospital main line at
617-296-4000 and ask to page Public Affairs.
Helpful hints for the media
To protect patient privacy and confidentiality and to accommodate
requests for interviews and information about the hospital, its staff,
employees and programs and services in a timely and accurate manner,
Carney Hospital asks members of the media to follow these guidelines:
Out of respect for our patients' privacy, Carney Hospital
does not provide details on a patient's status, including
patient condition updates.
All requests for information must go through Bill
While on hospital property, all media representatives must be
accompanied by a public affairs and marketing representative at
Anyone entering the hospital with a recording device or camera
(still or video) must be accompanied by a public affairs and
All requests to record, videotape or film must be made in
advance by calling Public Affairs.
All patients who agree to be interviewed, photographed or
videotaped on hospital property for any reason must provide
written consent to the public affairs and marketing office. Only
patients who give this consent may be interviewed, photographed,