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Lowell General Hospital has partnered with the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell and the Atlantic 10 Women's Basketball Championship to help raise awareness and funds for its annual Team Walk for CancerCare. Basketball fans and donors alike can now go online and purchase a special package for the tournament semifinals to be held on Sunday, March 6 at noon with the proceeds benefitting Team Walk for CancerCare. These special packages, which … more

Travel Medicine: Ensure a healthy bon voyage

Posted: Mar 1, 2011 1:03 PM EST

Traveling Internationally? To ensure the safest possible trip outside the U.S., your first stop should be to see your doctor. Your physician can help to determine which vaccinations and medicines you may need to prevent serious illness. Family Medicine physician and Travel Medicine specialist, Ghazala E. Alam, MD, offers insights and tips into the best way to keep healthy during international travel. Read more: Travel Medicine Travel Clinics … more

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted a three-year Approval with Commendation as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program to the Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital. Accredited for the past 23 years, the recent approval rating granted “commendation” to the Cancer Program for the second consecutive survey, recognizing the quality of its program beyond the standard level of … more

Every Penny Counts

Posted: Jan 12, 2011 5:15 PM EST

Joseph (Joey) Nagel of Lowell may only be six years old, but he knew exactly what he wanted to do with all the pennies he saved. Most kids have their sights set on a new toy or a video game, but Joey had something else in mind. Remembering his older sister, Jarissma, who passed away from cancer when she was only nine and he was two, he told his mother, Julie, he wanted to give his pennies to people with cancer. She had expected him to tell … more

Lowell General Hospital emergency preparedness coordinator, Susan Connolly, RN, is the first healthcare professional in the region certified as a Massachusetts Certified Emergency Manager. Susan Connolly, RN, Occupational Health Manager, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator at Lowell General Hospital, recently received certification as a Massachusetts Certified Emergency Manager (MCEM). Mrs. Connolly is the first healthcare professional in the … more

Lowell General Hospital received recognition as a Gold Standard facility accredited as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by American College of Radiology (ACR). After extensive review by the ACR, the hospital’s consistent quality performance for Mammography, Breast Ultrasound, and Steriotactic Breast Biopsy officially earned the three-year accreditation. The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image … more

Record-breaking donation benefits local families in need Linda Gaetano, manager of volunteers and LGH Sun Santa coordinator
and Norm Deschene, president and CEO of Lowell General present Santa Claus with a check for the Sun Santa Fund. Through the combined generosity of staff, physicians, visitors and friends, Lowell General Hospital donated $64,000 to local families in need through this year’s Sun Santa Fund. The donation is a … more

Hospital Sustains Clinical Quality Standards of the AHA’s Get With The GuidelinesSM Program for Heart Failure Patients to Improve Care and Outcomes Lowell General Hospital was recognized by the American Heart Association with the 2010 Gold Plus award recognition for Get With The GuidelinesSM – Heart Failure Performance. This achievement indicates that the hospital reached an aggressive goal of treating heart failure patients with … more

It’s an exciting new partnership for women’s health: Lowell General Hospital and Lowell Community Health Center’s Metta Health Center are joining forces to launch an important breast cancer screening and breast health education project targeting the Southeast Asian women who make up a significant portion of greater Lowell’s population. The collaboration is made possible by a $15,000 grant from Susan G. Komen for a … more

Hospital Ranked #4 of Top 25 Large Businesses; Best Hospital to Work Lowell General Hospital has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts in the third annual employee-based survey project from The Boston Globe. The Top Places to Work 2010 magazine will be published in the Sunday Globe on November 7. Online, the report can be found here . The Top Places to Work recognizes the most progressive companies in the state based on … more

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