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Patients now have immediate, on-the-go access to symptom, disease, medical procedures and providers with the iTriage healthcare decision tool. Lowell General Hospital is the first Massachusetts hospital to launch iTriage®, a smartphone application that allows consumers to locate vital medical information and local medical services on their smartphone. The free application, which is a result of a partnership with Healthagen®, can be … more

Lowell General Hospital is proud to announce that it has achieved Magnet® designation for excellence in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. Magnet recognition is one of the highest levels of recognition a hospital can achieve. The Magnet Recognition Program recognizes healthcare organizations that demonstrate excellence in nursing practices and adherence to national standards … more

Lowell General Hospital’s Chief Financial Officer, Susan Green, announced today that she was pleased with the improved outlook given to the hospital by two leading Investment Services, Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s. The financial outlook, which improved from negative to stable, highlights the overall financial strength of the organization. “We have worked diligently to remain financially strong when many in our … more

Lowell General Hospital Fundraiser Propels Historic Capital Campaign Sponsors and friends of Lowell General Hospital raised more than $361,000­­­­ to support the hospital's capital expansion and renovation project, The Legacy Project, at the 15th Anniversary LGH Challenge Golf Tournament held on August 30th. Golfers enjoyed the challenging terrain of both The Pines and The Oaks Courses at The International in Bolton, MA. … more

Value Measures Put Hospital in the Top 20 of Non-Teaching, Large Hospitals Nationwide for Fourth Consecutive Year Lowell General Hospital was recently recognized as a top-ranked Community Value Provider by Cleverley + Associates (Columbus, OH). Cleverley + Associates, a leading healthcare financial consulting firm specializing in operational benchmarking and performance enhancement strategies, released the findings as part of its new … more

Local Moms Win Mom Blog Contest

Posted: Jul 27, 2010 9:32 AM EST

Five local moms have been selected as featured bloggers for The Merrimack Valley Mom Blog , sponsored by Lowell General Hospital and Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center. The mom bloggers were selected from a contest sponsored by the two hospitals where moms were encouraged to visit Lowell General Hospital’s Facebook page and post a written narrative or video explaining why they would be a great mom blogger. The … more

Pacemaker/ICD Support Group at Lowell General Hospital Provides Lifestyle Assistance to Heart Patients St. Jude Medical, a provider of medical devices such as pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), recently awarded Lowell General Hospital with a $2,500 grant to help fund the hospital’s ICD Support Group. Established by the Heart and Vascular Center at Lowell General Hospital, the group provides a valuable resource … more

Lowell General Hospital has recently been recognized as a Certified Participant of the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers Program (NQMBC™). This distinguished honor represents a commitment by this breast center to provide the highest level of quality breast health care to patients in their community. Measuring and comparing quality performance is essential in assessing patient care and allocating resources where improvement is … more

Lowell General Hospital’s Chief Executive Officer and President, Normand E. Deschene, FACHE, was recently sworn in as Chair-Elect of the Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA) for the 2010-2011 term. A long-standing and active member of the MHA, Mr. Deschene previously served as Treasurer. The Massachusetts Hospital Association is a voluntary, not-for-profit organization comprised of hospitals and health systems, related … more

Lowell Health Organizations Receive Grants

Posted: Jun 24, 2010 10:23 AM EST

Posted on Lowell.com: 18 Jun 2010 04:33 AM PDT Patrick-Murray Administration awards $20 million in grants and rate increases to hospitals and community health centers, including Saints Medical Center, Lowell General Hospital, and Lowell Community Health Center BOSTON — The Patrick-Murray Administration announced today that it has awarded $20 million in Infrastructure and Capacity-Building Funding to 39 hospitals and community health … more

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