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Hospital Ranks 9th in Large Employer Category The Boston Business Journal has named Lowell General Hospital as one of the Best Places to Work in Massachusetts in its eleventh annual regional awards program. The hospital ranked ninth in the Large Employer category. The honor recognizes Lowell General Hospital's achievements in creating a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of employee … more

Lowell General Hospital's 14th annual Team Walk for CancerCare held on May 19th raised a record-breaking $920,000 to provide services and support for local cancer patients and their families. The Merrimack Valley's largest single-day fundraising event brought more than 5,000 walkers, volunteers, and supporters to the Tsongas Center on a beautiful Sunday morning. Many participants donned t-shirts for loved ones as they walked the 3-mile or … more

At the annual meeting of Circle Health, president and CEO Normand E. Deschene spoke about the "extraordinary opportunity before us to completely transform the way health care is delivered in Greater Lowell and throughout the Merrimack Valley." Deschene stated that the introduction of Circle Health – and its promise of delivering "complete connected care" – "builds upon but goes beyond the work we have accomplished at Lowell … more

Patients who need intensive hospice care at the end of life will no longer have to leave the Lowell area thanks to a new partnership between the Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Lowell, Inc. ( VNA ) and D'Youville Life and Wellness Community. Services will now be provided by the VNA's Hospice Program in a special suite at the D'Youville Center for Advanced Therapy located at 1071 Varnum Avenue in Lowell. The program provides a … more

In the wake of Monday's tragedy, many have been asking how they can help those who lost a loved one, support those who sustained injuries or honor the heroic men and women who acted so bravely during the unthinkable events that occurred near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Menino announced the formation of The One Fund Boston. The purpose of this fund is to raise money to help … more

Lowell General ICU Earns Beacon Award for Excellence

Posted: Apr 3, 2013 12:34 PM EST

Congratulations to our ICU Team for its outstanding achievement of attaining the Beacon Award for Excellence! The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) created the Beacon Award to recognize individual critical care units that distinguish themselves from others by improving every facet of patient care. For patients and their families, the Beacon Award signifies exceptional care through improved outcomes and greater overall … more

Boston Business Journal: Healthiest Employers

Posted: Mar 28, 2013 12:23 PM EST

On Thursday, March 28, Lowell General Hospital was honored as a finalist for the 2013 Boston Business Journal's (BBJ) Healthiest Employers . The BBJ selected 15 companies for their varied efforts in maintaining and improving employee health. The Healthiest Employers finalists were chosen through an assessment process compromised of 75 scored questions that are completed by the participating companies. Companies ranged in size from small (2-99 … more

Lowell General Hospital's Occupational Medicine Program will be expanding its services to local employers, municipalities and insurance organizations throughout the Merrimack Valley. Effective March 27, the program will relocate from the Lowell General Hospital Walk-In Chelmsford location to 10 Research Place in North Chelmsford. The Occupational Medicine Program is focused on the health needs of area businesses, from workplace injury … more

It is an exciting time at Lowell General Hospital as we work to strengthen and enhance our programs to meet the healthcare needs of our community. As you know, last year was a historic and transformational one for the hospital, and 2013 proves to be just as exciting as we plan new services and enhance our present outpatient offerings to provide Complete connected care SM to all our patients. We are excited to offer a unified Cardiac and … more

A sold out crowd of 550 guests celebrated Lowell General Hospital’s 8th Annual Ball for Community Health Initiatives on Saturday, March 2, 2013. The event, held at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium, raised over $217,000 to help fund vital health and wellness programs which benefit residents of the Greater Lowell community.
“This year’s ball carried on the tradition of being an incredible night where everyone came together to … more

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