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Due to a significant decrease in the number of influenza cases in the Greater Lowell community and throughout Massachusetts, Lowell General Hospital announced today that it has lifted the flu-related visitor restrictions implemented in early January. Hospital representatives offered thanks to members of the community for their patience and support during this period. Learn more about influenza: Flu Information and Flu Q&A with Dr. … more

Circle Health, the parent organization of Lowell General Hospital, recently announced the appointment of North Andover resident David Pickul, MD to the role of Chief Medical Officer for Circle Health, effective March 1, 2013. In this new senior leadership role, Dr. Pickul will focus on Circle Health network development and physician alignment, working to build and strengthen strategic relationships among provider groups including the Lowell … more

Read our latest issue of For Your Health Magazine

Posted: Jan 21, 2013 2:45 PM EST

"For Your Health" is Lowell General Hospital's free magazine, which is published several times a year, providing you and your family with information to help you make good health decisions. In this issue, you will learn about: The Legacy Project is Complete  New options available for gall bladder removal Center for Weight Management opens a second office in North Andover Winter Health & Wellness programs Read the most recent, and … more

Lowell General Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of re-accreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Radiation oncology (radiation therapy) is the careful use of high-energy radiation to treat cancer. A radiation oncologist may use radiation to cure cancer or to relieve a cancer patient's pain. The ACR is the nation's oldest and most widely accepted radiation … more

FREE WEBINAR: Quit Smoking for Your Baby

Posted: Jan 15, 2013 4:18 PM EST

Did you know that smoking can cause low birth weight, asthma and other respiratory complications in infants and children? This FREE webinar is specifically designed for pregnant women, their partners, and families, to provide you with facts, not opinions, about the dangers of smoking while pregnant and even after the baby is born. We will provide you with information on: The harmful effects of tobacco to the newborn and the importance of … more

Flu Season Visitor Guidelines

Posted: Jan 11, 2013 5:59 PM EST

The spread of seasonal influenza in our community has prompted Lowell General Hospital and other healthcare providers across the state to take special measures to protect patients, staff, and visitors. As a result, we have decided to limit visitors to hospital inpatient units during the flu season effective Friday, January 11, 2013. Please read our Flu Season Visitor Guidelines that will be distributed throughout the hospital. Learn more with … more

Lowell General Hospital opened the new Hanson Family Emergency Department and Trauma Center on the first floor of the Dahod Building on Wednesday, December 19. Named for longtime hospital supporters Rick and Martha Hanson and their family, the new area helps Lowell General deliver on its promise to provide the highest quality emergency care to residents in the Merrimack Valley. The opening also signifies the official completion of the … more

Lowell General Hospital announced that the first baby has been born at its new Labor and Delivery Unit, which officially opened on the fifth floor of the Dahod building at the hospital's main campus on Monday, October 29, 2012. Sarah Cadotte and her husband Ryan of Pepperell, Massachusetts welcomed a baby girl, the second child for the couple. Photo Caption: Sarah Cadotte and her husband Ryan of Pepperell, Massachusetts with their new baby, … more

Lowell General Hospital has opened a new Labor and Delivery Unit on the top floor of the new Dahod Building on October 29, 2012. The new unit features larger, private patient rooms, where laboring moms and their families can relax and bond. In-room showers and other amenities create a soothing, gracious environment. Photo: Elizabeth Lydstone, RN, BS, MS-HA, Director of Maternal Child Health Services; Dr. William Galvin, Chief of Obstetrics … more

Award Recognizes Outstanding Employers in the Healthcare Industry on a National Level Lowell General Hospital recently announced it has placed 64th in Modern Healthcare 's 2012 Best Places to Work in Healthcare awards. The magazine's annual Best Places to Work in Healthcare program recognizes employers for creating workplaces in healthcare that enable employees to perform at their optimum level to provide patients and customers with the best … more

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