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Honoring the Nurses of Lowell General Hospital

Posted: May 17, 2016 1:50 AM EST

Lowell General Hospital celebrates the exceptional nurses who dedicate themselves to caring for others. We recognize these professionals for their ongoing commitment to our patients and the community. Nursing Excellence Awards During Nurses Week, we honor those who exemplify the unwavering commitment to patient care that is a hallmark of the nursing profession. Left to right: Excellence in Evidence Based Practice Deborah … more

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May 28th: Celebrate You! A FREE Women's Health Expo

Posted: May 13, 2016 12:27 AM EST

Celebrate You! A Women's Health Expo Saturday, May 28, 2016 11:00am - 2:00pm Pheasant Lane Mall (Near Food Court) Join us for a day of celebration of life, beauty, and health! This FREE women's health expo will feature: Nutrition Information Pampering Tips Exercise Tips Health Screenings Massages Giveaways and more! Click here  for more information

Congratulations to the Ultrasound Department for their hard work and dedication in acquiring Vascular Testing accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). The department achieved accreditation for a three-year period for its expertise in Extracranial Cerebrovascular Testing, Peripheral Venous and Arterial Testing. Through the accreditation process, facilities assess every aspect of daily … more

The Maternal Child Health Services Department has been certified Gold when it comes to promoting infant safe sleep. This past January, they were the first in state to receive Bronze Certification from the National Safe Sleep Certification Program. The certification was created by Cribs for Kids®, an organization dedicated to preventing infant, sleep-related deaths due to accidental suffocation. In becoming a Gold Safe … more

Lowell General Hospital and our friends around the city continue to come together to support our sister hospital in Cambodia. The 11th  annual Hoops for Hope was another huge success, raising more than $70,000 for Hope Worldwide, which operates Sihanouk Hospital in Phnom Penh, a free care hospital for the hospital’s poor and needy. At the event, which features 48 players playing basketball … more

Recognized for Superior Quality in Maternity Care

Posted: May 4, 2016 1:25 AM EST

Lowell General Hospital was recently recognized as a Blue Distinction® Plus Center for Maternity Care by Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. Only healthcare facilities that demonstrate expertise in delivering the highest quality care — safely, effectively, and cost efficiently — are eligible for this national designation. Congratulations to the team at the Regional Center for Maternal and Pediatric Care for this honor! … more

Lyme Disease Symptoms & Treatment

Posted: May 1, 2016 5:52 PM EST

What is Lyme Disease? Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected blacklegged ticks. Typical symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue, and a characteristic skin rash called erythema migrans. If left untreated, infection can spread to joints, the heart, and the nervous system. Lyme disease is diagnosed based on symptoms, physical findings (e.g., rash), and the … more

May is National Stroke Awareness Month

Posted: May 1, 2016 12:00 AM EST

Would you know a stroke if you had one? Stroke strikes FAST and you should too! Many people don't know that being able to recognize and respond to stroke symptoms can save lives. A stroke or"brain attack" occurs when a blood clot blocks an artery or a blood vessel breaks, interrupting blood flow to an area of the brain. When either of these things happen, brain cells begin to die and brain damage occurs. That's why a stroke should be treated … more

Lowell General Hospital Recognizes Star Performers

Posted: Apr 25, 2016 10:02 PM EST

Lowell General Hospital recognizes employees who exemplify the vision, standards and culture of the hospital as part of its Star Performer of the Month program. Recent employees recognized this year include: William “Bill” Stearns of Lowell was named January’s Star Performer . Bill has been a Patient Sitter at Lowell General for almost 6 years and he truly loves his job. He is very dedicated to what he does and he often … more

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