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Lowell General Hospital has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts in the second annual employee-based survey project from The Boston Globe. The Globe 100's Top Places to Work '09 magazine was published in the Sunday Globe on November 8. Click here to find the  report online. Produced by the same team that compiles the 22-year-old Globe 100 report of the best-performing public companies in Massachusetts, the Top Places … more

Technology Changing the Patient Experience

Posted: Sep 30, 2009 2:23 PM EST

Thanks to the newly installed Skylight Access® Interactive Patient System at Lowell General Hospital, new parents are learning tips for newborn care, hospitalized teens are accessing the Internet (with parental approval), and patients and their visitors are watching Movies On Demand. "Lowell General Hospital is proud to offer this interactive patient entertainment and education system as a free service for all patients," says … more

Area's First ‘Single-Port' Weight-loss Surgery Performed at Lowell General Advanced scarless technique also being used for gallbladder removal August 31, 2009 - Lowell, MA - Chief of General Surgery Michael Jiser, MD, performed the first single-port laparoscopic gastric banding surgery in July at Lowell General Hospital - the first community hospital in the region to employ this advanced technique in weight-loss surgery. In the … more

Radiation therapy planning and delivery improves with addition of Phillips Brilliance Big Bore CT Simulator The Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital recently enhanced its radiation therapy program by introducing the Phillips Brilliance Big Bore CT Simulator. The latest investment in cancer-fighting equipment provides the most advanced imaging technology available today to assist in proper positioning and planning of radiation therapy … more

Prayer shawl ministry is a form of providing comfort and healing to others by way of a shawl which has been knit or crocheted with blessings and prayers for the person who may receive it. To support this ministry, we host a prayer shawl knitting/crocheting group, with meetings held regularly on the 4th Wednesday of each month. Learn More: Prayer Shawl Group

LGH’s Own “Big Losers” Reclaim Their Lives

Posted: Jul 29, 2009 5:06 PM EST

Gastric Bypass Gives Wendy and Don Sheppard New Bodies, Confidence, Vitality When asked what's next after winning the Super Bowl, professional athletes proclaim, "I'm going to Disneyworld!" When Don and Wendy Sheppard lost more than 440 lbs. between them after gastric bypass surgery, they also celebrated their victory with a trip to the iconic Florida theme park. "And we fit into every single ride!" Don says. It wasn't … more

Winfield S. Brown, Vice President of Administration for Lowell General Hospital was elected President of the Healthcare Management Association of Massachusetts. HCMA is a professional association providing executive-level managers of healthcare institutions with opportunities for professional collegiality and continuing education. HCMA is an independent chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is the premier association in … more

Chelmsford's Kevin Campbell and family commission mural to honor the memory of their loved one and her caregivers On June 8, 2009, the installation of a 15-paneled mural was completed with a dedication ceremony at the Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital. The commissioned piece of inspirational artwork was a means to honor the life of a courageous woman and cancer patient, Joanne Campbell of Chelmsford, as well as the many caregivers at … more

Lowell General Hospital's Chief Executive Officer and President, Normand E. Deschene, FACHE, was recently sworn in as Treasurer of the Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA) for the 2009-2010 term. A long-standing and active member of the MHA, Mr. Deschene previously served on its board of trustees as Secretary as well as past chairman of the MHA Standing Committee on Finance. Deschene joins incoming MHA chair, Ellen M. Zane, MA, President … more

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