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As President of Lowell General, I am committed to ensuring that your family receives the very best care delivered locally. It is not only good for patients and families; it is the best strategy for controlling high health care costs. Dear friends, We often associate the best things with high cost. If you want the best model of a car, you're going to pay extra for it. But in health care, it is often the case that delivering the best care … more

The Groton Dunstable Education Foundation (GDEF) which distributes about $30,000 in grants annually to district schools, approached Lowell General for assistance to make local school nurses' wish to computerize paperwork come true. Lowell General Hospital responded with a donation of $13,357 for the purchase of a special computer program called School Nurse Assistant Program (SNAP) Health Center. The software allows school nurses to review a … more

It takes a team for any surgery to come together. And when a patient comes from the other side of the world, there are many people to help. Members of Lowell General Hospital's surgical services team recently donated their time and expertise as part of a Ugandan humanitarian effort to restore mobility for a man who is a leader in development and training in his native country. Mwalimu Musheshe, PhD, is the chairman and co-founder of the … more

Lowell General Hospital has been selected as one of Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2011, making it the only hospital in Massachusetts to receive this national recognition. Best Places to Work in Healthcare recognizes outstanding places of employment within the healthcare industry. Lowell General Hospital is one of only 100 companies and organizations to earn this designation nationwide. "This is indeed an incredible … more

Trailing the winds of hurricane Irene, sponsors and friends of Lowell General Hospital bolstered the Legacy Fund with an additional $408,000 raised by the LGH Golf Challenge. The tournament, in its sixteenth year, was held under sunny skies on August 29th at The International in Bolton, MA.Golfers enjoyed the challenging terrain of both The Pines and The Oaks Courses, a barbecue lunch, special gifts and contests and an auction and awards … more

According to an old Japanese legend, anyone who folds one thousand origami cranes would be granted a wish. The Spiritual Care Committee at Lowell General Hospital set forth its Peace Crane Project with a goal of making one thousand origami cranes, symbolizing peace, for the memorial celebration of the tenth anniversary of the events on September 11, 2001. The idea for the Peace Crane Project stemmed from the inspiring story of a Japanese girl … more

Merrimack Valley Moms Hosting New Blog Contest

Posted: Aug 25, 2011 4:57 PM EST

Lowell General Hospital and Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center are sponsoring the Merrimack Valley Moms Blog Contest from August 24, 2011 to October 7, 2011 . All area mothers are invited to enter. The contest will culminate with four to six moms winning $250 each and being selected as featured mommy bloggers for the Merrimack Valley Region. To enter the contest, visit Lowell General Hospital's Facebook page and become a … more

U.S. News & World Reports 2011-2012 Best Hospitals

Posted: Jul 19, 2011 10:12 AM EST

We are pleased to announce that U.S. News & World Reports 2011-2012 Best Hospitals ranking identified Lowell General Hospital among the high-performing hospitals in the nation for Gynecology Services with a rating among the top 16 Metropolitan Boston hospitals. This newest ranking is a testament to the scope and breadth of services provided at Lowell General Hospital as well as the talented physicians who trust in us to support them in … more

The ability for our patients to receive the highest quality care within the community setting is one of the core reasons we have been named a Cleverley + Associates Top 100 Community Value Provider for the sixth consecutive year. This attention to cost-value while providing exceptional clinical care comparable, and at times better than higher-cost providers, helps us to thrive in today's healthcare environment and reassures our patients that … more

LGH Named 2011 Most Wired Hospitals in the Nation

Posted: Jul 11, 2011 9:46 AM EST

Recognized for Core Achievements in Health Information Technology Lowell General Hospital has been recognized as one of the nation's Most Wired hospitals, according to the results of the 2011 Most Wired Survey released today in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks magazine . Among the nation's Most Wired hospitals, it is making progress towards greater health information technology (IT) adoption which promotes improved care and … more

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