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LGH Prepares Drivers of all Ages for New Laws

Posted: Sep 28, 2010 1:09 PM EST

If u r driving, u can’t text. September 28, 2010 - Lowell, MA - So states a new Massachusetts law, effective September 30th, which bans teens from texting or calling and adults from texting while driving. Additionally, senior drivers will be scrutinized more thoroughly during the renewal process, according to the new state rules. Tap into Lowell General Hospital’s driving safety and information courses and these new laws will be … more

Boston Medflight: 25 Years of Collaboration

Posted: Sep 21, 2010 12:18 PM EST

Fall Business Leadership Forum Highlights Life-saving Partnership September 20, 2010 – Lowell, Mass. – On Thursday, September 16, members of the Greater Lowell business, healthcare, public service sectors and others convened for Lowell General Hospital’s Fall Business Leadership Forum. Guest speaker, Suzanne Wedel, MD, chief executive officer and medical director of Boston MedFlight elaborated on the nature of emergency … more

September 3, 2010 - Lowell, Mass. - Lowell General Hospital’s Chief Financial Officer, Susan Green, announced today that she was pleased with the improved outlook given to the hospital by two leading Investment Services, Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s. The financial outlook, which improved from negative to stable, highlights the overall financial strength of the organization. “We have worked diligently to remain … more

Lowell General Hospital Fundraiser Propels Historic Capital Campaign September 3, 2010 - Lowell, Mass. - Sponsors and friends of Lowell General Hospital raised more than $361,000­­­­ to support the hospital's capital expansion and renovation project, The Legacy Project, at the 15th Anniversary LGH Challenge Golf Tournament held on August 30th. Golfers enjoyed the challenging terrain of both The Pines and The Oaks Courses at … more

July 2010 – (Lowell, Mass) –  Lowell General Hospital has been recognized for achievement in using evidence-based guidelines to provide the best possible care to patients through The American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® program. Lowell General Hospital and 814 other hospitals are featured in a special advertisement in the “America’s Best Hospitals” … more

Value Measures Put Hospital in the Top 20 of Non-Teaching, Large Hospitals Nationwide for Fourth Consecutive Year July 26, 2010 – Lowell, MA – Lowell General Hospital was recently recognized as a top-ranked Community Value Provider by Cleverley + Associates (Columbus, OH). Cleverley + Associates, a leading healthcare financial consulting firm specializing in operational benchmarking and performance enhancement strategies, released … more

Local Moms Win Mom Blog Contest

Posted: Jul 27, 2010 9:35 AM EST

Lowell, MA (July 19, 2010) – Five local moms have been selected as featured bloggers for The Merrimack Valley Mom Blog , sponsored by Lowell General Hospital and Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center. The mom bloggers were selected from a contest sponsored by the two hospitals where moms were encouraged to visit Lowell General Hospital’s Facebook page and post a written narrative or video explaining why they would … more

Pacemaker/ICD Support Group at Lowell General Hospital Provides Lifestyle Assistance to Heart Patients July 8, 2010 – Lowell, MA – St. Jude Medical, a provider of medical devices such as pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), recently awarded Lowell General Hospital with a $2,500 grant to help fund the hospital’s ICD Support Group. Established by the Heart and Vascular Center at Lowell General Hospital, … more

Lowell General Hospital has recently been recognized as a Certified Participant of the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers Program (NQMBC™). This distinguished honor represents a commitment by this breast center to provide the highest level of quality breast health care to patients in their community. Measuring and comparing quality performance is essential in assessing patient care and allocating resources where improvement is … more

June 25, 2010 – Lowell, Mass. – Lowell General Hospital’s Chief Executive Officer and President, Normand E. Deschene, FACHE, was recently sworn in as Chair-Elect of the Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA) for the 2010-2011 term. A long-standing and active member of the MHA, Mr. Deschene previously served as Treasurer. The Massachusetts Hospital Association is a voluntary, not-for-profit organization comprised of … more

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