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Lowell General Named a Healthiest 100 Workplace in the Nation

Lowell General has been recognized as a 2016 Healthiest 100 Workplace in America. The award is given by Sprinbuk, a health intelligence platform for employers. The top 100 employers were honored in September at the Corporate Wellness Conference in Washington D.C., where our hospital was represented by Human Resources Senior Project Manager Maureen Belley. The winning organizations were chosen for their commitment to employee health and exceptional corporate wellness programming. Over 5,000… Lowell General has been recognized as a 2016 Healthiest 100 Workplace in America. The award is given by Sprinbuk, a health intelligence…

Lowell General Granted IAC Accreditation in Echocardiography

Lowell General Hospital has been granted its third consecutive three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Adult Transthoracic Echocardiography. This accreditation demonstrates our ongoing commitment to providing quality patient care in echocardiography. Echocardiography is used to assess different areas of the heart and can detect heart disease or signs of serious cardiovascular conditions. Accreditation by the IAC indicates that the… Lowell General Hospital has been granted its third consecutive three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC)…
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Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Certified by AACVPR

The Cardiac Rehabilitation program received certification from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) for its commitment to improving the quality of life of patients by enhancing standards of care. AACVPR-certified programs are recognized as leaders in the field of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation because they offer the most advanced practices available. AACVPR Program Certification is valid for three years. Cardiovascular and pulmonary… The Cardiac Rehabilitation program received certification from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) for…

ICU Nurses Honored with Gold Beacon Award for Excellence

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) awarded the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence to our main campus Intensive Care Unit. The Beacon Award for Excellence recognizes unit caregivers who successfully improve patient outcomes and align practices with AACN’s six Healthy Work Environment Standards. Units that achieve this three-year, three-level award with gold, silver or bronze designations meet national criteria consistent with Magnet Recognition, the Malcolm Baldrige… The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) awarded the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence to our main campus Intensive Care…

October 7th: NEW Support Group - Moms Connected: A Mother/Woman Facilitated Group

Join our FREE weekly support group for moms, which meets every Friday from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Hanchett Auditorium at Lowell General Hospital's Main Campus. Each week you will: Connect and share stories on balancing motherhood with other responsibilities Grow your network of local mothers This group is intended for moms-to-be and moms who are parenting during the first year of childhood. Registration is not required and babies are welcome! For questions, please contact Kelly… Join our FREE weekly support group for moms, which meets every Friday from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Hanchett Auditorium at Lowell General Hospital's…

Be Prepared for Flu Season!

As the kids head back to school and the weather turns cooler, it also means that flu season is upon us. Most seasonal flu activity occurs between October and May, and it usually peaks between December and February. Here are some tips for keeping your family and yourself as healthy as possible during flu season: First and foremost: get a flu shotThe Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone six months of age and older. Remember, last year’s shot won’t… As the kids head back to school and the weather turns cooler, it also means that flu season is upon us. Most seasonal flu activity occurs between…
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Lowell General Named Center of Excellence in Treating Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Newborns

Lowell General Hospital was recently named a Center of Excellence in Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Education and Training by the Vermont Oxford Network. Neonatal  Abstinence Syndrome is the condition newborn babies of opioid addicted mothers are born with. When the child of an opioid addict enters the world, that newborn can develop severe signs of withdrawal, or NAS. These infants have higher rates of complications and prolonged hospital stays. In 2015, Lowell General Hospital… Lowell General Hospital was recently named a Center of Excellence in Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Education and Training by the Vermont…

Lowell General Receives Stroke Quality Achievement Award

Both the main and Saints campuses were recently honored with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Quality Achievement Award. The main campus received Gold and the Saints campus achieved Silver status. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success in ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.  To… Both the main and Saints campuses were recently honored with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®…

The Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital Releases 2015 Annual Report

The Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital is the leading regional provider of comprehensive cancer care services to improve both the quality of life and the health status of cancer patients. Each year, the Cancer Center publishes an Annual Report covering such topics as goals and accomplishments, quality measures, and findings from our site-specific multidisciplinary conferences. The Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital is the leading regional provider of comprehensive cancer care services to improve both the quality of…

Lowell General Hospital Paramedics Recognized for Timely Treatment

When someone experiences a severe heart attack, first responders and cardiologists use three words: Time is muscle. As the heart becomes starved of oxygen-rich blood, the muscles begin to die and the odds of survival begin to shrink. The Heart and Vascular Center team at Lowell General Hospital has treated more than 1,000 such heart attacks by inserting a stent to reopen the clogged artery. Still others can be saved with clot-busting medication. But to save these lives, the patient must get… When someone experiences a severe heart attack, first responders and cardiologists use three words: Time is muscle. As the heart becomes starved…

A Full Circle Approach to Sports Injury Prevention and Treatment

When school starts up again, thousands of children and teenagers take to the practice field in the sport of their choice. Sports promote many positive values like fitness, sportsmanship and hard work, but unfortunately injuries are often part of the game. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 3.5 million kids under age 14 receive medical treatment for sports injuries each year, and high school athletes account for an estimated 2 million injuries, 500,000… When school starts up again, thousands of children and teenagers take to the practice field in the sport of their choice. Sports promote many…

Lowell General Hospital Named Most Wired

Lowell General Hospital was named a 2016 Most Wired Hospital by the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Forum. Most Wired Hospitals use technology for a better patient experience by improving the efficiency of care delivery and creating a new dynamic in patient interactions. These hospitals use telehealth to fill gaps in care, provide 24/7 services and expand access to medical specialists. “Our investments in technology allow us to share information like health histories and care… Lowell General Hospital was named a 2016 Most Wired Hospital by the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Forum. Most Wired Hospitals use…

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