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3D/Tomosynthesis Now Available Across All Lowell General Hospital Mammography Sites

The mammography team, led by Rebecca Uphold, RT(M), is pleased to announce the availability of 3D (tomosynthesis) mammography across all of Lowell General mammography sites with the recent addition of this technology at the main campus and Women’s Imaging Center in North Chelmsford. Tomosynthesis represents the state-of-the-art in screening and diagnostic Digital Mammograms with improved accuracy for early detection. 3D mammograms provide more detailed, three-dimensional images which allow… The mammography team, led by Rebecca Uphold, RT(M), is pleased to announce the availability of 3D (tomosynthesis) mammography across all of Lowell…

Lowell General Hospital Paramedics Receive American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Gold Award

Lowell General Hospital’s paramedics team has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks.   Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) the most deadly type of heart attack caused by a blockage of blood flow to the heart that requires timely treatment. To prevent death, it’s critical to restore… Lowell General Hospital’s paramedics team has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Award for implementing quality…

Emergency Medical Services Team Earns Mission: Lifeline Gold Award

This May, the Emergency Medical Services team earned the Mission: Lifeline Gold Award from the American Heart Association. The award indicates that Lowell General Hospital’s paramedics have demonstrated adherence to clinical guidelines to support better outcomes for acute coronary syndrome patients. This means that our paramedics work to provide the highest standard of care for patients suffering major heart attacks. Let us all take a moment to appreciate the work that these medical… This May, the Emergency Medical Services team earned the Mission: Lifeline Gold Award from the American Heart Association. The award indicates that…

Honoring the Nurses of Lowell General Hospital

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 PracticeDeborah White, RN, Nursing Education Excellence in Nursing QualityJoann… Lowell General Hospital celebrates the exceptional nurses who dedicate themselves to caring for others. We recognize these professionals for their…

Online Scheduling Now Available for Mammography and Urgent Care

Reserve your spot online and spend less time waiting when you arrive Choose a time that works for you.  Fill in the requested information and click make appointment. You'll receive an email asking you to confirm your appointment — just click to confirm! Circle Health Urgent Care www.circle-health.org/urgentcare Lowell General Hospital Urgent Care www.lowellgeneral.org/urgentcare Mammography www.lowellgeneral.org/mammogram Reserve your spot online and spend less time waiting when you arrive Choose a time that works for you.  Fill in the requested information and…

Ultrasound Department Receives Accreditation in Vascular Testing

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 operation and its impact on the quality of health care provided to patients. The… Congratulations to the Ultrasound Department for their hard work and dedication in acquiring Vascular Testing accreditation by the Intersocietal…

Maternal Child Health Services is the First in State to Receive Safe Sleep Gold Certification

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 Sleep Champion, the department has achieved the program’s highest… The Maternal Child Health Services Department has been certified Gold when it comes to promoting infant safe sleep. This past January, they were…

Hoops for Hope Raises $70,000 for Cambodian Hospital

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 for 24 hours straight, representatives from Hoops for Hope, Sihanouk Hospital and Hope… Lowell General Hospital and our friends around the city continue to come together to support our sister hospital in Cambodia. The 11th  annual…

Recognized for Superior Quality in Maternity Care

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! “We are honored to receive this designation by Blue Cross Blue Shield… Lowell General Hospital was recently recognized as a Blue Distinction® Plus Center for Maternity Care by Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. Only…

Lowell General Hospital Recognizes Star Performers

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 shows up early for his shift with a smile on his face. Members of the… Lowell General Hospital recognizes employees who exemplify the vision, standards and culture of the hospital as part of its Star Performer of the…

Radiation Oncology Team Earns Re-accreditation by the American College of Radiology (ACR)

Lowell General Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of reaccreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the ACR. Radiation Oncology (radiation therapy) is the careful use of high-energy radiation to treat cancer. A radiation oncologist may use radiation to cure cancer or to relieve a cancer patient's pain. The ACR seal of accreditation represents the highest level of quality and patient safety. Patient care and treatment, patient safety, personnel… Lowell General Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of reaccreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the ACR.…

Circle Health is coming to North Billerica!

We are pleased to announce that Circle Health Billerica will open this fall. Located in the Treble Cove Plaza at 199 Boston Road, the new outpatient facility will offer key services including Circle Health Urgent Care, a Lowell General Patient Service Center and primary care services. “Circle Health Billerica will provide convenient and affordable access to high-quality preventive, primary and urgent care right in the community,” says Normand Deschene, President and Chief Executive Officer… We are pleased to announce that Circle Health Billerica will open this fall. Located in the Treble Cove Plaza at 199 Boston Road, the new…

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