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Circle Health Affiliate News: VNA of Greater Lowell and D'Youville begin Hospice partnership

Patients who need intensive hospice care at the end of life will no longer have to leave the Lowell area thanks to a new partnership between the Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Lowell, Inc. (VNA) and D'Youville Life and Wellness Community. Services will now be provided by the VNA's Hospice Program in a special suite at the D'Youville Center for Advanced Therapy located at 1071 Varnum Avenue in Lowell. The program provides a concentrated level of care for patients with advanced illness,… Patients who need intensive hospice care at the end of life will no longer have to leave the Lowell area thanks to a new partnership between the…

Lowell General ICU Earns Beacon Award for Excellence

Congratulations to our ICU Team for its outstanding achievement of attaining the Beacon Award for Excellence! The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) created the Beacon Award to recognize individual critical care units that distinguish themselves from others by improving every facet of patient care. For patients and their families, the Beacon Award signifies exceptional care through improved outcomes and greater overall satisfaction. For critical care nurses, a Beacon Award… Congratulations to our ICU Team for its outstanding achievement of attaining the Beacon Award for Excellence! The American Association of…

Boston Business Journal: Healthiest Employers

On Thursday, March 28, Lowell General Hospital was honored as a finalist for the 2013 Boston Business Journal's (BBJ) Healthiest Employers. The BBJ selected 15 companies for their varied efforts in maintaining and improving employee health. The Healthiest Employers finalists were chosen through an assessment process compromised of 75 scored questions that are completed by the participating companies. Companies ranged in size from small (2-99 employees) to medium (100-499 employees) to large… On Thursday, March 28, Lowell General Hospital was honored as a finalist for the 2013 Boston Business Journal's (BBJ) Healthiest Employers. The BBJ…

March 27th: Occupational Medicine Program Opens at Lowell General Hospital's Chelmsford Campus

Lowell General Hospital's Occupational Medicine Program will be expanding its services to local employers, municipalities and insurance organizations throughout the Merrimack Valley. Effective March 27, the program will relocate from the Lowell General Hospital Walk-In Chelmsford location to 10 Research Place in North Chelmsford. The Occupational Medicine Program is focused on the health needs of area businesses, from workplace injury treatment and management to pre-placement examinations… Lowell General Hospital's Occupational Medicine Program will be expanding its services to local employers, municipalities and insurance…

Lowell General Hospital Celebrates Unified Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

It is an exciting time at Lowell General Hospital as we work to strengthen and enhance our programs to meet the healthcare needs of our community. As you know, last year was a historic and transformational one for the hospital, and 2013 proves to be just as exciting as we plan new services and enhance our present outpatient offerings to provide Complete connected careSM to all our patients. We are excited to offer a unified Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program on the ground floor of… It is an exciting time at Lowell General Hospital as we work to strengthen and enhance our programs to meet the healthcare needs of our community.…

Lowell General Hospital Ball for Community Health Initiatives Raises Over $217,000 to Support Local Health and Wellness Programs

A sold out crowd of 550 guests celebrated Lowell General Hospital’s 8th Annual Ball for Community Health Initiatives on Saturday, March 2, 2013. The event, held at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium, raised over $217,000 to help fund vital health and wellness programs which benefit residents of the Greater Lowell community. “This year’s ball carried on the tradition of being an incredible night where everyone came together to support organizations that are doing terrific work in our… A sold out crowd of 550 guests celebrated Lowell General Hospital’s 8th Annual Ball for Community Health Initiatives on Saturday, March 2, 2013.…

Lowell General Hospital Lifts Flu-Related Visitor Restrictions

Due to a significant decrease in the number of influenza cases in the Greater Lowell community and throughout Massachusetts, Lowell General Hospital announced today that it has lifted the flu-related visitor restrictions implemented in early January. Hospital representatives offered thanks to members of the community for their patience and support during this period. Learn more about influenza: Flu Information and Flu Q&A with Dr. Sidebottom. Due to a significant decrease in the number of influenza cases in the Greater Lowell community and throughout Massachusetts, Lowell General…

Circle Health Appoints David Pickul, MD as Chief Medical Officer

Circle Health, the parent organization of Lowell General Hospital, recently announced the appointment of North Andover resident David Pickul, MD to the role of Chief Medical Officer for Circle Health, effective March 1, 2013. In this new senior leadership role, Dr. Pickul will focus on Circle Health network development and physician alignment, working to build and strengthen strategic relationships among provider groups including the Lowell General Physician Hospital Organization… Circle Health, the parent organization of Lowell General Hospital, recently announced the appointment of North Andover resident David Pickul, MD to…

Read our latest issue of For Your Health Magazine

"For Your Health" is Lowell General Hospital's free magazine, which is published several times a year, providing you and your family with information to help you make good health decisions. In this issue, you will learn about: The Legacy Project is Complete  New options available for gall bladder removal Center for Weight Management opens a second office in North Andover Winter Health & Wellness programs Read the most recent, and back issues, of For Your Health magazine "For Your Health" is Lowell General Hospital's free magazine, which is published several times a year, providing you and your family with…

Lowell General Hospital's Radiation Oncology Team Earns ACR Accreditation

Lowell General Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of re-accreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (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 is the nation's oldest and most widely accepted radiation oncology accrediting body, with nearly 500 accredited sites… Lowell General Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of re-accreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the…

FREE WEBINAR: Quit Smoking for Your Baby

Did you know that smoking can cause low birth weight, asthma and other respiratory complications in infants and children? This FREE webinar is specifically designed for pregnant women, their partners, and families, to provide you with facts, not opinions, about the dangers of smoking while pregnant and even after the baby is born. We will provide you with information on: The harmful effects of tobacco to the newborn and the importance of prenatal care The dangers of secondhand smoke The… Did you know that smoking can cause low birth weight, asthma and other respiratory complications in infants and children? This FREE webinar is…

Flu Season Visitor Guidelines

The spread of seasonal influenza in our community has prompted Lowell General Hospital and other healthcare providers across the state to take special measures to protect patients, staff, and visitors. As a result, we have decided to limit visitors to hospital inpatient units during the flu season effective Friday, January 11, 2013. Learn more with our Flu Q&A with Dr. Sidebottom and general Flu Information. The spread of seasonal influenza in our community has prompted Lowell General Hospital and other healthcare providers across the state to take…

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