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Lowell General Hospital Named a Top Place to Work by Boston Business Journal

Elevates Ranking Among the Top 25 Large Businesses in Massachusetts Lowell General Hospital is proud to be honored for the second year among 25 large businesses included in the Boston Business Journal's (BBJ) Best Places to Work list. The community-owned hospital with 2,000 employees placed fifteenth of all large businesses in Massachusetts. "Our employees are front and center of the many accomplishments of Lowell General Hospital; making us an employer of choice, a positive place to… Elevates Ranking Among the Top 25 Large Businesses in Massachusetts Lowell General Hospital is proud to be honored for the second year among 25…

Lowell General Hospital Providing Lower Cost Care at Higher Quality

Payment disparities mean that some hospitals are paid more than others for the same care. It isn't new that community hospitals are often paid less for the same services as academic institutions or big-city hospitals; it is actually a benefit to patients, communities and employers. As a Cleverley + Associates Top 100 Community Value Provider for the past five years and one of the success stories in the Blue Cross Blue Shield Alternative Quality Care program, Lowell General continues to bring… Payment disparities mean that some hospitals are paid more than others for the same care. It isn't new that community hospitals are often paid less…

Free Wireless Internet Access is Available for Patients & Visitors

Patients/Family members who have their own computers can connect to the Internet.Free wireless, high-speed internet access is available to our patients and visitors through the "LGH Guest Wireless Network".This unencrypted network is accessible by most wireless-equipped computing devices throughout the hospital, including patient rooms and visitor waiting areas.Wireless users simply follow basic connection instructions and accept the disclaimer for use. This is a self-accessed service;… Patients/Family members who have their own computers can connect to the Internet.Free wireless, high-speed internet access is available to our…

Lowell General Hospital Awards Medical Staff Scholarships

Local Students Receive Support to Pursue Higher Education in Field of Health ScienceLocal community scholars Nicole Boisvert and Rosette Chhor were awarded the Lowell General Hospital Medical Staff Scholarships for 2011. Both students were recognized for their exceptional accomplishments in areas of academic, cultural, athletic, and civic efforts during their high school careers.Nicole is a graduate of Lowell Catholic High School and will attend UMass Amherst in the fall. She will enter UMass… Local Students Receive Support to Pursue Higher Education in Field of Health ScienceLocal community scholars Nicole Boisvert and Rosette Chhor were…

Lowell General Hospital Auxiliary Celebrates Sixty Years of Giving

Organization presents hospital with third installment of $750,000 pledgeOn Monday, May 23, 2011, nearly one hundred board members, hospital administrators and members of the Lowell General Hospital Auxiliary gathered to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the organization (1951-2011) at its annual meeting and luncheon event. The gathering at Vesper Country Club in Tyngsboro, MA marked the celebration of the group's success over the last sixty years with the presentation of the Auxiliary's… Organization presents hospital with third installment of $750,000 pledgeOn Monday, May 23, 2011, nearly one hundred board members, hospital…

Lowell General Hospital Appoints New Governing Board Members

Lowell General Hospital appointed new members to its governing board at the hospital's annual meeting on May 17, 2011. Chairperson Margaret Palm welcomed new trustees Richard Bolton, Jr. and Martin Meehan, who had served previously as corporators prior to their election.New hospital corporators were also elected at the meeting: Arthur Anton, Jr., Mark Cochran, Mark Dionne, Carol Duncan, Alan Fletcher, James Geraghty, Nasim Ghaffar, MD, Robert Gregoire, Paul Hardy, Jim O'Donnell, and Donna… Lowell General Hospital appointed new members to its governing board at the hospital's annual meeting on May 17, 2011. Chairperson Margaret Palm…

Lowell General Hospital Breaks Ground in Chelmsford

Expansion of out-patient campus will create premiere medical facility in 2012Members of Chelmsford (MA) town leadership joined Lowell General Hospital in the ceremonial groundbreaking for a new facility that will expand the hospital's suburban campus.The addition of 14 Research Place to the hospital's suburban campus, will bring a state-of-the-art 30,000 square foot Medical Office Building and a 347 car parking deck to accommodate medical and physician practice space. The building, to be… Expansion of out-patient campus will create premiere medical facility in 2012Members of Chelmsford (MA) town leadership joined Lowell General…

Massachusetts Medical Society Awarded Lowell General Hospital Accreditation with Commendation

Recognized by the Committee for Review and Recommendation of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) as an intrastate accrediting body, the Massachusetts Medical Society certifies that Lowell General Hospital has fulfilled the requirements set forth in the Essential Areas for Providers of Continuing Medical Education. This entitles Lowell General to the award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ in Continuing Medical Education for a period of six years.  Recognized by the Committee for Review and Recommendation of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) as an intrastate…

Lowell General's TeamWalk for CancerCare Tops $854,000 with Thousands of Local Supporters

Region's largest single-day fundraiser benefits area cancer patients and familiesWith smiles, sneakers and inspiring stories, 5,000 cancer survivors, walkers, supporters, sponsors and volunteers celebrated the 12th annual TeamWalk for CancerCare and the record-breaking $854,126 raised by the event on Sunday, May 15th.TeamWalk funds make a difference in the lives of today's cancer patients by paying for medications, nutritional supplements, wigs and prostheses, support groups, skilled nursing… Region's largest single-day fundraiser benefits area cancer patients and familiesWith smiles, sneakers and inspiring stories, 5,000 cancer…

Comprehensive Care for a Lifetime of Health

The hospital is a trusted place in the community for healthcare, but did you know that the best kind of care is delivered at the right place at the right time? In our region, we're fortunate to have caregivers at many different care points – hundreds of physicians and other partners in health who provide quality services and compassionate care in ways that meet the unique needs of patients. The Lowell General healthcare family is there to meet your individual medical needs. Lowell Community… The hospital is a trusted place in the community for healthcare, but did you know that the best kind of care is delivered at the right place at the…

Reducing Fears of Thyroid Cancer Risk from Mammography

Benefits of annual mammography screening outweigh the remote risk of developing thyroid cancer from residual radiation exposure. A recent erroneous media report has caused concern that is not supported by scientific backing. Patients are urged not to put off or forego necessary breast imaging care. Click here to learn more about the issue and the data that supports screening guidelines. Benefits of annual mammography screening outweigh the remote risk of developing thyroid cancer from residual radiation exposure. A recent erroneous…

Center for Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery at Lowell General Hospital Upholds Accreditation by American College of Surgeons (ACS)

Lowell General Hospital's Center for Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery was re-accredited in 2011 as a Level 1A facility by the Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN) Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This designation means that Lowell General has met the essential criteria that ensure it is fully capable of supporting a bariatric surgery care program and that its institutional performance meets the requirements outlined by the ACS BSCN Accreditation… Lowell General Hospital's Center for Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery was re-accredited in 2011 as a Level 1A facility by the Bariatric…

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