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Lowell General Hospital Welcomes First Baby Born in New Labor & Delivery Unit

Lowell General Hospital announced that the first baby has been born at its new Labor and Delivery Unit, which officially opened on the fifth floor of the Dahod building at the hospital's main campus on Monday, October 29, 2012. Sarah Cadotte and her husband Ryan of Pepperell, Massachusetts welcomed a baby girl, the second child for the couple. Photo Caption: Sarah Cadotte and her husband Ryan of Pepperell, Massachusetts with their new baby, Michelle. Lowell General Hospital's new Labor and… Lowell General Hospital announced that the first baby has been born at its new Labor and Delivery Unit, which officially opened on the fifth floor…

Expecting? Lowell General Opened New Labor and Delivery Unit on October 29, 2012

Lowell General Hospital has opened a new Labor and Delivery Unit on the top floor of the new Dahod Building on October 29, 2012. The new unit features larger, private patient rooms, where laboring moms and their families can relax and bond. In-room showers and other amenities create a soothing, gracious environment. Photo: Elizabeth Lydstone, RN, BS, MS-HA, Director of Maternal Child Health Services; Dr. William Galvin, Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Michelle Donovan, RN, Clinical… Lowell General Hospital has opened a new Labor and Delivery Unit on the top floor of the new Dahod Building on October 29, 2012. The new unit…

Lowell General Hospital named 64th in Modern Healthcare's fifth annual Best Places to Work in Healthcare

Award Recognizes Outstanding Employers in the Healthcare Industry on a National Level Lowell General Hospital recently announced it has placed 64th in Modern Healthcare's 2012 Best Places to Work in Healthcare awards. The magazine's annual Best Places to Work in Healthcare program recognizes employers for creating workplaces in healthcare that enable employees to perform at their optimum level to provide patients and customers with the best possible patient care and services. "This is an… Award Recognizes Outstanding Employers in the Healthcare Industry on a National Level Lowell General Hospital recently announced it has placed…

Important Information Related to Meningitis Outbreak

Today, in collaboration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and like hospitals across the country, Lowell General Hospital is sending letters to patients who may have been treated with any New England Compounding Center (NECC) medications on or after May 21, 2012. These medications have not been linked in any way to the national meningitis outbreak. This action is being taken strictly as a precaution to notify patients. In the letter, we are advising these patients to contact their… Today, in collaboration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and like hospitals across the country, Lowell General Hospital is sending…

Lowell General Hospital Announces Senior Leadership Team Appointments

Lowell General Hospital recently announced the appointment for four of the hospital's leaders to new positions on the organization's senior management team. Lowell General President and Chief Executive Officer Normand Deschene praised the leaders for their vision and commitment to helping steer the hospital during a transformational time for the hospital and healthcare in the region. "As we build the new Lowell General Hospital, it is vitally important that we enhance the leadership team… Lowell General Hospital recently announced the appointment for four of the hospital's leaders to new positions on the organization's senior…

Four new units Opening in Dahod Building through October 31st

The historic Legacy Project is nearing its final stages, and the new six-story Dahod Building will enhance our ability to deliver the highest quality, personalized care. Lowell General Hospital is adding private rooms, state-of-the-art surgical suites, and one of the region's most modern emergency departments and trauma centers. On Monday, September 17th, Lowell General opened its first patient floor, Dahod 3, a 30-bed medical surgical unit with all private rooms and amenities promote a more… The historic Legacy Project is nearing its final stages, and the new six-story Dahod Building will enhance our ability to deliver the highest…

New MRI Suite opens on Ground floor of Dahod Building October 1st

Our new MRI suite features the latest in technology, with a new 1.5T Open MRI from Philips Healthcare, so we can perform high-quality magnetic resonance scans with a high level of comfort for our patients. Routine and complex MRI exams can be performed in considerably less time than with other magnetic resonance systems in a more comfortable setting for patients. The Philips 1.5T magnet has advanced technology that digitizes the signal directly, enabling radiologists and referring physicians… Our new MRI suite features the latest in technology, with a new 1.5T Open MRI from Philips Healthcare, so we can perform high-quality magnetic…

Residents Reminded to Be Vigilant about Protecting Themselves from Mosquitoes

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) has urged all Massachusetts residents to continue to take personal precautions to protect against mosquito-borne illnesses, including Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile virus (WNV). These include using insect repellent, covering exposed skin when outside, and avoiding outdoor activities between the hours of dusk and dawn, when mosquitoes are at their most activeThe recommendations come following the DPH's announcement on Friday,… The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) has urged all Massachusetts residents to continue to take personal precautions to protect…

Ground Floor of New Dahod Building Opens August 13

The ground floor of the new Dahod Building opened to patients and visitors on Monday, August 13. The ground floor includes the main campus' new main entrance, containing a spacious new main lobby, gift shop, Dunkin' Donuts coffee shop, expanded imaging services, and the new Patient Service Center.Outpatient Services at the Patient Service Center include: Cashiers and Financial Counseling Diagnostic Imaging Services Laboratory Services Lactation Clinic Nutrition Services Orthopedic and… The ground floor of the new Dahod Building opened to patients and visitors on Monday, August 13. The ground floor includes the main campus' new…

Lowell General Hospital Dedicates New Dahod Building at Varnum Avenue Main Campus

Lowell General Unveils New 200,000 Square-Foot State-of-the-Art Facility  Lowell General Hospital held a dedication ceremony of its new Dahod Building on Thursday, August 9, 2012 at its main campus at 295 Varnum Avenue in Lowell, Massachusetts. Hospital administrators, donors, city and government officials, and leaders from Gilbane Building Company, the real estate developer and construction company leading the project, and RTKL, the building architect, were all in attendance. Named in… Lowell General Unveils New 200,000 Square-Foot State-of-the-Art Facility  Lowell General Hospital held a dedication ceremony of its new Dahod…

Good Medicine: Childhood Immunizations

Today, children in the U.S. routinely get vaccines that protect them from more than a dozen diseases such as measles, mumps, whooping cough, polio, pneumonia, diphtheria and tetanus. In fact, thanks to years of immunization, most of these diseases are now at their lowest levels in history.Vaccines are important because they give immunity (protection) against a disease or make a disease less severe if a child does get it. Without a vaccine, you must get a disease in order to become immune to… Today, children in the U.S. routinely get vaccines that protect them from more than a dozen diseases such as measles, mumps, whooping cough, polio,…

Lowell General Hospital Named 2012 Most Wired

Nation's Most Wired Hospitals Improve Efficiency with Health Information TechnologyLowell General Hospital has been recognized as one of the nation's MOST WIRED for the second consecutive year, according to the results of the 2012 Most Wired Survey released in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. Lowell General is one of nine hospitals in Massachusetts to earn the prestigious honor.The nation's Most Wired hospitals are leveraging the adoption and use of health… Nation's Most Wired Hospitals Improve Efficiency with Health Information TechnologyLowell General Hospital has been recognized as one of the…

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