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Boston Business Journal: Healthiest Employers

Posted: Mar 28, 2013 12:23 PM EST

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 … more

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 … more

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 care SM to all our patients. We are excited to offer a unified Cardiac and … more

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 … more

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. … more

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 … more

Read our latest issue of For Your Health Magazine

Posted: Jan 21, 2013 2:45 PM EST

"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 … more

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 … more

FREE WEBINAR: Quit Smoking for Your Baby

Posted: Jan 15, 2013 4:18 PM EST

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 … more

Flu Season Visitor Guidelines

Posted: Jan 11, 2013 5:59 PM EST

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. Please read our Flu Season Visitor Guidelines that will be distributed throughout the hospital. Learn more with … more

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