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Lowell General Hospital Breaks Ground in Chelmsford

Posted: May 19, 2011 4:36 PM EST

Expansion of out-patient campus will create premiere medical facility in 2012 May 18, 2011 – Chelmsford, Mass. – Today members 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 … more

March 29, 2011 -- Lowell, MA -- The Lowell General Hospital Auxiliary presents a Daffodil Tea to celebrate the relocated Garden of Hope. The event will take place on Wednesday, April 13, from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Clark Auditorium at Lowell General Hospital. An assortment of teas, tea sandwiches and pastries will be served. There will be a hat contest with prizes for most beautiful, outrageous and creative hats. Two handmade quilts by … more

Among only three Massachusetts' and 90 nationwide cancer programs to earn this prestigious award March 25, 2011, Lowell, MA and Chicago, IL — The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons has granted its Outstanding Achievement Award to the Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital as a result of surveys performed during 2010. Lowell General Hospital is one of a select group of 90 currently accredited and newly … more

March 15, 2011 – (Lowell, Mass.) – March 5, 2011 marked the 6th Annual Lowell General Hospital's Ball for Community Health Initiatives which raised $220,000 to help fund vital health and wellness programs benefiting residents of the Greater Lowell community. A sold out crowd of 530 guests enjoyed dinner, dancing, silent and live auctions at "A Night Among the Stars" held at Lowell Memorial Auditorium. Photo: Brenda & Steven … more

January 24, 2011 – Lowell, Mass. – Lowell General Hospital now offers pre-surgical education for patients preparing for joint replacement of a knee or hip, Developed by post-surgical nurses, physical therapists and nurse case managers, and approved by the orthopedic surgeons at Lowell General Hospital, the one-hour session provide patients with answers to concerns about surgery, recovery and concerns around mobility as they … more

January 12, 2011 – Lowell, MA – The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted a three-year Approval with Commendation as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program to the Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital. Accredited for the past 23 years, the recent approval rating granted “commendation” to the Cancer Program for the second consecutive survey, recognizing the quality of its … more

Every Penny Counts

Posted: Jan 12, 2011 5:23 PM EST

December 17, 2010 – Lowell, MA - Joseph (Joey) Nagel of Lowell may only be six years old, but he knew exactly what he wanted to do with all the pennies he saved. Most kids have their sights set on a new toy or a video game, but Joey had something else in mind. Remembering his older sister, Jarissma, who passed away from cancer when she was only nine and he was two, he told his mother, Julie, he wanted to give his pennies to people with … more

Lowell General Hospital emergency preparedness coordinator, Susan Connolly, RN, is the first healthcare professional in the region certified as a Massachusetts Certified Emergency Manager Dec 30, 2010 – Lowell, MA - Susan Connolly, RN, Occupational Health Manager, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator at Lowell General Hospital, recently received certification as a Massachusetts Certified Emergency Manager (MCEM). Mrs. Connolly is the … more

December 23, 2010 – Lowell, Mass. – Lowell General Hospital received recognition as a Gold Standard facility accredited as a Breast Center of Excellence by American College of Radiology (ACR). After extensive review by the ACR, the hospital’s consistent quality performance for Mammography, Breast Ultrasound, and Steriotactic Breast Biopsy officially earned the three-year accreditation. The ACR gold seal of accreditation … more

Hospital Sustains Clinical Quality Standards of the AHA’s Get With The Guidelines SM Program for Heart Failure Patients to Improve Care and Outcomes December 13, 2010 – Lowell, Mass. – Lowell General Hospital was recognized by the American Heart Association with the 2010 Gold Plus award recognition for Get With The Guidelines SM – Heart Failure Performance. This achievement indicates that the hospital reached an … more

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