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Press Release Archive (2016)

Press Releases

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

Improving Access to Breast Health Services for Southeast Asian Community December 7, 2010 – Lowell, MA – The Massachusetts Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® awarded Lowell General Hospital (LGH) and Lowell Community Health Center (LCHC) with a $15,000 grant to support efforts in improving access to breast health services in the Greater Lowell Community. The grant, awarded earlier this year, has enabled a … more

Hospital Ranked #4 of Top 25 Large Businesses; Best Hospital to Work November 5, 2010 – Lowell, MA – Lowell General Hospital has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts in the third annual employee-based survey project from The Boston Globe. The Top Places to Work 2010 magazine will be published in the Sunday Globe on November 7. Online, the report can be found here . The Top Places to Work recognizes the most … more

AACVPR recognizes quality guidelines and patient care November 2, 2010 – Lowell, Mass. – The Cardiac Rehabilitation department at Lowell General Hospital has been certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) for meeting essential standards for quality patient care in cardiac rehabilitation. This is the only peer-reviewed accreditation in the nation designed to review individual … more

October 27, 2010 – Lowell, Mass. – For the twenty-fourth year, the Lowell General Hospital Auxiliary hosted its Annual Taste of the Town. The sold-out event, held at the UMASS Inn and Conference Center in Lowell, brought together some of the area’s finest restaurants and caterers and raised nearly $50,000 in support of the hospital and its patients. Votes for the People’s Choice Awards for 2010 brought accolades to the … more

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