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March 22, 2017
Transition to New Santagati Center Underway
For the last 50 years, physicians and hospital staff have performed surgeries in the same location at Lawrence General Hospital. In March, we began the historic move of the service from the Russell Building to the new Santagati Center. The realization of this strategic improvement will not only add new surgical capability at Lawrence General, it will also enable the hospital to realize many effici ... Read More

March 22, 2017
Lawrence General Engages Patients with Helpful Online Self-Assessment Tools
To assist patients in their medical research, Lawrence General offers a number of online self-assessment tools. ... Read More

March 20, 2017
New Provider Payer Partnerships for Mass Health
Mass Health is redesigning its managed care offerings for patients for 2018 by fostering new partnerships between providers and Medicaid plans, called Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). ... Read More

March 20, 2017
Physicians Celebrate Santagati Center
An enthusiastic crowd of close to 100 physicians attended a special open house reception in the Santagati Center on January 11. ... Read More

March 10, 2017
Santagati Center Offers New Level of Comfort, Convenience, and Safety Outside the Operating Rooms
The size and sophistication of the operating suites found in the new Santagati Center are undeniably impressive. ... Read More

March 10, 2017
Mechanical System in Santagati Center Provides New Level of Safety and Comfort
Much like the engine of a high-end, luxury automobile, the mechanical system that powers the new Santagati Center is built to ensure the best possible performance. ... Read More

February 6, 2017
Healthcare Leadership Summit 2017 - Save the Date
The 2017 Leadership Summit will take place on Tuesday, May 23. Keynote speaker is Captain Richard Phillips. ... Read More

June 10, 2016
Welcome to Our New Patient Care Advocate
We are pleased announce the appointment of Maria Vargas to the position of Patient Care Advocate in the Quality department. ... Read More

June 8, 2016
2016 Excellence Above All Award
Trinidad Rosa is the 2016 recipient of the Excellence Above All Award. ... Read More

June 6, 2016
Healthy Results in Population Health
Lawrence General has a Population Health Team that has been working with physicians and post-acute care providers in the community to make meaningful change in the way we care for the patients we share. ... Read More

May 6, 2016
When You Look at Lawrence General Hospital, What Do You See?
More than 100 employees (both leaders and staff) attended a workshop in mid-April, designed to help us look at our world differently. ... Read More

May 5, 2016
Getting Lean with Equipment!
Thanks to all those involved in this important process redesign, and stay tuned for updates on this team’s progress! ... Read More

May 3, 2016
Improving Bedside Staffing - Good News for Patient Care
More CNA positions will be added on all shifts and extend unit secretarial coverage through evening shift. ... Read More

May 1, 2016
Do You Know the New Emergency Codes?
Effective May 1, 2016, Lawrence General Hospital will be utilizing revised Emergency Codes. ... Read More

April 5, 2016
What Our Patients are Saying - April 2016
Grateful patients are sharing their thanks on social media and through letters to the hospital. ... Read More

April 4, 2016
Preventing Unnecessary Transfers
Our Prevent Transfer Team has been working hard to be sure that, when a critical patient needs a bed here in Lawrence and that patient is appropriate to stay, there’s a bed available. ... Read More

March 28, 2016
3rd Annual Healthcare Leadership Summit | Register TODAY!!!
Please join us at the 3rd Annual Healthcare Leadership Summit. ... Read More

March 5, 2016
Lawrence General CHART Team Teaching Others
Congratulations to our CHART Team, for an outstanding webinar presentation. ... Read More

March 2, 2016
Laboratory and Respiratory Therapy Sails Through Accreditation Survey
The the Lawrence General laboratory and respiratory therapy received glowing reviews following a “white glove” inspection recently by the College of American Pathologists. ... Read More

March 1, 2016
What Our Patients are Saying - March 2016
Grateful patients are sharing their thanks on social media and through letters to the hospital. ... Read More

February 8, 2016
Together: Realizing A New Vision of Health Care
We would like to invite each employee and physician to participate in our Lawrence General Together Capital Campaign. ... Read More

February 2, 2016
What Our Patients are Saying - January 2016
January was a great month for the Lawrence General Facebook page where people are rating us high and thanking us for the great care they received. ... Read More

January 28, 2016
Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Mini-Conference
3-hour mini-conference presented by Lawrence General Hospital Trauma Program & Boston Children's Hospital Trauma Center ... Read More

January 15, 2016
CMA Seeing Patients at New Andover/North Andover YMCA Location
Primary care physicians Daniela Connelly, MD and Roohi Khanna, MD began seeing patients in our specially designed medical office embedded in the newly constructed Andover/North Andover YMCA on Route 133. ... Read More

January 10, 2016
Dr. Grace Kim Brings Primary Care in Andover
Lawrence General Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Grace Kim to our hospital family. ... Read More

January 6, 2016
New Psychiatric Consult Services Available
We now have a new full time Psychiatry Consultation service for inpatients at Lawrence General. ... Read More

January 4, 2016
Welcome Drs. Paresh Mane and Laurence Brinckerhoff
Drs. Paresh Mane and Laurence Brinckerhoff will join the Lawrence General Surgical Staff as of January 2016 and will provide comprehensive thoracic surgery care to the patients of the greater Lawrence area. ... Read More

December 11, 2015
Hospitalists Celebrate a Year Under New Leadership and Vision
It’s been a little bit more than a year since a new team took over leadership of the Lawrence General Hospitalist Service. It’s been an eventful year, including a re-visioning process, and the addition of several new providers, physicians and advance practice practitioners replacing what had been a service with many locum tenens physicians. ... Read More

December 2, 2015
Flu Shot Update: Protect Yourself & Your Patients!
As of November 19, 2015, Lawrence General has achieved a 67% vaccination rate. ... Read More

November 2, 2015
What Out Patients Are Saying - October 2015
October was a great month for the Lawrence General Facebook page where people are rating us high and thanking us for the great care they received. Check out our Facebook page today and don’t forget to like and follow us! ... Read More

November 1, 2015
Lawrence General Team Works as One to Handle Unusually Heavy Patient Volume
In mid-October, our patient volume surged, just as we prepared to transition patients to the newly renovated R4 West and to close R4 East to begin renovations there. ... Read More

October 26, 2015
Promoting Care Coordination Through CHART
Lawrence General Hospital is pleased to announce the launch of the Community Hospital Acceleration, Revitalization and Transformation (CHART) Program as of October 1, 2015. ... Read More

October 9, 2015
Flu Vaccine Information
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has directed hospitals to achieve 90% vaccination of healthcare personnel with the 2015-2016 Influenza Vaccine. The vaccine is readily available this year. ... Read More

October 3, 2015
What Out Patients Are Saying - September 2015
September was a great month for the Lawrence General Facebook page where people are rating us high and thanking us for the great care they received. Check out our Facebook page today and don’t forget to like and follow us! ... Read More

September 4, 2015
Alternative Bundled Payment Options Begin at Lawrence General
Starting on July 1st, Lawrence General launched our participation in an alternative payment method for congestive heart failure patients called the Medicare Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative (BPCI). ... Read More

August 20, 2015
Mutosurgical Earns Vein Center IAC Accreditation
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Paula Muto's practice has receivedaccreditation as a Vein Center by the Intersocietal Accreditation Committee (IAC). ... Read More

August 18, 2015
Daniela Connelly, MD, MPH Joins the Transformation Team
Please join us in congratulating Daniela Connelly, MD MPH on being named associate director of Population Health for Lawrence General Hospital. I ... Read More

August 17, 2015
Welcome Dr. Nikhil Thakur, Spine Surgeon at Orthopedics Northeast
Dr. Nikhil Thakur has joined Orthopaedics Northeast to spearhead their Spine Center – ONE Spine Center. ... Read More

August 10, 2015
Welcome Karen Moore
She has served in the chief nurse, chief operations and chief executive officer roles at hospitals in Massachusetts and Vermont, including Marlborough Hospital in Marlborough, Kindred Hospital Park View in Springfield, and Baystate Franklin Medical Center, in Greenfield. ... Read More

August 2, 2015
PHO Physician Reception
Lawrence General's CEO and leadership team welcomed a host of new physicians to the Lawrence General health care network at an evening reception last month. ... Read More

August 2, 2015
Weight Loss Surgery Program Receives National Recognition
Lawrence General Hospital has just been granted full accreditation as a comprehensive bariatric facility by the new Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program of the American College of Surgeons and American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. ... Read More

July 13, 2015
New England Neurological Joins PHO
We are very pleased to welcome the Lawrence General medical staff physicians of New England Neurological Associates (NENA) as new PHO members effective July 1, 2015. ... Read More

July 10, 2015
Lawrence General in Front on Treatment of a Deadly Condition
Lawrence Genera's Pulmonary Embolism Response Team provides coordinated, multidisciplinary consultations to patients with pulmonary embolism. ... Read More

June 1, 2015
ICD-10: It’s Alive and Well!
While ICD-10 won’t convert until October 1, 2015, it is important that we take steps to ensure that our business health and our day to day operations are impacted as little as possible. ... Read More

May 28, 2015
Physdoc Pilot Project
On Tuesday, May 12th, at 8am, we began our Physdoc pilot project on the pediatric unit. ... Read More

March 26, 2015
You Are a Preferred Provider for Lawrence General Employees!
Employees are incentivized through a tier structure to use our PHO member physicians. ... Read More

March 24, 2015
Cardiovascular Center Receives Chest Pain Accreditation
Lawrence General has received Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC). ... Read More

March 10, 2015
Building a Community-based Continuum of Care to Support Patients
On February 12th, representatives from 11 different community providers of skilled nursing, rehabilitation and home health and hospice care, came together at Lawrence General to talk about the care of shared patients. ... Read More

March 9, 2015
What Care Transformation Means to You
If the focus of transformation work is largely in non-hospital settings, why should hospital staff be paying attention? The reason is that not all foc ... Read More

March 6, 2015
Lawrence General Embraces 3-D Mammography with Arrival of Renown Expert
Dr. Rafferty comes to us after years at Massachusetts General, where she has been a highly published expert, both in clinical literature and lay media. ... Read More

March 2, 2015
Transforming Care: Testing the Care Model of the Future
The Division of Transformation has a lot to do,so they are jumping in with one population to test some ideas. ... Read More

February 26, 2015
Endoscopic Ultrasound Now Available at Lawrence General
On January 19, 2015, Dr. Yacavone conducted the first endoscopic ultrasound at Lawrence General Hospital, providing significant relief and quality of life to a patient with esophageal cancer. ... Read More


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