Lowell General Hospital

295 Varnum Avenue, Lowell, MA, United States   |   9789376000   |  
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"Waiting time could be..."

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Thay A

"Waiting time could be..."

Reviewed 1 week ago

Waiting time could be better. I broke my arm riding a bike and have to wait 3+ hours for someone to put a cast on. Maybe more staff would fix this kind of issues.

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Cherie Dee

"Exceptional service and care...."

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exceptional service and care. The staff was professional and pleasant. The wait was never long. I have been to the ER as well as pre op testing and radiology. They have free valet parking. Everyone is... more

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just your average junkie

"This place will rob..."

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place will rob you and steal your money. They will give you all the " care " You need.

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Timely & Effective Care

Heart Attack or Chest Pain

Statin at Discharge
Rate - 100%
(2% above the national rate)
Aspirin prescribed at discharge
Rate - 100%
(1% above the national rate)
Primary PCI Received Within 90 Minutes of Hospital Arrival
Rate - 98%
(2% above the national rate)

Preventive Care

Immunization for pneumonia
Rate - 87%
(5% below the national rate)
Immunization for influenza
Rate - 84%
(6% below the national rate)

Surgical Care Improvement Project

Prophylactic Antibiotic Selection for Surgical Patients
Rate - 98%
(equal to the the national rate)

Pregnancy and Delivery Care

Percent of newborns whose deliveries were scheduled early (1-3 weeks early), when a scheduled delivery was not medically necessary
Rate - 5%
(1% below the national rate)
Readmissions Complications & Death
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 14.0%
(1.2% below the national rate)
Pneumonia (PN) 30-Day Mortality Rate
Rate - 13.5%
(1.6% above the national rate)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 19.6%
(1.3% above the national rate)
Heart failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate
Rate - 23.2%
(0.2% above the national rate)
Rate of readmission after hip/knee surgery
Rate - 5.2%
(0.2% below the national rate)
Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide)
Rate - 17.9%
(1.9% above the national rate)
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