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Lowell General Unveils New 200,000 Square-Foot State-of-the-Art Facility   Lowell General Hospital held a dedication ceremony of its new Dahod Building on Thursday, August 9, 2012 at its main campus at 295 Varnum Avenue in Lowell, Massachusetts. Hospital administrators, donors, city and government officials, and leaders from Gilbane Building Company, the real estate developer and construction company leading the project, and RTKL, the … more

Good Medicine: Childhood Immunizations

Posted: Aug 1, 2012 5:11 PM EST

Today, children in the U.S. routinely get vaccines that protect them from more than a dozen diseases such as measles, mumps, whooping cough, polio, pneumonia, diphtheria and tetanus. In fact, thanks to years of immunization, most of these diseases are now at their lowest levels in history. Vaccines are important because they give immunity (protection) against a disease or make a disease less severe if a child does get it. Without a vaccine, … more

Lowell General Hospital Named 2012 Most Wired

Posted: Jul 11, 2012 9:33 PM EST

Nation's Most Wired Hospitals Improve Efficiency with Health Information Technology Lowell General Hospital has been recognized as one of the nation's MOST WIRED for the second consecutive year, according to the results of the 2012 Most Wired Survey released in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. Lowell General is one of nine hospitals in Massachusetts to earn the prestigious honor. The nation's Most Wired hospitals … more

Circle Health Introduced as New Model of Healthcare Delivery as Hospital Merger is Complete Lowell General Hospital and Saints Medical Center announced today that they have finalized their merger agreement and that the two hospitals will formally combine as Lowell General Hospital effective July 1, 2012. The two hospitals also announced today the establishment of Circle Health, Inc. Circle Health is not only the parent company of Lowell … more

Lowell General Hospital celebrated the opening of its new facility at 14 Research Place in North Chelmsford, on Wednesday, June 27, 2012. Joined by Chelmsford town officials, hospital employees and physicians, the hospital hosted a ceremonial ribbon cutting and reception to officially open the new 31,258 square foot medical office building located between 10 and 20 Research Place. The new building at 14 Research Place brings greater access to … more

Hospital Ranks 13th in Large Business Category The Boston Business Journal has named Lowell General Hospital one of the Best Places to Work in Massachusetts in its tenth annual regional awards program. The top 25 companies in three size categories — small (20-100 employees), midsize (101-500 employees) and large (more than 500 employees) — were awarded during a lively breakfast ceremony on June 1st at the Boston Convention and … more

Annual Walk Closes in on Million Dollar Mark Once again breaking previous records, the 13th annual Team Walk for CancerCare hosted by Lowell General Hospital on May 20th collected $908,000 to provide services and support for local cancer patients and their families. The Merrimack Valley's largest single-day fundraising event brought more than 5,000 walkers, volunteers, and supporters on a day that featured gorgeous sunshine and comfortable … more

Lowell General is First Hospital in Greater Boston to Perform Single Incision Gallbladder Removal with da Vinci® Si Surgical System Lowell General Hospital announced today that it has expanded the offerings of its Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery and is the first hospital in Greater Boston to perform a single incision gallbladder removal procedure using the da Vinci Si Surgical System. On Thursday, May 10, 2012 Michael Jiser, MD, … more

State Approves Lowell General and Saints Merger

Posted: May 9, 2012 11:17 PM EST

Department of Public Health unanimously votes to approve hospitals' application to form a combined hospital The Public Health Council of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health today voted unanimously to approve Lowell General Hospital and Saints Medical Center's application to form a combined hospital that will operate under one license. "This is a great day for Saints and Lowell General," said Norm Deschene, President and CEO of … more

Message to the Community

Posted: May 6, 2012 10:41 AM EST

Dear Friends, It's important to feel good about the community we live in. And contributing to the health of our Greater Lowell community is truly our pleasure, our privilege, our honor and our duty. This week is recognized nationwide as Nurses Week and Hospital Week. It is with great pride that we take a moment to publicly celebrate the women and men of Lowell General Hospital and Saints Medical Center who give their very best to deliver the … more

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