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Press Release Archive (2016)

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Recognized for Core Achievements in Health Information Technology Lowell, MA – July 12, 2011 – Lowell General Hospital has been recognized as one of the nation's Most Wired hospitals, according to the results of the 2011 Most Wired Survey released today in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks magazine . Among the nation's Most Wired hospitals, it is making progress towards greater health information technology (IT) … more

June 21, 2011 – Lowell, MA - Normand E. Deschene, FACHE, President and CEO of Lowell General Hospital, has been named the 71st Chair of the Massachusetts Hospital Association Board of Trustees at MHA's Annual Meeting. He succeeds Dennis D. Keefe, CEO of Cambridge Health Alliance, who held the one-year post from June 2010. In his inaugural speech, Deschene said that he will work to be a unifier of the hospital community in this time of … more

Cancer Center Celebrates 4th Annual Survivorship Day

Posted: Jun 17, 2011 7:17 PM EST

Community gathers for spirit of survivors at Lowell General Hospital Lowell, MA - On June 8, 2011 patients, families, friends, hospital staff and most of all, survivors, gathered together in Lowell General Hospital's Clark Auditorium to celebrate the spirit of cancer survivors. Organized by the Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital, the 4th annual Survivorship Day drew a crowd of over 100 people to enjoy a night filled with the … more

Lowell General Hospital Brings Cardiac ICD Professional to the Community June 16, 2011 - Lowell, MA – Cardiovascular disease is the nation's leading cause of death for both men and women. However with new technological and medical advancements, researchers and physicians are finding more ways to combat and prevent cardiovascular disease. An implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) is one such remarkable advancement that has, … more

Massachusetts Medical Society Grants Hospital's Accreditation June 16, 2011 – Lowell, MA — The Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) has awarded Lowell General Hospital with a six year term and status of "Accreditation with Commendation" for the hospital's Continuing Medical Education program (CME). Participating in and fulfilling accredited CME programs are obligatory for physician licensing and renewal. Every two years … more

Elevates Ranking Among the Top 25 Large Businesses in Massachusetts June 15, 2011 – Lowell, Mass. – Lowell General Hospital is proud to be honored for the second year among 25 large businesses included in the Boston Business Journal's (BBJ) Best Places to Work list. The community-owned hospital with 2,000 employees placed fifteenth of all large businesses in Massachusetts. "Our employees are front and center of the many … more

June 7, 2011 – Lowell, Mass. and Chelmsford, Mass. – Lowell General Hospital's Center for Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery was re-accredited in 2011 as a Level 1A facility by the Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN) Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This designation means that Lowell General has met the essential criteria that ensure it is fully capable of supporting a bariatric surgery … more

Local Students Receive Support to Pursue Higher Education in Field of Health Science June 6, 2011 – Lowell, Mass. – Local community scholars Nicole Boisvert and Rosette Chhor were awarded the Lowell General Hospital Medical Staff Scholarships for 2011. Both students were recognized for their exceptional accomplishments in areas of academic, cultural, athletic, and civic efforts during their high school careers. Nicole Boisvert is … more

Organization presents hospital with third installment of $750,000 pledge May 25, 2011 – Lowell, Mass. – On Monday, May 23, 2011, nearly one hundred board members, hospital administrators and members of the Lowell General Hospital Auxiliary gathered to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the organization (1951-2011) at its annual meeting and luncheon event. The gathering at Vesper Country Club in Tyngsboro, MA marked the celebration … more

May 26, 2011 – Lowell, Mass. – Lowell General Hospital appointed new members to its governing board at the hospital's annual meeting on May 17, 2011. Chairperson Margaret Palm welcomed new trustees Richard Bolton, Jr. and Martin Meehan, who had served previously as corporators prior to their election. New hospital corporators were also elected at the meeting: Arthur Anton, Jr., Mark Cochran, Mark Dionne, Carol Duncan, Alan … more

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