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Lowell General Hospital Fundraiser Propels Historic Capital Campaign September 3, 2010 - Lowell, Mass. - Sponsors and friends of Lowell General Hospital raised more than $361,000­­­­ to support the hospital's capital expansion and renovation project, The Legacy Project, at the 15th Anniversary LGH Challenge Golf Tournament held on August 30th. Golfers enjoyed the challenging terrain of both The Pines and The Oaks Courses at … more

July 2010 – (Lowell, Mass) –  Lowell General Hospital has been recognized for achievement in using evidence-based guidelines to provide the best possible care to patients through The American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® program. Lowell General Hospital and 814 other hospitals are featured in a special advertisement in the “America’s Best Hospitals” … more

Value Measures Put Hospital in the Top 20 of Non-Teaching, Large Hospitals Nationwide for Fourth Consecutive Year July 26, 2010 – Lowell, MA – Lowell General Hospital was recently recognized as a top-ranked Community Value Provider by Cleverley + Associates (Columbus, OH). Cleverley + Associates, a leading healthcare financial consulting firm specializing in operational benchmarking and performance enhancement strategies, released … more

Local Moms Win Mom Blog Contest

Posted: Jul 27, 2010 9:35 AM EST

Lowell, MA (July 19, 2010) – Five local moms have been selected as featured bloggers for The Merrimack Valley Mom Blog , sponsored by Lowell General Hospital and Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center. The mom bloggers were selected from a contest sponsored by the two hospitals where moms were encouraged to visit Lowell General Hospital’s Facebook page and post a written narrative or video explaining why they would … more

Pacemaker/ICD Support Group at Lowell General Hospital Provides Lifestyle Assistance to Heart Patients July 8, 2010 – Lowell, MA – St. Jude Medical, a provider of medical devices such as pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), recently awarded Lowell General Hospital with a $2,500 grant to help fund the hospital’s ICD Support Group. Established by the Heart and Vascular Center at Lowell General Hospital, … more

Lowell General Hospital has recently been recognized as a Certified Participant of the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers Program (NQMBC™). This distinguished honor represents a commitment by this breast center to provide the highest level of quality breast health care to patients in their community. Measuring and comparing quality performance is essential in assessing patient care and allocating resources where improvement is … more

June 25, 2010 – Lowell, Mass. – Lowell General Hospital’s Chief Executive Officer and President, Normand E. Deschene, FACHE, was recently sworn in as Chair-Elect of the Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA) for the 2010-2011 term. A long-standing and active member of the MHA, Mr. Deschene previously served as Treasurer. The Massachusetts Hospital Association is a voluntary, not-for-profit organization comprised of … more

Local Students Receive Support to Pursue Higher Education in the Field of Health Science June 15, 2010 - Lowell, Mass - Two young achievers were recently awarded with the Lowell General Hospital Medical Staff Scholarship this year. Sanyukta Inamdar of Chelmsford and Colleen Shea of Bradford, Mass. were named 2010 LGH Medical Staff Scholarship recipients. Each student demonstrated exceptional accomplishments in areas of academic, cultural, … more

Annual Meeting Highlights Growth and $95 Million Renovation June 10, 2010 - Lowell, Mass. - Lowell General Hospital officially marked the beginning of a new legacy of healthcare on May 18, as the hospital's governing board, local delegates, executive team, and lead donors gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony following the hospital's annual meeting. Commencement of construction for the new $95 million building will begin in August as the … more

Outpouring of community support pushes fundraiser close to three-quarters of a million dollars May 18, 2010 - Lowell, Mass. - Breaking all-time records, the 11th Annual Team Walk for CancerCare hosted by Lowell General Hospital on May 16 collected $716,450 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 … more

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