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Annual LGH Challenge Golf Tournament Raises Over $241,000 September 9, 2009 - Lowell, Mass. - Supporters and friends of Lowell General Hospital raised more than $241,000 to support the hospital's capital expansion and renovation project, The Legacy Project, at the 14th Annual LGH Challenge Golf Tournament held on August 31st. Golfers enjoyed the challenging terrain of The Pines course at The International in Bolton, MA for the first time in … more

September 29, 2009 - Lowell, Mass. - Lowell General Hospital president and chief executive Normand Deschene has announced the appointment of Susan Green as the chief financial officer of Lowell General Hospital. Formerly serving as controller for the organization, she has been an integral part in maintaining the hospital's financial strength during the past several years. Green replaces Mr. Richard Jeffcote. "Ms. Green possesses the … more

Rises on Boston Business Journal’s List After Continued Growth in Revenues September 10, 2009 – Lowell, Mass. – Increases in patient volumes and revenue gains in 2008 moved Lowell General Hospital up on the Boston Business Journal’s 2009 Largest Hospitals List published in the August 21-27, 2009 issue of the business newspaper. Included for the second year in a row, Lowell General’s continued growth in 2008 … more

Radiation therapy planning and delivery improves with addition of Phillips Brilliance Big Bore CT Simulator Lowell, Mass. - The Cancer Center  at Lowell General Hospital recently enhanced its radiation therapy program by introducing the Phillips Brilliance Big Bore CT Simulator. The latest investment in cancer-fighting equipment provides the most advanced imaging technology available today to assist in proper positioning and planning of … more

Women of Living with Breast and GYN Cancer Support Group at Lowell General Hospital Contribute to National Quilt Exhibit May 15, 2009 - Lowell, Mass. - For some members of the Living with Breast and GYN Cancer Support Group at Lowell General Hospital, it was a labor of love. For others, it was an act of hope, faith, and courage. This myriad of emotions by cancer survivors all came together in April as the group put the final stitches on a … more

Lauded for treatment of patients with heart failure and coronary artery disease Lowell, Mass., July 27, 2009 - Lowell General Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines SM - Heart Failure Silver Performance Achievement Award and Coronary Artery Disease Silver Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. These recognitions signify that the hospital has reached the aggressive goals of treating heart failure (HF) and … more

July 9, 2009 - Winfield S. Brown, Vice President of Administration for Lowell General Hospital was elected President of the Healthcare Management Association of Massachusetts. HCMA is a professional association providing executive-level managers of healthcare institutions with opportunities for professional collegiality and continuing education. HCMA is an independent chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is the premier … more

 Chelmsford's Kevin Campbell and family commission mural to honor the memory of their loved one and her caregivers July 8, 2009 - Lowell, Mass - On June 8, 2009, the installation of a 15-paneled mural was completed with a dedication ceremony at the Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital. The commissioned piece of inspirational artwork was a means to honor the life of a courageous woman and cancer patient, Joanne Campbell of Chelmsford, … more

June 29, 2009 - Lowell, Mass. - Lowell General Hospital's Chief Executive Officer and President, Normand E. Deschene, FACHE, was recently sworn in as Treasurer of the Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA) for the 2009-2010 term. A long-standing and active member of the MHA, Mr. Deschene previously served on its board of trustees as Secretary as well as past chairman of the MHA Standing Committee on Finance. Deschene joins incoming MHA … more

Lowell General Hospital's TeamWalk for CancerCare Raises a Record-breaking $575,785 to Benefit Area Cancer Patients May 20, 2009 - Lowell, MA - Even mother nature could not dampen the spirits of the dedicated throng of walkers, volunteers and sponsors who raised a record-breaking $578,785 at the 10th Anniversary Team Walk for CancerCare , which took place Sunday, May 17, in Lowell. Despite drenching rain and high winds early in the day, … more

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