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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

Leadership Forum

Posted: Apr 10, 2009 4:27 PM EST

Lowell General Hospital's Business Leadership Forum Celebrates the Impact of Technology and Innovation on the Greater Lowell Community and Beyond April 9, 2009 - Lowell, MA - Lowell General Hospital hosted a full house for its spring Business Leadership Forum on Thursday, April 2nd. Guest speaker, Gururaj "Desh" Deshpande, PhD led the program titled "The Impact of Technology and Innovation Globally and in the Merrimack … more

News from the Massachusetts Medical Society

Posted: Mar 30, 2009 4:50 PM EST

Lowell General physician is honored by Middlesex North District Medical Society as 2009 Community Clinician of the Year  March 27, 2009 - (Waltham, MA) – Lowell General Hospital physician Wayne E. Pasanen, M.D. has been named 2009 Community Clinician of the Year by his physician peers of the Middlesex North District Medical Society. The Community Clinician of the Year Award was established in 1998 by the Massachusetts Medical … more

LGH Introduces Skylight Interactive Patient System

Posted: Feb 27, 2009 11:24 AM EST

Lowell General Hospital Introduces Interactive, Multimedia Patient System Technology empowers patients, improves the hospital-stay and increases quality of care February 24, 2009 - Lowell, Mass. - In today's demanding hospital environment, hospitals face a more sophisticated audience - one that demands connectivity, more privacy, and a full range of hospitality services. Lowell General Hospital is only the second hospital in the Northeast and … more

Support by local resident brings national exhibit to community Lowell, MA  -  Quilting, sewing and other handwork is a long-time tradition for women around the world - a practical art as well as a unifying activity that provides support and friendship. The New England Quilt Museum brought to light how quilting can be a medium for expression in this modern day by hosting the Cervical Cancer/HPV Quilt Project managed by the … more

Diagnostic Testing for Heart Disease Earns Mark of Quality Lowell, MA - Lowell General Hospital announces the recent accreditation of its Echocardiography Laboratory for adult transthoracic and adult transesophageal echocardiography by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL). Echocardiography is a non-invasive test used in cardiology to understand the structure of the heart and flow of … more

Medical Librarian Presents at Bioinformatics International Conference Lowell General Hospital's Donna Beales introduces Theoretical Model for Treatment of Hereditary Angioedema July 10, 2008 - Lowell, Mass. and Orlando, FL - Donna Beales, MLIS, of Lowell General Hospital (Lowell, MA) presented her paper "Helminths in the Treatment of Hereditary Angioedema: A Theoretical Model in Support of a Novel Therapeutic Option" at the 2008 International … more

Precision, nerve-sparing surgical technology comes to the Merrimack Valley Lowell, MA - Surgeons at Lowell General Hospital performed the Merrimack Valley's first robotic-assisted surgery yesterday using the da Vinci® Surgical System. A da Vinci-assisted laparoscopic hysterectomy was successfully performed by Dr. Purnima Sangal and Dr. Michael Muto. This newly installed surgical platform is designed for precision, complex cases and … more

Lowell, MA -- Lowell General Hospital now offers a Cancer Risk Assessment program to patients throughout Greater Lowell to help assess cancer susceptibility. Individuals with a personal diagnosis of cancer or a family history of cancer can now receive genetic counseling and testing at The Cancer Center at Lowell General, through the hospital's partnership with Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center. The Cancer Risk Assessment program, … more

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