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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

Lowell, Mass. - Using a simulation laboratory, complete with equipment, model patients and high resolution viewing, the doctors and clinical staff of Lowell General Hospital participated in a two-day program of education and interactive sessions on advances in care including electrophysiology. The program, led by cardiologists at The Heart Center at Lowell General and staff from industry-leading Medtronic Corporation, was designed to increase … more

Lowell General is the Only Community Hospital in New England to be to be recognized among 2006 Thomson 100 Top Hospitals®: Performance Improvement Leaders Lowell, MA - Lowell General Hospital has been the only community hospital in New England to be named among the nation's top performance improvement leader hospitals by Thomson Healthcare (formerly Solucient) - a leading healthcare industry performance improvement evaluation … more

Massachusetts Hospital Association and Lowell General Hospital join forces to host Business Breakfasts on the Details of the New Health Care Reform Law Lowell, MA - Lowell General Hospital wants to help local businesses navigate the new health reform law. That's why Lowell General and the Massachusetts Hospital Association are hosting a business breakfast on Thursday, April 12 at Lowell General Hospital'sClark Auditorium. Lowell … more

Lowell General Hospital is honored for implementing quality cardiac care guidelines Lowell, MA - Lowell General Hospital is one of 118 hospitals in the United States recently recognized at Scientific Sessions 2006 by the American Heart Association's Get With the Guidelines (GWTG) program. The recognition event honoring performance achievement in cardiac patient care at Lowell General Hospital was held on November 13 in Chicago. Additional … more

Affiliation Creates New Model for Regionalized Maternal and Pediatric Care Lowell, MA - Lowell General Hospital and Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts-NEMC have announced an innovative partnership to expand services and expertise for specialty maternal and pediatric care in the Greater Lowell region. Lowell General Hospital Chief Executive Officer Normand E. Deschene and Tufts-NEMC and Floating Hospital President and Chief Executive … more

Lowell, MA - A state-of-the-art Computed Tomography (CT) scanner at Lowell General Hospital will enable doctors to more effectively detect and treat life-threatening illnesses and conditions, including heart disease, cancer, stroke, and lung disease. Photo Caption: CT Scan Supervisor Kathy Mullen of Lowell, assists Patricia Wyatt Walsh of Pepperell, the first patient to use Lowell General Hospital's new 64-slice CT scan. The Brilliance … more

Lowell, MA - Lowell General Hospital was one of 173 hospitals in the United States recognized by the American Heart Association in US News & World Report for its performance achievement in cardiac patient care. The American Heart Association placed an ad in the July 17 issue of US News & World Report, recognizing hospitals achieving high performance in the AHA's "Get with the Guidelines" program. "Get with the … more

Lowell, MA - Winfield Brown, MS, MHA, FACHE, Vice President of Administration at Lowell General Hospital, recently advanced to Fellow status in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), an international professional society of 30,000 healthcare executives, known for its prestigious credentialing and educational programs. Winfield Brown, FACHE, Lowell General Hospital Vice President of Administration ACHE, whose membership includes … more

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