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Press Release Archive (2016)

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American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Completes Onsite Review and Confirms Enhanced Status January 13, 2010 - Lowell, Mass. - Lowell General Hospital has been verified as a Level III Trauma Center by the Verification Review Committee of the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement underscores the dedication of the hospital to ensure faster access to advanced care and immediate intervention for … more

Hospital honored for participation in QuitWorks Smoking Cessation Program Boston, MA (January 7, 2010) - The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program (MTCP) are proud to recognize Lowell General Hospital for their participation in QuitWorks. QuitWorks is a free stop-smoking service available to health care providers that helps Massachusetts smokers receive the counseling … more

Celebration for decade of state-of-the-art surgery at suburban campus November 20, 2009 - (N. Chelmsford and Lowell, Mass.) - Ten years ago, Lowell General Hospital expanded into Chelmsford, opening its Surgery Center at Drum Hill along with the Patient Service Center for x-rays and diagnostic tests in November of 1999. Today, it is the cornerstone of expanded outpatient services at the Lowell General Chelmsford campus which includes 10 and … more

(Lowell, Mass.) - December 14, 2009 - Finding a way to cope with a personal struggle and fears, as well as a way to find words to fit feelings of courage and strength is not always easy. For many, creative expression is a way to bring out such deep emotions. Seven women who participate in the Healing Through Art Program at Lowell General Hospital were part of a special exhibit at the Brush Art Galley earlier this fall when their art was … more

Lowell, MA - November 8, 2009 - Lowell General Hospital has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts in the second annual employee-based survey project from The Boston Globe. The Globe 100's Top Places to Work '09 magazine was published in the Sunday Globe on November 8. Click here to fine the report online. Produced by the same team that compiles the 22-year-old Globe 100 report of the best-performing public companies in … more

23rd Annual Taste of the Town Serves Up Success for Lowell General Hospital October 27, 2009 - Lowell, Mass. - On Sunday, October 25, Lowell General Hospital's Auxiliary hosted a sold-out event at the University of Massachusetts Inn and Conference Center for the 23rd Annual Taste of the Town. Eighteen area restaurants donated their time, talent and menu items to impress the guests with a variety of fantastic foods and raise $50,000 to support … more

Community Leaders from Middlesex and Essex County Collaborate on Prevention of Infant Injury and Death September 30, 2009 - Lowell, Mass. - On Friday, September 25th, Lowell General Hospital hosted a major event for key community and public service agency leaders on the important topic of Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS), also known as Abusive Head Trauma (AHT). The event brought together more than 100 key participants, including the Middlesex … more

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

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