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State Approves Lowell General and Saints Merger

Posted: May 9, 2012 11:12 PM EST

Department of Public Health unanimously votes to approve hospitals' application to form a combined hospital May 9, 2012 - Boston, MA - The Public Health Council of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health today voted unanimously to approve Lowell General Hospital and Saints Medical Center's application to form a combined hospital that will operate under one license. "This is a great day for Saints and Lowell General," said Norm Deschene, … more

State-of-the-art da Vinci® Si and Skills Simulator Offers Major Advancement in Minimally-Invasive Surgery Platform April 23, 2012 - Lowell, MA - Lowell General Hospital is the first healthcare facility to receive the da Vinci Si Surgical System with Skills Simulation in Massachusetts' Merrimack Valley, offering the most advanced and state-of-the-art robotic surgical technology to patients today. This makes Lowell General Hospital one of … more

Lowell General Hospital Announces Presenting Sponsor for 2012 Charity Walk April 10, 2012 - Lowell, MA – Lowell General Hospital has announced SmithFest Foundation will be the presenting sponsor for the 13th annual Team Walk for CancerCare event which will take place on May 20th at the Tsongas Center at UMASS Lowell. The charity fundraiser draws more than 5,000 walkers from the region and since its inception has raised more than five … more

March 16, 2012 – Lowell, MA - A sold out crowd of 550 guests celebrated Lowell General Hospital's 7th Annual Ball for Community Health Initiatives on Saturday, March 3, 2012. The event, held at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium, raised $225,000 to help fund vital health and wellness programs which benefit residents of the Greater Lowell community. "This incredible evening was a testament to the generosity of our community," said Norm … more

March 1, 2012 - Lowell, MA - Lowell General Hospital and Saints Medical Center today announced that their boards have approved a definitive agreement that will lead to the merger of the two hospitals. As a result of the agreement, the two hospitals will combine to form one entity, which will be governed by one board of trustees. The new board will be drawn equally from the current Lowell General and Saints boards. Current Lowell General … more

Recognized for Successful Programs to Address and Reduce Teen Pregnancy February 6, 2012 - Lowell, MA - Faced with the challenge of a high teen pregnancy rate in the City of Lowell, Lowell General Hospital developed a successful program to tackle some of the needs in the community, and earned the 19th Annual Spirit of Excellence Award presented by Modern Healthcare. The awards recognize a commitment to patients and the community as judged by … more

November 18, 2011 – Lowell, Mass. – The Over Thirty Baseball League of Greater Lowell knows how to do more than hit homers and round the bases. The group of competitive, adult ball-players recently made a donation in support of The Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital to fund an important program for those facing breast cancer in our community. This year's gift will fund a therapeutic day at Ironstone Farm to provide a unique, … more

November 11, 2011 – Lowell, MA – The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), a leading gastrointestinal medical society, has recognized the Endoscopy Center at Lowell General Hospital as part of its program specifically dedicated to promoting quality in endoscopy. The Lowell Endoscopy Center is one of 363 endoscopy units to be granted the recognition since 2009 and one of 30 this year. The ASGE Endoscopy Unit … more

Sal Lupoli Inspires Local Business Leadership Forum

Posted: Nov 2, 2011 11:57 PM EST

Shares inspiration and encouragement with Lowell General Hospital's community forum November 2, 2011 – Lowell, Mass.– Entrepreneur Sal Lupoli inspired more than 100 area business leaders with vignettes from his years in food industry, real estate development and business as part of the Lowell General Hospital Business Leadership Forum this month. As the president and CEO of the Lupoli Companies, Lupoli oversees a diverse business … more

October 27, 2011 – Lowell, Mass. – Hundreds of Merrimack Valley residents enjoyed specialties from the region's top chefs at the 25th annual Taste of the Town, a fundraising event sponsored by the Lowell General Hospital Auxiliary. A record breaking $53,590 was raised at the sold-out event, held at the UMASS Inn and Conference Center in Lowell. Event attendees voted on their favorite dishes in a variety of categories, earning … more

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