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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

October 27 2011 – Lowell, MA - Lowell General Hospital is one of 167 hospitals nationwide to receive the American College of Cardiology Foundation's NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Gold Performance Achievement Award for 2011. The award recognizes Lowell General Hospital's commitment and success in treating heart attack patients to standard levels of care as outlined by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association … more

Lowell, MA – October 20, 2011– Lowell General Hospital earned two recent awards for exceptional quality in treating individuals living with morbid, or extreme, obesity. The hospital's Center for Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery, which has completed more than 2500 successful weight loss surgeries, is now designated as an Aetna Institute of Quality® Bariatric Surgery Facility. The center also received the OptumHealth SM … more

October 6, 2011 - Lowell, MA - Lowell General Hospital and Saints Medical Center today announced that they
have agreed to a memorandum of understanding with the goal of having the two
hospitals affiliate with each other.  Victor
Poirier, chairman, Saints Board of Trustees, said, “We believe that an affiliation
with Lowell General Hospital will serve the needs of this institution and the
Greater Lowell community now and in the … more

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