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Lowell General is First Hospital in Greater Boston to Perform Single Incision Gallbladder Removal with da Vinci® Si Surgical System Lowell General Hospital announced today that it has expanded the offerings of its Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery and is the first hospital in Greater Boston to perform a single incision gallbladder removal procedure using the da Vinci Si Surgical System. On Thursday, May 10, 2012 Michael Jiser, MD, … more

State Approves Lowell General and Saints Merger

Posted: May 9, 2012 11:17 PM EST

Department of Public Health unanimously votes to approve hospitals' application to form a combined hospital 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, President and CEO of … more

Message to the Community

Posted: May 6, 2012 10:41 AM EST

Dear Friends, It's important to feel good about the community we live in. And contributing to the health of our Greater Lowell community is truly our pleasure, our privilege, our honor and our duty. This week is recognized nationwide as Nurses Week and Hospital Week. It is with great pride that we take a moment to publicly celebrate the women and men of Lowell General Hospital and Saints Medical Center who give their very best to deliver the … more

State-of-the-art da Vinci® Si and Skills Simulator Offers Major Advancement in Minimally-Invasive Surgery Platform 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 only a few hospitals in … more

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 Deschene, President and CEO of Lowell … more

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 President and CEO, Norm Deschene, … more

Recognized for Successful Programs to Address and Reduce Teen Pregnancy 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 a panel of national healthcare … more

February 4, 2012 is World Cancer Day, a global initiative to save lives and to end cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find a cure. The Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital was proudly welcomed a proclamation from Office of the Mayor of the City of Lowell, saluting the cancer survivors who have triumphed over the disease and recognizing the initiative of fighting cancer locally with … more

Blue Distinction® is a designation given by Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) companies to hospitals that have demonstrated expertise in delivery quality healthcare. At the core of the Blue Distinction program are the Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care® facilities that are recognized for their distinguished care in the areas of bariatric surgery, cardiac care, complex and rare cancers, knee and hip replacement, spine surgery, … more

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. Pictured from left to right: Over-Thirty-Baseball's Tom Burgess, Vice President of Operations; Chris Augeri, President; Steve … more

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