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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

Sal Lupoli Inspired Local Business Leadership Forum

Posted: Nov 2, 2011 12:02 AM EST

Shared inspiration and encouragement with Lowell General Hospital's community forum 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 operations that spans well known restaurants … more

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 clinical guidelines and recommendations. To … more

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 several of the participating restaurants and … more

LGH Endoscopy Center Recognized by ASGE

Posted: Oct 22, 2011 4:50 PM EST

Congratulations to the Lowell General Endoscopy Center for its recognition by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy for promoting quality in endoscopy. 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 Endoscopy Center is one of … more

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 Center of Excellence designation for … more

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 future. By joining with Lowell General, Saints … more

Recognized for Breast Ultrasound and CT Scanning Lowell General Hospital has received two recent three-year accreditations for imaging services including Breast Ultrasound and Computed Tomography following a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Ultrasound imaging is a noninvasive medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of internal body parts to help physicians diagnose and better treat medical … more

The American College of Healthcare Executives of Massachusetts has announced that it has awarded Michelle Davis, Director of Marketing Operations & Community Development at Lowell General Hospital, the Early Career Healthcare Executive Award. This award recognizes leadership, innovation and active participation in civic and community activities and projects. "Michelle has been a driving force in enhancing Lowell General's presence in the … more

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