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Lowell General Hospital appointed new members to its governing board at the hospital's annual meeting on May 17, 2011. Chairperson Margaret Palm welcomed new trustees Richard Bolton, Jr. and Martin Meehan, who had served previously as corporators prior to their election. New hospital corporators were also elected at the meeting: Arthur Anton, Jr., Mark Cochran, Mark Dionne, Carol Duncan, Alan Fletcher, James Geraghty, Nasim Ghaffar, MD, … more

Lowell General Hospital Breaks Ground in Chelmsford

Posted: May 19, 2011 4:40 PM EST

Expansion of out-patient campus will create premiere medical facility in 2012 Members of Chelmsford (MA) town leadership joined Lowell General Hospital in the ceremonial groundbreaking for a new facility that will expand the hospital's suburban campus. The addition of 14 Research Place to the hospital's suburban campus, will bring a state-of-the-art 30,000 square foot Medical Office Building and a 347 car parking deck to accommodate medical … more

Recognized by the Committee for Review and Recommendation of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) as an intrastate accrediting body, the Massachusetts Medical Society certifies that Lowell General Hospital has fulfilled the requirements set forth in the Essential Areas for Providers of Continuing Medical Education. This entitles Lowell General to the award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ in Continuing Medical … more

Region's largest single-day fundraiser benefits area cancer patients and families With smiles, sneakers and inspiring stories, 5,000 cancer survivors, walkers, supporters, sponsors and volunteers celebrated the 12th annual Team Walk for CancerCare and the record-breaking $854,126 raised by the event on Sunday, May 15th. Team Walk funds make a difference in the lives of today's cancer patients by paying for medications, nutritional … more

Comprehensive Care for a Lifetime of Health

Posted: May 3, 2011 9:14 PM EST

The hospital is a trusted place in the community for healthcare, but did you know that the best kind of care is delivered at the right place at the right time? In our region, we're fortunate to have caregivers at many different care points – hundreds of physicians and other partners in health who provide quality services and compassionate care in ways that meet the unique needs of patients. The Lowell General healthcare family is there … more

Benefits of annual mammography screening outweigh the remote risk of developing thyroid cancer from residual radiation exposure. A recent erroneous media report has caused concern that is not supported by scientific backing. Patients are urged not to put off or forego necessary breast imaging care. Click here to learn more about the issue and the data that supports screening guidelines.

Lowell General Hospital's Center for Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery was re-accredited in 2011 as a Level 1A facility by the Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN) Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This designation means that Lowell General has met the essential criteria that ensure it is fully capable of supporting a bariatric surgery care program and that its institutional performance meets the … more

Two Points for Local Cancer Care The Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital was thrilled to be the recipient of recent fundraising efforts by the Nashoba Valley Technical High School's Girls' Basketball team and cheerleaders. The young women dedicated proceeds from their baked goods sale and collections to benefit those facing cancer here in the community with a donation to the hospital's annual Team Walk for CancerCare. In the past, the … more

The Cancer Center
at Lowell General
Hospital has been awarded the
prestigious honor of Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College
of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer, following their successful accreditation in
2010. We are among only three Massachusetts’
and 90 nationwide cancer programs to earn this award. This
is a remarkable first-time achievement that was made possible by every
individual working at and … more

March 5, 2011 marked the 6th Annual Lowell General Hospital's Ball for Community Health Initiatives which raised $220,000 to help fund vital health and wellness programs benefitting residents of the Greater Lowell community. A sold out crowd of 530 guests enjoyed dinner, dancing, silent and live auctions at "A Night Among the Stars" held at Lowell Memorial Auditorium. Outgoing committee co-chairs Dr. Denise Mills and Dr.Matthew Savory, … more

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