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October 27, 2010 – Lowell, Mass. – For the twenty-fourth year, the Lowell General Hospital Auxiliary hosted its Annual Taste of the Town. The sold-out event, held at the UMASS Inn and Conference Center in Lowell, brought together some of the area’s finest restaurants and caterers and raised nearly $50,000 in support of the hospital and its patients. Votes for the People’s Choice Awards for 2010 brought accolades to the … more

Lowell General Hospital Rallies Around Heart Disease

Posted: Oct 26, 2010 2:38 PM EST

More than 1,500 raise $150G for heart awareness, research Photos are available on facebook October 28, 2010 – LOWELL, MA – For the fourth year, the American Heart Association’s Start! Heart Walk strolled onto the Sampas Pavilion, welcomed by Lowell General Hospital and other local sponsors. This year, the event marched out with well over 1,500 walkers flagging the importance of heart health and $150,000 closer to helping … more

Patients now have immediate, on-the-go access to symptom, disease, medical procedures and providers with the iTriage healthcare decision tool. Lowell, MA – (October 26, 2010) – Lowell General Hospital is the first Massachusetts hospital to launch iTriage®, a smartphone application that allows consumers to locate vital medical information and local medical services on their smartphone. The free application, which is a result of … more

October 8, 2010 – Lowell, Mass. – Lowell General Hospital is proud to announce that it has achieved Magnet® designation for excellence in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. Magnet recognition is one of the highest levels of recognition a hospital can achieve. The Magnet Recognition Program recognizes healthcare organizations that demonstrate excellence in nursing … more

LGH Prepares Drivers of all Ages for New Laws

Posted: Sep 28, 2010 1:09 PM EST

If u r driving, u can’t text. September 28, 2010 - Lowell, MA - So states a new Massachusetts law, effective September 30th, which bans teens from texting or calling and adults from texting while driving. Additionally, senior drivers will be scrutinized more thoroughly during the renewal process, according to the new state rules. Tap into Lowell General Hospital’s driving safety and information courses and these new laws will be … more

Boston Medflight: 25 Years of Collaboration

Posted: Sep 21, 2010 12:18 PM EST

Fall Business Leadership Forum Highlights Life-saving Partnership September 20, 2010 – Lowell, Mass. – On Thursday, September 16, members of the Greater Lowell business, healthcare, public service sectors and others convened for Lowell General Hospital’s Fall Business Leadership Forum. Guest speaker, Suzanne Wedel, MD, chief executive officer and medical director of Boston MedFlight elaborated on the nature of emergency … more

September 3, 2010 - Lowell, Mass. - Lowell General Hospital’s Chief Financial Officer, Susan Green, announced today that she was pleased with the improved outlook given to the hospital by two leading Investment Services, Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s. The financial outlook, which improved from negative to stable, highlights the overall financial strength of the organization. “We have worked diligently to remain … more

Lowell General Hospital Fundraiser Propels Historic Capital Campaign September 3, 2010 - Lowell, Mass. - Sponsors and friends of Lowell General Hospital raised more than $361,000­­­­ to support the hospital's capital expansion and renovation project, The Legacy Project, at the 15th Anniversary LGH Challenge Golf Tournament held on August 30th. Golfers enjoyed the challenging terrain of both The Pines and The Oaks Courses at … more

July 2010 – (Lowell, Mass) –  Lowell General Hospital has been recognized for achievement in using evidence-based guidelines to provide the best possible care to patients through The American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® program. Lowell General Hospital and 814 other hospitals are featured in a special advertisement in the “America’s Best Hospitals” … more

Value Measures Put Hospital in the Top 20 of Non-Teaching, Large Hospitals Nationwide for Fourth Consecutive Year July 26, 2010 – Lowell, MA – Lowell General Hospital was recently recognized as a top-ranked Community Value Provider by Cleverley + Associates (Columbus, OH). Cleverley + Associates, a leading healthcare financial consulting firm specializing in operational benchmarking and performance enhancement strategies, released … more

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