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Press Release Archive (2016)

Press Releases

June 7, 2011 – Lowell, Mass. and Chelmsford, Mass. – 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 … more

Local Students Receive Support to Pursue Higher Education in Field of Health Science June 6, 2011 – Lowell, Mass. – Local community scholars Nicole Boisvert and Rosette Chhor were awarded the Lowell General Hospital Medical Staff Scholarships for 2011. Both students were recognized for their exceptional accomplishments in areas of academic, cultural, athletic, and civic efforts during their high school careers. Nicole Boisvert is … more

Organization presents hospital with third installment of $750,000 pledge May 25, 2011 – Lowell, Mass. – On Monday, May 23, 2011, nearly one hundred board members, hospital administrators and members of the Lowell General Hospital Auxiliary gathered to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the organization (1951-2011) at its annual meeting and luncheon event. The gathering at Vesper Country Club in Tyngsboro, MA marked the celebration … more

May 26, 2011 – Lowell, Mass. – 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 … more

Lowell General Hospital Breaks Ground in Chelmsford

Posted: May 19, 2011 4:36 PM EST

Expansion of out-patient campus will create premiere medical facility in 2012 May 18, 2011 – Chelmsford, Mass. – Today 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 … more

March 29, 2011 -- Lowell, MA -- The Lowell General Hospital Auxiliary presents a Daffodil Tea to celebrate the relocated Garden of Hope. The event will take place on Wednesday, April 13, from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Clark Auditorium at Lowell General Hospital. An assortment of teas, tea sandwiches and pastries will be served. There will be a hat contest with prizes for most beautiful, outrageous and creative hats. Two handmade quilts by … more

Among only three Massachusetts' and 90 nationwide cancer programs to earn this prestigious award March 25, 2011, Lowell, MA and Chicago, IL — The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons has granted its Outstanding Achievement Award to the Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital as a result of surveys performed during 2010. Lowell General Hospital is one of a select group of 90 currently accredited and newly … more

March 15, 2011 – (Lowell, Mass.) – 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 benefiting 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. Photo: Brenda & Steven … more

January 24, 2011 – Lowell, Mass. – Lowell General Hospital now offers pre-surgical education for patients preparing for joint replacement of a knee or hip, Developed by post-surgical nurses, physical therapists and nurse case managers, and approved by the orthopedic surgeons at Lowell General Hospital, the one-hour session provide patients with answers to concerns about surgery, recovery and concerns around mobility as they … more

January 12, 2011 – Lowell, MA – The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted a three-year Approval with Commendation as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program to the Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital. Accredited for the past 23 years, the recent approval rating granted “commendation” to the Cancer Program for the second consecutive survey, recognizing the quality of its … more

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