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Radiation therapy planning and delivery improves with addition of Phillips Brilliance Big Bore CT Simulator Lowell, Mass. - The Cancer Center  at Lowell General Hospital recently enhanced its radiation therapy program by introducing the Phillips Brilliance Big Bore CT Simulator. The latest investment in cancer-fighting equipment provides the most advanced imaging technology available today to assist in proper positioning and planning of … more

Women of Living with Breast and GYN Cancer Support Group at Lowell General Hospital Contribute to National Quilt Exhibit May 15, 2009 - Lowell, Mass. - For some members of the Living with Breast and GYN Cancer Support Group at Lowell General Hospital, it was a labor of love. For others, it was an act of hope, faith, and courage. This myriad of emotions by cancer survivors all came together in April as the group put the final stitches on a … more

Lauded for treatment of patients with heart failure and coronary artery disease Lowell, Mass., July 27, 2009 - Lowell General Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines SM - Heart Failure Silver Performance Achievement Award and Coronary Artery Disease Silver Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. These recognitions signify that the hospital has reached the aggressive goals of treating heart failure (HF) and … more

July 9, 2009 - Winfield S. Brown, Vice President of Administration for Lowell General Hospital was elected President of the Healthcare Management Association of Massachusetts. HCMA is a professional association providing executive-level managers of healthcare institutions with opportunities for professional collegiality and continuing education. HCMA is an independent chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is the premier … more

 Chelmsford's Kevin Campbell and family commission mural to honor the memory of their loved one and her caregivers July 8, 2009 - Lowell, Mass - On June 8, 2009, the installation of a 15-paneled mural was completed with a dedication ceremony at the Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital. The commissioned piece of inspirational artwork was a means to honor the life of a courageous woman and cancer patient, Joanne Campbell of Chelmsford, … more

June 29, 2009 - Lowell, Mass. - Lowell General Hospital's Chief Executive Officer and President, Normand E. Deschene, FACHE, was recently sworn in as Treasurer of the Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA) for the 2009-2010 term. A long-standing and active member of the MHA, Mr. Deschene previously served on its board of trustees as Secretary as well as past chairman of the MHA Standing Committee on Finance. Deschene joins incoming MHA … more

Lowell General Hospital's TeamWalk for CancerCare Raises a Record-breaking $575,785 to Benefit Area Cancer Patients May 20, 2009 - Lowell, MA - Even mother nature could not dampen the spirits of the dedicated throng of walkers, volunteers and sponsors who raised a record-breaking $578,785 at the 10th Anniversary Team Walk for CancerCare , which took place Sunday, May 17, in Lowell. Despite drenching rain and high winds early in the day, … more

Leadership Forum

Posted: Apr 10, 2009 4:27 PM EST

Lowell General Hospital's Business Leadership Forum Celebrates the Impact of Technology and Innovation on the Greater Lowell Community and Beyond April 9, 2009 - Lowell, MA - Lowell General Hospital hosted a full house for its spring Business Leadership Forum on Thursday, April 2nd. Guest speaker, Gururaj "Desh" Deshpande, PhD led the program titled "The Impact of Technology and Innovation Globally and in the Merrimack … more

News from the Massachusetts Medical Society

Posted: Mar 30, 2009 4:50 PM EST

Lowell General physician is honored by Middlesex North District Medical Society as 2009 Community Clinician of the Year  March 27, 2009 - (Waltham, MA) – Lowell General Hospital physician Wayne E. Pasanen, M.D. has been named 2009 Community Clinician of the Year by his physician peers of the Middlesex North District Medical Society. The Community Clinician of the Year Award was established in 1998 by the Massachusetts Medical … more

LGH Introduces Skylight Interactive Patient System

Posted: Feb 27, 2009 11:24 AM EST

Lowell General Hospital Introduces Interactive, Multimedia Patient System Technology empowers patients, improves the hospital-stay and increases quality of care February 24, 2009 - Lowell, Mass. - In today's demanding hospital environment, hospitals face a more sophisticated audience - one that demands connectivity, more privacy, and a full range of hospitality services. Lowell General Hospital is only the second hospital in the Northeast and … more

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