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Press Release Archive (2016)

Press Releases

Lowell General Hospital has recently been recognized as a Certified Participant of the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers Program (NQMBC™). This distinguished honor represents a commitment by this breast center to provide the highest level of quality breast health care to patients in their community. Measuring and comparing quality performance is essential in assessing patient care and allocating resources where improvement is … more

June 25, 2010 – Lowell, Mass. – Lowell General Hospital’s Chief Executive Officer and President, Normand E. Deschene, FACHE, was recently sworn in as Chair-Elect of the Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA) for the 2010-2011 term. A long-standing and active member of the MHA, Mr. Deschene previously served as Treasurer. The Massachusetts Hospital Association is a voluntary, not-for-profit organization comprised of … more

Local Students Receive Support to Pursue Higher Education in the Field of Health Science June 15, 2010 - Lowell, Mass - Two young achievers were recently awarded with the Lowell General Hospital Medical Staff Scholarship this year. Sanyukta Inamdar of Chelmsford and Colleen Shea of Bradford, Mass. were named 2010 LGH Medical Staff Scholarship recipients. Each student demonstrated exceptional accomplishments in areas of academic, cultural, … more

Annual Meeting Highlights Growth and $95 Million Renovation June 10, 2010 - Lowell, Mass. - Lowell General Hospital officially marked the beginning of a new legacy of healthcare on May 18, as the hospital's governing board, local delegates, executive team, and lead donors gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony following the hospital's annual meeting. Commencement of construction for the new $95 million building will begin in August as the … more

Outpouring of community support pushes fundraiser close to three-quarters of a million dollars May 18, 2010 - Lowell, Mass. - Breaking all-time records, the 11th Annual Team Walk for CancerCare hosted by Lowell General Hospital on May 16 collected $716,450 to provide services and support for local cancer patients and their families. The Merrimack Valley's largest single-day fundraising event brought more than 5,000 walkers, volunteers, and … more

Hospitals presenting the Merrimack Valley Moms Blog Contest Lowell, MA (April 30, 2010) - Lowell General Hospital and Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center are sponsoring The Merrimack Valley Moms Blog Contest from May 3, 2010 to May 24, 2010. All area mothers are invited to enter. The contest will culminate with four moms winning $250 each and being selected as featured mommy bloggers for the Merrimack Valley Region. … more

Change Management in Age of Terrorism Discussed April 13, 2010 - Lowell, Mass. - Lowell General Hospital's Clark Auditorium was filled to capacity for the spring Business Leadership Forum as guest speaker, Edward F. Davis, Police Commissioner for the City of Boston took the stage. Commissioner Davis spoke about public safety organizations and the ever-evolving threats of terrorism and crime in our local, national and global community. More … more

Third year on Cleverley + Associates' Top 100 Community Value Providers for financial efficiency and quality July 20, 2009 - Lowell, Mass. - For the third consecutive year, Lowell General Hospital was ranked as a Top 100 Community Value Provider by Cleverley + Associates, one of the country's leading consulting and research firms, specializing in healthcare financial and operational studies. "As a community hospital we have a … more

March 6, 2010 marked the 5th Anniversary of Lowell General Hospital's Ball for Community Health Initiatives. A sold out crowd of 500 guests enjoyed dinner, dancing, and silent and live auctions at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium, which was transformed into a décor reminiscent of sultry New Orleans. Under the leadership of committee co-chairs Dr. Denise Mills and Dr. Matthew Savory, the gala raised more than $200,000 to support community … more

Healthy Information Systems Empower Successful, Growing Businesses February 12, 2010 - Lowell, Mass. - Lowell General Hospital presented its seasonal Business Leadership Forum to inspire greater Lowell area organizations and their leaders with insights into information technology innovations. More than 120 attendees from healthcare, finance, IT and not-for-profit businesses gathered this week to hear keynote speaker Anil Singhal, co-founder, … more

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