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October 14, 2013 - Lowell, MA - The Lowell General Hospital Auxiliary presents its much anticipated annual Taste of the Town, gathering restaurants from around Greater Lowell for an evening of tasting. The event will be taking place on Sunday, October 27 at 4:30 p.m. at the UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center in downtown Lowell. The night will also feature a live auction, including "A Chanler Christmas in Newport, RI" with accommodations … more

October 10, 2013 - Lowell, MA - Lowell General Hospital is co-sponsoring a Breast Cancer Awareness Program with the Andover Board of Health and Chinmaya Mission of Boston. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and this is the first of two related events designed to raise awareness of breast cancer. The program will include a discussion lead by Jill Steinkeler, MD of Lowell General Hospital, who will speak about breast cancer facts, risk … more

  September 23, 2013 - Lowell, MA - Hundreds of local young people and their parents came out for the annual Back to School Bike Safety Rodeo hosted by Lowell General Hospital, the Lowell Police Department and Kiwanis Club of Lowell. The event, held at Target on Plain Street in Lowell on Sunday, September 15, featured a bicycle safety course, where children learned the importance of obeying stop signs, yielding to traffic and being aware … more

August 27, 2013 - Bolton, MA - The rain held off and the sun came out for a fun-filled day at the Lowell General Golf Challenge. The event, now in its 18th year, raised more than $412,000 to support programs at Lowell General Hospital's main and Saints campuses, as well as healthcare initiatives across the hospital's service area. More than 230 golfers hit the links at the tournament, held at the International in Bolton on Monday, August 26. … more

Lowell General Hospital Named 2013 Most Wired

Posted: Jul 26, 2013 9:30 PM EST

July 26, 2013 - Lowell, MA - Lowell General Hospital has been recognized as one of the nation's Most Wired for the third consecutive year, according to the results of the 2013 Most Wired Survey released in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. Lowell General is one of nine hospitals in Massachusetts to earn the prestigious honor. This year marks the 15th anniversary of Health Care's Most Wired Survey. In that time, … more

July 19, 2013 – Lowell, MA - Lowell General Hospital recently hosted a sports injury and concussion prevention and awareness program in partnership with Lowell-based football helmet manufacturer Xenith. The program was held on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at Lowell General Hospital's main campus located at 295 Varnum Avenue in Lowell, Massachusetts. Featured speakers included New England Patriots defensive back Devin McCourty, retired NFL … more

July 16, 2013 - Washington, D.C. – Lowell General Hospital has been ranked as one of the best hospitals for 2013-14 in Massachusetts, ranking among the top 10 hospitals in the metropolitan Boston area and 12th overall in the state. The U.S. News & World Report's 24th annual Best Hospitals ranking identified Lowell General Hospital among the high-performing hospitals in the nation in four specialties: Diabetes and Endocrinology, … more

Beacon Award for Excellence honors top hospital units that employ evidence-based practices to improve patient, family outcomes and align those practices with AACN's Healthy Work Environment Standards June 14, 2013 - Lowell, MA – Lowell General Hospital was recently awarded a silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) at the organization's National Teaching Institute & Critical … more

Local Students Receive Support to Pursue Higher Education in Field of Health Science June 14, 2013 - Lowell, MA – Two young achievers were recently awarded with the Lowell General Hospital Medical Staff Scholarship this year. Elsa Kallman of Ipswich and Brigid Donovan of Andover, Massachusetts were named as the 2013 Medical Staff Scholarship recipients. Both students were recognized for their exceptional accomplishments in areas of … more

Hospital Ranks 9th in Large Employer Category June 14, 2013 - Boston, MA – The Boston Business Journal has named Lowell General Hospital as one of the Best Places to Work in Massachusetts in its eleventh annual regional awards program. The hospital ranked ninth in the Large Employer category. The honor recognizes Lowell General Hospital's achievements in creating a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a … more

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