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Circle Health Introduced as New Model of Healthcare Delivery as Hospital Merger is Complete June 28, 2012 - Lowell, MA – Lowell General Hospital and Saints Medical Center announced today that they have finalized their merger agreement and that the two hospitals will formally combine as Lowell General Hospital effective July 1, 2012. The two hospitals also announced today the establishment of Circle Health, Inc. Circle Health is not only … more

June 28, 2012 - North Chelmsford, MA - Lowell General Hospital celebrated the opening of its new facility at 14 Research Place in North Chelmsford, on Wednesday, June 27, 2012. Joined by Chelmsford town officials, hospital employees and physicians, the hospital hosted a ceremonial ribbon cutting and reception to officially open the new 31,258 square foot medical office building located between 10 and 20 Research Place. "We are here to … more

Hospital Ranks 13th in Large Business Category June 1, 2012 - Boston, MA - The Boston Business Journal has named Lowell General Hospital one of the Best Places to Work in Massachusetts in its tenth annual regional awards program. The top 25 companies in three size categories — small (20-100 employees), midsize (101-500 employees) and large (more than 500 employees) — were awarded during a lively breakfast ceremony on June 1st at … more

Annual Walk Closes in on Million Dollar Mark May 22, 2012 – Lowell, Mass. – Once again breaking previous records, the 13th annual Team Walk for CancerCare hosted by Lowell General Hospital on May 20th collected $908,000 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 supporters on a day that … more

Lowell General is First Hospital in Greater Boston to Perform Single Incision Gallbladder Removal with da Vinci® Si Surgical System May 10, 2012 - Lowell, MA - Lowell General Hospital announced today that it has expanded the offerings of its Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery and is the first hospital in Greater Boston to perform a single incision gallbladder removal procedure using the da Vinci Si Surgical System. On Thursday, May 10, … more

State Approves Lowell General and Saints Merger

Posted: May 9, 2012 11:12 PM EST

Department of Public Health unanimously votes to approve hospitals' application to form a combined hospital May 9, 2012 - Boston, MA - The Public Health Council of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health today voted unanimously to approve Lowell General Hospital and Saints Medical Center's application to form a combined hospital that will operate under one license. "This is a great day for Saints and Lowell General," said Norm Deschene, … more

State-of-the-art da Vinci® Si and Skills Simulator Offers Major Advancement in Minimally-Invasive Surgery Platform April 23, 2012 - Lowell, MA - Lowell General Hospital is the first healthcare facility to receive the da Vinci Si Surgical System with Skills Simulation in Massachusetts' Merrimack Valley, offering the most advanced and state-of-the-art robotic surgical technology to patients today. This makes Lowell General Hospital one of … more

Lowell General Hospital Announces Presenting Sponsor for 2012 Charity Walk April 10, 2012 - Lowell, MA – Lowell General Hospital has announced SmithFest Foundation will be the presenting sponsor for the 13th annual Team Walk for CancerCare event which will take place on May 20th at the Tsongas Center at UMASS Lowell. The charity fundraiser draws more than 5,000 walkers from the region and since its inception has raised more than five … more

March 16, 2012 – Lowell, MA - A sold out crowd of 550 guests celebrated Lowell General Hospital's 7th Annual Ball for Community Health Initiatives on Saturday, March 3, 2012. The event, held at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium, raised $225,000 to help fund vital health and wellness programs which benefit residents of the Greater Lowell community. "This incredible evening was a testament to the generosity of our community," said Norm … more

March 1, 2012 - Lowell, MA - Lowell General Hospital and Saints Medical Center today announced that their boards have approved a definitive agreement that will lead to the merger of the two hospitals. As a result of the agreement, the two hospitals will combine to form one entity, which will be governed by one board of trustees. The new board will be drawn equally from the current Lowell General and Saints boards. Current Lowell General … more

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