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After being named a People's Choice winner at the Massachusetts Health Council's "Best of the Best" culinary chef's competition, Lowell General Hospital welcomed Jarvis Green, guest judge and former New England Patriot, to its main campus this month. The hospital's Food and Nutrition Team wowed the crowd with its Circle Health Seafood Crostini Sampler, filled with lobster, crab and shrimp, and was voted as one of the top three dishes by event … more

Lowell General Hospital was honored with an "A" grade in the Fall 2013 update to the Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation's leading experts on patient safety and is administered by The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog), an independent industry watchdog. The first and only hospital safety rating to … more

Patients, visitors and community now have quick and convenient access to helpful information about Lowell General Hospital using their smartphones, tablets and computers. Lowell General Hospital is proud to announce that it has partnered with market leading mobile application provider Panzara to provide hospital information to the community using smartphones. Panzara provides a free smartphone app that can be downloaded for iPhone®, … more

Go Red BetterU Makeover Challenge! Who We want YOU! The American Heart Association, along with Lowell General Hospital and the Genavix Wellness Network are seeking applicants for this life-changing challenge. We want applications from men and women who have a desire to change their lifestyle in order to live a more heart-healthy life. We will select individuals to participate in the BetterU Makeover Challenge and showcase them at The Heart … more

Members of the community are invited to two upcoming community forums
to share their perspectives on a health needs study that identifies the
unmet medical and public health needs within Greater Lowell. Researchers and students from the University of Massachusetts Lowell conducted the study on behalf of Lowell General Hospital and the Greater
Lowell Health Alliance. The assessment will provide valuable direction to Lowell General … more

Circle Health News

Posted: Sep 24, 2013 11:01 PM EST

VNA of Greater Lowell earns Innovation Award Congratulations to the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Greater Lowell, which was recently presented with an "Innovation Award" by the Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts! is award recognizes the VNA's effort to reduce health care costs by focusing attention on the needs of patients at high risk of hospitalization. Funded by the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation, this … more

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 of their surroundings when riding their … more

Mosquitoes and ticks are more than pests They can carry diseases which can you make very sick The good news is that there are simple steps that you can take to protect yourself and your family from mosquito and tick bites, and the illnesses they can cause. Mosquitoes The Massachusetts Department of Public Health ( DPH ) has urged all Massachusetts residents to continue to take personal precautions to protect against mosquito-borne illnesses, … more

Boot Camp For New Dads® is a three-hour workshop taught by fathers. Utilizing a man-to-man training approach, veteran dads and their newborns orient rookie dads who are expecting their first baby. Boot Camp prepares men to be dads in all respects, beginning with holding and comforting a real baby. This program, which is held regularly at Lowell General Hospital, was recently featured on New England Cable News (NECN). Click here to watch . … more

Lowell General Hospital Named 2013 Most Wired

Posted: Jul 26, 2013 9:35 PM EST

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, hospitals and health care systems … more

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