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Circle Health has announced that it will donate $50,000 to the Town of Westford for the Westford Health Department to help fund a variety of important programs and initiatives designed to improve the health and wellness of Westford residents and town employees. The funding will help support key programs offered in collaboration with Lowell General Hospital, including screening and wellness programs for the town’s firefighters, dental … more

Lowell General Hospital announced it has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. The hospital was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2014 annual report “ America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety ,” for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance … more

A sold out crowd of 400 guests enjoyed the Merrimack Valley’s finest culinary creations at the annual Taste of the Town held at the UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center on Sunday, October 26. “The success was made possible by the dedicated woman of the Auxiliary board, the volunteers and the wonderful restaurants,” said Carrie Meikle, Lowell General Auxiliary President. “The talented chefs never cease to amaze guests … more

Participants will be given information on how they can better keep their infant or child safe in a moving motor vehicle Additional topics that will be covered are: the Child Passenger Safety Laws in Massachusetts, the 5 types of child car seats, basic child safety in car seats, and how to properly install car seats in the family vehicle. This course is a must for new or expectant parents who want to keep their children as safe as possible … more

Wellforce represents high quality, lower cost alternative model focused on supporting clinicians and their connections to patients Tufts Medical Center and Lowell General Hospital today announced that they had finalized their agreement to establish a new health care system. The new system, which has been approved by the Department of Public Health and reviewed by the Health Policy Commission, will be known as Wellforce. Wellforce represents a … more

Helpful Information about Ebola

Posted: Oct 16, 2014 12:40 PM EST

Lowell General Hospital’s Infection Prevention and Emergency Preparedness teams have been closely monitoring the Ebola virus situation globally and working to ensure that Lowell General Hospital is prepared to handle any cases that may come our way. Being prepared to care for these patients while ensuring the safety of other patients, visitors and employees is of critical importance to us. Lowell General Hospital and its staff are … more

Lowell General Hospital Recognizes Star Performers

Posted: Oct 15, 2014 9:24 AM EST

Lowell General Hospital recognizes employees who exemplify the vision, standards and culture of the hospital as part of its  Star Performer of the Month program. Local employees recognized this year include: Phil Millward of Nashua, NH was named Lowell General Hospital’s Star Performer for July . Phil has been employed at Lowell General Hospital for 10 years and is an integral part of the Facilities team. He has been called a … more

October 27th - December 1st: PiYo™

Posted: Oct 13, 2014 10:37 PM EST

In a nutshell, PiYo will rock your world! Once you try it, you'll find that PiYo is unlike any other format, and guess what? You'll LOVE it! Don't worry no previous experience is required. What is PiYo™? PiYo is a unique class designed to build strength & gain flexibility. The moves fit perfectly together to form a class filled with intense choreography that's fun, challenging and will make you sweat. It's about energy, power, and … more

The Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Lowell has been a proud member of the community since 1909. A trusted provider of home health care, hospice and community care services, the Visiting Nurse Association recently introduced a new name for the organization – Circle Home. “We are excited about this new identity because it reflects our belief that home is not only where your heart is, it’s where your sense of health and … more

Local golfers swung their clubs for a great cause on Monday, August 25, 2014 as 224 people turned out for the 19th Annual Lowell General Hospital Challenge held at The International in Bolton, Massachusetts. This year’s event raised $439,000 to support the expansion of Lowell General Hospital’s cardiac catheterization laboratory at its main campus in Lowell and the launch of Circle Health Westford, which opened on Monday, August … more

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Circle Health is a progressive collaboration of physicians, hospitals, other health providers and organizations with a shared vision for empowering people and communities to be healthier.

Wellforce is a health system that is rethinking how academic and community centers, local and national businesses, and technology and service innovators can all work together. So that clinicians can deliver expert care where it's needed most. And so that we can bring wellness back to health care, one person at a time.