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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

The weather was picture perfect on Sunday, September 14 for the annual Back to School Bike Safety Rodeo hosted by Lowell General Hospital, Lowell Police Department, the Kiwanis Club of Lowell and the Target Corporation. This year, over 200 children from 1 to 15-years-old participated in the rodeo and were fitted with brand new helmets, made possible through generous donations from all of our community partners. The event provided the … 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

Lowell General Hospital Named 2014 Most Wired

Posted: Jul 25, 2014 10:59 PM EST

Most Wired Hospitals Connect Providers and Patients Lowell General Hospital was named Most Wired for the fourth consecutive year, according to the results of the 2014 Most Wired Survey released in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks . Lowell General is one of 10 hospitals in Massachusetts to earn the prestigious honor. As the nation’s health care industry transitions to more integrated and patient-centered care, hospitals … more

Lowell General Hospital has been ranked as one of the best hospitals for 2014-15 in Massachusetts, ranking among the top 15 hospitals in the metropolitan Boston area and 18th overall in the state. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 25th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. “Lots of drive and dedication are put forth by every employee here at Lowell General Hospital, and … more

Lowell General Hospital has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Massachusetts by The Boston Business Journal for the fifth year in a row. Ranking eighth in the large employer category, Lowell General Hospital continues to create a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of employee satisfaction, working conditions and company culture. Lowell General Hospital was one of over 400 companies to … more

Lowell General Hospital Recognizes Star Performers

Posted: Jul 21, 2014 9:40 PM 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: Lynne Cole of North Chelmsford was named Lowell General Hospital’s Star Performer for April . Lynne was ordained in 2012 and became a full-time chaplain at the main campus at Lowell General Hospital that same year. Lynne is a … more

To support efforts to improve its environmental sustainability, Lowell General Hospital recently became the first hospital in Massachusetts to turn food waste into water with the implementation of the EnviroPure EPW food waste decomposition system. The system, a self-contained unit resembling a large commercial dishwasher, converts food waste into water with a state-of-the art technology using mechanical processing, oxygen and all-natural … more

Fun in the Sun - Health Tips for a Safe Summer

Posted: Jun 21, 2014 12:21 AM EST

Summer is here, which means lots of fun, outdoor activities The staff at Lowell General Hospital would like to share some tips to make sure you enjoy your summer and stay healthy and safe! 1. Sun Safety Choose a water-resistant sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 30 or higher and "broad-spectrum" coverage against both UVA and UVB rays. Apply to all exposed skin 15-30 minutes before going outdoors and wear protective wide-brimmed … more

Local Students Receive Support to Pursue Higher Education in Field of Health Science Local community scholars Nicole Lister of Pelham, New Hampshire and Gabriella Zabbo of Dracut were named as Lowell General Hospital’s 2014 Medical Staff Scholarship recipients. Both students were recognized for their exceptional accomplishments in areas of academic, cultural, and civic efforts during their high school careers. Nicole Lister, daughter of … more

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