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December 16, 2014 - Lowell, MA - Circle Health announced today that it has released a request for proposals (RFP) for its 2015 community health initiatives grants. The grants will be awarded at the upcoming Circle Health Ball for Community Health Initiatives, an annual black-tie gala developed to raise awareness and funds for community outreach and education. “We are pleased to continue this great tradition established by Lowell General … more

December 11, 2014 - Lowell, MA - City of Lowell Mayor Rodney Elliott issues a proclamation in honor of National Family Caregivers Month at the Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital. This national recognition month celebrates those individuals who are the primary caregivers of a family member. About Lowell General Hospital Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit, community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and … more

December 2, 2014 - Lowell, MA - Lowell General Hospital is pleased to partner with New England Organ Bank to honor and remember those who gave the gift of life through organ and tissue donation. On January 1, 2015, the Donate Life Rose Parade float titled ‘Never-Ending Story’ will include a garden of roses with handwritten dedications from hospital administrators across the country, including Amy Hoey, Executive Vice President and … more

November, 20, 2014 - Westford, MA - 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 … more

November 17, 2014 - Lowell, MA - 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 … more

Wellforce represents high quality, lower cost alternative model focused on supporting clinicians and their connections to patients October 22, 2014 - Boston, MA – 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 … more

Lowell General Hospital Recognizes Star Performers

Posted: Oct 15, 2014 9:07 AM EST

October 15, 2014 - Lowell, MA – 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 … more

August 26, 2014 - Bolton, MA – 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 … more

Lowell General Hospital Named 2014 Most Wired

Posted: Jul 26, 2014 10:51 PM EST

Most Wired Hospitals Connect Providers and Patients July 25, 2014 - Lowell, MA - 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 … more

July 24, 2014 - Lowell, MA – 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 18 th 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 … more

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