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Circle Health Announces Launch of New Healthcare Facility Project in Westford

January 31, 2014 - Westford, MA – Circle Health, an integrated health system composed of Lowell General Hospital, the Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Lowell, the Lowell Community Health Center, and its community of physicians hosted a special kickoff ceremony Thursday, January 30, 2014 to mark the launch of its project to complete a new Circle Health healthcare facility on Littleton Road in Westford, Massachusetts.

The new facility will feature a variety of Circle Health and Lowell General Hospital services and affiliated physician practices including: urgent care, patient service center, diagnostic imaging services, specimen collection, primary care physicians, and obstetrics and gynecology physicians.

“Circle Health Westford will help us bring key healthcare services to the residents of Westford and surrounding communities,” says Norm Deschene, President and CEO of Circle Health and CEO of Lowell General Hospital. “We are excited to kick off this project and look forward to delivering on our promise of Complete connected care in this new facility in summer 2014.”

About Circle Health

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. Through innovative programs and a collaborative approach to care management – called Complete connected careSM – Circle Health supports communities with a comprehensive range of services and provides individuals easy access to the expertise and resources to achieve the best possible health throughout their lives. Circle Health is a not-for-profit company and headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts. For more information, visit


From left to right: Westford Selectman Kelly Ross, Senator Eileen Donoghue, Representative Jim Arciero, Westford Town Manager Jodi Ross, and Norm Deschene, President and CEO, Circle Health and CEO of Lowell General Hospital attend Circle Health’s project launch ceremony for its Circle Health Westford facility on Thursday, January 30, 2014.From left to right: Dr. Nathan MacDonald, Chief of Emergency Medicine, with primary care providers Kathy Powers, MD, Sherine Hassey, NP, and Christen Fragala, MD whose practice will be based at Circle Health Westford, scheduled to open in Summer 2014.

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