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July 24, 2014 - Lowell, MA - 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 … more

Lowell General Hospital Recognizes Star Performers

Posted: Jul 21, 2014 9:20 PM EST

July 21, 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: 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 … more

Local Students Receive Support to Pursue Higher Education in Field of Health Science June 17, 2014 - Lowell, MA – 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 … more

April 28, 2014 - Lowell, MA – Lowell General Hospital announced today that the hospital and four of its surgeons – Dr. William Galvin, III, Dr. Nonnie-Marie Estella, Dr. Minerva Domingo and Dr. John Hughes – have been recognized as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology by the AAGL and Surgical Review Corporation. To deliver on its vision of advancing minimally invasive gynecology worldwide, the AAGL, … more

April 17, 2014 - Lowell, MA - Lowell General Hospital will be sponsoring Taylor’s Message, a free program that shows first-hand the importance of teaching children about the dangers of underage drinking. The event is open to the public and takes place on Tuesday, May 6 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Tewksbury High School at 320 Pleasant Street in Tewksbury. This program is part of Lowell General’s long standing and continued support … more

Alternative model to emphasize unmatched collaboration and provider autonomy to manage and improve health April 14, 2014 - Boston, MA - Tufts Medical Center and Lowell General Hospital today announced plans to form a new health system. Designed as an alternative model, this new system will foster collaboration between and among community-based and academic medical providers to effectively identify patient needs and manage the health of … more

March 3, 2014 - Lowell, MA - A sold out crowd of nearly 600 guests celebrated at Circle Health’s Ball for Community Health Initiatives on Saturday, March 1, 2014. The event, held at the Burlington Marriott, raised over $285,000 to help fund vital health and wellness programs which benefit residents of the Greater Lowell community. “Over the course of its nine year history, this event has represented a wonderful partnership between … more

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 … more

Lowell General Hospital Welcomes First Baby of 2014

Posted: Jan 1, 2014 9:26 PM EST

J anuary 1, 2014 – Lowell, MA - 2014 has already proven to be an exciting year for a Dracut, Massachusetts family. Jennifer and Carl Tancredi of Dracut welcomed their son Dante Joseph Tancredi, who was born at Lowell General Hospital just after the stroke of midnight at 12:01 a.m. Dante Joseph Tancredi weighed 8 pounds and 4 ounces and measured 20 ¼ inches long. Named after his father Carl Tancredi's grandfather Dante and his … more

One Incision Through Patient's Belly Button Leaves Virtually No Scar December 23, 2013 - Lowell, MA -  Lowell General Hospital recently became one of the first hospitals in New England to perform a robotic hysterectomy using a single, small incision. Gynecologic surgeon Nonnie-Marie Estella, MD performed the robotic single-site procedure using the daVinci Si® robotic system. The patient's uterus was removed utilizing a one-inch … more

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