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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

December 6, 2013 - Lowell, MA - Circle Health, the parent organization of Lowell General Hospital, announced today that it has released a request for proposals (RFP) for its 2014 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 … more

Circle Health Kids Clinic Opens at Imajine That

Posted: Oct 31, 2013 6:37 PM EST

October 31, 2013 - Lawrence, MA - Circle Health, the parent organization of Lowell General Hospital, and Imajine That, the premier destination on Boston's North Shore for children's classes and workshops, educational indoor play and birthday parties, announced the opening of the Circle Health Kids Clinic at the Lawrence-based play area at the Riverwalk Properties. Imajine That is a 12,000 square foot space that recently renovated and designed … more

October 29, 2013 – Lowell, MA - After being named a People's Choice winner at the Massachusetts Health Council's "Best of the Best" culinary chef's competition, Lowell General Hospital welcomed Jarvis Green, guest judge and former New England Patriot, to its main campus this month. The hospital's Food and Nutrition Team wowed the crowd with its Circle Health Seafood Crostini Sampler, filled with lobster, crab and shrimp, and was voted … more

October 28, 2013 – Lowell, MA - Lowell General Hospital was honored with an "A" grade in the Fall 2013 update to the Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation's leading experts on patient safety and is administered by The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog), an independent industry watchdog. The … more

Patients, visitors and community now have quick and convenient access to helpful information about Lowell General Hospital using their smartphones, tablets and computers. October 24, 2013 – Lowell, MA - Lowell General Hospital is proud to announce that it has partnered with market leading mobile application provider Panzara to provide hospital information to the community using smartphones. Panzara provides a free smartphone app that … more

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