Quality & Accreditations

Lowell General Hospital programs are accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the American College of Radiology, the American College of Surgeons and the College of American Pathology.

Lowell General has consistently been recognized both regionally and nationally for the quality of care we provide, our supportive workplace and culture, and our key role as a high value and lower cost provider. Some of our proud recognitions include:

Magnet Designation 

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program® recognizes healthcare organizations for high-quality patient care, exemplary patient outcomes and satisfaction, nursing excellence and innovations in professional practice. Lowell General Hospital achieved Magnet recognition for excellence in patient care in October 2010, 2015, and 2020. Lowell General is one of ten Magnet-designated healthcare organizations in Massachusetts and one of only 2% of U.S. hospitals nationwide that have achieved Magnet recognition more than once.

Learn about the highlights, accomplishments, and successes of our nursing team in our 2022 Patient Care Services Annual Report.

Most Wired 

Our hospital has been named one of the Most Wired hospitals by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine since 2011.

Best Place to Work

Lowell General Hospital has been honored since 2010 as one of the Boston Business Journal’s Best Places to Work. The honor recognizes Lowell General Hospital’s achievements in creating a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of employee satisfaction, working conditions and company culture.

Healthiest Employer

Lowell General Hospital is proud to have been honored in the large employer category for Boston Business Journal’s Healthiest Employers. We were recognized for continually strengthening our culture of wellness and empowering each individual employee to engage in his or her own wellness journey.

Top 100 Community Value Provider

Lowell General Hospital has been consistently recognized as a Top 100 Community Value Provider for financial efficiency and quality by Cleverley + Associates. We are proud to be one of the highest value providers in the Commonwealth.



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