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Joseph (Jody) White

Jody White Appointed CEO of Circle Health and Lowell General Hospital

Leadership Change Announced as Normand Deschene expands focus as CEO of Wellforce LOWELL, MA – Circle Health announced today the appointment of Lowell General Hospital president Joseph (Jody) White of Tyngsboro as the chief executive officer of Lowell General Hospital and Circle Health, the integrated healthcare delivery system serving the Merrimack Valley and surrounding area, effective Monday, April 10, 2017. The appointment was unanimously approved by the Circle Health board of… Leadership Change Announced as Normand Deschene expands focus as CEO of Wellforce LOWELL, MA – Circle Health announced today the appointment of…
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Join Us at TeamWalk for CancerCare!

Walk! Sponsor! Volunteer! We’re gearing up for our 18th annual TeamWalk for CancerCare on May 21, 2017 TeamWalk funds make a difference in the lives of today’s cancer patients by paying for medications, nutritional supplements, wigs and prostheses, support groups, skilled nursing visits, transportation, mini-grants, and supportive services to patients of all cancer types. Funds raised enable Lowell General Hospital to provide assistance, support, and services to help people feel better,… Walk! Sponsor! Volunteer! We’re gearing up for our 18th annual TeamWalk for CancerCare on May 21, 2017 TeamWalk funds make a difference in the…
April is National Donate Life Month 2017

April is National Donate Life Month

Lowell General Hospital Celebrates National Donate Life Month – A Time to Honor Those Touched by Donation and Transplantation Please join Lowell General Hospital in the celebration of National Donate Life Month this April. The month-long celebration showcases various perspectives of those touched by donation and transplantation.  Every year since 2002, April has been filled with stories to spread the lifesaving message of donation in order to motivate people to register as organ, eye and… Lowell General Hospital Celebrates National Donate Life Month – A Time to Honor Those Touched by Donation and Transplantation Please join Lowell…
Nidhi Lal, MD

Circle Health Urgent Care physician Nidhi Lal honored as region’s 2017 Community Clinician of the Year

Lowell, Mass. – Nidhi K. Lal, M.D., M.P.H., a Circle Health urgent care physician, has been honored by her physician peers of the Middlesex West District Medical Society as its 2017 Community Clinician of the Year, an award recognizing her professionalism and contributions as a physician. She will receive the award at the district society’s annual meeting April 11 at the Stonehedge Inn & Spa in Tyngsboro. In selecting her for the honor, Dr. Lal’s colleagues noted her extensive experience… Lowell, Mass. – Nidhi K. Lal, M.D., M.P.H., a Circle Health urgent care physician, has been honored by her physician peers of the Middlesex West…
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Storm Related Closures and Cancellations – Tuesday, March 14, 2017

With a significant snow storm forecasted, the following outpatient service changes will be in effect for Tuesday, March 14, 2017: The Patient Service Centers located in North Billerica, Chelmsford, North Andover, Tewksbury and Westford will be closed. Our Patient Service Centers at our main and Saints campuses will operate on a regular schedule. Outpatient testing for the Sleep Lab and EEG will be closed. Outpatient physical therapy and occupational therapy will be closed at our Saints… With a significant snow storm forecasted, the following outpatient service changes will be in effect for Tuesday, March 14, 2017: The Patient…
Circle Health Ball 2017

Circle Health Ball awards grants to behavioral health programs across Greater Lowell

Attendees and supporters of the Circle Health Ball for Community Health Initiatives raised over $385,000 in donations Saturday night to benefit mental health grants in Greater Lowell. A crowd of more than 620 guests gathered at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel for the 12th annual event, which included silent and live auctions along with cocktails, dinner and dancing to the music of Nightshift. The highlight of the evening was the awarding of three Community Initiatives Grants to support… Attendees and supporters of the Circle Health Ball for Community Health Initiatives raised over $385,000 in donations Saturday night to benefit…
Circle Health Dracut architectural rendering

Coming soon – Circle Health Dracut

Circle Health is excited to announce plans for its next outpatient center – Circle Health Dracut. The project calls for a new 27,000-square foot, three-story medical building at the corner of Broadway (Route 113) and Loon Hill Road. It will include a Circle Health Urgent Care and Lowell General Hospital patient service center, primary care and OB/GYN physician practices, and diabetes and endocrinology specialty services. Circle Health is excited to announce plans for its next outpatient center – Circle Health Dracut. The project calls for a new 27,000-square foot, three-story medical building at the corner of Broadway (Route 113) and Loon Hill Road. It will include a Circle Health Urgent Care and Lowell General Hospital patient service center, primary care and OB/GYN physician practices, and diabetes and endocrinology specialty services.
Blue Distinction Center+ Designation 2016

Earned Blue Distinction Center+ Designation

Recognized for Expertise and Efficiency in Knee and Hip Replacement Surgeries Hospitals designated as Blue Distinction Centers+ for Knee and Hip Replacement demonstrate expertise in total knee and total hip replacement surgeries, resulting in fewer patient complications and hospital readmissions. Designated hospitals must also maintain national accreditation. In addition to meeting these quality thresholds, facilities designated as Blue Distinction Centers+ are on average 20 percent more… Recognized for Expertise and Efficiency in Knee and Hip Replacement Surgeries Hospitals designated as Blue Distinction Centers+ for Knee and Hip…
Circle Health North Billerica

NOW OPEN: Billerica Urgent Care

In order to best deliver on our promise of Complete connected care, our new Circle Health facility in North Billerica is open to serve patients. This new urgent care center will provide walk-in care for non-life-threatening conditions and other ailments that require prompt medical attention, such as: allergies, rash or hives, strep throat, dehydration, urinary symptoms, scrapes and broken bones. Convenient New Location Billerica Urgent CareTreble Cove Plaza 199 Boston Road North Billerica,… In order to best deliver on our promise of Complete connected care, our new Circle Health facility in North Billerica is open to serve patients.…
American Heart Month

American Heart Month

Heart Disease is the #1 Cause of Death in the U.S. Lowell General Hospital is home to the region's most comprehensive center for cardiovascular care. Our patients have access to an experienced angioplasty team and lifesaving interventions that can often stop a heart attack before it happens. We offer state-of-the-art diagnostics, innovative treatment options and nationally recognized cardiac rehabilitation. FAQ Accordion: Heart Disease: What You Should Know (DO NOT MODIFY) Heart Disease is the #1 Cause of Death in the U.S. Lowell General Hospital is home to the region's most comprehensive center for cardiovascular…
Wear a Helmet

Use Your Head — Wear a Helmet

When preparing for a day on the slopes, packing a helmet has become just as vital as the skis and snowboards. According to the National Ski Areas Association, more than 70 percent of all skiers and snowboarders are now wearing helmets, including 9 out of 10 kids age 9 and under. But while helmets go a long way to reducing the risk of head injury, they aren’t foolproof. Helmets must fit snugly and be strapped properly, and even then the possibility of a concussion remains. As research… When preparing for a day on the slopes, packing a helmet has become just as vital as the skis and snowboards. According to the National Ski Areas…
Snowboarder

Practice Safe Sports this Winter

Snow sports and winter activities — skiing, snowboarding, sledding and snowmobiling — are a great way to keep active during the cold weather months, but it's important to be prepared and stay safe! Hypothermia and frostbite are two of the most common conditions experienced when participating, and wearing a helmet is the best way to prevent head injuries. Helmets Rule! - Read our tips   Snow sports and winter activities — skiing, snowboarding, sledding and snowmobiling — are a great way to keep active during the cold weather…

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