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Illness and Accidents Don't Take a Vacation!

Remember, our urgent care centers provide walk-in, urgent care for non-life threatening conditions and other ailments that require prompt medical attention. Open seven days a week, our providers give your family the care you need when you need it. Lowell General Hospital Urgent Care and Circle Health Urgent Care will be open from 8:00am – 4:00pm on Monday, September 5 (Labor Day). Patients can reserve their spot online by visiting www.circle-health.org/urgentcare (Westford) or… Remember, our urgent care centers provide walk-in, urgent care for non-life threatening conditions and other ailments that require prompt medical…

Project Fit Grant Awarded to Chelmsford's McCarthy Middle School

On Monday, June 13, Pam Huntley, the Director of Community Health and Wellness, gave the staff of Chelmsford’s McCarthy Middle School a big surprise when she announced that the school was the winner of a Project Fit grant from Circle Health. The Project Fit America program includes the construction of an outdoor Fit-Pit, a state-of-the-art playground designed to enhance children’s fitness, particularly areas such as upper-body and core strength. The program also includes indoor equipment… On Monday, June 13, Pam Huntley, the Director of Community Health and Wellness, gave the staff of Chelmsford’s McCarthy Middle School a big…

Full Circle Fitness Takes to the Airwaves in Westford!

Circle Health is launching a new TV show! The show, Full Circle Fitness, will broadcast on Westford Community Access Television (Westford CAT). Host Will Courtney, our Senior Media Relations Specialist, will feature health and wellness topics from Circle Health and Lowell General Hospital. The first episode was taped on Friday, June 23. The episode focused on newborns and featured guests Amy McCabe, BSN, RN, Pediatric Newborn Educator and Laura Federico, BSN, RN, Clinical Manager of the… Circle Health is launching a new TV show! The show, Full Circle Fitness, will broadcast on Westford Community Access Television (Westford CAT).…

Hallmark Health Announces Intent to Join Wellforce

Hallmark Health Board of Trustees votes unanimously to enter exclusive negotiations with the health system of Tufts Medical Center and Lowell General Hospital Hallmark Health, the parent company of Melrose-Wakefield Hospital and Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, today announced that its board of trustees unanimously approved a letter of intent to join Wellforce, the parent company of Tufts Medical Center and Circle Health (including Lowell General Hospital). The vote comes after an… Hallmark Health Board of Trustees votes unanimously to enter exclusive negotiations with the health system of Tufts Medical Center and Lowell…

Lowell General Earns Blue Distinction Center+ Designation 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 cost-efficient in an episode of care compared to other hospitals. Learn more… Hospitals designated as Blue Distinction Centers+ for Knee and Hip Replacement demonstrate expertise in total knee and total hip replacement…

Lowell General Hospital Awards Medical Staff Scholarships

Local scholars Julia Cebollero of Shirley, MA and Kajal Patel of Lowell, MA were named as Lowell General Hospital’s 2016 Medical Staff Scholarship recipients. The Medical Staff Scholarship program provides financial support to students who are pursuing higher education in the field of health science. Both students were recognized for their exceptional accomplishments in areas of academic, cultural and civic efforts during their high school careers. Julia Cebollero, 2016 medical scholarship… Local scholars Julia Cebollero of Shirley, MA and Kajal Patel of Lowell, MA were named as Lowell General Hospital’s 2016 Medical Staff Scholarship…

Lowell General Hospital named a Top Place to Work by Boston Business Journal

The Boston Business Journal has once again named Lowell General Hospital as a recipient of its prestigious Best Places to Work list. Lowell General ranked sixth in the extra-large company category, which honored businesses with 1,000 or more employees. This is the seventh consecutive year that Lowell General Hospital has been named to the Boston Business Journal's Best Places to Work list. The Boston Business Journal honored a total of 80 companies and organizations from a diverse range of… The Boston Business Journal has once again named Lowell General Hospital as a recipient of its prestigious Best Places to Work list. Lowell General…

Fun in the Sun - Health Tips for a Safe Summer

Summer is here, which means lots of fun, outdoor activities The staff at Lowell General Hospital would like to share some tips to make sure you enjoy your summer and stay healthy and safe! 1. Sun Safety Choose a water-resistant sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 30 or higher and "broad-spectrum" coverage against both UVA and UVB rays. Apply to all exposed skin 15-30 minutes before going outdoors and wear protective wide-brimmed hats, sunglasses and long-sleeved clothing. Try… Summer is here, which means lots of fun, outdoor activities The staff at Lowell General Hospital would like to share some tips to make sure you…

Congratulations to Lowell General Hospital's 2016 Cupola Award Recipients!

Every year, Lowell General Hospital employees nominate managers and supervisors for their outstanding leadership and contributions to the organization. The Rewards and Recognition Council vote for the year’s Cupola Award recipients based on the nominees’ abilities to meet the hospital’s Standards of Performance and the dimensions of Completed connected care through personal stories or specific actions shared by the nominees’ team. We are proud to announce this year’s Cupola Award… Every year, Lowell General Hospital employees nominate managers and supervisors for their outstanding leadership and contributions to the…

Lowell General Hospital Re-Verified as Level III Trauma Center

Lowell General Hospital has been re-verified as a Level III Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The achievement recognizes the hospital’s dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients. The verification program promotes the development of trauma centers in which hospitals not only provide the resources necessary for trauma care, but also the entire spectrum of care to address the needs of all injured patients, from the pre-hospital phase through the… Lowell General Hospital has been re-verified as a Level III Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The achievement recognizes the…

Anticoagulation Management Service Moves to 600 Clark Road

Effective Monday, January 13, The Anticoagulation Management Service (AMS) relocated from Chelmsford to 600 Clark Road in Tewksbury. Patients will enjoy a newly renovated and expanded space on the second floor, with enhanced waiting area amenities such as wireless access for patients as well as an onsite laboratory for testing needs. The new phone number for AMS is 978-323-7005. Effective Monday, January 13, The Anticoagulation Management Service (AMS) relocated from Chelmsford to 600 Clark Road in Tewksbury. Patients will…

Vein Center Receives IAC Certification

The Vein Center has been granted accreditation in Superficial Venous Treatment and Management by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). Accreditation by the IAC means the Vein Center has voluntarily undergone a thorough review of its operational and technical components by a panel of experts. IAC accreditation is a seal of approval that patients can rely on as an indication that the Vein Center’s processes and procedures have been carefully evaluated by medical experts in… The Vein Center has been granted accreditation in Superficial Venous Treatment and Management by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission…

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