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Honoring the Nurses of Lowell General Hospital

Lowell General Hospital celebrates the exceptional nurses who dedicate themselves to caring for others. We recognize these professionals for their ongoing commitment to our patients and the community. Nursing Excellence Awards During Nurses Week, we honor those who exemplify the unwavering commitment to patient care that is a hallmark of the nursing profession. FRONT row, left to right: Professional Practice: Bethany Belley, RN, MS2, Use of EMR Technology: Garda Burgwinkel, RN, Mother… Lowell General Hospital celebrates the exceptional nurses who dedicate themselves to caring for others. We recognize these professionals for their…

Lowell Community Health Center Achieves Top-Ranking Recognition

Lowell Community Health Center was recently recognized as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). This recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is a model of 21st century primary care that combines access, teamwork, and technology to ensure a patient-centered healthcare experience. PCMH Recognition is about building meaningful patient relationships, making healthcare easier to access, and ensuring that care is of the highest quality.   Patient-Centered… Lowell Community Health Center was recently recognized as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). This recognition by the National…

VNA of Greater Lowell Participates in "We Honor Veterans" Program

The VNA of Greater Lowell participates in “We Honor Veterans,” a partnership between the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization and the Department of Veterans Affairs. The project includes identifying patients who have a military history, educating clinicians in caring specifically for veterans, recognizing and thanking veterans for their service, and collaborating with veterans’ organizations in the community. The goal is to ensure that veterans have… The VNA of Greater Lowell participates in “We Honor Veterans,” a partnership between the National Hospice & Palliative Care…

VNA of Greater Lowell Launches Behavioral Health Home Care Program

Researchers estimate that one in four adults in the United States has a diagnosable mental illness. Behavioral health issues often impact a patient’s ability to manage – and can even worsen – his or her physical illness.“Some patients with a physical illness also have a mental health condition that complicates their recovery and coping skills,” says Rachel Chaddock, Executive Director of the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Greater Lowell.Locally, the need for… Researchers estimate that one in four adults in the United States has a diagnosable mental illness. Behavioral health issues often impact a…

Lowell General Hospital and Four Surgeons Recognized as Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology by the AAGL and Surgical Review Corporation

Lowell General 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, the leading association promoting minimally invasive gynecologic surgery among surgeons worldwide, partnered with Surgical Review… Lowell General Hospital and four of its surgeons – Dr. William Galvin, III, Dr. Nonnie-Marie Estella, Dr. Minerva Domingo and Dr. John Hughes –…

Lowell General Hospital Proudly Sponsors Taylor's Message: The Dangers of Underage Binge Drinking

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 7:00-9:00pm at Tewksbury High School at 320 Pleasant Street in Tewksbury. This program is part of Lowell General’s long standing and continued support of bringing important parent education programs to the Greater Lowell community.After… Lowell General Hospital will be sponsoring Taylor’s Message, a free program that shows first-hand the importance of teaching children about…

Tufts Medical Center, Lowell General Hospital announce formation of new health care system

Alternative model to emphasize unmatched collaboration and provider autonomy to manage and improve healthTufts 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 the communities they serve.The organizations will align with a new parent company, led… Alternative model to emphasize unmatched collaboration and provider autonomy to manage and improve healthTufts Medical Center and Lowell General…

The Circle Health Ball for Community Health Initiatives raised over $285,000 to support local health and wellness programs

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 Lowell General Hospital, its dedicated medical staff, and members of the… A sold out crowd of nearly 600 guests celebrated at Circle Health’s Ball for Community Health Initiatives on Saturday, March 1, 2014. The…

March 1st: Get Heart Smart Health Fair

Did you know that cardiovascular diseases, including stroke, are our nation's Number One killer?Join us on Saturday, March 1st from 8:00am - 12:00pn (noon) for a FREE event featuring a variety of screenings that help ensure good health and learn valuable information on keeping your heart healthy. Healthy Refreshments will be provided!Available screenings include:Blood Sugar (fasting blood sugar is recommended)Blood pressureBMI/body fat %Waist to hip ratioCardiac risk assessment (risk for a… Did you know that cardiovascular diseases, including stroke, are our nation's Number One killer?Join us on Saturday, March 1st from 8:00am -…

Circle Health Announces Launch of New Healthcare Facility Project in Westford

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 facility will feature a variety of Circle Health and Lowell General Hospital services and… Circle Health, an integrated health system composed of Lowell General Hospital, the Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Lowell, the Lowell…

Stock Your Car For Winter Weather

Plan your travel and check the latest weather reports to avoid a storm! You should always know the weather conditions before you get in a car. It could save your life!With winter weather upon us, it's a good idea to stock your car with a seasonal emergency kit.Here are some recommended essentials:Blankets to keep warm.A stash of non-perishable foods and fresh water.A first aid kit.Cat litter or sand in case you need traction.Jumper cables, flares and a tire pump.Maps and a compass, and a… Plan your travel and check the latest weather reports to avoid a storm! You should always know the weather conditions before you get in a car. It…

Lowell Community Health Center Partners with Lowell General Hospital to Expand Services

The end of 2013 marked one year of service in Lowell Community Health Center's new home on Jackson Street in Lowell. Through the generous support of individual donors, charitable foundations, Health Center staff, and Lowell General Hospital, Lowell Community Health Center's vision of increasing access to affordable healthcare for the people of Greater Lowell is becoming a reality. Over 5,000 new patients were able to access quality, culturally appropriate outpatient healthcare and wellness… The end of 2013 marked one year of service in Lowell Community Health Center's new home on Jackson Street in Lowell. Through the generous support…

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