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News Releases

PFAC (2019)

Patient Family Advisory Council Seeks New Members

Patient Family Advisory Committee (PFAC) Lowell General Hospital’s Patient Family Advisory Council (PFAC) is looking for new members to join this vital group. The PFAC’s purpose is to strengthen collaboration between patients and family members and the healthcare team, and enhance our ability to deliver the highest standard of safe, comprehensive, and compassionate healthcare. The council is seeking individuals who represent a cross-section of our community and who have chosen Lowell General… Patient Family Advisory Committee (PFAC) Lowell General Hospital’s Patient Family Advisory Council (PFAC) is looking for new members to join this…
Dr. Lija Joseph

New Pathology Consult Program Making News

Lowell General Hospital has gotten a lot of attention lately for a program that is shining a light on a part of the hospital people rarely see. Lowell General Hospital has gotten a lot of attention lately for a program that is shining a light on a part of the hospital people rarely see.
first baby 2018

First baby of the year arrives

Each year more than 2,300 babies are born at Lowell General Hospital. But only one can be first. For 2018, that honor went to Lucy Wren Carey-Zanchi of Dracut. Each year more than 2,300 babies are born at Lowell General Hospital. But only one can be first. For 2018, that honor went to Lucy Wren Carey-Zanchi of Dracut.
Circle Health/Lowell Community Health team

Circle Health Invests $1 Million in Lowell Community Health Center Expansion

Circle Health has announced it will invest $1 million to support Lowell Community Health Center’s ongoing expansion and renovation to add dental and vision care and expand primary care in early 2018. The Health Center is in the midst of a $3 million Building Bridges capital campaign to renovate 65,000 square feet of additional space next door to expand services. The project significantly expands the health center’s roles as “the family doctor” for more than 50,000 people in Greater… Circle Health has announced it will invest $1 million to support Lowell Community Health Center’s ongoing expansion and renovation to add dental…
Sun Santa group 2017

Sun Santa Raffle raises record amount

This year’s Sun Santa gift basket raffle was the most successful ever, raising more than $150,375 for Lowell Sun Charities to help families in need over the holidays. The drawing was held on Dec. 13 at Clark Auditorium and hosted for the first time by Lowell General Hospital President and CEO Jody White. A standing room only crowd watched as he drew winners from thousands of tickets bought in the past two weeks. There were a total of 36 gift baskets, some worth thousands of dollars. The… This year’s Sun Santa gift basket raffle was the most successful ever, raising more than $150,375 for Lowell Sun Charities to help families in need…
Donate Life

Lowell General Hospital Partners with New England Donor Services for the 2018 Rose Parade

Lowell General Hospital is pleased to partner with New England Donor Services to honor and remember those who gave the gift of life through organ and tissue donation. On Jan. 1, 2018, the Donate Life Rose Parade Float titled The Gift of Time will include a dedication garden made up of roses with handwritten dedications by hospital administrators across the country, including Jody White, President and CEO of Lowell General Hospital and Circle Health. “Lowell General Hospital honors all organ,… Lowell General Hospital is pleased to partner with New England Donor Services to honor and remember those who gave the gift of life through organ…
Arthur Lauretano

Arthur Lauretano, MD Appointed Chief Medical Officer of Circle Health

Circle Health announced the appointment of Arthur Lauretano, MD, MS, FACS to the role of Chief Medical Officer (CMO), effective January 1, 2018. As CMO, Dr. Lauretano will collaborate with key stakeholders and focus on evaluating and enhancing the medical practice, healthcare services and patient care experience within Circle Health and Lowell General Hospital. He will work directly with clinical leaders, hospital administration and community providers, and will lead discussions designed to… Circle Health announced the appointment of Arthur Lauretano, MD, MS, FACS to the role of Chief Medical Officer (CMO), effective January 1,…
Stethoscope

Circle Health physicians among Boston Magazine’s 2017 Top Docs

It’s no secret that Circle Health’s affiliated physicians are some of the best in their fields. Boston Magazine’s annual Top Docs list agrees: A total of 13 Circle Health physicians will appear in the issue this year. Boston Magazine’s list is based, in part, on nominations from physician colleagues, compiled by a physician-led team from the research firm Castle Connolly. A Top Doc nominee is “someone you would go to or would want a family member to go - not only because of their excellent… It’s no secret that Circle Health’s affiliated physicians are some of the best in their fields. Boston Magazine’s annual Top Docs list agrees: A…
woman with flu

Stay healthy during flu season

Influenza (flu) is an unwelcome part of the holiday season, often spreading with the arrival of cold weather and sidelining many people from enjoying festive activities. However, by taking certain precautions we can ward off infections and stay healthy. The best way to avoid the flu is by getting vaccinated each year, which can keep you from getting sick or make your symptoms milder, especially if you have a serious chronic health condition. Remember, it's not too late to get vaccinated. Flu… Influenza (flu) is an unwelcome part of the holiday season, often spreading with the arrival of cold weather and sidelining many people from…
Circle of Moms blog contest

Earn $250! Parenting website seeks bloggers

Lowell General Hospital’s social community website, Our Circle of Moms, is holding a contest to recruit eight new bloggers to share their views and experiences on parenting. Contest ends Dec. 13. Lowell General Hospital’s social community website, Our Circle of Moms, is holding a contest to recruit eight new bloggers to share their views and experiences on parenting. Contest ends Dec. 13.
Safe Toys & Gifts Month (December)

National Safe Toys and Celebrations Month

Each year, hospital emergency rooms treat many toy-related injuries.  Sometimes, choosing the right toy can be difficult, and a typical toy store can easily overwhelm even the shrewdest shopper. When evaluating what toys to buy this year, consider the following: Children under three years old tend to put everything in their mouths, so avoid buying toys that have small parts and may pose a choking danger. Look for quality in design and construction, and follow age and safety… Each year, hospital emergency rooms treat many toy-related injuries.  Sometimes, choosing the right toy can be difficult, and a typical toy…
Teamwalk 2017

TeamWalk for CancerCare raises more than $1 million

Since walkers first took to the streets of Lowell to support the fight against cancer in 2000, the dream of TeamWalk for CancerCare leaders was to one day raise $1 million in a single year. Since walkers first took to the streets of Lowell to support the fight against cancer in 2000, the dream of TeamWalk for CancerCare leaders was to one day raise $1 million in a single year.

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