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2020 ICU Gold Beacon Award for Excellence

Intensive Care Unit earns gold Beacon Award for Excellence

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN has conferred a gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence on the intensive care unit at Lowell General Hospital. The Beacon Award for Excellence — a significant milestone on the path to exceptional patient care and healthy work environments — recognizes unit caregivers who successfully improve patient outcomes and align practices with AACN’s six Healthy Work Environment Standards. The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN has conferred a gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence on the intensive care unit at Lowell General Hospital. The Beacon Award for Excellence — a significant milestone on the path to exceptional patient care and healthy work environments — recognizes unit caregivers who successfully improve patient outcomes and align practices with AACN’s six Healthy Work Environment Standards.
January 2020 Boston Top Docs magazine cover

Circle Health Physicians Among Boston Magazine’s 2020 Top Docs

Circle Health’s affiliated physicians are some of the best in New England in their respective fields. Boston Magazine’s annual Top Doctors list agrees — 13 Circle Health physicians were selected as Top Doctors in the January issue. Circle Health’s affiliated physicians are some of the best in New England in their respective fields. Boston Magazine’s annual Top Doctors list agrees — 13 Circle Health physicians were selected as Top Doctors in the January issue.
Virus or Bacteria

Virus or Bacteria

What has made you sick? With this busy flu season, there are many illnesses circulating that are caused by a virus and cannot be treated by antibiotics. What has made you sick? With this busy flu season, there are many illnesses circulating that are caused by a virus and cannot be treated by antibiotics.
2019 Community Health Needs Assessment cover

2019 Greater Lowell Community Health Needs Assessment

Every three years Lowell General Hospital, the Greater Lowell Health Alliance, and the University of Massachusetts Lowell collaborate to create the Greater Lowell Community Health Needs Assessment. The needs assessment analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of health services in the area, identifies barriers accessing health services, and provides recommendations to improve the health of area residents. Every three years Lowell General Hospital, the Greater Lowell Health Alliance, and the University of Massachusetts Lowell collaborate to create the Greater Lowell Community Health Needs Assessment. The needs assessment analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of health services in the area, identifies barriers accessing health services, and provides recommendations to improve the health of area residents.
Donate Life Rose Parade Float 2019

View the Donate Life Rose Parade Float on January 1

As you spend your New Year’s Day morning watching the Rose Parade please be aware that Lowell General Hospital is a special part of this annual event. The theme for this year’s float is Light in the Darkness. Lowell General’s rose will carry the message Compassion Never Ends. We are proud to support New England Donor Services and the process of organ and tissue donation. As you spend your New Year’s Day morning watching the Rose Parade please be aware that Lowell General Hospital is a special part of this annual event. The theme for this year’s float is Light in the Darkness. Lowell General’s rose will carry the message Compassion Never Ends. We are proud to support New England Donor Services and the process of organ and tissue donation.
2019 Sun Santa check presentation

Gift basket raffle raises $155,000 for Sun Santa

Lowell General Hospital’s annual gift basket raffle to benefit the Lowell Sun’s Sun Santa drive was another huge success, raising more than $155,000 for the newspaper’s holiday effort to help families in need around the holidays. Lowell General Hospital’s annual gift basket raffle to benefit the Lowell Sun’s Sun Santa drive was another huge success, raising more than $155,000 for the newspaper’s holiday effort to help families in need around the holidays.
Michael Dandorph

Wellforce Names Accomplished Health Care Leader as New CEO

Wellforce today announced that Michael J. Dandorph will become the president and chief executive officer of the growing health system, effective January 2020. Wellforce today announced that Michael J. Dandorph will become the president and chief executive officer of the growing health system, effective January 2020.
Nashoba Valley Ski Area partnership logo 2019-2020

Circle Health, Lowell General Hospital & Nashoba Valley Ski Area Offer Winter Sports Safety Tips

Winter sports can be a great way for people of all ages to add variety to exercise, meet new people, and have fun during the cold winter months. Skiing, snowboarding and tubing are uniquely winter activities that nearly anyone can enjoy safely by following some a few rules. Winter sports can be a great way for people of all ages to add variety to exercise, meet new people, and have fun during the cold winter months. Skiing, snowboarding and tubing are uniquely winter activities that nearly anyone can enjoy safely by following some a few rules.
Diwali 2019

Physician-led Diwali Festival raises $16K for TeamWalk

More than 100 guests were treated to a night of Indian culture while raising $16,000 for cancer patients at Lowell General Hospital’s second annual Diwali Celebration on Friday, October 25 at Clark Auditorium on the hospital’s main campus. More than 100 guests were treated to a night of Indian culture while raising $16,000 for cancer patients at Lowell General Hospital’s second annual Diwali Celebration on Friday, October 25 at Clark Auditorium on the hospital’s main campus.
Veterans Celebration 2019

Veterans Day Celebration — Honoring Those Who Serve

On Thursday, November 7 at the flag poles at the main and Saints campuses, we honored and thanked our employees and physicians who are military veterans and have served in the United States Armed Forces. The ceremony included raising the American Flag, the singing of the National Anthem by Paul Beausoleil, Copy Center Coordinator, and remarks by Deb Bergholm-Petka, Director of Organizational Development, Sabrina Granville, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, and Cece… On Thursday, November 7 at the flag poles at the main and Saints campuses, we honored and thanked our employees and physicians who are military…
2019 CHiME HealthCare's Most Wired Certified Level 8 logo

Lowell General Hospital Earns 2019 CHiME HealthCare’s Most Wired™ Recognition

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHiME) has announced that Lowell General Hospital has once again earned 2019 CHiME HealthCare’s Most Wired™ recognition as a certified level 8. The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHiME) has announced that Lowell General Hospital has once again earned 2019 CHiME HealthCare’s Most Wired™ recognition as a certified level 8.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month #2 for 2019

Paint the Night Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

TeamWalk for CancerCare hosts Paint the Night Pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Join us for this FREE event from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23 at Lowell General Hospital main campus in the Clark Auditorium, 295 Varnum Avenue, Lowell, MA 01854. TeamWalk for CancerCare hosts Paint the Night Pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Join us for this FREE event from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23 at Lowell General Hospital main campus in the Clark Auditorium, 295 Varnum Avenue, Lowell, MA 01854.

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