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August 23rd: Circle Health Westford Opening

Posted: Aug 14, 2014 3:52 PM EST

Come to our open house, featuring building tours, kids' activities and fun for the whole family! Saturday August 23 , 2014 9:00-11:00am Circle Health Westford Cornerstone Square 198 Littleton Road Westford, MA At Circle Health, we're bringing communities the expertise and resources they need to achieve the best health possible. With our new two-story facility in Cornerstone Square, you'll have easy access to a wide range of physicians and … more

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Posted: Aug 1, 2014 1:00 AM EST

Did you know that August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM)? This month highlights the need for improving national immunization coverage levels and encourages all people to protect their health by being immunized against infectious diseases. You never outgrow the need for vaccines. The specific immunizations you need as an adult are determined by factors such as your age, lifestyle, high-risk conditions, type and locations of … more

Lowell General Hospital Named 2014 Most Wired

Posted: Jul 25, 2014 10:59 PM EST

Most Wired Hospitals Connect Providers and Patients Lowell General Hospital was named Most Wired for the fourth consecutive year, according to the results of the 2014 Most Wired Survey released in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks . Lowell General is one of 10 hospitals in Massachusetts to earn the prestigious honor. As the nation’s health care industry transitions to more integrated and patient-centered care, hospitals … more

Lowell General Hospital has been ranked as one of the best hospitals for 2014-15 in Massachusetts, ranking among the top 15 hospitals in the metropolitan Boston area and 18th overall in the state. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 25th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. “Lots of drive and dedication are put forth by every employee here at Lowell General Hospital, and … more

Lowell General Hospital has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Massachusetts by The Boston Business Journal for the fifth year in a row. Ranking eighth in the large employer category, Lowell General Hospital continues to create a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of employee satisfaction, working conditions and company culture. Lowell General Hospital was one of over 400 companies to … more

Lowell General Hospital Recognizes Star Performers

Posted: Jul 21, 2014 9:40 PM EST

Lowell General Hospital recognizes employees who exemplify the vision, standards and culture of the hospital as part of its  Star Performer of the Month program. Local employees recognized this year include: Lynne Cole of North Chelmsford was named Lowell General Hospital’s Star Performer for April . Lynne was ordained in 2012 and became a full-time chaplain at the main campus at Lowell General Hospital that same year. Lynne is a … more

To support efforts to improve its environmental sustainability, Lowell General Hospital recently became the first hospital in Massachusetts to turn food waste into water with the implementation of the EnviroPure EPW food waste decomposition system. The system, a self-contained unit resembling a large commercial dishwasher, converts food waste into water with a state-of-the art technology using mechanical processing, oxygen and all-natural … more

Fun in the Sun - Health Tips for a Safe Summer

Posted: Jun 21, 2014 12:21 AM EST

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 … more

Local Students Receive Support to Pursue Higher Education in Field of Health Science Local community scholars Nicole Lister of Pelham, New Hampshire and Gabriella Zabbo of Dracut were named as Lowell General Hospital’s 2014 Medical Staff Scholarship recipients. Both students were recognized for their exceptional accomplishments in areas of academic, cultural, and civic efforts during their high school careers. Nicole Lister, daughter of … more

June is National Men's Health Month

Posted: Jun 1, 2014 12:22 AM EST

"Recognizing and preventing men's health problems is not just a man's issue. Because of its impact on wives, mothers, sisters, daughters men's health is truly a family issue." - Congressman Bill Richardson The purpose of Men's Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This month health care providers have the opportunity to encourage … more

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