Lowell General forms partnership with Tufts, a top Boston teaching hospital

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Alan Sager, School of Public Health

Lowell General Hospital and Tufts Medical Center are forming a partnership to create a new health system that both hospitals said will maintain local autonomy and allow each to offer better care to patients…

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