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Health effects of compassion fatigue

Whether a disaster is manmade or caused by nature, we are impacted by these events occurring around the world. Between social media, network news reports and calls from loved ones, the human toll of these proceedings is on our minds for days and weeks on end.

Midwife Meet & Greet

Did you know midwives can take care of women at any age or at any stage of life, even outside of pregnancy? 
 
Join us on September 16 to meet the midwives of Lovelace Westside Hospital and learn more about their role in your health care. Bring your questions and a friend! Light refreshments will be served. RSVP to 898.3030.
 
  • DATE: Saturday, September 16, 2017
  • TIME: 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Starting Your Brown Bag Lifestyle

If thinking about packing a lunch feels overwhelming, think about the control you can have over your health and budget if you take a few minutes of time to prepare meals for you and your family. You will save time in lines, have more control over portions and nutrition, and save money.  Yes, packing your lunch does take a little more effort than a drive through meal or standing in line in the cafeteria, but you and your family are worth this effort and there are huge health benefits in the long run.

Embrace Seminar: Pelvic Floor Therapy

Many breast cancer survivors experience pelvic floor dysfunction following their cancer treatment. These conditions are very common and can include incontinence, sexual dysfunction, pelvic pain and constipation.
 
Join us to learn more about the impact of breast cancer and treatment on the pelvic floor. Plus, learn techniques to improve your quality of life, including strengthening of the pelvic floor muscles, methods to decrease pain an constipation symptoms and home treatment techniques. 
 

Lovelace adopts new tech, slashing previous amount of needed systems

Albuquerque Business First

Albuquerque Business First covered Lovelace Health System's go live on the Epic electronic health record (EHR) system in August, 2017. The new technology replaced 80 legacy systems for Lovelace. Read more at the link below. 

Lovelace launches Epic electronic health records

Albuquerque Journal

On Friday, August 25, Lovelace Health System went live with a new electronic health record (EHR), Epic. All Lovelace hospitals and clinics are using the software for a multitude of functions, including registration, billing, clinical applications and scheduling.

The Albuquerque Journal covered the story below. 

Lovelace Health System goes live with Epic electronic medical record for all clinics and hospitals

Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
Epic replaces 80 software systems to further improve the care, experience and work environment
 
ALBUQUERQUE, August 31, 2017 – Lovelace Health System recently launched a new electronic health record (EHR) system, Epic, which will afford patients a single health care record with the goal of improving quality, reducing costs and improving the patient experience.
 

Good Day New Mexico: Lovelace Medical Group Sleep Center

KOB

James Bradley, M.D., pulmonologist with Lovelace Medical Group, was on Good Day New Mexico discussing the Lovelace Sleep Center.

Better grades and less bullying with baby as the teacher

Did you know you and your baby can help grade school students build relationships and emotional skills? Roots of Empathy is an evidence based program created to help children identify with another person’s feelings by identifying emotions they see in a baby. The long term focus of the program is to build the emotional capacity of the next generation. In the short term, it results in more respectful and caring relationships, as well as, reduces the levels of bullying and aggression.

Breastfeeding support in New Mexico

New Mexico is a breastfeeding-friendly state and there are resources across the state to ensure moms get the help they need when they need it. Starting in 1978, New Mexico passed legislation to help protect breastfeeding mothers in the state. These laws are to promote breastfeeding on-demand wherever mom and baby are. In that same year a law was passed for working moms too, that helps them to pump milk for their babies while they are away.

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Health effects of compassion fatigue

Whether a disaster is manmade or caused by nature, we are impacted by these events occurring arou

Midwife Meet & Greet
Did you know midwives can take care of women at any age or at any stage of life, even outside o
Starting Your Brown Bag Lifestyle

If thinking about packing a lunch feels overwhelming, think about the control you can have over y