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Top Things to Know about Measles

You may be hearing a lot about measles lately, and all of this news on TV, social media, Internet, newspapers and magazines may leave you wondering what you as a parent really need to know about this disease. CDC has put together a list of the most important facts about measles for parents like you.

Spring Diaper Drive kicks off in Albuquerque

KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Lovelace Medical Group needs your help, helping local babies. The hospital is teaming up with Albuquerque's Family and Community Services Department for their Spring Diaper Drive.

Last year, the Emergency Diaper Program collected nearly 3,500 diapers and other needed supplies like wipes and rash cream.

"You know, sometimes people don't have want they need and they're afraid to ask for help or they're embarrassed to ask for help. No one should be in that position," Amy Blasing, Lovelace Medical Group spokesperson, said.

City partners with Lovelace on diaper drive

Albuquerque Journal

BY MARIE C. BACA / JOURNAL STAFF WRITER
Monday, May 6th, 2019 at 3:44pm

Some of the products sought and a collection box that are part of a newly launched diaper drive with the city and Lovelace partnering in the program. HANDOUT IMAGE

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The City of Albuquerque has partnered with Lovelace Medical Group on a campaign to collect diapers, baby wipes and diaper rash cream to distribute to families in need.

Lovelace Westside Hospital names Brenda Holley as Chief Nursing Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ALBUQUERQUE – May 7, 2019 – Lovelace Westside Hospital has named Brenda Holley, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, DNP, as Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), effective May 7, 2019.

In her role as CNO, Brenda will be responsible for the nursing operations of Lovelace Westside  Hospital and will continue to work on special projects focusing on the growth of services.

Lovelace Medical Group signs agreement to acquire SCOR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Whitney Marquez
Lovelace Health System  
Phone: 505.727.5503
Whitney.marquez@lovelace.com 

 

Lovelace Medical Group signs agreement to acquire SCOR
  Top Orthopedic Physician Practice Adds to Lovelace’s Comprehensive Services

ROSWELL – Lovelace Medical Group announced today it has signed an agreement to acquire Sportsmedicine Clinic Orthopaedics and Reconstruction (SCOR), Roswell’s largest private orthopedic practice.

Lovelace Medical Group urologist designated as UroLift® Center of Excellence provider

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ALBUQUERQUE – April 29, 2019 – Andrew Grollman, M.D. board-certified urologist with Lovelace Medical Group, has been designated as a UroLift® Center of Excellence provider, which treats an enlarged prostate. The designation recognizes that Dr. Grollman has achieved a high level of training and experience with the UroLift® System and demonstrated a commitment to exemplary care for men suffering from symptoms associated with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).

Not My Child

“Not my child.”

That’s usually the first thought that runs through every parent’s mind at the thought that his or her child would do the worst and use an illegal substance. We start from day-one protecting them and trying to educate them and keep them from anything harmful. However, if asked, most people struggling with substance abuse disorder will tell you they never started out with an intention of hurting themselves, let alone their family.

Patient Navigation, a Pathway to Better Health Outcomes

Patient Navigators, also known as Community Health Workers (CHW) are in more places than you might think; helping patients just like you navigate the sometimes overwhelming world of healthcare. The potential benefits of patient navigators include improved health outcomes, increased patient satisfaction, decreased no-show rates and reduced disparities in care.

Lovelace Medical Center names Nancye Cole as Chief Nursing Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ALBUQUERQUE – April 23, 2019 – Lovelace Medical Center has named Nancye Cole, DNP, RN, FACHE, NEA-BC, as Chief Nursing Officer, effective April 29, 2019.

Stages of Parkinson’s

Parkinson's disease is a brain disorder that effects movement. While everyone with Parkinson's experiences the disease differently, there are common patterns of progression in the disease that are defined in stages. Identifying an individual’s stage can help doctors and caretakers control and improve symptoms:

Stage One

In the earliest stage of Parkinson’s, the person may experience mild symptoms that usually affect one side of the body. This includes tremor and changes in posture, movement (walking) and facial expressions.