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New tool eliminating need for multiple, painful breast surgeries

KOB News 4

Emily Jaceks
October 10, 2018 06:53 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A machine is revolutionizing the way breast surgeries are done.

“So this device is a MarginProbe,” Dr. Calvin Ridgeway, Medical Director of the Lovelace Breast Center said. “So with the use of the device, we're able to get clear margins on the first surgery about 96 percent of the time,” Dr. Ridgeway said.

Don't Wait . . . Vaccinate!

We’ve said it many times and we’ll say it again – get your flu shot. Flu season has already begun and New Mexicans are encouraged to protect themselves and others from influenza by getting their flu shot.

The science of the flu vaccine and how it affects the body is a common concern every fall. Dr. Angela Sanchez, family medicine physician with Lovelace Medical Group, explains how the flu shot works:

Lovelace milestone year honorees

Roswell Daily Record

By Roswell Daily Record -   September 15, 2018

Lovelace Regional Hospital honored its employees who reached their milestone year with an Oscar-themed service awards dinner at The Hi-Q Venue on Aug. 30. (Submitted Photo)

Doctors urge community to get flu shots as season nears

KOB News 4

Emily Jaceks
September 17, 2018 07:51 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - It's hard to believe, but flu season is once again rearing its ugly head.

“Typically the first cases in the State of New Mexico are in September and October, although the flu season peaks nationwide in February,” Dr. Angela Sanchez, a Family Medicine physician with Lovelace Medical Group said.

But you don't have to take it lying down this year.

Orthopedic surgeon joins Roswell clinic

Roswell Daily Record

Orthopedic surgeon joins Roswell clinic
By Roswell Daily Record -  September 11, 2018 0

Frank T. Bryant, MD
Lovelace Specialty Health Care Clinic in Roswell welcomes Frank Bryant, MD to its staff.

Caring for Latinos requires more than knowing Spanish

Modern Healthcare

By Maria Castellucci  | September 8, 2018

For Griselda Cruz, the long drive from her home in Indiana to Alivio Medical Center in Chicago is well worth it.

Cruz, 25, likes that she can speak with the Alivio providers in Spanish, her first language. She also feels they take good care of her and her three young children.

Babyproofing Your Home

Are you patiently awaiting the arrival of your little one? You may want to consider babyproofing your home before baby arrives. This allows time for you and other family members to get used to new changes around the house as you create a safe environment in which to bring your child home. Although supervision is the best thing you can do to keep your infant safe, there are multiples things you can do around the house to prevent injuries and save yourself a trip to the emergency room.

Board-certified pediatrician comes to Roswell

Roswell Daily Record

By Roswell Daily Record -  August 18, 2018

Lovelace Health Care Center in Roswell welcomes Jeff Hanrahan, MD, a board-certified pediatrician with over 20 years’ experience, to join the Lovelace Health Care Center pediatric team.

He is dual board certified in pediatrics and pediatric hematology/oncology. Dr. Hanrahan received his medical degree from St. George’s University and went on to complete his residency and fellowship from the University of New Mexico.

Lovelace opened to Presbyterian Medicaid patients

Albuquerque Journal

By Marie C. Baca / Journal Staff Writer
Monday, August 27th, 2018 at 2:40pm

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Lovelace Health System has announced that its medical group and hospitals will now provide in-network services for Presbyterian Centennial Plan Medicaid members as well as those members formerly insured under UnitedHealthcare of New Mexico’s Centennial Care Medicaid plan.

The partnership is effective Sept. 1 and will affect about 303,000 members, according to information provided by Lovelace.

Lovelace Medical Group Offers a Variety of Minimally Invasive Urological Procedures

KRQE News 13

By:  Logan Rader

Posted: Sep 05, 2018 03:26 PM MDT
Updated: Sep 05, 2018 03:27 PM MDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - As we get older in life, it's only natural that we start to deal with parts of our bodies slowing down.

Lovelace Medical Center wants you to know however, that they have your back when you start dealing with these kinds of medical issues.