News Stories

Lovelace doctors use procedure to remove blood clots from stroke patients

KOB News 4

Casey Torres
May 28, 2019 07:05 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.-- According to the National Stroke Association, one person in the U.S. dies from a stroke ever four minutes.

"It's a huge problem across the country, 700,000 strokes in a year," said Dr. Kirk Giesbrandt, an Interventional Radiologist with Lovelace Medical Center.

Most of the time, the culprit of a stroke is a blood clot in the brain, but there is a procedure available at Lovelace called the Mechanical Thrombectomy that helps remove clots from stroke patients.

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 UNM Rehabilitation Hospital, Lovelace Women’s Hospital recognized for excellence

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Albuquerque hospitals awarded prestigious Ardent Health Services Leadership Awards

ALBUQUERQUE –March 15, 2019 – Ardent Health Services has recognized two Lovelace Health System hospitals at its recent Ardent Leadership Awards for Insight & Innovation, Best Employee Loyalty and CEO of the year. Awarded annually, the Ardent Awards recognizes its leaders, hospitals and clinics for their dedication to service excellence, performance and uncompromising commitment to excellence.

American Cancer Society's Road To Recovery Program Helping NM Cancer Patients

American Cancer Society's Road To Recovery Program Helping NM Cancer Patients

This spot was filmed at St. Joseph Square at Lovelace Medical Center.

By:  Samantha Manriquez

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 August 30. Heather Harper, Lovelace Regional Hospital CEO was the master of ceremonies, along with speakers Jon Hitchcock, hospital board chairman, and Bill Owen, hospital board member. Also in attendance were board members Amy Coll, Richard Mooney, M.D. and Robert Rader, M.D.

Moonlight Yoga at Hotel Chaco

KOB News 4

September 21, 2018 09:49 AM

Casey sits down with Sherry Aragon and Robin Henry about the Lovelace Women’s Hospital partnering with Hotel Chaco.

Couple who lost newborn wants CuddleCots in hospitals

KOB News 4

Emily Jaceks
September 24, 2018 08:23 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - “Everything was perfect. It was a perfect pregnancy, no complications,” Cristelle Gagne said.

To this day doctors still don't know what led to the passing of little Andromeda Rose.

She was born at just 22 weeks and was alive for a short two hours.

Caring Cradle donated to Lovelace Regional Hospital

Roswell Daily Record

By Alison Penn -  September 24, 2018

Emily Pennington shares her story of bringing her son Kolton David Pennington into the world — he was stillborn on Oct. 26, 2016 — as she presents a Caring Cradle at Lovelace Regional Hospital on Wednesday afternoon. (Alison Penn Photo)
Mother finds purpose in helping others with stillborn deliveries

A local mother presented a Caring Cradle in memory of her son to help families that may face stillbirth.