News Stories

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.

Good Day New Mexico: Lovelace at the International Balloon Fiesta

KOB News 4

September 27, 2018

Casey chats with Lauren Swinney and Jessie Sandon Nurses at Lovelace Medical Center about them being at the International Balloon Fiesta.

377 MDG hosts community partner open house

Kirtland Air Force Base News

By Senior Airman Eli Chevalier, 377th Air Base Wing Public Affairs / Published September 25, 2018

KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. --  The 377th Medical Group hosted a community partner open house here, Sept. 24.

Representatives from the VA Medical Center, University of New Mexico Hospital, and Lovelace and Presbyterian hospitals visited the 377th MDG as well as the 58th Special Operations Wing.

Lovelace Medical Center, Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital honored at Modern Healthcare’s ‘Best Places to Work’ celebration

Modern Healthcare

Five Ardent Health Services hospitals were recognized at Modern Healthcare magazine’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare celebration. An Ardent hospital has been recognized on the “Best Place to Work in Healthcare” list for the eleventh consecutive year – an incredible accomplishment.

Modern Healthcare’s rankings are based on interviews with leadership and physicians, and a confidential employee survey that assesses satisfaction, work-life balance, communication, policies and practices, work environment and culture.

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.

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.