News Stories

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.

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.

New machine proves promising in treating small cancers

KOB News 4

Emily Jaceks
September 05, 2018 07:47 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - It may not look like much, but to women with fibroadenomas, a benign tumor of the breast, this new machine is changing their lives.

“So I place the probe and make sure it’s nice and centered,” Dr. Timothy Erwin, a radiologist a Lovelace Women’s Hospital said.

No longer do women have to walk around with a painful lump that makes them anxious or concerned. But they don't have to go to an operating room either.

Presbyterian Centennial Plan Now Accepted at Lovelace

We are excited to provide Presbyterian Centennial Plan members and former United Healthcare Centennial plan members with access to Lovelace Health System’s hospitals effective September 1st, 2018, including:

Lovelace employees serve lunch to first responders

KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Some first responders got a special treat as a "thank you" for their service.

Lovelace Medical Center served lunch to EMTs, paramedics, firefighters and police officers Tuesday.

Employees say it's just a small token of their appreciation for what they do on the streets.

"You know, we work kinda in conjunction with each other and we love the fact that we can say thank you. We wanna show that our community is bonded together and that we enjoy working with each other," Lovelace charge nurse Mario Migliore said.

Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital opens new outpatient clinic on South Coors

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ALBUQUERQUE – Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital has opened its newest outpatient clinic at 4250 Coors Blvd. SW, Unit C.

The 1,665-square-foot clinic in Albuquerque’s South Valley will offer services such as pain management, concussion treatment, fall prevention, foot and ankle rehabilitation, neurological impairment, orthopedics, physical therapy, spine rehabilitation, sports medicine and stroke rehabilitation.

Medical real estate booming along

Albuquerque Journal

By Steve Sinovic / Journal Staff Writer
Monday, June 4th, 2018 at 12:02am

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Shifting demographics, an aging population and an increasing need for medical services are driving significant activity in the Albuquerque health care office sector.

Lovelace makes life-saving donations to community facilities

KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Lovelace is helping put life-saving machines in more public areas.

The hospital gave $10,000 to The Heart Hospital of New Mexico Foundation to purchase ten defibrillators.

The devices are used to deliver a jolt of electricity to restart a heart, in an effort to save a life before first responders can get to the scene.

They will be placed in community facilities which include Joy Junction, Petroglyph Little League, Rio Rancho Presbyterian Church, Felix's Pantry, The Albuquerque Youth Basketball League and El Ranchitos De Los Ninos.