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UNM Research Team Wins $50,000 Bio Design Competition With “Limitless Socket”

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UNM students have designed a new prosthesis that promises to revolutionize healing and mobility after lower-body amputations. The innovation is expected to significantly impact patient care and was recently awarded $50,000 to help prototype and patent the idea.

Lovelace Women’s Hospital recognized as a Baby-Friendly® hospital

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Lovelace Women’s Hospital recognized as a Baby-Friendly® hospital

ALBUQUERQUE – December 13, 2017 – Lovelace Women’s Hospital has achieved international recognition as a Baby-Friendly® designated birth facility by Baby-Friendly USA, Inc.

Lovelace Health System welcomes Gary Whittington as CFO

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Lovelace Health System welcomes Gary Whittington as CFO

ALBUQUERQUE – December 12, 2017 – Lovelace Health System welcomes Gary L. Whittington, CPA, as the chief financial officer (CFO) of Lovelace Health System, effective January 3, 2018.

Following daughter’s suicide, local mom creates documentary on perinatal depression

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Dr. Abraham Lichtmacher and Kym Halliday-Clear participated in a documentary called “Kassy Hope, My life for Yours” about perinatal and post-partum depression in women.

KRQE covered the story below.

Lovelace Regional Hospital welcomes Mary Bevier as CFO

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ROSWELL – January 8, 2018 – Lovelace Health System welcomes Mary Bevier, as the chief financial officer (CFO) of Lovelace Regional Hospital, effective January 8, 2018.

Lovelace earns recognition as New Mexico Family-Friendly Workplace

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ALBUQUERQUE, December 1, 2017 — Lovelace Health System earned distinction for its workplace policies by Family Friendly New Mexico, a statewide project developed to recognize companies that have adopted policies that give New Mexico businesses an edge in recruiting and retaining the best employees.

“We understand the importance of our employees having a work/life balance,” said Ron Stern, president and CEO of Lovelace Health System. “We know that employees who feel supported in caring for their families perform better at work and have higher job satisfaction.”

Lovelace's parent company grows system with out-of-state acquisition

Albuquerque Business First

Ardent Health Services, the parent company of the Lovelace Health System, has grown by 378 beds, a hospital and more than a dozen clinics virtually overnight through a deal it announced Wednesday. Ardent teamed up with the University of Kansas Health System to acquire Topeka, Kansas-based St. Francis Health. Ardent did not disclose the terms of the deal, but did say in a statement it plans to invest, along with the Kansas Health System, $50 million into the newly acquired hospital and its 15 clinics. The hospital will be renamed The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus.

Lovelace Westside Hospital, Lovelace Regional Hospital earn "A" scoring from Leapfrog

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ALBUQUERQUE, November 17, 2017 — Lovelace Westside Hospital and Lovelace Regional Hospital both earned “A” grades from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.

The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is the only independent ratings program that focuses exclusively on how effectively hospitals keep their patients safe, making it the gold standard measure of patient safety focusing on patient infections, including falls and trauma, and preventable complications from surgery.

Lovelace Women’s Hospital and Defined Fitness partner to host Hernia Seminar & Screening

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ALBUQUERQUE, NM –November 14, 2017 – Lovelace Women’s Hospital will be partnering with Defined Fitness this Saturday, November 18 to host a no cost seminar and hernia screening. 

The seminar will be hosted by Dr. Mario Leyba, a board-certified general surgeon with Lovelace Medical Group. Dr. Leyba performs and specializes in a wide variety of surgical procedures, including minimally invasive surgery utilizing the daVinci robotic system. 

Lovelace adopts new tech, slashing previous amount of needed systems

Albuquerque Business First

Albuquerque Business First covered Lovelace Health System's go live on the Epic electronic health record (EHR) system in August, 2017. The new technology replaced 80 legacy systems for Lovelace. Read more at the link below. 

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