Health Care Volunteer Appreciation Week – Thank you!

April 09, 2014

Author Elizabeth Berg simply states, “There is incredible value in being of service to others.” For those who volunteer know, they often receive more than they give. We celebrate all our Lovelace volunteers, who so graciously give of their time and talents, this Health Care Volunteer Appreciation Week and recognize their dedication to our patients, visitors and staff. Thank you for all you do!...

New Therapy Helps Parkinson's Patients with Speech and Vocal Loudness

April 01, 2014

Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital is proud to offer a new therapy for patients with Parkinson’s Disease, which can help improve the volume and clarity of their speech. Kerry Worthing, M.S. CCC-SLP, an Outpatient Speech-Language Pathologist at Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital, is certified to practice LSVT LOUD, a Lee Silverman Voice Therapy. “Impairments in voice and speech are very prevalent...

Consumer Reports' Top Rated Hospitals for Safety - Lovelace Westside Hospital

March 31, 2014

We are proud to announce that Lovelace Westside Hospital was listed in a recent Consumer Reports: Top Rating Hospitals for Safety. We were among the top 15 in the nation, from a total of 2,591 reporting hospitals. The report data source is from CMS relating to prior reports on mortality, re-admissions, scanning, infections, and communication. The reporting used published studies between 2008 -...

Celebrating Certified Nurse Day

March 18, 2014

Please join us in recognizing our certified nursing staff at Lovealce Medical Center, Lovelace Women's Hospital and Lovelace Westside Hospital on Certified Nurse Day March 19.    Lovelace Medical Center   Wound Care Christina Vigil Teresa Wright Elizabeth Weston   CNRN Yolanda Alcantar   CCRN Robin Biven Michelle Tzanakis Naomi Quezada   PCCN Marlene Jaramillo...

Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital Hosts Brain Injury Seminars

March 07, 2014

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, a time self-advocates, family and volutneers, along with the Brain Injury Association of America and providers like Lovelace Rehabilitiation Hospital remind the public a brain injury can happen to anyone at any time. Across the country, more than 2.4 million people suffer a brain injury each year. Having access to care as early as possible is critical for...