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

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ALBUQUERQUE – June 4, 2019 – Lovelace Westside Hospital has achieved international recognition as a Baby-Friendly® designated birth facility by Baby-Friendly USA, Inc.

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.

TWELVE ARDENT HEALTH SERVICES HOSPITALS RANKED AS BEST PLACES TO WORK IN HEALTHCARE

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NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE (May 13, 2019) – Twelve Ardent Health Services-affiliated organizations have been recognized among the nation’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine. A third of the company’s hospitals were included on the prestigious 2019 list, marking the 12th consecutive year Ardent has been recognized for its success creating outstanding workplace cultures.

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 Westside Hospital names Brenda Holley as Chief Nursing Officer

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ALBUQUERQUE – May 7, 2019 – Lovelace Westside Hospital has named Brenda Holley, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, DNP, as Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), effective May 7, 2019.

In her role as CNO, Brenda will be responsible for the nursing operations of Lovelace Westside  Hospital and will continue to work on special projects focusing on the growth of services.

Lovelace Medical Group signs agreement to acquire SCOR

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Contact: Whitney Marquez
Lovelace Health System  
Phone: 505.727.5503
Whitney.marquez@lovelace.com 

 

Lovelace Medical Group signs agreement to acquire SCOR
  Top Orthopedic Physician Practice Adds to Lovelace’s Comprehensive Services

ROSWELL – Lovelace Medical Group announced today it has signed an agreement to acquire Sportsmedicine Clinic Orthopaedics and Reconstruction (SCOR), Roswell’s largest private orthopedic practice.

Lovelace Medical Group urologist designated as UroLift® Center of Excellence provider

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ALBUQUERQUE – April 29, 2019 – Andrew Grollman, M.D. board-certified urologist with Lovelace Medical Group, has been designated as a UroLift® Center of Excellence provider, which treats an enlarged prostate. The designation recognizes that Dr. Grollman has achieved a high level of training and experience with the UroLift® System and demonstrated a commitment to exemplary care for men suffering from symptoms associated with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).

Lovelace Medical Center names Nancye Cole as Chief Nursing Officer

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ALBUQUERQUE – April 23, 2019 – Lovelace Medical Center has named Nancye Cole, DNP, RN, FACHE, NEA-BC, as Chief Nursing Officer, effective April 29, 2019.

Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center performs first percutaneous leg bypass in New Mexico

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ALBUQUERQUE – April 1, 2019 – The first ever percutaneous leg bypass in New Mexico was performed at Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center by New Mexico Heart Institute vascular surgeon Steven Henao, M.D., FSVS, FACS.