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Roadrunner Food Bank’s Healthy Foods Market Provides Access to Nutritious Food to Lovelace’s South Valley Patients

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Albuquerque, NM (January 15, 2020) – Food banks across the country including Roadrunner Food Bank have been starting hunger-relief programs that specifically look how food insecurity impacts chronic health issues. Roadrunner Food Bank’s Healthy Foods Market is one way we are bringing access to nutritious food to healthcare locations.

Lovelace Women’s Hospital earns an ‘A’ for safety

Albuquerque Journal

Lovelace Women’s Hospital earns an ‘A’ for safety
BY JOURNAL STAFF REPORT
Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 at 12:02am

Lovelace Women’s Hospital earned an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for Fall 2019, the first time it has received a Leapfrog rating.

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

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

DALLAS, Texas (September 27, 2019) – Modern Healthcare has announced rankings for health care organizations recognized as Best Places to Work in Healthcare, with twelve of Ardent Health Services hospitals, clinics and other entities among the top in the country. This is the twelfth consecutive year an Ardent hospital has been listed.

Lovelace announces plans to expand its NE Heights clinic

Albuquerque Business First

By Christopher Ortiz  – Managing Editor, Albuquerque Business First
Jul 23, 2019, 3:45pm MDT Updated Jul 23, 2019, 6:40pm EDT

Lovelace Health System will expand one of its newer medical clinics.

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.