Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center Earns 2021 Leapfrog Top Hospital Award for Outstanding Quality and Safety


ALBUQUERQUE, December 7, 2021 — Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center (HHNM) was named a Top Teaching Hospital nationally by The Leapfrog Group. This is the second “Top Teaching Hospital” designation in a row for HHNM.

The Top Hospital designation is bestowed by The Leapfrog Group, a national watchdog organization of employers and other purchasers recognized as the toughest standard-setters for health care safety and quality.

51st Annual Tree Lighting at Lovelace Medical Center

Lovelace Health System presents the 51st annual Tree Lighting at Lovelace Medical Center. This years message is for our staff and medical workers who have continued to work tireless through the pandemic. We wish you all a very bright holiday season!

Antibody treatment for COVID clearly shown to be effective

Santa Fe New Mexican

Antibody treatment for COVID clearly shown to be effective

By Rick Ruggles
Nov 27, 2021 Updated Nov 28, 2021  12

Laboratory-made monoclonal antibodies have helped Sergio Molinar of Albuquerque overcome both lymphoma and COVID-19.
Luis Sánchez Saturno/The New Mexican

The coronavirus pandemic has focused attention on a fairly new form of therapy, and Sergio Molinar knows more about it than most.

Lovelace Women’s Hospital Recognized with Three Women’s Choice Awards®


Hospital honored as one of America’s Best Breast Centers, Best Hospitals for Obstetrics and Best Mammogram Imaging Center

ALBUQUERQUE – December 1, 2021 – Lovelace Women’s Hospital has once again earned national recognition for its care with three 2022 Women’s Choice Awards®, including designations as one of America’s Best Comprehensive Breast Centers, Best Hospitals for Obstetrics, and a Best Mammogram Imaging Center.

Find a Family on Your Floor at Lovelace Women’s Hospital

Karen A.’s desire to be in healthcare blossomed at a young age. Her career path was solidified when her mother became extremely ill. Despite the unfortunate circumstances, one positive shined through the negative situation and gave Karen a little bit of peace – the nurses taking care of her mother during her extended stays at the hospital.

Motherhood and Nursing Live in Perfect Harmony at Lovelace Women’s Hospital

Ever since she was a little girl Ashley M. knew she wanted to do something that involved working with and helping children. The obvious paths in her mind were motherhood, teaching or nursing. She decided to become a mother first, and then pursue a career in healthcare by enrolling in nursing school during her third pregnancy.

Leadership Creates Conditions Where Nurses Can Thrive, Reconnect With Purpose

“I forgot what it was like to love my job,” Rachel B., RN, shared. “I am really grateful to be working in a place where the leadership has created conditions where nurses can thrive, but also where I can provide the kind of patient care that I love to give.”

After spending her entire 15-year career at a neighboring Albuquerque, New Mexico, hospital, Rachel reached a point where she was ready to leave nursing. 

Loyalty to a Career He Loves and Leadership That Cares

Mokhtiar B. is an emergency room veteran, with more than 20 years of experience helping others. It all started when his father suffered a heart attack. Mokhtiar found himself in the cardiac unit of a hospital watching over his father, fascinated by the machine that was helping him stay alive. That’s when Mokhtiar decided he was going to pursue a career in healthcare.

He began working in an emergency room setting in 1999 and started attending a paramedic school program until life got in the way and a shoulder injury caused him to be out of work for three years.

Do hearing aids make a difference? Read what Toni discovered

Toni Montoya noticed she was having difficulty hearing others months before she scheduled an appointment with an ear, nose and throat specialist near her.

“I’m sorry, when is the next meeting?” she would ask. “Could you please repeat that?” she said more times than she could remember.

Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital Names David Mork as Chief Executive Officer


ALBUQUERQUE – November 12, 2021 – Lovelace Health System has named David Mork, FACHE, as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital, effective November 15, 2021.