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Keep Your Home Safe This Holiday Season

Christmastime is a joyous time of year that brings families and friends together. Sadly, it’s also a lucrative time for burglars. Although summer is the peak season for break-ins, the spike in home burglaries during the holidays can leave families devastated and feeling not so merry.

Protect your residence by following these home security tips:

- Purchase an automatic timer for your indoor and outdoor lights. Keeping your home well-lit while you are away can help to effectively deter anyone from breaking into your home.

Steps to Fight the Flu

The holiday season is upon us and so is flu season! Although the duration of flu season can vary, influenza activity can begin as early as October and last as long as May. As we find ourselves in the midst of flu season, keep these precautions in mind to ensure the health and safety of you and your family.

Prevent the spread of germs

Lovelace Westside Hospital, Lovelace Regional Hospital earn “A” scoring from Leapfrog

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ALBUQUERQUE, November 13, 2018 — Lovelace Westside Hospital and Lovelace Regional Hospital both earned “A” grades from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for Spring 2018, making them the only two hospitals in the state of New Mexico to earn “A”s.

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.

I have an overactive bladder, now what?

 
If you find yourself constantly running to the restroom or always feeling like you “have to go” – you are not alone. About 33 million Americans have overactive bladder (OAB), a common condition that is characterized by symptoms, including:
 
• Urinating eight or more times per day or two or more times per night
• Sudden, strong urges to urinate immediately
• Leaking urine after a sudden, strong urge to urinate
 

Lovelace Health System Acquires New Mexico Heart Institute

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Top Cardiovascular Physician Practice Adds to Lovelace’s Quality Reputation

ALBUQUERQUE – Lovelace Health System announced today it has acquired New Mexico Heart Institute (NMHI), the state’s largest private cardiology practice.

This transaction solidifies a long-standing relationship between the two entities and further strengthen Lovelace’s ability to provide a full range of preventive, diagnostic and interventional cardiovascular care services.

Pastoral Care at Lovelace

 
The moment a patient steps into a Lovelace Health System hospital or clinic, our staff is committed to giving that individual the best possible care. Lovelace is also committed to caring for the spiritual and emotional needs of patients, families and staff, also known as “pastoral care.”
 
Lovelace is the only healthcare system in Albuquerque that relies primarily on volunteers to provide spiritual care and we are proud to offer patients comfort and guidance, regardless of spiritual belief.
 

American Cancer Society's Road To Recovery Program Helping NM Cancer Patients

American Cancer Society's Road To Recovery Program Helping NM Cancer Patients

This spot was filmed at St. Joseph Square at Lovelace Medical Center.

By:  Samantha Manriquez

Loss Doulas Provide Support to Grieving Families

October 15th is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. Many times when an expecting mom and family lose an infant, they are faced with difficult and emotional choices. Often, the choices are more clinical in nature, such as what procedure they will face and how to go through labor knowing the family will meet their little one in a very bittersweet way.

Lovelace milestone year honorees

Roswell Daily Record

By Roswell Daily Record -   September 15, 2018

Lovelace Regional Hospital honored its employees who reached their milestone year with an Oscar-themed service awards dinner at The Hi-Q Venue on August 30. Heather Harper, Lovelace Regional Hospital CEO was the master of ceremonies, along with speakers Jon Hitchcock, hospital board chairman, and Bill Owen, hospital board member. Also in attendance were board members Amy Coll, Richard Mooney, M.D. and Robert Rader, M.D.

Moonlight Yoga at Hotel Chaco

KOB News 4

September 21, 2018 09:49 AM

Casey sits down with Sherry Aragon and Robin Henry about the Lovelace Women’s Hospital partnering with Hotel Chaco.