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January 20, 2021

Making True Apologies

Are you the one who never apologizes? Not because you are never sorry, but because it is just difficult to deal with all the feelings of an apology. Or, are you one who says “sorry” every five minutes? You are late: “sorry.” You bump into a chair on the way into the room:... Read More
January 13, 2021

January: The month of changes

Did you have trouble finding a treadmill at the gym today? That can happen in January when everyone has made a New Year’s Resolution to lose weight. Do you have a new diet to go with your new year? My best friend has lost weight using the Keto method of dieting. My boss has lost weight with... Read More
January 12, 2021

Unexpected Check-Up Leads to Life Saving Diagnosis

Donald Ortiz knows the importance of getting routine physicals done. So, when Dr. Fredie Diaz, primary care provider with Lovelace Medical Group, suggested he do a full work-up after missing an annual physical, Donald had no hesitance to do so. This full work-up at his visit was a critical part of... Read More
January 6, 2021

Home visiting: Improving outcomes for children

What is home visiting? Home visiting is a valuable resource from trusted, knowledgeable community members for young families and it’s free! Home visiting is a prevention strategy to support pregnant moms and new parents to promote infant and child health. Part of this prevention involves... Read More
January 5, 2021

Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center Announces Patient Enrollment in its iCLAS™ U.S. IDE Clinical Trial Evaluating Ultra-Low Temperature Cryoablation for Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

ALBUQUERQUE – January 5, 2021 – Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center (HHNM) is now enrolling patients in the iCLAS™ U.S. IDE Clinical Trial Evaluating Ultra-Low Temperature Cryoablation for Persistent Atrial Fibrillation. The iCLAS catheter device cuts hours off... Read More
December 31, 2020

What if time does not heal all wounds?

Time, by itself, does not heal anything. The pain lessons in intensity, but healing does not happen by just passing time. You may have heard the adage, “Time heals all wounds”. This is not a truth. Time helps ease the pain, but true healing means the wounds are still there with newness... Read More
December 11, 2020

Dr. Vivek Agrawal Orthopedics

Vivek Agrawal, MD, a nationally recognized orthopedic surgeon, specializes in shoulder surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Agrawal has successfully treated patients from across the United States and around the world. As... Read More
December 8, 2020

Lovelace Medical Center Nurse Residents Graduate Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Alex Garnat, BSN, RN, stepped onto the truck and into the emergency at hand to care for his community of Albuquerque, New Mexico for more than 25 years as a paramedic. He fulfilled his purpose of caring for people in all situations, but his desire to bring his clinical expertise into the hospital... Read More
December 4, 2020

Lovelace Medical Center and Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center name Derrick Cuenca as chief executive officer

  ALBUQUERQUE – December 4, 2020 – Lovelace Health System welcomes Derrick Cuenca, FACHE, as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Lovelace Medical Center and Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center, effective December 7. Derrick brings considerable healthcare... Read More
November 23, 2020

Bladder Health Awareness Month with Tomy Perez, M.D.

November is Bladder Health Awareness Month. Lovelace Medical Group provider, Tomy Perez, M.D., shares the importance of a healthy bladder, signs and symptoms on when to see a Urologist, and possible treatment... Read More