ALBUQUERQUE – June 8, 2022 – Lovelace Health System has named Brian Miller as the chief operating officer (COO) of Lovelace Medical Center and administrator of the Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center, effective June 6, 2022.
Brian brings more than 15 years of health care experience, most recently as vice president of operations at Baptist Health in Fort Smith, Arkansas. In his time with Baptist Health, Brian was responsible for the day-to-day operations, budget and patient care for two acute care facilities, with 592 licensed hospital beds, and more than 40 primary care and specialty clinics. Under his leadership, Baptist Health developed new service line strategies for oncology, women and children’s health, behavioral health and general medicine, resulting in 20% overall volume growth for the western region of Arkansas.
Brian earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and a master’s degree in operations engineering from the University of Arkansas. He is a member of the Work Matters Institute and American College of Healthcare Executives.
Whitney Marquez, Lovelace Health System
Lovelace Medical Center
Lovelace Medical Center (LMC), located in the heart of Albuquerque, is a 263-bed acute care hospital providing comprehensive care, including around-the-clock emergency care, surgical services, non-invasive robotic spine surgery, cardiology, stroke care, radiology and oncology services, including the state’s only Gamma Knife Center for non-invasive radiologic brain surgery. Lovelace Medical Center was recently given a Spring 2021 Grade A by Leapfrog Hospital Safety and received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for 2021 for the ninth year in a row. To learn more about the state-of-the-art treatment options, innovative health care providers and award-winning quality initiatives at Lovelace Medical Center, visit lovelace.com.
Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center
Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center is New Mexico’s only hospital dedicated exclusively to cardiovascular care, including the state’s only facility performing ventricular aortic device(LVAD) implants. The 55-bed facility, which features a state-of-the-art hybrid operating room where surgeons can perform advanced surgical services for cardiovascular patients, has become synonymous with high quality, technologically advanced cardiac care in the state. Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center was recently named a Top Teaching Hospital in 2021 by Leapfrog Hospital Safety for its quality of care, including practices for safer surgery and capacity to prevent medication errors. To learn more about the state-of-the-art treatment options, innovative health care providers and award-winning quality initiatives at Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center, visit hearthospitalnm.com.