Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital marks four years as Best Places to Work in Healthcare

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (May 24, 2023) – For the fourth year, Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital (LURH) was named to Modern Healthcare’s list of 150 healthcare companies and providers recognized as Best Places to Work in Healthcare.

“We are very proud that Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital has been named to Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2023,” said LURH CEO David Mork. “We are dedicated to helping patients recover and regain a quality of life after a major injury or illness. We celebrate our patients’ victories and are committed to offering our patients every chance to succeed. This is why being named a Best Place to Work means so much to us; we love what we do for our patients and are honored to be recognized by our employees.”

LURH joins six other entities affiliated with Ardent Health Services, the organization’s parent company based in Nashville, Tennessee, recognized on the list.

“Where you choose to work matters and impacts the quality of your life,” shares Ardent President and CEO Marty Bonick. “Creating and maintaining a workplace of belonging that fosters caring for one another and the people we serve is critically important. I applaud our leadership and team members for their intentional efforts to nurture a strong workplace culture while navigating the challenges facing our industry today.”

Modern Healthcare assesses company culture through a confidential employee survey and in-depth questionnaire assessing overall satisfaction, work-life balance, communication, policies and practices, and the work environment. 


About Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital
Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital (LURH) provides state-of-the-art rehabilitation services for patients recovering from health care conditions such as stroke, brain injury and musculoskeletal disorders. LURH has earned more accreditations than any other rehabilitation hospital in the area and is the only hospital in New Mexico accredited by The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in six programs. With 62 acute inpatient rehabilitation beds, it provides a full continuum of inpatient and outpatient care, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language pathology, rehabilitation nursing and case management services. LURH and the UNM School of Medicine have teamed up to provide a residency program in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation to attract specialized health care providers to Albuquerque. LURH was recently named to Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in 2023. To learn more about the state-of-the-art treatment options, innovative health care providers and award-winning quality initiatives at Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital, visit

About Ardent Health Services
Ardent Health Services is a leading provider of healthcare in communities across the country. With a focus on consumer-friendly processes and investments in innovative services and technologies, Ardent is passionate about making healthcare better and easier to access. Through its subsidiaries, Ardent owns and operates 30 hospitals and 200+ sites of care with more than 1,400 aligned providers in six states. Learn more at


Whitney Marquez, Lovelace Health System