Hospital honored as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Comprehensive Breast Care
ALBUQUERQUE – November 28, 2022 – Lovelace Women’s Hospital (LWH) has earned national recognition from the 2022 Women’s Choice Awards®, as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Comprehensive Breast Care.
The Women’s Choice Awards ® focuses on criteria based upon patient satisfaction, clinical excellence and women’s highest preferences when it comes to treatment and a quality hospital experience.
“As the only hospital in New Mexico dedicated to women, we are proud to be recognized for our quality care and patient education,” said Amy Blasing, CEO of Lovelace Women’s Hospital. “We are committed to empowering women to make educated, confident decisions about their health, while also providing the highest quality of care.”
According to the American Cancer Society, about 1 in 8 women in the US will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime, and it is the second leading cause of cancer death in women.
“Being diagnosed with breast cancer is a scary time for our patients. We consider ourselves privileged to be able to provide the highest quality of care when it’s needed most,” said Calvin Ridgeway, M.D., board-certified surgical oncologist specializing in breast and skin cancer in women for Lovelace Women’s Hospital. “It’s an honor to be recognized as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Comprehensive Breast Care and we are committed to delivering the best care and safety for our patients.”
To learn more about Lovelace Women’s Hospital and its commitment to providing quality and compassionate care, please visit www.lovelace.com.
Whitney Marquez, Lovelace Health System
Lovelace Women’s Hospital
Lovelace Women’s Hospital is the first and only hospital in New Mexico dedicated to women’s health. It offers a 53-bed neonatal intensive care unit, a natural birthing option, a nationally recognized, award-winning breast care center and birthing center, and the first robotic surgery program in the state recognized as a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation. Lovelace Women’s Hospital earned three Women’s Choice Awards® for 2022, including recognition as one of America’s Best Breast Center, a Best Hospital for Obstetrics and a Best Mammogram Imaging Center. Its Family Birthing Center earned international recognition as a Baby-Friendly® designated facility for offering an optimal level of care for breastfeeding mothers and their babies. Lovelace Women’s Hospital was recently named to The 2022 Best Hospitals for Maternity Care by Money and the Leapfrog Group for its quality and safe maternity care, as well as carrying an A or B letter grade on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade assessment for spring 2022. To learn more about the state-of-the-art treatment options, innovative health care providers and award-winning quality initiatives at Lovelace Women’s Hospital, visit lovelace.com.