Press Release

August 5, 2022

Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center places 500th WATCHMAN™ Device

ALBUQUERQUE – August 5, 2022 – The 500th WATCHMAN™ device was placed at Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center (HHNM) by Michael Hoskins, M.D., an electrophysiologist with the New Mexico Heart Institute/ Lovelace Medical Group. The WATCHMAN™ device offers... Read More
July 18, 2022

Leapfrog Group Names Heart Hospital of New Mexico to Top Hospital List

ALBUQUERQUE – July 19, 2022 – Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center (HHNM) has been named The 2022 Best Hospital in America (Teaching, small) by Money and the Leapfrog Group. HHNM is the only facility in New Mexico to make the list, which includes 148 hospitals... Read More
July 18, 2022

Lovelace Medical Center Receives Spine Surgery Program Certification from DNV

ALBUQUERQUE – July 18, 2022 – Lovelace Medical Center (LMC) has received Spine Surgery Program Certification from DNV, demonstrating the hospital’s excellence in orthopedic and neurosurgery spine procedures, from initial diagnosis and treatment to high-quality patient outcomes.... Read More
July 13, 2022

Lovelace Westside Hospital receives American Heart Association “Get With The Guidelines” Award for Stroke Treatment

ALBUQUERQUE – July 13, 2022 – Lovelace Westside Hospital (LWSH) has received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke GOLD PLUS and Target: Stroke Honor Roll quality achievement award for its in-hospital program improving stroke care by promoting... Read More
July 6, 2022

Primary care clinics gain national Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition for sixth consecutive year

ALBUQUERQUE, July 7, 2022 –– Lovelace Medical Group’s primary care clinics have received the National Committee for Quality Assurance Patient-Centered Medical Home Re-recognition for 2020-2023, exemplifying their commitment to the delivery of high-quality, evidence-based and... Read More
June 24, 2022

Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center and Lovelace Medical Center receive American Heart Association “Get With The Guidelines” Awards

ALBUQUERQUE – June 24, 2022 – Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center (Heart Hospital) has received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus with Honor Roll Quality Achievement Award while Lovelace Medical Center earned... Read More
June 20, 2022

Lovelace Women’s Hospital Performs World’s First MRI-guided SCOUT® Placement

ALBUQUERQUE – June 20, 2022 – Lovelace Women’s Hospital recently became the first hospital in the world to place the SCOUT® Radar Localization system utilizing MRI guidance, providing a new advanced treatment option for patients with breast cancer. Kathleen Meyer, MD, a board-... Read More
June 8, 2022

Lovelace Medical Center Names Brian Miller as Chief Operations Officer

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.

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May 26, 2022

Lovelace Women’s Hospital Receives Award for Excellence in Lactation Care

ALBUQUERQUE – May 26, 2022 – Lovelace Women’s Hospital was recognized for excellence in lactation care by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®) and International Lactation Consultant Association ® (ILCA®). It is the only hospital in... Read More
May 19, 2022

Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital named to Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare 2022 list

ALBUQUERQUE – April 20, 2022 – Lovelace Health System is pleased to announce that Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital was named to Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare 2022 list. This is Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital’s third time on the list and the... Read More