News Stories

October 20, 2022

Orthopedic team-based care helps patient through multiple surgeries

When Margaret Kirkes visited Lovelace Medical Group about her sore knee, little did she know she would soon meet nearly the entire staff for multiple bouts of orthopedic care. “I can trace my knee problems back to when I was 12 and fell during skating night at my junior high school,”... Read More
August 12, 2022

Turning an Emergency into a Miracle

Connie, who was only 27 weeks pregnant with her first child, fell ill while on a trip with her husband. The staff at Lovelace Women’s Hospital helped her undergo an unexpected, early delivery of her daughter. Click below to read her story.  Read More
December 1, 2021

Antibody treatment for COVID clearly shown to be effective

Antibody treatment for COVID clearly shown to be effective By Rick Ruggles
Nov 27, 2021 Updated Nov 28, 2021  12 Laboratory-made monoclonal antibodies have helped Sergio Molinar of Albuquerque overcome both lymphoma and COVID-19.
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April 8, 2020

'War without guns': Local manufacturers build key equipment for N.M.

By its very nature, Marpac Inc. had already joined the fight against the novel coronavirus.

The Albuquerque-based medical manufacturer’s main business is producing key components used in ventilators.

But when supplies of personal protective equipment began to run...
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April 7, 2020

Roswell nurses assist New Jersey hospital during pandemic

Heeding the call of their occupation, three nurses from Roswell are now in one of the areas of the nation most affected by the coronavirus.

Lovelace Medical Center intensive care unit nurses Brittany Dickman, Cara Alsafi and Jesse Gomez arrived in New Jersey Thursday night and...
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April 1, 2020

New Mexico got aggressive start on testing for virus

New Mexico got aggressive start on testing for virus BY RYAN BOETEL / JOURNAL STAFF WRITER
Published: Monday, March 30th, 2020 at 10:12pm
Updated: Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 at 12:02am People arrive at a testing facility across the street from Lovelace Medical Center, 601 Dr. Martin...
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March 18, 2020

Albuquerque Hospital Launches Drive-Up COVID-19 Testing

Albuquerque Hospital Launches Drive-Up COVID-19 Testing
Drive-up COVID-19 testing is now available at an hospital in downtown Albuquerque. By Associated Press, Wire Service Content March 14, 2020, at 6:45 p.m.
U.S. News & World Report ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Drive-up...
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November 19, 2019

Lovelace Women’s Hospital earns an ‘A’ for safety

Lovelace Women’s Hospital earns an ‘A’ for safety
Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 at 12:02am
Lovelace Women’s Hospital earned an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for Fall 2019, the first time it has received a Leapfrog...
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July 24, 2019

Lovelace announces plans to expand its NE Heights clinic

By Christopher Ortiz  – Managing Editor, Albuquerque Business First
Jul 23, 2019, 3:45pm MDT Updated Jul 23, 2019, 6:40pm EDT Lovelace Health System will expand one of its newer medical clinics. The health care provider confirmed it will expand its clinic at Independence Square in...
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May 7, 2019

Spring Diaper Drive kicks off in Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Lovelace Medical Group needs your help, helping local babies. The hospital is teaming up with Albuquerque's Family and Community Services Department for their Spring Diaper Drive. Last year, the Emergency Diaper Program collected nearly 3,500 diapers and other needed... Read More