News Stories

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 low amid...

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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 reported...

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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,...

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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)...

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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
BY JOURNAL STAFF REPORT
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...

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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...

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May 29, 2019

Lovelace doctors use procedure to remove blood clots from stroke patients

Casey Torres
May 28, 2019 07:05 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.-- According to the National Stroke Association, one person in the U.S. dies from a stroke ever four minutes.

"It's a huge problem across the country, 700,000 strokes in a year," said Dr. Kirk Giesbrandt, an...

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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...

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May 7, 2019

City partners with Lovelace on diaper drive

BY MARIE C. BACA / JOURNAL STAFF WRITER
Monday, May 6th, 2019 at 3:44pm

Some of the products sought and a collection box that are part of a newly launched diaper drive with the city and Lovelace partnering in the program. HANDOUT IMAGE

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The City of...

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March 15, 2019

Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital, Lovelace Women’s Hospital recognized for excellence

Albuquerque hospitals awarded prestigious Ardent Health Services Leadership Awards

ALBUQUERQUE –March 15, 2019 – Ardent Health Services has recognized two Lovelace Health System hospitals at its recent Ardent Leadership Awards for Insight & Innovation, Best Employee...

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