News Stories

October 4, 2016

Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center implants first-of-its-kind naturally dissolving heart stent in patient with coronary artery disease

ALBUQUERQUE, OCTOBER 4, 2016 — Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center today became the first hospital in the state to offer patients with coronary artery disease a new treatment option that literally disappears over time.  The Abbott Absorb bioresorbable vascular... Read More
June 14, 2016

Lovelace Westside Hospital earns four-star CMS score

ALBUQUERQUE, JUNE 14, 2016 — Lovelace Westside Hospital was one of three hospitals in the state of New Mexico to earn a four-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).  The star-rating is based on seven criteria: mortality outcomes, readmission outcomes,... Read More
June 10, 2016

Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center honored with Mission: Lifeline achievement award for second year

ALBUQUERQUE, JUNE 10, 2016 — Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center has received the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific high quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients... Read More
May 31, 2016

UNMH, Lovelace partner with transfer agreement

ALBUQUERQUE, May 31, 2016 – University of New Mexico Health System and Lovelace Health System are partnering on a patient transfer plan that aims to improve access to hospital medical care in New Mexico.Under a newly developed clinical partnership, patients waiting in UNM Hospital’s... Read More
May 11, 2016

Lovelace selects Epic for its hospitals and clinics

Epic to replace 80 software systems and improve care, experience & work environmentALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (May 10, 2016) – Lovelace Health System has selected Epic, the industry’s leading provider of electronic health record software, to unite its hospitals, clinics and physician... Read More
May 10, 2016

Lovelace Medical Center recognized as top-performing hospital by Midas+ Platinum Quality Award program

ALBUQUERQUE – May 9, 2016 – Lovelace Medical Center has been recognized as a top-performing hospital in the Midas+ Platinum Quality Award program. This award is based on Lovelace Medical Center’s 2015 performance in the Midas+ National Comparative Database for clinical performance... Read More
April 27, 2016

Lovelace Health System Named One of the Nation's 15 Top Health Systems by Truven Health Analytics, an IBM Company

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEALBUQUERQUE, NM -April 27, 2016 -Lovelace Health System was this week named one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems by Truven Health AnalyticsTM. Truven Health is a leading provider of healthcare data and analytics solutions and services that was recently acquired by... Read More
April 21, 2016

Lovelace Medical Group opening new medical clinic at Las Estancias

ALBUQUERQUE (April 21, 2016) – Lovelace Medical Group (LMG) is announcing a new medical clinic in Albuquerque’s South Valley at the Las Estancias shopping center. At over 9,000 sq. ft., the new clinic will allow four new providers to give care to the growing community.Construction is... Read More
March 28, 2016

Lovelace Medical Center to open new adult inpatient psychiatric unit in April 2016

ALBUQUERQUE (March 29, 2015) – Lovelace Medical Center has announced a 25-bed adult inpatient psychiatric unit will open at the hospital on in early April, 2016.There is a strong community need for adult psychiatric services in Albuquerque, as most existing facilities are at capacity more... Read More
March 23, 2016

Lovelace Women’s Hospital selected for two Women’s Choice Awards

ALBUQUERQUE (March 23, 2015) – Lovelace Women’s Hospital was recently honored with two Women’s Choice Awards for Patient Safety and America’s Best Breast Centers. This is the second year in a row the hospital has earned the America’s Best Breast Centers designation.... Read More