Recent News

January 5, 2021

Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center Announces Patient Enrollment in its iCLAS™ U.S. IDE Clinical Trial Evaluating Ultra-Low Temperature Cryoablation for Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

ALBUQUERQUE – January 5, 2021 – Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center (HHNM) is now enrolling patients in the iCLAS™ U.S. IDE Clinical Trial Evaluating Ultra-Low Temperature Cryoablation for Persistent Atrial Fibrillation. The iCLAS catheter device cuts hours off... Read More
December 31, 2020

What if time does not heal all wounds?

Time, by itself, does not heal anything. The pain lessons in intensity, but healing does not happen by just passing time. You may have heard the adage, “Time heals all wounds”. This is not a truth. Time helps ease the pain, but true healing means the wounds are still there with newness... Read More
December 11, 2020

Dr. Vivek Agrawal Orthopedics

Vivek Agrawal, MD, a nationally recognized orthopedic surgeon, specializes in shoulder surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Agrawal has successfully treated patients from across the United States and around the world.... Read More
December 8, 2020

Lovelace Medical Center Nurse Residents Graduate Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Alex Garnat, BSN, RN, stepped onto the truck and into the emergency at hand to care for his community of Albuquerque, New Mexico for more than 25 years as a paramedic. He fulfilled his purpose of caring for people in all situations, but his desire to bring his clinical expertise into the hospital... Read More
December 4, 2020

Lovelace Medical Center and Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center name Derrick Cuenca as chief executive officer

  ALBUQUERQUE – December 4, 2020 – Lovelace Health System welcomes Derrick Cuenca, FACHE, as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Lovelace Medical Center and Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center, effective December 7. Derrick brings considerable healthcare... Read More
November 23, 2020

Bladder Health Awareness Month with Tomy Perez, M.D.

November is Bladder Health Awareness Month. Lovelace Medical Group provider, Tomy Perez, M.D., shares the importance of a healthy bladder, signs and symptoms on when to see a Urologist, and possible treatment... Read More
November 8, 2020

Lovelace Women’s Hospital receives the Award for Excellence in Lactation Care

ALBUQUERQUE – November 10, 2020 – 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®), the only hospital in the... Read More
November 8, 2020

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

ALBUQUERQUE – November 9, 2020 – 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, the Get With The Guidelines... Read More
September 23, 2020

Lovelace Women’s Hospital nationally recognized as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek

ALBUQUERQUE – September 23, 2020 – Lovelace Women’s Hospital was named to Newsweek’s 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals. The distinction recognizes facilities that have excelled in providing care to mothers, newborns and their families, as verified by the 2019... Read More
September 16, 2020

Why do babies cry?

Should I let my baby “cry it out?” Babies have one way to tell you they are hurt, hungry, sad, scared or uncomfortable: they cry. In human babies, crying is the first form of communication. Studies abound with “proof,” fancy words, diagrams, charts and the opinions from many... Read More