Recent News

May 18, 2023

Lovelace Women’s Hospital recertified as a Baby-Friendly® hospital

ALBUQUERQUE – May 18, 2022 – Lovelace Women’s Hospital (LWH) has received recertification as a Baby-Friendly® designated birth facility by Baby-Friendly USA, Inc. LWH first achieved international recognition as Baby-Friendly® in 2017. This distinguished honor demonstrates... Read More
May 9, 2023

Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center – Pacemakers & Defibrillators

Heart arrhythmia occurs when electrical signals to the heart cause it to beat too fast, too slow, or irregularly. Dr. Michael Bestawros, electrophysiologist with New Mexico Heart Institute/Lovelace Medical Group, sat down to discuss how pacemakers and defibrillators can be used to help control life... Read More
May 3, 2023

Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center - Atrial Fibrillation Testimonial

Peter Bohan was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AFib) after he started experiencing shortness of breath. AFib is an abnormal heart rhythm characterized by rapid and irregular beating of the upper chambers of the heart. It is projected that 12.1 million Americans will suffer from AFib in 2030,... Read More
May 3, 2023

Lovelace Regional Hospital Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

ROSWELL, May 3, 2023 — Lovelace Regional Hospital (LRH) received an “A” safety grade in the Spring 2023 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade report, a national distinction recognizing its achievements protecting patients from harm and error in the hospital. This is the fifth safety... Read More
May 2, 2023

Skydiver considers three joint replacements in one year “a miracle”

For 72-year-old Gary Faas, who worked underground for many years mining for coal and sometimes gold, there’s no better feeling than being out in the open air – especially 12,000 feet above a drop zone! A Vietnam veteran, the Albuquerque resident is an avid skydiver with more than 400... Read More
April 25, 2023

Lovelace Women's Hospital Cardiology Services

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April 24, 2023

Lovelace Hospitals a Safe Haven for Infants

Safe Haven is a law aimed to protect babies younger than 90 days old. An individual may drop off an infant at a Safe Haven location, which includes hospitals, police stations and fire stations. The person surrendering the baby may disclose the biological father or mother’s name, date of birth... Read More
April 21, 2023

Do you snore? Lovelace Sleep Center will help you and others sleep better

It was during a hunting trip with friends when Albuquerque resident Jeffrey Jesionowski, 69, realized that he may have a snoring problem. “I was in Illinois with two buddies hunting white-tail deer for five days,” Jeffrey said. “We stayed overnight in a hunting camp and shared a... Read More
April 21, 2023

Lovelace Sleep Center helps patients sleep well, dream again

For Michael Archuleta, getting a good night’s sleep had been a hard thing to do for many years. A nurse practitioner with a health insurance company, the 44-year-old Albuquerque resident started developing sleep issues in his 30s. “I was just tired all the time,” said Michael.... Read More
April 20, 2023

Lovelace general surgery team gets retiree on the path to recovery

Taos resident Dennis Salazar was just a young boy when he first rode a horse on his family’s ranch. “My dad always had horses for us to ride,” said Dennis. “I think I got on my first horse when I was 4, maybe 5-years-old.” Now 55, Salazar has ridden horses for many... Read More