Recent News

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 Interventional...
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May 28, 2019

Tips for Better Sleep When Traveling

Traveling is one of life’s greatest pleasures, but adapting to new surroundings can be challenging for those who have ongoing sleep issues. When we are away from home, we usually skip the first REM (rapid eye movement) episode, leading us to have a less deep sleep and causing us to wake up... Read More
May 28, 2019

Lovelace Medical Center Now Performing Interventional Stroke Procedure

Lovelace Medical Center’s comprehensive Stroke Center is transforming stroke care while utilizing state-of-the-art surgical intervention to treat strokes and save lives. “Intracranial thrombectomy is a procedure now performed at Lovelace Medical Center, which removes clots from the... Read More
May 17, 2019

Lovelace Westside Hospital earns “A” scoring from Leapfrog

ALBUQUERQUE, May 15, 2019 — Lovelace Westside Hospital earned an “A” grade from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for Spring 2019, making it the only hospital in Albuquerque or Rio Rancho to earn an “A.” The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is the only independent ratings... Read More
May 15, 2019

Mother and baby saved by efforts of two Lovelace hospitals

“Talk about getting a second chance,” explained Tina Saenz, 43, when she found out she was pregnant with her miracle baby. Saenz had previously gone through fertility treatments to get pregnant with her now 15-year-old son. News of her pregnancy was a dream come true: “I never... Read More
May 14, 2019

TWELVE ARDENT HEALTH SERVICES HOSPITALS RANKED AS BEST PLACES TO WORK IN HEALTHCARE

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE (May 13, 2019) – Twelve Ardent Health Services-affiliated organizations have been recognized among the nation’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine. A third of the company’s hospitals were included on the prestigious 2019 list,... Read More
May 8, 2019

Top Things to Know about Measles

You may be hearing a lot about measles lately, and all of this news on TV, social media, Internet, newspapers and magazines may leave you wondering what you as a parent really need to know about this disease. CDC has put together a list of the most important facts about measles for parents like you... Read More
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
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 Albuquerque has...
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May 7, 2019

Lovelace Westside Hospital names Brenda Holley as Chief Nursing Officer

ALBUQUERQUE – May 7, 2019 – Lovelace Westside Hospital has named Brenda Holley, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, DNP, as Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), effective May 7, 2019. In her role as CNO, Brenda will be responsible for the nursing operations of Lovelace Westside  Hospital and will continue... Read More