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April 29, 2019

Not My Child

“Not my child.” That’s usually the first thought that runs through every parent’s mind at the thought that his or her child would do the worst and use an illegal substance. We start from day-one protecting them and trying to educate them and keep them from anything harmful.... Read More
April 29, 2019

Patient Navigation, a Pathway to Better Health Outcomes

Patient Navigators, also known as Community Health Workers (CHW) are in more places than you might think; helping patients just like you navigate the sometimes overwhelming world of healthcare. The potential benefits of patient navigators include improved health outcomes, increased patient... Read More
April 23, 2019

Lovelace Medical Center names Nancye Cole as Chief Nursing Officer

ALBUQUERQUE – April 23, 2019 – Lovelace Medical Center has named Nancye Cole, DNP, RN, FACHE, NEA-BC, as Chief Nursing Officer, effective April 29, 2019. Nancye brings almost forty years of experience in nursing, most recently as chief operations officer and chief nursing office at... Read More
April 23, 2019

Stages of Parkinson’s

Parkinson's disease is a brain disorder that effects movement. While everyone with Parkinson's experiences the disease differently, there are common patterns of progression in the disease that are defined in stages. Identifying an individual’s stage can help doctors and caretakers... Read More
April 16, 2019

Pregnancy Aches and Pains

Pregnancy is a time of tremendous change for the female body. Some of those changes can come with a bit of discomfort. There will be changes to your skin, breasts, muscles, uterus (a very large muscle), pelvis, digestive system, circulatory system, weight, genital area, and your sleep patterns,... Read More
April 16, 2019

Mindfulness and Pain

I think I am on the tail-end of my midlife crisis. It has been an excruciating few years as I experienced my existential crisis and it will most definitely leave its mark. Recent experience however, has me healing and viewing pain, my mental pain, in a much healthier way. It has helped me so much... Read More
April 16, 2019

Surrendering to the Pain of Labor

Surrender: To yield to the power, control, or possession of another upon compulsion or demand. When we think of labor, we often think of painful contractions and/or scary stories of long unrelenting hours of pushing. Often when I am teaching Prepared Childbirth classes to first time moms, the... Read More
April 10, 2019

Lovelace mentoring future health professionals through FACES

If you enter one of our Lovelace hospitals, you may see some new FACES. Local high school students are participating in the FACES for the Future program throughout Lovelace hospitals. FACES for the Future works to support underserved, minority students interested in careers in health care, mental... Read More
April 1, 2019

Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center performs first percutaneous leg bypass in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE – April 1, 2019 – The first ever percutaneous leg bypass in New Mexico was performed at Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center by New Mexico Heart Institute vascular surgeon Steven Henao, M.D., FSVS, FACS. The patient was enrolled in the DETOUR II study, a... Read More
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 Loyalty and CEO... Read More