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Primary care clinics gain national Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition for seventh consecutive year

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ALBUQUERQUE, June 23, 2023 –– Lovelace Medical Group’s primary care clinics have received the National Committee for Quality Assurance Patient-Centered Medical Home Re-recognition for 2023-2024 for the seventh consecutive year. This recognition exemplifies a commitment to the delivery of high-quality, evidence-based and nationally-recognized clinical standards of care. Lovelace Medical Group (LMG) first gained the recognition in 2016, which includes the Independence Square, Westside Irving and Las Estancias clinics.

Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital marks four years as Best Places to Work in Healthcare

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ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (May 24, 2023) – For the fourth year, Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital (LURH) was named to Modern Healthcare’s list of 150 healthcare companies and providers recognized as Best Places to Work in Healthcare.

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

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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.

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

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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 grade “A” in a row for LRH.

Lovelace Health System names new leader

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Veteran healthcare executive to oversee operations for leading regional provider

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (April 11, 2023) – Lovelace Health System today announced the appointment of David Schultz as president and chief executive officer. Schultz succeeds Janelle Raborn, who retired following nearly 40 years of service at Lovelace Health System.

New Mexico Heart Institute/Lovelace Medical Center Receives Bronze Milestone Recognition for 20 years of Echocardiogram accreditation

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ALBUQUERQUE – April 4, 2023– New Mexico Heart Institute/Lovelace Medical Center (NMHI) has received a Bronze Milestone Recognition for achieving IAC Echocardiography accreditation for 20 years, demonstrating its long-term commitment to continuously improving patient outcomes and safety.

Lovelace Cancer Center Earns ACR Reaccreditation

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 ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Feb. 17, 2023 – Lovelace Cancer Center has been awarded its second consecutive three-year term of reaccreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

Lovelace Regional Hospital Names Nicholas Shirilla as Chief Executive Officer

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January 13, 2023 – Lovelace Health System has named Nicholas Shirilla chief executive officer (CEO) of Lovelace Regional Hospital, effective January 16.

Lovelace Women’s Hospital and Piñon Perinatal to Provide Maternal Fetal Medicine Telehealth in Rural New Mexico

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ALBUQUERQUE, January 3, 2023 — Lovelace Women’s Hospital (LWH) and Piñon Perinatal have been selected by the Rural OB Access And Maternal Services (ROAMS) Network as the maternal fetal medicine telehealth services partner for its Northeast Network.

Beginning January 3, 2023, LWH and Piñon Perinatal will work together to provide the following support for high-risk expectant mothers:

Lovelace Regional Hospital Receives New Quality-Based Accreditation from DNV

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ROSWELL, December 13, 2022 —Lovelace Regional Hospital (LRH) has successfully completed its new accreditation process awarded by DNV.

By earning accreditation, LRH has demonstrated it meets or exceeds patient safety standards (Conditions of Participation) set forth by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. DNV’s accreditation program is the only one to integrate the ISO 9001 Quality Management System with the Medicare Conditions of Participation.