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Lovelace Westside Hospital receives American Heart Association “Get With The Guidelines” Award for Stroke Treatment

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ALBUQUERQUE – July 13, 2022 – Lovelace Westside Hospital (LWSH) has received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke GOLD PLUS and Target: Stroke Honor Roll quality achievement award for its in-hospital program improving stroke care by promoting consistent adherence to these guidelines.

This award recognizes Lovelace’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines, ultimately leading to more lives saved and reduced disability.

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

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ALBUQUERQUE, July 7, 2022 –– Lovelace Medical Group’s primary care clinics have received the National Committee for Quality Assurance Patient-Centered Medical Home Re-recognition for 2020-2023, exemplifying their 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.

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

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ALBUQUERQUE – June 24, 2022 – 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 while Lovelace Medical Center earned the Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke GOLD PLUS with Honor Roll Elite and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll, both for the tenth consecutive year.

Lovelace Women’s Hospital Performs World’s First MRI-guided SCOUT® Placement

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ALBUQUERQUE – June 20, 2022 – Lovelace Women’s Hospital recently became the first hospital in the world to place the SCOUT® Radar Localization system utilizing MRI guidance, providing a new advanced treatment option for patients with breast cancer. Kathleen Meyer, MD, a board-certified radiologist, successfully performed the procedure earlier this month, which decreases patient discomfort and improves outcomes.

Lovelace Women’s Hospital Receives Award for Excellence in Lactation Care

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ALBUQUERQUE – May 26, 2022 – 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®). It is the only hospital in the state of New Mexico to earn this award, which it also received in 2020.

Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital named to Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare 2022 list

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ALBUQUERQUE – April 20, 2022 – Lovelace Health System is pleased to announce that Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital was named to Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare 2022 list. This is Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital’s third time on the list and the only one in New Mexico to make the list.

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

ROSWELL, May 10, 2022 —Lovelace Regional Hospital (LRH) received an “A” safety grade in the Spring 2022 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade report, a national distinction recognizing its achievements protecting patients from harm and error in the hospital,  This is the third safety grade “A” in a row for LRH.

Lovelace Medical Group Names Christie White as Chief Operations Officer

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ALBUQUERQUE – April 18, 2022 – Lovelace Health System has named Christie White, MBA, HCM-CMPE as the chief operations officer (COO) of Lovelace Medical Group effective April 18, 2022.

Lovelace Women’s Hospital Achieves Three SRC Center of Excellence Accreditations

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ALBUQUERQUE – April 15, 2022 – Lovelace Women’s Hospital is the first hospital in New Mexico to achieve three Center of Excellence Accreditations from Surgical Review Corporation (SRC), including accreditation as a Center of Excellence in Hernia Surgery and re-accreditation as both a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology and a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery.