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Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital Names Melissa Owens as Chief Nursing Officer

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ALBUQUERQUE – October 3, 2022 – Lovelace Health System has named Melissa Owens, BSN, CRRN, as the chief nursing officer (CNO) of Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital (LURH), effective October 3, 2022.

Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital Ranked as Best Places to Work in Healthcare

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NASHVILLE, Tennessee (September 29, 2022) – Modern Healthcare has announced rankings for healthcare organizations recognized as Best Places to Work in Healthcare, with Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital ranked #65 among the top in the country for the third year.

Turning an Emergency into a Miracle

Coalition to Protect America's Healthcare

Connie, who was only 27 weeks pregnant with her first child, fell ill while on a trip with her husband. The staff at Lovelace Women’s Hospital helped her undergo an unexpected, early delivery of her daughter. Click below to read her story. 

Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center places 500th WATCHMAN™ Device

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ALBUQUERQUE – August 5, 2022 – The 500th WATCHMAN™ device was placed at Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center (HHNM) by Michael Hoskins, M.D., an electrophysiologist with the New Mexico Heart Institute/ Lovelace Medical Group.

Leapfrog Group Names Heart Hospital of New Mexico to Top Hospital List

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ALBUQUERQUE – July 19, 2022 – Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center (HHNM) has been named The 2022 Best Hospital in America (Teaching, small) by Money and the Leapfrog Group. HHNM is the only facility in New Mexico to make the list, which includes 148 hospitals nationally.

Lovelace Medical Center Receives Spine Surgery Program Certification from DNV

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ALBUQUERQUE – July 18, 2022 – Lovelace Medical Center (LMC) has received Spine Surgery Program Certification from DNV, demonstrating the hospital’s excellence in orthopedic and neurosurgery spine procedures, from initial diagnosis and treatment to high-quality patient outcomes.

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.