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Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center receives American Heart Association accreditation for acute cardiac care

Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE — August 7, 2015 -- Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® Heart Attack Receiving Center Accreditation.

The accreditation program — sponsored by the American Heart Association and the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care —recognizes centers that meet or exceed quality of care measures for people experiencing the most severe type of heart attack, ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), in which blood flow is completely blocked to a portion of the heart.

Lovelace Senior Health Summit

Lovelace Health System will be holding a Senior Health Summit September 8th at the Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center. This is a free, open to the community event focused on health and wellness for seniors. Doors will open at 8:00am with a vendor and resource fair followed by presentations on joint pain, personalized cancer treatment, diabetes and healthy eating, wellness checks, and eye care. For more information or to register, call 505.898.3030.

Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center honored with Mission: Lifeline achievement award

ALBUQUERQUE, JUNE 30, 2015 — Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center has received the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks.

4 tips you will want to know to keep your baby safe

September is Baby Safety Month, and although we should always be taking the best measures to ensure our little ones’ safety, the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) has dedicated this month to raising awareness about the hidden hazards in our homes. 
Here are some of the tips JPMA suggests to creating a safer home for your infant: 
 
  1. Keep loose change, buttons, beads, and any other small items in a bucket or jar out of the reach of children. Children can easily ingest these.  

New device will help doctors monitor patients' hearts from anywhere

KOB

By Erica Zucco

The New Mexico Heart Institute and the Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center have partnered together to pioneer the implantation of new heart monitoring devices in heart failure patients. They expect it will make a huge difference for heart failure patients in New Mexico – and their families.

They’re called CardioMEMS, and on Aug. 3 and 4, doctors from the New Mexico Heart Institute implanted them in five different patients at the Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center.

Lovelace Health System facilities named to Modern Healthcare’s Top 100 Best Places to Work for 2015

KRQE

KRQE News in Albuquerque covered the story regarding Lovelace Westside Hospital and Lovelace Women's Hospital being named to Modern Healthcare's Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare on their morning program August 28, 2015.

2 NM hospitals land on national 'Best Places to Work in Healthcare' list

Albuquerque Business First

Two Lovelace Health System hospitals have landed on health care publication Modern Healthcare's 2015 Best Places to Work in Healthcare top 100 list.

Lovelace Women’s Hospital makes the list for the seventh consecutive year, while Lovelace Westside Hospital lands its fifth appearance on the list since 2008.

Back-to-school breakfast ideas with Lovelace resident dietician Teresa Anderson, CDE

 
August is National Kids Eat Right month. It also happens to be back to school month for the kids in New Mexico. Last week we wrote about the importance of nutrition in our kids’ breakfasts. Today we are going to break it down a little more simply with our resident dietician Teresa Anderson, CDE.
 
What happens to a child who goes to school after skipping breakfast?
 

Two Lovelace Health System facilities named to Modern Healthcare’s Top 100 Best Places to Work for 2015

Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE (August 25, 2015) –   Lovelace Women’s Hospital and Lovelace Westside Hospital were both named to Modern Healthcare’s Top 100 Places to Work in Healthcare for 2015.

This is the eighth year that this recognition program has honored workplaces throughout the health care industry that empower their employees to provide patients and customers with the best possible care, products and services.

New abdominal stent graft system debuts at Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center

 
Albuquerque, New Mexico rarely gets to claim a “world’s first” in anything, but Dr. Steve Henao, chief of vascular surgery at the New Mexico Heart Institute (NMHI), made big news when he became the first vascular surgeon in the world to use a new abdominal stent graft system at Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center.
 

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Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center receives American Heart Association accreditation for acute cardiac care

ALBUQUERQUE — August 7, 2015 -- Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center has recei

Lovelace Senior Health Summit

Lovelace Health System will be holding a Senior Health Summit September 8th at the Man

Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center honored with Mission: Lifeline achievement award

ALBUQUERQUE, JUNE 30, 2015 — Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center has received