Blogs

Seminar: Parkinson's Disease: What you Need to Know

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurologic disorder diagnosed in 60,000 Americans each year. Although the disease primarily affects movement, changes in speech and swallowing can also occur.

Walgreens to Acquire Lovelace’s Retail Pharmacy Businesses

DEERFIELD, Ill., and ALBUQUERQUE, NM, March 9, 2015 – Walgreen Co. and Albuquerque-based Lovelace Retail Pharmacy, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Walgreens will acquire Lovelace's retail pharmacy business. Walgreens is acquiring Lovelace Retail Pharmacy’s eleven locations in New Mexico.

Nina Simon Joins Lovelace Medical Group

ABQ Journal

Nina Simon, CNM has joined the Lovelace Medical Group as a certified nurse midwife. Simon has a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Delaware; a bachelor’s degree in

Lovelace, Mayo Clinic collaboration slingshots more health coverage options into NM

Albuquerque Business First

Starting this summer, ​business owners and individuals in New Mexico will have another health coverage provider to consider as a result of a new collaboration between Lovelace Health System and Mayo Clinic Health Solutions.

Starting this summer, business owners and individuals in New Mexico will have another health coverage provider to consider as a result of a new collaboration between Lovelace Health System and Mayo Clinic Health Solutions.

Diabetes and Nutrition - Not a One-Size-Fits-All Approach

March is National Nutrition Month and Lovelace Medical Group dietitian Teresa Anderson, RDN, LDN, CDE explains why this is an important time to take stock of your dietary needs, especially when living with diabetes. “Nutrition plays a vital role in helping or hurting your diabetes management,” explains Anderson. “Firstit is vital we consume ‘high-value’ foods – foods that are loaded with nutrients. We all have genetic risks and lifestyle risks for certain health problems or diseases ranging from cancers, dementia and heart disease to age-related macular degeneration.

Lovelace Westside Hospital Listed on Becker’s Hospital Review’s 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare

Lovelace Westside Hospital is honored to receive recognition from Becker’s Hospital Review as one of their 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare for 2015. The list, which was published March 16, 2015, recognizes healthcare providers and other healthcare-specific organizations selected based on workforce-centric awards received, benefits offerings, wellness initiatives, and efforts to improve professional development, diversity and inclusion, work-life balance and a sense of community and unity among employees.

Lovelace Medical Center Stroke Team Recognized for Stroke Care

A stroke can strike with little to no warning and when it does, time is brain. When you suffer an ischemic stroke, oxygen-rich blood can be blocked from reaching parts of the brain. If the blood flow is not restored, affected areas of the brain are damaged, resulting in a loss of function of other parts of the body controlled by the damaged part of the brain. This loss of function can either be mild or severe, temporary or permanent. That is why it is critical for stroke patients to seek treatment as soon as possible.
 

Could your life be one of the 21,000 saved by colon cancer screening?

A new study published in the journal Cancer March 12, 2015 finds that if 80 percent of Americans between the ages of 50 and 75 had the recommended colon cancer screening, 21,000 deaths from colon cancer could be prevented.

News and Events

Walgreens to Acquire Lovelace’s Retail Pharmacy Businesses

DEERFIELD, Ill., and ALBUQUERQUE, NM, March 9, 2015 – Walgreen Co.