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Skip the ER? Treating Foot and Ankle Wounds in the Clinic

 

Accidents and injuries happen. In fact, injuries to the foot and ankle are happening more often as our aging population continues to lead active lifestyles.

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Lovelace Celebrates Expanded Pulmonary Clinic With Ribbon Cutting Event

 

Lovelace Medical Group will be celebrating the expansion of pulmonary services with a ribbon cutting event on Thursday, April 10 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Lovelace Medical Towers, located at 500 Walter St. NE, Suite 501. The ribbon cutting will take place at 5 p.m.

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Health Care Volunteer Appreciation Week – Thank you!

 

Author Elizabeth Berg simply states, “There is incredible value in being of service to others.” For those who volunteer know, they often receive more than they give. We celebrate all our Lovelace volunteers, who so graciously give of their time and talents, this Health Care Volunteer Appreciation Week and recognize their dedication to our patients, visitors and staff. Thank you for all you do!

100 Hours of Service

Lovelace Westside Hospital

Laura Anaya

Rachel Denedittis

Gaylene Harms 

Lovelace Women’s Hospital 

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New Therapy Helps Parkinson's Patients with Speech and Vocal Loudness

 

Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital is proud to offer a new therapy for patients with Parkinson’s Disease, which can help improve the volume and clarity of their speech. Kerry Worthing, M.S. CCC-SLP, an Outpatient Speech-Language Pathologist at Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital, is certified to practice LSVT LOUD, a Lee Silverman Voice Therapy. “Impairments in voice and speech are very prevalent in individuals with Parkinson Disease,” she explains.

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Consumer Reports' Top Rated Hospitals for Safety - Lovelace Westside Hospital

 

We are proud to announce that Lovelace Westside Hospital was listed in a recent Consumer Reports: Top Rating Hospitals for Safety. We were among the top 15 in the nation, from a total of 2,591 reporting hospitals. The report data source is from CMS relating to prior reports on mortality, re-admissions, scanning, infections, and communication. The reporting used published studies between 2008 - 2011.

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Celebrating Certified Nurse Day

 

Please join us in recognizing our certified nursing staff at Lovealce Medical Center, Lovelace Women's Hospital and Lovelace Westside Hospital on Certified Nurse Day March 19. 

 

Lovelace Medical Center

 

Wound Care

Christina Vigil

Teresa Wright

Elizabeth Weston

 

CNRN

Yolanda Alcantar

 

CCRN

Robin Biven

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Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital Hosts Brain Injury Seminars

 

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, a time self-advocates, family and volutneers, along with the Brain Injury Association of America and providers like Lovelace Rehabilitiation Hospital remind the public a brain injury can happen to anyone at any time. Across the country, more than 2.4 million people suffer a brain injury each year. Having access to care as early as possible is critical for treatment and recovery to as high of quality of life as possible following injury or illness.

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Minute with a Midwife – What to do once you found out you’re pregnant

 

Christina Chaney, CNM, MSN, is a certified nurse midwife with Lovelace Medical Group. Today she is joining us on the blog “Minute with a Midwife,” answering questions many expectant mothers ask. 

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Your Questions Answered - Children and Immunizations

 

Lovelace Medical Group pediatrician Dr. Felipe Zanghellini answers parent’s common questions about immunizations today on our blog.

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What Life Looks Like After a Heart Attack

 

Each year, nearly three-quarters of a million Americans suffer a heart attack and for the majority, it is a first-time heart attack. Knowing what you will face after surviving a heart attack brings anxiety, confusion and growing list of questions. How will your life change? Will you be able to go back to work? Do you have to completely change the way you eat?

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