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Best Places to Work - Lovelace Westside Hospital/Lovelace Regional Hospital

Source: 
Albuquerque Business First

On Friday, Dec. 13, Lovelace Westside Hospital and Lovelace Regional Hospital - Roswell celebrated their recent recognition as a Best Place to Work by Albuquerque Business First. Lovelace Westside Hospital ranked 4th and Lovelace Regional Hospital - Roswell ranked 8th in the medium-size company category. Congratulations!

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Lovelace Pledges Food Bank Match

 
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Roadrunner Food Bank

Donations of up to $33,000 to Roadrunner Food Bank through Dec. 31 will be doubled thanks to a matching pledge from Lovelace Health System.

“With your help and Lovelace’s we are able to feed nearly 40,000 hungry New Mexicans each week. And your gift today will help us feed hungry children, families, individuals and seniors well into the New Year,” the food bank said in a news release.

“Your gift this month will go a long way to help achieve our mission and provide hungry people hope in the New Year,” the organization said.

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Prostate Awareness Month - Interview with Dr. Leyba

Source: 
KLUZ

November was Prostate Awareness Month. Dr. Mario Leyba from Lovelace Medical Group did an interview with Univision about how early detection can save lives.

KLUZ Piece

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Lighting the Lovelace Tree

 
Source: 
ABQ Journal, KRQE, KOB-TV

 

Lovelace Medical Medical Center CEO Troy Greer, city of Albuquerque Chief Administrative Office Rob Perry, Sister Nancy Kazik, Lovelace Medical Center Chief of Staff Dr. Diego Gonzales and Lovelace Health System President and CEO Ron Stern turned on the lights to the holiday tree atop the Lovelace Medical Center near downtown on Thursday night. This is the 43rd year in a row that a tree has decorated the top of the hospital.

Lovelace Tree

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ABQ Health Partners teams back up with Lovelace

 
Source: 
ABQ Journal

Lovelace Health Plan members can once again see ABQ Health Partners physicians and other providers effective immediately under terms of a new provider agreement the companies announced Monday.

The companies declined to discuss terms of the agreement.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico is expected to purchase Lovelace Health Plan in a matter of weeks. BCBSNM has a provider agreement with ABQ HP already.

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Lovelace, ABQ Health Partners back together again

 
Source: 
Albuquerque Business First

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First

Lovelace Health System and ABQ Health Partners are back together again.

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Lovelace and ABQ Health Partners Sign New Agreement

 

ALBUQUERQUE (December 2, 2013) – Lovelace Health Plan and ABQ Health Partners (ABQ HP) have signed an agreement that will allow Lovelace patients and members to immediately access ABQ HP physicians and providers.

Lovelace and ABQ Health Partners will begin notifying patients and members of this change.

“We’re pleased to have these providers rejoin our network,” said Ron Stern, president and CEO of Lovelace Health System.  “It improves access for the community, especially for primary care, and broadens our network, giving our patients and members more quality choices.”

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Global Audience of Doctors Views Lovelace Women's Hospital Surgery

 
Source: 
Albuquerque Business First

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First


An audience of 1,200 doctors from around the world tuned in Thursday to watch a surgical procedure taking place in New Mexico.

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Is Your Hospital One of the Best Places to Work

 
Source: 
Nurse Zone

By Debra Wood, RN, contributor

November 14, 2013 - Individual nurses may be motivated by different things, but most will agree that a supportive work environment and opportunities for professional growth can go a long way toward improving job satisfaction. And there are a few hospitals that seem to have discovered the right formula for creating a great place to work.

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Whooping Cough Outbreak Grow Interview with Dr. Jeffrey Thomas

 
Source: 
KOB-TV

It's a sound that many thought was long gone, but it's a sound that has been creeping back up in the United States.

Colorado has reported more than 1,000 cases of it this year alone.

It's the sound of whooping cough.

According to Dr. Jeffrey Thomas from Lovelace Health Center, whooping cough is caused by the bacterium Bortetella pertussis.

"It's a highly contagious disease that's spread from person to person through respiratory droplets, like sneezing and coughing," Thomas said.

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