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Emphasizing that this year's Truven Health Analytics 100 Top Hospitals list "is not an advertising scheme," senior vice president Jean Chenoweth says the 2013 winners list reflects "a balance scorecard," that keeps "all the goals and mission of the whole organization in mind."
This year the top hospitals list, formerly published as the Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospitals, gives equal weight to 9 elements of hospital performance:
• Risk-adjusted in-hospital mortality
KLUZ's Rudy Acosta prepares for Day of Dance and the 6th Annual Duke City Dance-Off hosted by Lovelace Women's Hospital.
KOB 4 cleaned up at the Duke City Dance off today hosted by Lovelace Women’s Hospital. The event was designed to promote heart health through exercise. KOB’s Gadi Schwartz took the top prize during his swing dance that included two flips. Jill Galus came in second place - half a point behind Schwartz - with her performance of the hustle. Last year’s winner Heather Mills performed as well.
Patrick Dawson has joined Southwest Medical Associates. Dawson is board certified and a fellow of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and previously worked at ABQ Health Partners. He has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from University of Wisconsin Whitewater, a medical degree from University of Wisconsin-Madison and completed his residency at Bethesda North Hospital in Cincinnati.
Albuquerque Business First, Dr. Patrick Dawson
• Patrick Dawson, M.D.
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Heather Mills, KOB-TV, Anchor
You might think if you were having a heart attack, you'd know it. But, that's not always the case, especially for women.
We talked to one woman who knew she wasn't feeling good, but had no idea how serious it was.
"I would have bet an entire year's paycheck that I was not having a heart event at all," said Lydia Koch. In fact, she thought it was the flu.
"My shoulder was kind of stiff. Then my throat started to get sore and I started to get a little sick to my stomach."
Written by Heather Punke | February 21, 2013
Abraham Lichtmacher, MD, has been named chief of women's services for Albuquerque, N.M.-based Lovelace Health System, effective mid-May.
Dr. Lichtmacher most recently served as chief of obstetrics and gynecology at Rochester (N.Y.) General Health System. However, he was previously with Lovelace Health System and ABQ Health Partners as chief of the medical staff for Lovelace Women's Hospital and chairman for women's health.
By Dennis Domrzalski, Staff Reporter
Dr. Abraham Lichtmacher, who once served as Lovelace Women's Hospital’s chief of medical staff, will rejoin Lovelace Health System in mid-May.
Lovelace Health System has hired a new chief of women’s services.
ALBUQUERQUE (Feb. 20, 2013) – Abraham Lichtmacher, M.D., has been named Chief of Women’s Services at Lovelace Health System (LHS). Dr. Lichtmacher joins LHS from Rochester General Health System in New York, where he served as Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
By David Romero/KRQE Reporter
ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - With February being Heart Health Month, cardiologists say it's a good time to remind people that they should pay attention to all possible symptoms if they feel they're going through a heart attack.
"You only have several minutes to hours before getting to the hospital where you have time to actually open an artery up to preserve the heart function," says Dr. Brendan Cavanaugh, Cardiologist with the New Mexico Heart Institute in Albuquerque.
By Ruby Bendersky, M.D.