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Lovelace only NM Provider on 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare

 
Source: 
Albuquerque Business First

 “We are proud to be recognized as the only health care system in New Mexico to win this award,” said LHS President and CEO Ron Stern.

Lovelace Health System had been named one of the “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” in 2014 by Becker’s Healthcare.

Lovelace, which operates six hospitals in New Mexico and employs 4,000 people, was the only New Mexico provider on the list, which Becker’s has published since 2011.

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Lovelace Westside Hospital Hosts Baby Fair

Source: 
ABQ Journal

Lovelace Westside Hospital is hosting the “From Bump to Baby Health Fair” from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. this Saturday at Lovelace Westside Hospital, 10501 Golf Course Road NW.There will be inflatables and face painting for kids, resources for expecting moms and those with new babies in their family, prizes, giveaways, car seat safety checks, yoga and workout demos, food and much more. The event is free and open to the public. For information, call 898-3030.

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Lovelace Opens new Health Care Center

 
Source: 
Prime Time Magazine

Lovelace Medical Group recently opened a new health care center at 9501 Paseo Del Norte, N.E.

“This model organizes care around the patient, allowing clinical teams to better coordinate and track care,” said Dr. John Cruickshank, CEO, Lovelace Medical Group. “The clinic will provide a central medical home for the patient instead of focusing solely on providing episodic care.”

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Lovelace CFO Books Major Loss

 
Source: 
Albuquerque Business First

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First

In the fall of 2009, Stephen Forney had a Blackberry in his right hand and a triple-bacon cheeseburger in his left. He took a big bite of the Steak n’ Shake specialty and savored the melding of heavenly flavors: meat juice, grease, melted American cheese, onions, ketchup, mustard, lettuce and tomato.

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Love Your Health - Interview with Dr. Jeffrey Thomas

Source: 
Morning Brew

Lovelace Medical Group family medicine physician, Dr. Jeffrey Thomas, stops by Morning Brew to talk about Lovelace women's services, including efforts to keep the c-section rate well below the national average and the certified nurse midwife program.

 

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Lovelace Named to Becker's 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare

 
Source: 
Lovelace Health System

Lovelace Health System was named one of the "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” by Becker’s Healthcare in a press release that was released today.

Lovelace was the only health care system in New Mexico to make the list.

To develop the list, the Becker's Healthcare editorial team conducted research, considered nominations and evaluated organizations based on their benefits, workplace culture, professional development opportunities and previous recognition for workplace excellence. Organizations do not pay and cannot pay to be included on this list.

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New Mexico already has single-payer system

 
Source: 
Albuquerque Business First Print Edition

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First 


While many Americans decry the possibility of a single-payer health care system with government paying the bill, in New Mexico that system is pretty much here.

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Low C-Section Rates at Lovelace Women's Hospital

 
Source: 
KOAT-TV

Lovelace Women’s Hospital has one of the lowest C-section rates in the country.  Dr. Abraham Lichtmacher, Chief of Women's Services, “The national rate is about 33 percent, Lovelace Women’s Hospital so far this year, we're about at 17 percent so traditionally we've had one of the lowest cesarean rates in New Mexico as well as nationally."  According to the national average, eight in ten women in New Mexico have their children naturally. Dr.

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Lovelace Westside Hospital ranked 14th-safest hospital

 
Source: 
Rio Rancho Observer

By Sterling Fluharty

In late March, Consumer Reports unveiled its hospital safety ratings and ranked Lovelace Westside Hospital No. 14 in the nation. The magazine rated 2,591 hospitals across the country, including several in New Mexico, according to a news release and the magazine’s website.

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Taxpayers footing bill for over 80 percent of premium revenue at three NM insurers

 
Source: 
Albuquerque Business First

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First

Though many Americans decry the possibility of a single-payer health care system, in which the government pays the bill, in New Mexico that system is pretty much here, according to financial reports filed with the New Mexico Office of the Superintendent of Insurance.

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