ALBUQUERQUE, OCTOBER 4, 2016 — Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center today became the first hospital in the state to offer patients with coronary artery disease a new treatment option that literally disappears over time.
Lovelace has been focusing on expanding access to women's health services, especially on the Westside.
"There are quite a few patients, in general, that don’t want to cross the river," said Dr. John Cruickshank, CEO of Lovelace Medical Group. "This [expansion program] has really given them another option."
Lovelace Medical Group new Women’s Clinic at Lovelace Westside Hospital opened in 2015 and the group acquired the ABQ Health Partner’s women’s health segment in March.
Mishkin brings over 10 years of experience and specializes in primary care and women's health. She is a member of the American College of Nurse Midwifery and is fluent in Spanish. She joins the staff at Lovelace Women's Hospital and is accepting new patients.
Women who balance work and family know it can be tough to find time for themselves. This week, Lovelace Women’s Hospital is offering a way to spend time with friends, get pampered and get help getting healthy in all one place.
Life moves fast, and with everything women have to pack in, they don’t always set aside time to take care of their health or to treat themselves.
The most common injuries at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, says Meisha Hunt, director of nursing at Lovelace Medical Center, are ankle sprains and other injuries resulting from minor falls.
Have you wondered how your area hospitals stack up in terms of the quality of care they provide?
Emergencies obviously call for rushing to the nearest hospital. But when you have time to plan, it is worth doing some research and finding out which hospitals do the best job of caring for their patients.
Medicare’s Hospital Compare website — at medicare.gov/hospitalcompare/search.html — has just made it easier for you to check that.