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.
Construction continues on the Lovelace Medical Office Building in Independence Square at Jefferson and Osuna NE. The multi-million-dollar development will enhance community medical services for Lovelace patients in the Northeast Heights. The two-story structure is scheduled to be finished early next year.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The state of New Mexico operates three main lines of business: education, health care and public safety. They account for 80 percent of state expenditures. Spending on everything else is trivial compared with these functions.
You can compare hospitals on the basis of such factors as clinical outcomes, customer satisfaction and patient safety.
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.
Winner: Dr. Duc Vuong 10501 Golf Course Rd NW 505-727-2300
Dr. Duc Vuong is director of Lovelace Bariatrics at Lovelace Westside Hospital. He earned his medical degree from Texas A & M in College Station, Texas, and he has completed extensive postgraduate and professional training in bariatric procedures and minimally invasive surgery.