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Health collaborative one of 50 to get seed money; in running for prize awards for county

Rio Rancho Observer
Sandoval Health Collaborative's 10x10 health booklet project is the centerpiece of its effort to engage children and their families in taking "ownership" of their health.
 
Sandoval Health Collaborative has been selected as one of 50 members of the HealthyCommunity50 in the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge to receive a $10,000 community seed award.
 
By participating in the challenge, Sandoval County is in the running to receive an initial prize to support its local program.
 

Lovelace Girls' Night Out

KRQE News 13
Lovelace Women’s Hospital invites you to join them for Girls’ Night Out at The Hotel Albuquerque.
 
The evening features wellness, spa and jewelry vendors, as well as a raffle benefitting the Anita Salas Memorial Fund.
 
Event Details: 
Sept. 22 at 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Hotel Albuquerque Old Town
Cost: Free
 
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Medicare website rates 31 New Mexico hospitals for patient services

Rio Rancho Observer
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.
 

3 New Mexicans to know

Albuquerque Business First
Candace Beeke
Publisher
Albuquerque Business First
This week’s column focuses on three women leaders in our community — not by design. It’s just a coincidence that the three New Mexicans I chose this week are women.
 

Taking shape

Albuquerque Journal

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.

 

Los hospitales que debes evitar si no quieres una cesárea innecesaria

Consumer Reports
Estos hospitales tienen tasas de partos por cesárea muy por encima de los objetivos nacionales, por lo que obtuvieron resultados deficientes en las Calificaciones de hospitales de Consumer Reports
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CONSUMER REPORTS
 

Sharing patient information could save state millions

Albuquerque Journal
By Winthrop Quigley / Journal Staff Writer
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.
 

Presbyterian, Lovelace win kudos in national rankings

Albuquerque Journal
By Steve Sinovic / Journal Staff Writer
 
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Presbyterian Healthcare Services has been given a “Best Regional Hospital” accolade by U.S. News & World Report for distinguishing itself in four types of care.
 

Lovelace Medical Center ranks highly in heart failure

U.S. News & World Report

Lovelace Medical Center received U.S. News & World Report's highest ranking for heart failure procedures.

View the rankings and other information here.

Medicare’s Hospital Compare website now rates your local hospital care

Las Cruces Sun-News
Bob Moos, for the Sun-News
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.
 

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