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Don't Bug Me 2015

KOAT, KOB

Lovelace Health System sponsored the 7th annual Don't Bug Me campaign to help prevent the flu at Valle Vista Elementary School on November 5, 2015. This flu prevention campaign centers around teaching third grade students proper hand washing techniques and other ways to prevent the flu. The children received Don't Bug Me flu prevention materials and Don't Bug Me tee shirts. Carmen Cedillos, RN, the school nurse, helped Dr. Felipe Zanghellini teach 80 third-grade students the proper way to wash their hands and cover their mouths when they coughed or sneezed. 

People on the Move: John Bond, MD

Albuquerque Business First

Dr. John Bond has joined Lovelace Medical Group as a family physician. He is board-certified with over 30 years of experience. He is a member of several professional organizations including the American Academy of Family Practice and the American Geriatric Society. He is interested in providing care to New Mexico's seniors.

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People on the Move: Edmee Rodriguez, MD

Albuquerque Business First

Dr. Edmee Rodriguez has joined Lovelace Medical Group as an internal medicine physician. She is board-certified with over 25 years of experience and a member of many professional organizations, including the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association, and the New Mexico Medical Association. She is fluent in English and Spanish.

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How giving employees more of a voice helped Lovelace hospital win award

Albuquerque Business First

Improving hospital outcomes sometimes has less to do with what the doctors are doing for patients and more to do with what the hospital is doing for its employees — at least in the case of 

Lovelace Westside Hospital earns national recognition for distinction in bariatric surgery

Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE – October 23, 2015 – Lovelace Westside Hospital has been named a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery® from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico for demonstrating better overall quality of care and patient results in bariatric surgery.

Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital wins HealthStream Award of Excellence

Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE – October 20, 2015 – Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital has announced that they were honored with the “Most Improved” award for a small rehabilitation hospital by the HealthStream Awards of Excellence in the Excellence Through Insight category. Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital was recognized in the overall employee satisfaction and engagement section.

Why We Give to United Way

Every year, Lovelace Health System holds a campaign to encourage employees to donate to United Way. We interviewed several staff members about their reasons for giving in 2015. 

People on the Move: Julie Farrer, MD

Albuquerque Business First

Dr. Julie Farrer has joined the Lovelace Medical Group as a gastroenterologist. She has been practicing medicine in Albuquerque for over 20 years. She is certified with The American Board of Gastroenterology. She is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterological Association and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

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News and Events

How to Calm a Crying Baby: You’re Not a Bad Parent! (We Promise)

Every parent has been there at 3 a.m.: your baby is crying and you

Lovelace Medical Center and Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital Job Fair March 2

From nursing to physical therapy, occupational therapy, case management and more, discover how yo

The art of giving builds pride among hospital staff
“I saw some of the other nurses wearing them and I asked, ‘Where do you get those?’” Heart Hosp