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.
Marissa Higdon, Reporter, Albuquerque Business First
As they start getting ready to go back to school, students and their parents are hitting clothing stores, supply stores and the doctor's office. Back to school is a busy time for doctors and hospitals.
Albuquerque hospitals use volunteers to hold and cuddle babies from the NICU when their parents can’t.
You’ll find nurse and doctors at the hospital, but baby cuddler is a coveted position done by volunteers. They hold the babies from the NICU when their parents aren’t able, to ensure they are given enough human touch. The volunteers love doing it.
Lovelace Health System will host a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday for its new clinic in the South Valley.
The new freestanding facility is being built by Maestas Development Group and Four Daughters Development. Lovelace will lease 9,000 square feet, making room for an OB-GYN, certified nurse midwife, primary care physician and a primary care advanced practice provider, as well as dozens of staff members.