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Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center Honored with Mission Lifeline Quality Achievement Award

ALBUQUERQUE (June 11) – In May 2014, the Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center was the only hospital in New Mexico to receive the silver Mission: Lifeline Receiving Center quality achievement award from the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. This is currently the highest recognition in New Mexico.

Additionally, the Heart Hospital is the only accredited Chest Pain Center in Albuquerque, as recognized through the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.

Heart Hospital Wins Award

KOAT, KRQE

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An Albuquerque hospital is receiving a huge honor. The Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center has won the Mission Lifeline Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the response time and quality of treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. It’s the only hospital in the state to receive the award. The Heart Hospital is also the only accredited Chest Pain Center in Albuquerque. 

KRQE.COM

Trips to the ER Aren't Declining

Albuquerque Business First

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First

One of the theories behind the Affordable Care Act was that with most every American getting health insurance, visits to hospital emergency rooms would decline as more people got preventive care from primary care doctors.

But a survey from the American College of Emergency Physicians shows the opposite is happening.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico Receives Regulatory Approval to Acquire Lovelace Health Plan Membership in New Mexico

Lovelace Health System

Nearly 100,000 new members will gain access to highly coordinated, cost-effective, quality care

Albuquerque, N.M. May 28, 2014 – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) received its final regulatory approval to acquire Lovelace Health Plan commercial members and the Medicare Advantage contract. The transaction is expected to be complete on June 1, 2014. This acquisition does not include Lovelace’s hospitals, providers, pharmacies or clinics.

Best Business Advice - Lovelace Medical Center CEO Troy Greer

Albuquerque Business First

Alb. Business First recently interviewed Business Leaders in Albuquerque to find out what has been the best business advice they have received. Troy was one of the business leaders selected for the article. 

“Having great teams requires strong, shared values. Although team members are unique, shared values allow for better organizational alignment and performance.”

Troy Greer, CEO, Lovelace Medical Center

Lovelace Bariatrics Center Gets Accreditation

ABQ Journal

Lovelace Bariatrics surgery center at Lovelace Westside Hospital has received accreditation as a Level 1 facility under the Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN) Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons.

“We are proud to be the only bariatric center in New Mexico to receive this prestigious accreditation,” Lovelace Westside Hospital CEO Farron Sneed said in a news release.

Interview with Dr. John Tanner - Stroke Month

KASA This Morning

Lovelace Medical Group neurologist Dr. John Tanner appeared on KASA This Morning to discuss stroke month. 

Visiting Pediatrician Helps Prevent Childhood Obesity

KOB-TV

Lovelace Medical Group pediatrician Dr. Felipe Zanghellini talks about the rise of childhood obesity and how regular visits to the doctor's office can help.

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