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Lovelace getting new chief financial officer

Roswell Daily Record

Lovelace Health System has hired a new chief financial officer of Lovelace Regional Hospital in Roswell, effective Jan. 8.

Sheri Milone | 130 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know 2017

Becker's Hospital Review

Sheri Milone. CEO of Lovelace Women's Hospital (Albuquerque, N.M.). Since joining Lovelace Health in 1992, Ms. Milone has served as CEO of Lovelace Westside Hospital in Albuquerque and is now CEO of Lovelace Women's Hospital. Under her guidance, Lovelace Women's Hospital added a breast cancer center, maternal-fetal program for high-risk pregnancies, natural birthing center and minimally invasive robotic surgery program.

Hospital recognized as baby-friendly

Roswell Daily Record

Lovelace Women’s Hospital has achieved international recognition as a baby-friendly designated birth facility by Baby-Friendly USA.

Baby-Friendly USA is the U.S. authority for the implementation of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund. The initiative encourages and recognizes hospitals and birthing centers that offer an optimal level of care for breastfeeding mothers and their babies.

UNM Research Team Wins $50,000 Bio Design Competition With “Limitless Socket”

UNM HSC Newsbeat

UNM students have designed a new prosthesis that promises to revolutionize healing and mobility after lower-body amputations. The innovation is expected to significantly impact patient care and was recently awarded $50,000 to help prototype and patent the idea.

Lovelace Women’s Hospital recognized as a Baby-Friendly® hospital

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Lovelace Women’s Hospital recognized as a Baby-Friendly® hospital

ALBUQUERQUE – December 13, 2017 – Lovelace Women’s Hospital has achieved international recognition as a Baby-Friendly® designated birth facility by Baby-Friendly USA, Inc.

Lovelace Health System welcomes Gary Whittington as CFO

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Lovelace Health System welcomes Gary Whittington as CFO

ALBUQUERQUE – December 12, 2017 – Lovelace Health System welcomes Gary L. Whittington, CPA, as the chief financial officer (CFO) of Lovelace Health System, effective January 3, 2018.

Following daughter’s suicide, local mom creates documentary on perinatal depression

KRQE

Dr. Abraham Lichtmacher and Kym Halliday-Clear participated in a documentary called “Kassy Hope, My life for Yours” about perinatal and post-partum depression in women.

KRQE covered the story below.

Lovelace Regional Hospital welcomes Mary Bevier as CFO

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ROSWELL – January 8, 2018 – Lovelace Health System welcomes Mary Bevier, as the chief financial officer (CFO) of Lovelace Regional Hospital, effective January 8, 2018.

Lovelace earns recognition as New Mexico Family-Friendly Workplace

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ALBUQUERQUE, December 1, 2017 — Lovelace Health System earned distinction for its workplace policies by Family Friendly New Mexico, a statewide project developed to recognize companies that have adopted policies that give New Mexico businesses an edge in recruiting and retaining the best employees.

“We understand the importance of our employees having a work/life balance,” said Ron Stern, president and CEO of Lovelace Health System. “We know that employees who feel supported in caring for their families perform better at work and have higher job satisfaction.”

Lovelace's parent company grows system with out-of-state acquisition

Albuquerque Business First

Ardent Health Services, the parent company of the Lovelace Health System, has grown by 378 beds, a hospital and more than a dozen clinics virtually overnight through a deal it announced Wednesday. Ardent teamed up with the University of Kansas Health System to acquire Topeka, Kansas-based St. Francis Health. Ardent did not disclose the terms of the deal, but did say in a statement it plans to invest, along with the Kansas Health System, $50 million into the newly acquired hospital and its 15 clinics. The hospital will be renamed The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus.

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