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Lovelace Women’s Hospital honored for lactation care services

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(Pictured from left to right are Lovelace Women's Hopsital lactation services team members Jodi Haberstroh, RN, IBCLC; Terry Paez, RN, IBCLC; Sue Shafer, RN, IBCLC; Devan Sande, RN and Natalie Swart, CLE [front])

Lovelace Health System Named One of the Nation's 15 Top Health Systems by Truven Health Analytics, an IBM Company

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ALBUQUERQUE, NM -April 27, 2016 -Lovelace Health System was this week named one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems by Truven Health AnalyticsTM. Truven Health is a leading provider of healthcare data and analytics solutions and services that was recently acquired by IBM.

Lovelace Medical Group opening new medical clinic at Las Estancias

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ALBUQUERQUE (April 21, 2016) – Lovelace Medical Group (LMG) is announcing a new medical clinic in Albuquerque’s South Valley at the Las Estancias shopping center. At over 9,000 sq. ft., the new clinic will allow four new providers to give care to the growing community.

Construction is set to start on the new medical clinic in July 2016, with a grand opening slated for late 2016. The LMG clinic providers will include an OB-GYN, certified nurse midwife, primary care physician and a primary care advanced practice provider at the clinic, as well as supporting staff.

Lovelace Medical Center to open new adult inpatient psychiatric unit in April 2016

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ALBUQUERQUE (March 29, 2015) – Lovelace Medical Center has announced a 25-bed adult inpatient psychiatric unit will open at the hospital on in early April, 2016.

There is a strong community need for adult psychiatric services in Albuquerque, as most existing facilities are at capacity more often than not. While there are several facilities devoted to geriatric or pediatric psychiatric services, the leadership at Lovelace Medical Center identified the need to expand services for adult patients.

Lovelace Women’s Hospital selected for two Women’s Choice Awards

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ALBUQUERQUE (March 23, 2015) – Lovelace Women’s Hospital was recently honored with two Women’s Choice Awards for Patient Safety and America’s Best Breast Centers. This is the second year in a row the hospital has earned the America’s Best Breast Centers designation. Lovelace Women’s Hospital is the only hospital in New Mexico to be recognized for both awards.

Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center offering new treatment for high-risk cardiac patients

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ALBUQUERQUE (March 22, 2015) – The Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center has announced that it now offers Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) surgery for high-risk cardiac patients, thanks to the new hybrid operating room, which opened in February. The minimally invasive procedure is a last resort for patients who have conditions that prohibit them from getting open-heart surgery, such as age, sickness or prior open-heart surgery.

Lovelace Medical Group Women’s Health is expanding

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ALBUQUERQUE (March 18, 2016) – Lovelace Medical Group (LMG) will be expanding with the addition of ABQ Health Partners Women’s Health providers through a recent transaction by LMG effective May 1. The addition of the ABQ Health Partners Women’s Health will extend LMG’s women’s services including Vicky Peng, M.D.; Paul Shelburne, M.D.; Joel Teicher, M.D.; Dorothy Beach, CNM; Tambra Bensch, CNM; Melynda Lopez , CNM; and Dympna Ryan, CNM. ABQ Health Partners will continue to offer Gynecological (GYN) services.

Lovelace Health System’s customer service programs awarded 2016 ISPI Award of Excellence

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ALBUQUERQUE (March 15, 2016) – Lovelace Health System has received a 2016 International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) Award of Excellence for Outstanding Human Performance Intervention for its customer experience project.

Lovelace Medical Center receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus

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Award demonstrates Lovelace Medical Center’s commitment to quality care for stroke patients

February 22, 2016 – Albuquerque – Lovelace Medical Center was once again recognized for its commitment to and success in ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines.

The hospital received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite Plus.

Lovelace Westside Hospital designated as a Pinwheel Champion by Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care

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ALBUQUERQUE – February 9, 2016 – Lovelace Westside Hospital is pleased to announce that they have been designated a Pinwheel Champion by the Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care (IPFCC). The hospital is the only one in New Mexico to have received this designation.

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