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Lovelace Medical Center recognized as top-performing hospital by Midas+ Platinum Quality Award program

Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE – May 9, 2016 – Lovelace Medical Center has been recognized as a top-performing hospital in the Midas+ Platinum Quality Award program. This award is based on Lovelace Medical Center’s 2015 performance in the Midas+ National Comparative Database for clinical performance in several key areas, including utilization efficiency and clinical efficacy measures and risk-adjusted length of stay and mortality outcome measures.

Mother's Day delivery at Lovelace Women's Hospital

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Chrystal Taliman got a special gift for Mother's Day on May 8, 2016: she gave birth to her fourth son at Lovelace Women's Hospital.

Watch the happy family in the clip below.

Lovelace breaks ground on new North I-25 clinic

Albuquerque Business First

Stephanie Guzman, Reporter, Albuquerque Business First

Lovelace's clinic is the anchor tenant of Independence Square.

After trying to find a tenant for a 7-acre property near Jefferson and Osuna for three years, dirt is finally moving on the vacant site for a new health care clinic.

Lovelace Health System and its general contractor, HB Construction, broke ground on a new medical clinic in the North I-25 corridor April 27. The two-story, 43,200-square-foot clinic will be built at 6701 Jefferson St. NE.

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])

New Mexico health system named one of the nation's top 15

Albuquerque Business First

Christopher Ortiz, Assistant Managing Editor, Albuquerque Business First

Lovelace Health System was just named one of the country's top 15 health systems by Truven Health Analytics.

The 2016 15 Top Health Systems study evaluated 338 health systems and 2,912 member hospitals to identify the 15 U.S. health systems with the highest overall achievement.

Lovelace Health System was named one of the country's top 15 health systems by Truven Health Analytics.

Lovelace Women’s Hospital happy to rank low on a Consumer Reports list for this procedure

Albuquerque Business First

Joe Cardillo, Reporter, Albuquerque Business First

It’s not often that coming in at the bottom of a list evokes a positive response, but for Lovelace Health System, that was the reaction to rankings from Consumer Reports that found the hospital has one of the lowest rates of cesarean sections in the nation.

Lovelace Women’s Hospital came in with the fifth-lowest rate of C-sections for first-time mothers with low-risk pregnancies, at just 13 percent overall.

Lovelace named one of Top 15

Albuquerque Journal

By Steve Sinovic / Journal Staff WriterThursday, April 28th, 2016 at 2:39pm

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Lovelace Health System has been named one of the Top 15 health systems in the nation by the international business research firm Truven Health Analytics.

It’s the first appearance on the Top 15 list for the Albuquerque-based Lovelace, the only health system in New Mexico on the list this year.

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.

15 Top Health Systems cultivate a culture of transparency

Modern Healthcare

By Maria Castellucci  | April 23, 2016

Access to data was critical for the orthopedic surgeons at St. Luke's Health System in Boise, Idaho, when they launched a project to eliminate hospital-acquired infections in 2011.

It enabled them to routinely monitor the system's infection rate after knee and hip replacement surgeries, laminectomy procedures and spinal fusion surgeries. The team used data to reduce foot traffic in operating rooms and change how patients' skin was prepped.

Lovelace to open new clinic in Albuquerque

KRQE

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Lovelace is opening a new medical clinic in the South Valley. It will be located in the Las Estancias Shopping Center near Coors and Rio Bravo, the same area where a new theater was recently built.

The clinic will provide ob-gyn services, midwives, primary care, physicals and advanced practice providers.

Lovelace officials say Albuquerque is in need of doctors across the city but they’re especially needed in this growing area.

Construction is set to start in July.

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