Relief is on the way for the ever-crowded emergency room at the University of New Mexico Hospital.
It’s routine for patients to sit for hours in jammed emergency room waiting areas and then in temporary beds adjacent to the ER while waiting to be admitted. A patient transfer agreement with Lovelace Health System should provide some relief.
ALBUQUERQUE, JUNE 10, 2016 — Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center has received the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific high quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. This is the second year in a row the Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center has been recognized with this award.
In many cases, a C-section birth is absolutely necessary. But often it is not: Researchers estimate that in almost half of the cesareans performed in the U.S, the babies could have been safely delivered vaginally instead.
EDUCATION: University of Chicago (IL), University of New Mexico-Main Campus (Albuquerque, NM)
Sloan-Garcia, a new hire at Lovelace Medical Group, is board-certified in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism and internal medicine. She is a published and award-winning medical researcher and is accepting patients at Lovelace Medical Group Northside.
A deal between Lovelace Health System and the University of New Mexico Health System could get patients treated faster. Under a new partnership, patients waiting for an emergency room at UNM-H could be transferred to one of Lovelace’s acute-care hospitals in Albuquerque. According to the Albuquerque Journal, the partnership will free up UNM-H, the state’s only level one trauma care center, to deal with more complex cases.
ALBUQUERQUE, May 31, 2016 – University of New Mexico Health System and Lovelace Health System are partnering on a patient transfer plan that aims to improve access to hospital medical care in New Mexico.
Under a newly developed clinical partnership, patients waiting in UNM Hospital’s emergency department to be admitted to a hospital room may be transferred to an available room at any of three Lovelace acute-care hospitals in Albuquerque, if the patient consents.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Lovelace Health System and University of New Mexico Health System have signed off on a patient transfer deal to help when UNM emergency department beds are in short supply.
The two organizations on Tuesday said under a newly developed clinical partnership, patients waiting in UNM Hospital’s emergency department to be admitted to a hospital room may be transferred to an available room at any of three Lovelace acute-care hospitals in Albuquerque, if the patient consents.