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Lovelace Health System welcomes James Washecka as Division CFO

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Lovelace Health System welcomes James Washecka as Division CFO

ALBUQUERQUE – January 29, 2016 – Lovelace Health System is pleased to announce that James Washecka, FHFMA, MBA, has been named as division chief financial officer, starting March 1.

Lovelace Health System raises over $440,000 for United Way

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ALBUQUERQUE (December 11, 2015) – Employees of Lovelace Health System raised a total of $442,245 for United Way of Central New Mexico and United Way of Chaves County in the annual fundraising campaign this fall.

Heart Hospital at Lovelace Medical Center named to national 50 top-performing hospitals list

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ALBUQUERQUE (November 10, 2015) – Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center was named one of Truven Health 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the nation for cardiovascular (heart) success in 2015. This is the second year the hospital has been on the list. Patient outcomes from Heart Hospital of New Mexico, which falls under Lovelace Medical Center, were used to measure this national distinction.

Lovelace Westside Hospital earns national recognition for distinction in bariatric surgery

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ALBUQUERQUE – October 23, 2015 – Lovelace Westside Hospital has been named a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery® from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico for demonstrating better overall quality of care and patient results in bariatric surgery.

Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital wins HealthStream Award of Excellence

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ALBUQUERQUE – October 20, 2015 – Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital has announced that they were honored with the “Most Improved” award for a small rehabilitation hospital by the HealthStream Awards of Excellence in the Excellence Through Insight category. Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital was recognized in the overall employee satisfaction and engagement section.

Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital celebrates National Rehabilitation Awareness Week

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ALBUQUERQUE – September 21, 2015 – In celebration of National Rehabilitation Awareness Week September 20-26, Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital is holding several events.

The first is the second annual Therapy Pet Parade on Tuesday, September 22 from 10am-11am in the hospital lobby. This event recognizes the importance of therapy pets such as dogs and cats used to help patients through physical or occupational therapy. Bystanders are welcome to participate.

Two Lovelace Health System facilities named to Modern Healthcare’s Top 100 Best Places to Work for 2015

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ALBUQUERQUE (August 25, 2015) –   Lovelace Women’s Hospital and Lovelace Westside Hospital were both named to Modern Healthcare’s Top 100 Places to Work in Healthcare for 2015.

This is the eighth year that this recognition program has honored workplaces throughout the health care industry that empower their employees to provide patients and customers with the best possible care, products and services.

Lovelace Health System and Albuquerque Fire Department release joint public service announcement on importance of calling 911 in case of a heart attack or stroke

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ALBUQUERQUE – August 13, 2015 – Lovelace Health System and the Albuquerque Fire Department  have announced that they are releasing a new public service announcement (PSA) that encourages citizens to do these three things- recognize the symptoms of a heart attack or stroke, to call 911, and to be transported to the hospital by ambulance. These important steps can increase the chances of surviving a heart attack or stroke.

Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center receives American Heart Association accreditation for acute cardiac care

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ALBUQUERQUE — August 7, 2015 -- Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® Heart Attack Receiving Center Accreditation.

The accreditation program — sponsored by the American Heart Association and the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care —recognizes centers that meet or exceed quality of care measures for people experiencing the most severe type of heart attack, ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), in which blood flow is completely blocked to a portion of the heart.

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