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Recess is back at some Albuquerque schools - and it's better than ever

KOB-TV

 

This year there's been some big changes to recess at several Albuquerque elementary schools - and students say it's all for the better.

A new program called Playworks started this year in seven schools. So far, bullying is down and physical activity is up.

Recess at Griegos Elementary School has changed a lot since last year. Students still get to choose what they want to do during their break, but now, it's recess with a purpose.

It's goal driven. It's simple and the kids love it.

Jonathan Baca is a 5th grader at Griegos.

Lovelace Medical Center Adds the Latest in Robotic Surgery Technology

Prime Time Magazine

Lovelace Medical Center is pleased to announce it has acquired the next generation of da Vinci surgical robotic technology.  This model features a robotic simulator and fluorescence imaging, which give surgeons the ability to perform the most precise, technologically advanced and safe surgery.

Baby Steps

Albuquerque Journal

By Amanda Schoenberg Journal Staff Writer 
 
Los Lunas resident Kelly Beraun almost lost her son Jaiden three times. The first time was just after he and his twin, Benjamin, were born in May 2010 at 25 weeks. The first time he cried, he popped a hole in his lung and doctors thought he wouldn’t survive. He pulled through.

A week later, Jaiden perforated his intestine and was rushed into emergency surgery for necrotizing enterocolitis, a common gastrointestinal problem among premature babies that can destroy the intestines.

Birthing Centers Blossom

HealthLeaders Magazine

HealthLeaders, March 2012
Birthing Centers Blossom

Joe Cantlupe, for HealthLeaders Media

They resemble deluxe hotel rooms, with luxurious décor in soft pastels, inviting paintings, richly upholstered chairs, and don't forget the iPod docking stations, the HDTVs, rollout beds, and room service. Only a blood pressure monitor seems out of place—although that may be hidden in a cabinet.

Lovelace Regional Hospital-Roswell ER Space to Premiere Monday

Roswell Daily Record

Lovelace Regional Hospital's ER Space to Premier Monday
 

 By Vanessa Kahin/Roswell Daily Record

When Janelle Raborn, interim CEO of Lovelace Regional Hospital, saw the facility’s emergency room, she saw a need — for more space, more staff and faster service.

CMS Efficiencies Lower Health Care Bills

New Mexico Business Weekly

CMS efficiencies lower health care bills
Overall, White and his colleagues reduced limb replacement costs 11%

by Dennis Domrzalski, NMBW Reporter

In the world of medicine and health care, it’s often difficult to break with tradition unless cost savings are realized.

That’s exactly what happened when orthopedic surgeons who do hip and knee replacements at Lovelace Medical Center in Albuquerque analyzed a few of their operating room habits.

New Owner, New Name

Roswell Daily Record

By Vanessa Kahin

After months of sale negotiations and several weeks of anticipation, the hospital on East 19th Street has a brand new name.

Once known as Roswell Regional Hospital, the city’s most recent alternative for hospital care, the facility will now be known as Lovelace Regional Hospital-Roswell.

Hospital staff revealed the name during an unveiling ceremony at the facility’s cafeteria, Tuesday.

“We’ve got a lot of reasons to celebrate,” said Ron Stern, CEO of Lovelace Health System.

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The art of giving builds pride among hospital staff
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