News Stories

Lovelace welcomes new providers in women's health

Albuquerque Journal

Lovelace Medical Group has hired seven new providers for their women’s clinic. They are Vicky Peng, M.D.Paul Shelburne, M.D.Joel Teicher, M.D.Dorothy Beach, CNMTambra Bensch, CNM,Melynda Lopez, CNM, and Dympna Ryan, CNM .

Hundreds recognized for volunteering with Lovelace facilities.


ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE)– Hundreds were recognized Friday for the time they spent volunteering at Lovelace Hospital facilities.

Last year alone, the nearly 300 volunteers put in more than 30,000 combined hours, with some putting in as much as 1200 hours alone.

Volunteers provide visitors with information, assist families while they wait and even deliver magazines.

Local car dealer gearing up to offer health care in a different way

Albuquerque Business First

Joe Cardillo

A health care management option that came to Albuquerque last year is getting ready to take effect at a popular local car dealer.

The partnership between Don Chalmers Ford and Mayo Clinic will be delivered via Lovelace Health System and is expected to help increase the health and well-being of Chalmers’ employees as well as keep costs down, said Jamie Cox, a managing partner at Axcess Financial Group, which helped secure the coverage.

Mayo Clinic to manage care for NM dealership

Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The health plan arm of the U.S.-based Mayo Clinic will manage the care of employees of Don Chalmers Ford, a new business collaboration that an Albuquerque insurance broker said brings a new layer of competition to the state’s health insurance marketplace.

Flu season arriving late in New Mexico


Eddie Garcia, KOB Eyewitness News 4

Dr. David Pelini, who is the Lovelace Regional Medical Director for Emergency Services says that flu season is off to a late start in New Mexico.

"It’s later than normal. Usually we see it in January or February and it's late March and it's really starting up now," said Pelini.

Lovelace introduces treatment, operating room for cardiac patients

Albuquerque Business First

Christopher Ortiz
Assistant Managing Editor
Albuquerque Business First

The Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center now can offer a new procedure for high-risk cardiac patients.

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

Press Release

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

Press Release

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.

People on the Move: Dympna Ryan, CNM

Albuquerque Business First

Ryan brings over 30 years of experience and specializes in pregnancy, birth and postpartum services. She is certified by the American Midwifery Certification Board and is a member of the American College of Nurse Midwives.

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People on the Move: Melynda Lopez, CNM

Albuquerque Business First

Lopez has several years of experience in midwifery care, including home birth, long-term birth control implantation and removal and other women’s health concerns. She received the Maternity Nursing Convocation Award from UNM in 2012.

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