Press

Lovelace Westside Hospital ranked 14th-safest hospital

Rio Rancho Observer

By Sterling Fluharty

In late March, Consumer Reports unveiled its hospital safety ratings and ranked Lovelace Westside Hospital No. 14 in the nation. The magazine rated 2,591 hospitals across the country, including several in New Mexico, according to a news release and the magazine’s website.

Taxpayers footing bill for over 80 percent of premium revenue at three NM insurers

Albuquerque Business First

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First

Though many Americans decry the possibility of a single-payer health care system, in which the government pays the bill, in New Mexico that system is pretty much here, according to financial reports filed with the New Mexico Office of the Superintendent of Insurance.

Hospitals Report Surgery Rates

ABQ Journal

By Donna Olmstead

Dr. Sharon Phelan, medical director for labor and delivery at the University of New Mexico Hospital, also a professor of obstetrics and gynecology and a fellow in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, says the cesarean section rate at the hospital, 21 or 22 percent, is slightly less than the state’s average. The rate of c-section for the first pregnancy or primary c-section is about 11 percent, she says.

Dr. Cruz Interview with KASA This Morning

KASA This Morning

Dr. Eldie Cruz from Lovelace Medical Group was recently on KASA This Morning to discuss needlescopic surgery.

Lovelace Westside Hospital among safest in U.S.

Albuquerque Business First

By Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter-Albuquerque Business First

Lovelace Westside Hospital has been named one of the safest hospitals in the U.S. by Consumer Reports magazine.

The 80-bed hospital received a safety score of 73 out of a possible 100 and was 14th on Consumer Reports’ list of the nation’s safest hospitals. The magazine reviewed about 4,000 hospitals.

Special Delivery

ABQ Journal

By Donna Olmstead / Journal Staff Writer

Ellen Geske didn’t want her second daughter delivered by cesarean section, but a couple of issues in her pregnancy were making that a possibility.

Her baby was breech, meaning her head was up instead of down.

Also, she had an overabundance of amniotic fluid, she explains one afternoon at ABQ Health Partners Women’s Health on Montgomery.

Lovelace CEO: Cath lab shows a commitment to community

Roswell Daily Record

The new cath lab is just one example of the commitment to Roswell by Lovelace Regional Hospital, says CEO Dawn Tschabrun. The new cardiac catheterization laboratory held a grand opening on Tuesday, the facility is about six weeks old, Tschabrun said.

The cath lab is built with state-of-the-art technology that will allow providers to treat a variety of patients with cardiovascular and vascular conditions with minimally invasive surgical procedures. 

Lovelace Volunteers Honored

KRQE

KRQE came out to the Lovelace Volunteer Awards celebration. They interviewed long-time Lovelace Westside Hospital volunteer Audrey Stern who has volunteered more than 11,000 hours.

Lovelace CEO: Volunteers critical to providing compassionate care

Albuquerque Business First

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First

They greet patients when they come into the hospital, deliver magazines to patients in their rooms and sometimes they just sit with patients and talk with them.

News and Events

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

ALBUQUERQUE — August 7, 2015 -- Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center has recei

Lovelace Senior Health Summit

Lovelace Health System will be holding a Senior Health Summit September 8th at the Man

Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center honored with Mission: Lifeline achievement award

ALBUQUERQUE, JUNE 30, 2015 — Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center has received