Press

Heart Hospital Team Performs First of its Kind Procedure

ABQ Journal

By Elaine Tassy/Journal Staff Writer

Joe Sanchez, a jocular 84-year-old retired U.S. Army lieutenant, was vacuuming inside his Uptown home on the hot, sunny afternoon of Wednesday, Aug. 13, while Sally, his wife of more than 60 years, was dusting in the kitchen and living room.

Suddenly, Joe experienced a back pain so shocking, unprecedented and severe he had to stop and sit down. When he began to moan, their son Bruce told his mother to call 911.
 

New Hires for Lovelace Medical Group

ABQ Journal

Lovelace Medical Group LMG) has hired five new staff members. They are:

New Hires for Lovelace Medical Group

ABQ Journal

Lovelace Medical Group LMG) has hired five new staff members. They are:

Fighting the Flu

KRQE

Dr. Angela Sanchez from Lovelace Medical Group/Southwest Medical Associates, was recently interviewed by KRQE about the flu and what you need to do to protect yourself.

Patty Kehoe - Lovelace Women's Hospital Board Member

Albuquerque Business First
  • Patty Kehoe
  • Submission Type: Board of Directors
  • Name of board: Lovelace Women's Hopsital Governing Board
  • Position on board: Board Member

Need a doc? Take a number

ABQ Journal

By Colleen Heild

Dr. Frank Hesse of Albuquerque is a retired general surgeon, the former chairman of the state Health Policy Commission and one of the founders of a nonprofit organization that recruits health care providers to New Mexico.

And he’s had trouble finding a primary care physician.

“An awful lot of people are looking for doctors and people are calling me,” Hesse said recently. “I’m in the same boat, and I’m a physician.”

Groundbreaking Aortic Aneurysm Procedure Performed

KASA

Dr. Steve Henao, an endovascular surgeon at New Mexico Heart Institute, recently performed the first life-saving percutaneous repair of a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm at Heart Hospital at New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center. This was the first operation of its kind in the United States.  Dr. Henao recently talked with KASA This Morning about this life-saving procedure.

 

 

Dr. Duc Vuong Interviewed on "KASA This Morning"

KASA

Dr. Duc Vuong, Director of Lovelace Bariatrics, was live on “KASA This Morning” today to talk about eating healthy for the New Year. He showed viewers how to make a healthy shake for the New Year and discussed exercise and meditation.
 

He is pictured with anchor Elizabeth Alvarez.

KASA Live Interview on "This Morning"

Small Changes for Providers With ACA Start Date

Roswell Daily Record

When the Affordable Care Act is implemented Jan. 1, do not expect a switch to flip.

Low enrollment in the federal health insurance exchange means New Mexico health care providers will see a modest uptick, if any, in patient load.

“I will tell you that January 1st will be anticlimactic in a meaningful sense as far as the Affordable Care Act goes,” said Stephen Forney, vice president and chief financial officer of Lovelace Health System, which operates hospitals throughout New Mexico and has a campus in Roswell.

Interview with Dr. Iacuone Drinking/Driving

KOB-TV

New Year's Eve is one of the biggest drinking nights of the year, but many aren't aware that what they drink can carry over to the next day.

In fact, experts say 1 in 3 drivers think they're fine to get behind the wheel after a night of drinking when they are actually still drunk.

News and Events

Walgreens to Acquire Lovelace’s Retail Pharmacy Businesses

DEERFIELD, Ill., and ALBUQUERQUE, NM, March 9, 2015 – Walgreen Co.

Nina Simon Joins Lovelace Medical Group

Nina Simon, CNM has joined the Lovelace Medical Group as a certified nurse midwife.