California firm launching cutting edge medical technology in Albuquerque

Albuquerque Business First

By Sal Christ

California-based TriVascular Technologies (NASDAQ: TRIV) is debuting its Ovation iX Abdominal Stent Graft System in Albuquerque this week and New Mexico Heart Institute's chief of vascular surgery, Dr. Steve Henao, will be the first person in the world to use the technology.

Lara Wengert on Good Day New Mexico August 15, 2015


Lara Wengert, MS, CCC-LP, outpatient therapy manager at Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital, appeared on Good Day New Mexico August 15, 2015 to discuss the Focus On Therapy Outcomes recognition that all five rehabilitation clinics recently won.

'Time is muscle': Lovelace CEO Greer on new Lovelace, APD collaboration

Albuquerque Business First

By Sal Christ

A new collaboration between Lovelace Health System and the Albuquerque Police Department is aimed at not only improving patient outcomes, but also improving hospital efficiency.

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

Press Release


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

Press Release

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.

Lovelace, Avalon pitch their plan

Valencia County News-Bulletin

By Julia M. Dendinger

An out-of-state developer looking to expand health care options in Valencia County is encouraging residents to push county commissioners to hear his proposal.

Jim Gilbert, Avalon Development chairman and CEO, along with Lovelace Chief Operating Officer Janelle Raborn hosted two town hall meetings last week to pitch yet another idea for health care services in Valencia County.

Lovelace Medical Group Welcomes Dr. Barbara Bath

Albuquerque Journal

Barbara J. Bath, M.D., has joined the Lovelace Medical Group as a board-certified family medicine physician practicing at the West Side location at 4420 Irving NW in Albuquerque. Bath has 20 years’ experience providing care in New Mexico. She has a bachelor’s degree in biology from Fairleigh Dickinson University; a medical degree from New York Medical College; and completed an internship and residency at Brown University/Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island.

Legislators endorse Belen hospital site; say city needs economic development

Valencia County News-Bulletin

By Clara Garcia

The two most influential and powerful state legislators came together recently to endorse the Belen site for the long-awaited hospital.

Sen. Michael Sanchez (D-Valencia and Bernalillo counties), the senate majority leader, and Rep. Don Tripp (R-Socorro, Valencia and Catron counties), the speaker of the house, spoke last week at the ground-breaking ceremony for the new crosswind runway at the Belen Alexander Municipal Airport, both saying they believe the Belen location would be the best site for the yet-to-be-built hospital.

Nancye Cole earns FACHE credentialing

Albuquerque Business First

Nancye Cole, BSN, MSN, RN, and CNO of Lovelace Westside Hospital, recently earned her credentialing to be a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE). The FACHE credential demonstrates professionalism, ethical decision making, competence, and leadership skills in health care.

Debbie Sue named by NIST to Board of Examiners

Albuquerque Business First

Debbie L. Sue, director of therapy services at Lovelace Women's Hospital, has been named by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to the Board of Examiners for the 2015 malcom Baldridge National Quality Award. 

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