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Lovelace Pledges Food Bank Match

Roadrunner Food Bank

Donations of up to $33,000 to Roadrunner Food Bank through Dec. 31 will be doubled thanks to a matching pledge from Lovelace Health System.

“With your help and Lovelace’s we are able to feed nearly 40,000 hungry New Mexicans each week. And your gift today will help us feed hungry children, families, individuals and seniors well into the New Year,” the food bank said in a news release.

“Your gift this month will go a long way to help achieve our mission and provide hungry people hope in the New Year,” the organization said.

Prostate Awareness Month - Interview with Dr. Leyba

KLUZ

November was Prostate Awareness Month. Dr. Mario Leyba from Lovelace Medical Group did an interview with Univision about how early detection can save lives.

KLUZ Piece

Lighting the Lovelace Tree

ABQ Journal, KRQE, KOB-TV

 

Lovelace Medical Medical Center CEO Troy Greer, city of Albuquerque Chief Administrative Office Rob Perry, Sister Nancy Kazik, Lovelace Medical Center Chief of Staff Dr. Diego Gonzales and Lovelace Health System President and CEO Ron Stern turned on the lights to the holiday tree atop the Lovelace Medical Center near downtown on Thursday night. This is the 43rd year in a row that a tree has decorated the top of the hospital.

Lovelace Tree

ABQ Health Partners teams back up with Lovelace

ABQ Journal

Lovelace Health Plan members can once again see ABQ Health Partners physicians and other providers effective immediately under terms of a new provider agreement the companies announced Monday.

The companies declined to discuss terms of the agreement.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico is expected to purchase Lovelace Health Plan in a matter of weeks. BCBSNM has a provider agreement with ABQ HP already.

Lovelace, ABQ Health Partners back together again

Albuquerque Business First

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First

Lovelace Health System and ABQ Health Partners are back together again.

Lovelace and ABQ Health Partners Sign New Agreement

ALBUQUERQUE (December 2, 2013) – Lovelace Health Plan and ABQ Health Partners (ABQ HP) have signed an agreement that will allow Lovelace patients and members to immediately access ABQ HP physicians and providers.

Lovelace and ABQ Health Partners will begin notifying patients and members of this change.

“We’re pleased to have these providers rejoin our network,” said Ron Stern, president and CEO of Lovelace Health System.  “It improves access for the community, especially for primary care, and broadens our network, giving our patients and members more quality choices.”

Global Audience of Doctors Views Lovelace Women's Hospital Surgery

Albuquerque Business First

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First

An audience of 1,200 doctors from around the world tuned in Thursday to watch a surgical procedure taking place in New Mexico.

Is Your Hospital One of the Best Places to Work

Nurse Zone

By Debra Wood, RN, contributor

November 14, 2013 - Individual nurses may be motivated by different things, but most will agree that a supportive work environment and opportunities for professional growth can go a long way toward improving job satisfaction. And there are a few hospitals that seem to have discovered the right formula for creating a great place to work.

Whooping Cough Outbreak Grow Interview with Dr. Jeffrey Thomas

KOB-TV

It's a sound that many thought was long gone, but it's a sound that has been creeping back up in the United States.

Colorado has reported more than 1,000 cases of it this year alone.

It's the sound of whooping cough.

According to Dr. Jeffrey Thomas from Lovelace Health Center, whooping cough is caused by the bacterium Bortetella pertussis.

"It's a highly contagious disease that's spread from person to person through respiratory droplets, like sneezing and coughing," Thomas said.

Lovelace Sells its Insurance Operation to BCBS

ABQ Journal

Lovelace Health System has agreed to sell its insurance operation – with 108,000 members – to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico for an undisclosed price. The deal is expected to close, assuming regulators approve, no sooner than year’s end.

News and Events

Back to School Health Fair

Join Lovelace Westside Hospital for a free back to school health fair!

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

World Breastfeeding Week is August 1-7

Every year in the first week of August, the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) organi