Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital celebrates National Rehabilitation Awareness Week

Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE – September 21, 2015 – In celebration of National Rehabilitation Awareness Week September 20-26, Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital is holding several events.

The first is the second annual Therapy Pet Parade on Tuesday, September 22 from 10am-11am in the hospital lobby. This event recognizes the importance of therapy pets such as dogs and cats used to help patients through physical or occupational therapy. Bystanders are welcome to participate.

Girls' Night Out and Self-Care Tips for Breast Cancer Patients

The Morning Brew

Lovelace Women’s Hospital Breast Cancer Navigator Sandra Arellano appeared on The Morning Brew Thursday, September 17 with two representatives from Anita Salas Memorial Fund to discuss breast cancer self-care and the upcoming Girls’ Night Out event.

Debbie L. Sue named to board of examiners

Albuquerque Journal

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

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Albuquerque's nursing shortage not exactly what it seems - here's why

Albuquerque Business First

By Sal Christ - September 9, 2015

The oft talked about nursing shortage in Albuquerque isn't exactly what it seems.

New device will help doctors monitor patients' hearts from anywhere


By Erica Zucco

The New Mexico Heart Institute and the Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center have partnered together to pioneer the implantation of new heart monitoring devices in heart failure patients. They expect it will make a huge difference for heart failure patients in New Mexico – and their families.

They’re called CardioMEMS, and on Aug. 3 and 4, doctors from the New Mexico Heart Institute implanted them in five different patients at the Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center.

New St. Jude tech a boon for patients and New Mexico economy

Albuquerque Business First

By Sal Christ

The Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center recently became the first health care organization in the state to use new medical technology from St. Jude Medical Inc. (NYSE: STJ).

Lovelace Health System facilities named to Modern Healthcare’s Top 100 Best Places to Work for 2015


KRQE News in Albuquerque covered the story regarding Lovelace Westside Hospital and Lovelace Women's Hospital being named to Modern Healthcare's Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare on their morning program August 28, 2015.

2 NM hospitals land on national 'Best Places to Work in Healthcare' list

Albuquerque Business First

Two Lovelace Health System hospitals have landed on health care publication Modern Healthcare's 2015 Best Places to Work in Healthcare top 100 list.

Lovelace Women’s Hospital makes the list for the seventh consecutive year, while Lovelace Westside Hospital lands its fifth appearance on the list since 2008.

Two Lovelace Health System facilities named to Modern Healthcare’s Top 100 Best Places to Work for 2015

Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE (August 25, 2015) –   Lovelace Women’s Hospital and Lovelace Westside Hospital were both named to Modern Healthcare’s Top 100 Places to Work in Healthcare for 2015.

This is the eighth year that this recognition program has honored workplaces throughout the health care industry that empower their employees to provide patients and customers with the best possible care, products and services.

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.