Lovelace Health System names new CFO

Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Hope Wade, CPA, has joined the Lovelace Health System as chief financial officer for the Lovelace Medical Group. 

Wade has 20 years’ experience in health care management. She previously served as the executive director of finance at Northern Arizona Healthcare; as a controller over both a health plan and a hospital at Comanche County Memorial Hospital in Oklahoma; and as a financial analyst for St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City.

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Lovelace selects Epic for its hospitals and clinics

Press Release

Epic to replace 80 software systems and improve care, experience & work environment

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (May 10, 2016) – Lovelace Health System has selected Epic, the industry’s leading provider of electronic health record software, to unite its hospitals, clinics and physician groups under a single information-sharing platform.

Lovelace hires firm to overhaul electronic records

Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Epic changes are coming to the Lovelace Health System.

Lovelace parent company Ardent Health Services Wednesday said it has entered into a contract with electronic health records developer Epic to replace 80 information systems in use across Lovelace and other Ardent facilities. The investment will increase efficiencies in such areas as registration, billing, clinical applications, ehealth and population health initiatives, said Lovelace officials.

Lovelace Medical Center recognized as top-performing hospital by Midas+ Platinum Quality Award program

Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE – May 9, 2016 – Lovelace Medical Center has been recognized as a top-performing hospital in the Midas+ Platinum Quality Award program. This award is based on Lovelace Medical Center’s 2015 performance in the Midas+ National Comparative Database for clinical performance in several key areas, including utilization efficiency and clinical efficacy measures and risk-adjusted length of stay and mortality outcome measures.

Mother's Day delivery at Lovelace Women's Hospital


Chrystal Taliman got a special gift for Mother's Day on May 8, 2016: she gave birth to her fourth son at Lovelace Women's Hospital.

Watch the happy family in the clip below.

Lovelace breaks ground on new North I-25 clinic

Albuquerque Business First

Stephanie Guzman, Reporter, Albuquerque Business First

Lovelace's clinic is the anchor tenant of Independence Square.

After trying to find a tenant for a 7-acre property near Jefferson and Osuna for three years, dirt is finally moving on the vacant site for a new health care clinic.

Lovelace Health System and its general contractor, HB Construction, broke ground on a new medical clinic in the North I-25 corridor April 27. The two-story, 43,200-square-foot clinic will be built at 6701 Jefferson St. NE.

Lovelace Women’s Hospital honored for lactation care services

Press Release

(Pictured from left to right are Lovelace Women's Hopsital lactation services team members Jodi Haberstroh, RN, IBCLC; Terry Paez, RN, IBCLC; Sue Shafer, RN, IBCLC; Devan Sande, RN and Natalie Swart, CLE [front])

New Mexico health system named one of the nation's top 15

Albuquerque Business First

Christopher Ortiz, Assistant Managing Editor, Albuquerque Business First

Lovelace Health System was just named one of the country's top 15 health systems by Truven Health Analytics.

The 2016 15 Top Health Systems study evaluated 338 health systems and 2,912 member hospitals to identify the 15 U.S. health systems with the highest overall achievement.

Lovelace Health System was named one of the country's top 15 health systems by Truven Health Analytics.

Lovelace Women’s Hospital happy to rank low on a Consumer Reports list for this procedure

Albuquerque Business First

Joe Cardillo, Reporter, Albuquerque Business First

It’s not often that coming in at the bottom of a list evokes a positive response, but for Lovelace Health System, that was the reaction to rankings from Consumer Reports that found the hospital has one of the lowest rates of cesarean sections in the nation.

Lovelace Women’s Hospital came in with the fifth-lowest rate of C-sections for first-time mothers with low-risk pregnancies, at just 13 percent overall.

Lovelace named one of Top 15

Albuquerque Journal

By Steve Sinovic / Journal Staff WriterThursday, April 28th, 2016 at 2:39pm

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Lovelace Health System has been named one of the Top 15 health systems in the nation by the international business research firm Truven Health Analytics.

It’s the first appearance on the Top 15 list for the Albuquerque-based Lovelace, the only health system in New Mexico on the list this year.

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