Lovelace employee Pays It 4ward to hospital greeter


First impressions are important. You've heard it before. This edition of Pay It 4ward features a recipient who is in charge of first impressions at a local hospital.

Lovelace Westside Hospital - concrete, glass and stone on the outside. 

On the inside, right when you come in, the undeniable warmth and irresistible sense of humor of retired nurse Mary Wentz emanates.

Bobby Jo Trujillo nominated Mary, who's a volunteer greeter and guide at the hospital.

Kudos and accreditations grow patient volume, physician base at Lovelace

Albuquerque Business First

Lovelace Medical Center has received another award and its CEO says the recent recognition, along with key accreditations are contributing to an increased patient volume at the hospital, as well a boost in physician recruitment.

People on the Move - Recognition: Sheri Milone

Albuquerque Business First

Sheri Milone has been elected to serve a two year term as a member on the Executive Board for the American Heart Association, New Mexico Chapter. She is CEO of Lovelace Women's Hospital.

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Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center Receives American College of Cardiology Award for Cardiac Care

ALBUQUERQUE – July 13, 2015 – Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2015. Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center is one of only 319 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor.

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 the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks.

Lovelace Hospital Gastroenterologist Dr. Anna Vertkin on Good Day New Mexico


Dr. Anna Vertkin, a gastroenterologist at Lovelace Medical Group, appeared on Good Day New Mexico to discuss her practice.

View the clip here

The history of tuberculosis in New Mexico


CLOVIS, N.M. —Health officials are tracking down people who may have been exposed to tuberculosis in Clovis, a disease New Mexico has a long history with.

People on the Move: Mahmood Vaezzadeh, MD

Albuquerque Business First

Dr. Mahmood Vaezzadeh recently joined Lovelace Women's Hospital as an OB-GYN physician. He earned his medical degree from the Unviersity of Szeged in Hungary. He completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Rochester General Hospital in New York.

News and Events

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