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Lovelace Proposes Sharing Beds with UNMH as Alternative to New Hospital

Albuquerque Business First

By Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First

Lovelace Health System has offered to enter into a bed-sharing agreement with the University of New Mexico Hospital as an alternative to UNM building a new $146 million hospital.

Lovelace CEO Ron Stern made the offer in a Feb. 22 letter to Steve McKernan, CEO of the UNM Health Science System.

Lovelace Challenges New UNM Hospital

ABQ Journal

By Astrid Galvan/Journal Staff Writer

Lovelace Health System has come out against the University of New Mexico Hospital’s proposed new $146 million hospital, offering instead to make beds available at its own downtown location.

“We can tell you this as far as Lovelace is concerned — given the current health care environment, a new big hospital in the downtown area is not what is needed at this point,” Lovelace president and CEO Ron Stern said in a letter to Bernalillo County Commissioner Wayne Johnson that was released Tuesday.

Truven Top 100 Hospital Scores Measure 'Leadership Impact'

HealthLeaders

Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media

Emphasizing that this year's Truven Health Analytics 100 Top Hospitals list "is not an advertising scheme," senior vice president Jean Chenoweth says the 2013 winners list reflects "a balance scorecard," that keeps "all the goals and mission of the whole organization in mind."

KLUZ's Rudy Acosta Prepares for Day of Dance

KLUZ

KLUZ's Rudy Acosta prepares for Day of Dance and the 6th Annual Duke City Dance-Off hosted by Lovelace Women's Hospital.

Day of Dance: In the News

KOB-TV, KASA

KOB-TV

KOB 4 cleaned up at the Duke City Dance off today hosted by Lovelace Women’s Hospital. The event was designed to promote heart health through exercise. KOB’s Gadi Schwartz took the top prize during his swing dance that included two flips. Jill Galus came in second place - half a point behind Schwartz - with her performance of the hustle. Last year’s winner Heather Mills performed as well.

 

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Dr. Patrick Dawson Joins Southwest Medical Associates

ABQ Journal, Briefcase

Patrick Dawson has joined Southwest Medical Associates. Dawson is board certified and a fellow of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and previously worked at ABQ Health Partners. He has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from University of Wisconsin Whitewater, a medical degree from University of Wisconsin-Madison and completed his residency at Bethesda North Hospital in Cincinnati.

Preventing Heart Attacks in Women/Day of Dance

KOB-TV

KOB-TV, Morning show
Heather Mills, KOB-TV, Anchor

You might think if you were having a heart attack, you'd know it. But, that's not always the case, especially for women.

We talked to one woman who knew she wasn't feeling good, but had no idea how serious it was.
"I would have bet an entire year's paycheck that I was not having a heart event at all," said Lydia Koch. In fact, she thought it was the flu.

"My shoulder was kind of stiff. Then my throat started to get sore and I started to get a little sick to my stomach."

Lovelace Health System Names Dr. Abraham Lichtmacher Chief of Women's Services

Becker's Hospital Review

Written by Heather Punke | February 21, 2013

Abraham Lichtmacher, MD, has been named chief of women's services for Albuquerque, N.M.-based Lovelace Health System, effective mid-May.

Dr. Lichtmacher most recently served as chief of obstetrics and gynecology at Rochester (N.Y.) General Health System. However, he was previously with Lovelace Health System and ABQ Health Partners as chief of the medical staff for Lovelace Women's Hospital and chairman for women's health.

New Hire at Lovelace is Familiar Face

Albuquerque Business First

By Dennis Domrzalski, Staff Reporter

Dr. Abraham Lichtmacher, who once served as Lovelace Women's Hospital’s chief of medical staff, will rejoin Lovelace Health System in mid-May.

Lovelace Health System has hired a new chief of women’s services.

Abraham Lichtmacher, M.D., Named Chief for Women’s Services at Lovelace Health System

Lovelace Health System

ALBUQUERQUE (Feb. 20, 2013) –  Abraham Lichtmacher, M.D., has been named Chief of Women’s Services at Lovelace Health System (LHS). Dr. Lichtmacher joins LHS from Rochester General Health System in New York, where he served as Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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