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New CEO Named At Lovelace Westside Hospital

ABQ Journal, Westside Edition

By Rosalie Rayburn/Journal Staff Writer

Lovelace Westside Hospital’s new CEO is relishing the challenges of competing with new hospitals in Rio Rancho.

Farron Sneed joined the 80-bed West Side hospital at Golf Course and McMahon late last month, replacing   Troy Greer, who was made CEO of the Lovelace Medical Center in Downtown Albuquerque in July. Greer had held the position since 2007.

Maiya Abigail and Emma Louise arrive Tuesday

Roswell Daily Record

Two area couples will have another reason to celebrate Jan. 1 — it’s the day they became parents.
Maiya Abigail, the first baby of the new year in Roswell, was born 4:47 a.m., Tuesday, at Lovelace Regional Hospital-Roswell to Lori Shirley and Dale Brunson. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 inches in length.

Shirley said Maiya was supposed to be due Jan. 17, but she had been hoping to have her for New Year’s.

“I just feel blessed to finally have her,” she said.

First ABQ Baby Born in 2013

KRQE

Lovelace Women’s Hospital New Year’s baby was born at 3:50 a.m. to Adrianna Saavedra and Erasto Gutierrez.  Baby Leeanna Maya Gutierrez weighed 6 pounds 5 ounces and is 19 inches in length. Baby Leeanna was one of the first New Year’s babies born in Albuquerque.

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Janet Hardt New Director of Women's Services

Roswell Daily Record

Lovelace Regional Hospital-Roswell has named Janet Hardt, CNM, MSN, as its new director of Women’s Services. Hardt started in her new position on Nov. 26. Hardt has a diverse and distinguished career in nursing that spans 25 years. Most recently, she served as a certified nurse-midwife for Rio Pecos Medical Associates in Roswell. Prior to that she worked at Women’s Health Center in Artesia and Artesia General Hospital. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the University of New Mexico and holds a master’s degree in Nursing from the University of Texas.

ABQ Journal Briefcase, Farron Sneed and Chad Pew

ABQ Journal

Lovelace Health System has hired two new executive level staff members. They are Farron Sneed, CEO for Lovelace Westside Hospital. Sneed has 20 years of experience in health care administration and previously worked as the chief operating officer/facility compliance officer for Bluefield Regional Medical center in Bluefield, West Virginia. Prior to that, Sneed served as the Assistant Chief Executive Officer at Northwest Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona. He has also served as an administrator at McKinney Surgery Center in McKinney, Texas.

Lovelace Would Run New Valencia Hospital

ABQ Journal

An Oklahoma City developer has chosen Lovelace Health System to run a new $55 million hospital to be built west of the Interstate 25 exit to Main Street in Los Lunas.

The 110,000-square-foot hospital will be designed and developed by Miller Development + Architecture using private funds and is expected to open in 2015, said the firm’s CEO, Darin Miller, in a telephone interview Friday.

Lovelace to manage LL hospital

Valencia County News

By Julia M. Dendinger

The long awaited formal announcement finally came at Thursday’s Los Lunas Village Council meeting.

Lovelace Health System is the provider partner for the proposed Los Lunas hospital, being built by Oklahoma-based Miller Architects.

In a phone interview Friday morning, Lovelace President and CEO Ron Stern said he was personally excited about partnering with Miller for the project.

Baby delivered on Albuquerque freeway

KOAT-TV 10pm news

A baby was delivered in a car on the side of an Albuquerque freeway. The baby came so fast, her father was forced to pull over on Interstate 25. Brinna Lee Milligan had a grand entrance into the world. "We're on the side of I-25; we are on the side of the freeway. It's freezing outside, and I'm delivering this baby," said father Andrew Milligan.

"We were half way through Bernalillo when I felt the first urge to just push," said mother Deanne Milligan.

12/12/12 Baby Born at Lovelace Women's Hospital

In celebration of 12/12/12, anchor Royale Dá from KOAT-TV was out at Lovelace Women’s Hospital today to talk with the parents of the first baby born at the hospital. Cayvin New arrived at 8:48 a.m. this morning and weighed more than 6 pounds. Proud parents Thomas and Heather New were excited about their bundle of joy.

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