ALBUQUERQUE – February 9, 2016 – Lovelace Westside Hospital is pleased to announce that they have been designated a Pinwheel Champion by the Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care (IPFCC). The hospital is the only one in New Mexico to have received this designation.
Morning Brew host and Duke City Dance Off dancer, Dan Mayfield, interivewed Chip Hindi and Kaleb Stratton from Enchantment Dancing on the morning show. Day of Dance will be held Saturday, February 13 at Albuquerque Embassy Suites beginning at 11:00 a.m.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — James Washecka has been named division chief financial officer of Lovelace Health System, starting March 1.
For the past five years, he has been chief financial officer of Hillcrest Hospital South in Tulsa, Okla. Hillcrest South and Lovelace Health System are affiliates of Ardent Health Services. Washecka was named Ardent’s CFO of the Year in 2012.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Fifty-four area civic and business leaders became the newest members of Kirtland Air Force Base’s Honorary Commanders Program on Friday during a ceremony that officially kicked off the sprawling base’s yearlong 75th anniversary celebration.
Kirtland pegs its birthday as Jan. 7, 1941 – the day construction began on Albuquerque Army Air Base, which started training bomber crews for World War II. Today, Kirtland has hundreds of tenant organizations, including Sandia National Laboratories, and employs nearly 21,000 people.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A new hybrid operating room at the Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center means a patient undergoing relatively minor surgery won’t have to be moved to a surgical suite if something more serious occurs.
Lovelace spent nearly $5 million to convert one of its surgical suites to accommodate a combination of imaging equipment and an operating table, enabling surgeons to perform what are called “hybrid” procedures.
Pictured is the new $4.6 million hybrid operating room at the Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center. The OR features robotic technology from GE Healthcare.
According to Katherine Cox, communications manager for Lovelace Health System, the $4.6 million hybrid OR will not only feature technology from GE, but also from Stryker Corp. (NYSE: SYK) — a Fortune 500 medical technology company based in Kalamazoo,