What's Going on at all the New Hospitals?

New Mexico Marketplace

The excitement in Kevin Rogols’ voice was obvious as he stepped inside the metro area’s newest hospital, talking about how natural light improves the healing process. Whether or not that’s true for everyone, there was no denying that the sun’s rays shone graciously through the windows in the lobby at UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center on that particular afternoon.

Albuquerque Earns Reputation for Health-Care Excellence

ABQ Chamber of Commerce

The prognosis is positive: Greater Albuquerque has strong health-care systems, with the latest technology and treatments in place. The city is home to hospitals with more than 1,800 beds, along with several assisted living centers, and home health-care treatment and senior care organizations.

Here is a quick overview:

Lovelace Health System

Healthy Living Program for Seniors Celebrates Two Years at Lovelace



Last week more than 150 Albuquerque seniors participated in an afternoon of
dance lessons, including ballroom dancing and the fox trot. It’s was all part of Lovelace Silver Elite program that promotes good health for its members. The event also featured a variety of health care booths and refreshments. Lovelace Silver Elite hosted the event as a celebration of the program’s second anniversary. Check out the news piece that ran on Univision:

Lovelace Westside Hospital doctor uses CAT scan, endoscopy to repair infected sinuses

Brad Buck/Observer Reporter


So says Dr. Jason Mudd, an ear,
nose and throat specialist who practices in the Albuquerque metro area and is
making use of technology — called image-guided sinus surgery — at Lovelace
Westside Hospital.

Lovelace Westside Hospital has
featured the equipment for this surgery for a few months, said hospital
spokeswoman Laurie Volkin.

Healthcare of the Future


Hospitals are expected to be very different in 10 years, but because of technology and new approaches to health care, many people are unlikely to see the inside of one.

And most of those who do go for emergency care or surgery aren’t likely to stay long.

Five Questions with Troy Greer


What’s the first thing you notice when you enter a hospital?

The cleanliness of the floors. If you pay attention to the details, your whole organization should run well.

What’s the biggest change you’ve seen during your professional career?

The increase in the amount of public reporting that’s done to provide measures for grading hospitals’ performance.

What makes administering a hospital different from running another type of company?

Face-Lift for Hospital

ABQ Journal

 At 10 stories high, workers install new white lettering at Lovelace Medical Center at 601 Dr. M.L. King Jr. NE, the culmination of a nearly $1 million exterior renovation.

Lovelace Medical Center, the hard-to-miss landmark at Interstate 25 and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, has traded in its off-white exterior for a warm brown color to cap off a massive renovation begun six years ago.

Bronchial Thermoplasty at Lovelace Women's Hospital


New Mexico ranks high when it comes to the number of people with asthma. A new procedure is now being offered in New Mexico to help some of the most severe cases. Action Seven News reporter Amber Lee shows us this unique treatment.

New CEO Has Big Plans for LRH

Roswell Daily Record

Although he’s only been on the job for a week, Lloyd Scarrow has big plans for Lovelace Regional Hospital-Roswell. The newly named CEO said he’s noticed a need for greater access to primary care, not just in Roswell, but in surrounding areas as well. His first goal is to increase the number of primary care homes.