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Consumer Reports' Top Rated Hospitals for Safety - Lovelace Westside Hospital

March 31, 2014

We are proud to announce that Lovelace Westside Hospital was listed in a recent Consumer Reports: Top Rating Hospitals for Safety. We were among the top 15 in the nation, from a total of 2,591 reporting hospitals. The report data source is from CMS relating to prior reports on mortality, re-admissions, scanning, infections, and communication. The reporting used published studies between 2008 -...

Celebrating Certified Nurse Day

March 18, 2014

Please join us in recognizing our certified nursing staff at Lovealce Medical Center, Lovelace Women's Hospital and Lovelace Westside Hospital on Certified Nurse Day March 19.    Lovelace Medical Center   Wound Care Christina Vigil Teresa Wright Elizabeth Weston   CNRN Yolanda Alcantar   CCRN Robin Biven Michelle Tzanakis Naomi Quezada   PCCN Marlene Jaramillo...

Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital Hosts Brain Injury Seminars

March 07, 2014

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, a time self-advocates, family and volutneers, along with the Brain Injury Association of America and providers like Lovelace Rehabilitiation Hospital remind the public a brain injury can happen to anyone at any time. Across the country, more than 2.4 million people suffer a brain injury each year. Having access to care as early as possible is critical for...

Minute with a Midwife – What to do once you found out you’re pregnant

February 24, 2014

Christina Chaney, CNM, MSN, is a certified nurse midwife with Lovelace Medical Group. Today she is joining us on the blog “Minute with a Midwife,” answering questions many expectant mothers ask.  Congratulations! You just found out that you’re pregnant, but you haven’t had your first prenatal appointment yet. What should you do to ensure the best start for your...

Your Questions Answered - Children and Immunizations

February 19, 2014

Lovelace Medical Group pediatrician Dr. Felipe Zanghellini answers parent’s common questions about immunizations today on our blog. At what age do babies start getting immunizations?  Newborns can start getting immunizations at birth with the Hepatitis B vaccine. Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis (together as one shot), Haemophilus influenza type B, Pneumococcal, Inactivated Poliovirus...