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Lovelace Celebrates Expanded Pulmonary Clinic With Ribbon Cutting Event

April 10, 2014

Lovelace Medical Group will be celebrating the expansion of pulmonary services with a ribbon cutting event on Thursday, April 10 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Lovelace Medical Towers, located at 500 Walter St. NE, Suite 501. The ribbon cutting will take place at 5 p.m. The expanded space, which opened in December, features nine patient rooms. The Lovelace Medical Group Pulmonary Clinic is...

Skip the ER? Treating Foot and Ankle Wounds in the Clinic

April 10, 2014

Accidents and injuries happen. In fact, injuries to the foot and ankle are happening more often as our aging population continues to lead active lifestyles. However, with 7 to 10 percent of Emergency Department visits attributed to ankle sprains, health care providers say more people need to know there is usually no need to wait in the Emergency Department for these injuries, which can...

Health Care Volunteer Appreciation Week – Thank you!

April 09, 2014

Author Elizabeth Berg simply states, “There is incredible value in being of service to others.” For those who volunteer know, they often receive more than they give. We celebrate all our Lovelace volunteers, who so graciously give of their time and talents, this Health Care Volunteer Appreciation Week and recognize their dedication to our patients, visitors and staff. Thank you for all you do!...

New Therapy Helps Parkinson's Patients with Speech and Vocal Loudness

April 01, 2014

Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital is proud to offer a new therapy for patients with Parkinson’s Disease, which can help improve the volume and clarity of their speech. Kerry Worthing, M.S. CCC-SLP, an Outpatient Speech-Language Pathologist at Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital, is certified to practice LSVT LOUD, a Lee Silverman Voice Therapy. “Impairments in voice and speech are very prevalent...

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 -...