Albuquerque Earns Reputation for Health-Care Excellence

ABQ Chamber of Commerce August 01, 2012

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 LHS operates a network of acute care hospitals in the...

What's Going on at all the New Hospitals?

New Mexico Marketplace August 01, 2012

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. It was two days before SRMC...

Healthy Living Program for Seniors Celebrates Two Years at Lovelace

Univision July 30, 2012

 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...

Healthcare of the Future

NMBW July 27, 2012

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. “The fact is that if you’re going to be in a hospital, you’re going to be pretty sick,” said Ron Stern, president and CEO of Lovelace Health...

Five Questions with Troy Greer

NMBW July 27, 2012

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...