Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, the community was invited to a ribbon cutting event to celebrate the opening of the second NextCare/Lovelace Urgent Care Center located at 9551 Paseo del Norte Blvd. N.E.
The first NextCare/Lovelace urgent care clinic opened in October at 8201 Golf Course Road N.W., Suite A3, in Albuquerque.
The UNM Anderson School of Management Foundation Board will celebrate and honor its 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees March 13 during a banquet at Hotel Albuquerque with a theme of “Lift Off,” featuring the New Mexico Spaceport.
Spaceport Director Christine Anderson is the keynote speaker, and astronaut Mike Mullane is also on the agenda. Other elements include the loan of a space capsule and space suit from the Alamogordo Space Museum.
This is the 25th year for the event that celebrates the best and brightest of Anderson alumni, faculty and community leaders.
On Friday, Dec. 13, Lovelace Westside Hospital and Lovelace Regional Hospital - Roswell celebrated their recent recognition as a Best Place to Work by Albuquerque Business First. Lovelace Westside Hospital ranked 4th and Lovelace Regional Hospital - Roswell ranked 8th in the medium-size company category. Congratulations!
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Donations of up to $33,000 to Roadrunner Food Bank through Dec. 31 will be doubled thanks to a matching pledge from Lovelace Health System.
“With your help and Lovelace’s we are able to feed nearly 40,000 hungry New Mexicans each week. And your gift today will help us feed hungry children, families, individuals and seniors well into the New Year,” the food bank said in a news release.
“Your gift this month will go a long way to help achieve our mission and provide hungry people hope in the New Year,” the organization said.
November was Prostate Awareness Month. Dr. Mario Leyba from Lovelace Medical Group did an interview with Univision about how early detection can save lives.
Lovelace Medical Medical Center CEO Troy Greer, city of Albuquerque Chief Administrative Office Rob Perry, Sister Nancy Kazik, Lovelace Medical Center Chief of Staff Dr. Diego Gonzales and Lovelace Health System President and CEO Ron Stern turned on the lights to the holiday tree atop the Lovelace Medical Center near downtown on Thursday night. This is the 43rd year in a row that a tree has decorated the top of the hospital.
Lovelace Health Plan members can once again see ABQ Health Partners physicians and other providers effective immediately under terms of a new provider agreement the companies announced Monday.
The companies declined to discuss terms of the agreement.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico is expected to purchase Lovelace Health Plan in a matter of weeks. BCBSNM has a provider agreement with ABQ HP already.
ALBUQUERQUE (December 2, 2013) – Lovelace Health Plan and ABQ Health Partners (ABQ HP) have signed an agreement that will allow Lovelace patients and members to immediately access ABQ HP physicians and providers.
Lovelace and ABQ Health Partners will begin notifying patients and members of this change.
“We’re pleased to have these providers rejoin our network,” said Ron Stern, president and CEO of Lovelace Health System. “It improves access for the community, especially for primary care, and broadens our network, giving our patients and members more quality choices.”
Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First
An audience of 1,200 doctors from around the world tuned in Thursday to watch a surgical procedure taking place in New Mexico.