Written by Jaimie Oh
Lovelace Health System in Albuquerque, N.M., has named John M. Cruickshank, DO, as its new chief medical officer.
In his new role, Dr. Cruickshank will oversee the medical directors of Lovelace Health Plan, Lovelace hospitals and physicians group administrators. He most recently served as chief medical officer for Lovelace Health Plan. Prior to joining Lovelace in 2010, Dr. Cruickshank served as vice president and market medical officer for Humana Healthcare in Phoenix.
Doug Gullino, a VP of Sales at Lovelace Health Plan, and Lloyd Scarrow, CEO at Lovelace Regional Hospital-Roswell, attend the grand opening and ribbon cutting open house at Lovelace Health Plan’s new location at 401 W. College, on Thursday.
By Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter
Two Lovelace Health System hospitals and its Lovelace Health Plan have made the list of the top 100 places to work in the health care field by Modern Healthcare magazine.
Randy Siner | NMBW
KOAT-TV recently interviewed Dr. Rebecca Webb, a pediatrician at Lovelace Westside Hospital, on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
I am pleased to announce that John M. Cruickshank, D.O., has been named the new Chief Medical Officer for Lovelace Health System, effective immediately.
Dr. Cruickshank will oversee the medical directors of Lovelace Health Plan, Lovelace hospitals and physicians group administrators.
Lovelace Health System held its 4th Annual “Don’t Bug Me” Flu event on Oct. 17 at Montezuma Elementary School.
More than 45 third graders learned proper hand washing techniques and received information on flu
prevention from health professionals, including Dr. John Iacuone from Lovelace Health Plan.
Top Physician Practice Adds to Lovelace’s Quality Reputation
By Winthrop Quigley / Journal Staff Writer Fri, Oct 19, 2012
Lovelace Health System has acquired Southwest Medical Associates, a 33-year-old physician-owned, multi-specialty medical practice. The parties declined to disclose terms.
Lovelace Senior Health Plan member Reymundo Horacitas said he did not particularly like having to change his primary care physician when that doctor left Lovelace’s network of providers last month.
But Horacitas said it wasn’t as difficult as he had expected, and now he wants to publically show support for what he calls his “Lovelace family.”
By Jessica Zigmond
October 19, 2012
Albuquerque-based Lovelace Health System has acquired Southwest Medical Associates, a physician practice that will retain its name, leadership and all 150 employees in the deal. No financial terms were disclosed, said a spokeswoman for Lovelace.
Effective immediately, the transaction starts a new physician model for Lovelace that will rely on a mix of employed, strategically aligned and community physicians.