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Lovelace Opens New Clinic in Roswell

ABQ Journal

Lovelace Regional Hospital-Roswell has announced the opening of a new primary-care clinic called Lovelace Health Care Center, at 1112 N. Main St. in Roswell. Roswell Mayor Del Jurney, the Roswell Chamber of Commerce and Lovelace leadership planned a ribbon cutting today to celebrate its opening. Services available will include preventive health care, health education, wellness exams and screenings, long-term care, chronic illness management such as hypertension, diabetes and heart disease; women’s services, children’s services; and geriatric services.

Picture of Health, (Featuring Lovelace Women's Hospital)

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Carrie Paxson, left, a labor and delivery nurse at Lovelace Women’s Hospital Birthing Center, assists new parents Paola and Eliceo E.J. Canastu with their son, Abbimael. About 300 babies are delivered there each month, says Sheri Milone, the hospital’s chief executive officer, not pictured. (Pat Vasquez-Cunningham/Journal)

New Clinic for Lovelace Members

ABQ Journal Westside

Lovelace Health Plan members now have the opportunity to access a medical provider on a same-day basis at the Atrinea Health clinic at 111 Rio Rancho Blvd, Suite 108., by N.M. 528 and Rockaway.

The Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce and Mayor Tom Swisstack recently celebrated the opening with a ribbon cutting.

The clinic is the result of an agreement between Lovelace Health Plan and Atrinea Health, a company that focuses on primary, preventive and urgent care.

Lovelace Health System Welcomes TRICARE Members

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TRICARE provides health insurance to service members, veterans and their families. There are more than 60,000 TRICARE beneficiaries in New Mexico.

"We are looking forward to providing high-quality health care to TRICARE members," said Ron Stern, president and CEO, Lovelace Health System. "TRICARE members have access to Lovelace Health System's six acute care hospitals, dedicated rehabilitation hospital and 11 retail pharmacy locations."

Health exchange board faces tight deadline

Albuquerque Business First

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First

The New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange has no shortage of doctors and people with health insurance experience.

Board members include Dr. Martin Hickey, former CEO of the Lovelace Hospital and Lovelace Health Plan and now president and CEO of New Mexico Health Connections, the state’s startup, nonprofit health plan, and Ben Slocum, CEO of Lovelace Health Plan.

Lovelace to add primary care clinic

ABQ Journal

Lovelace Health System will open a new primary-care clinic this summer and is adding seven physicians to its staff.

The system, through its Lovelace Medical Group, will open Lovelace Health Care Center at 8401 Constitution NE on Aug. 1. According to a Lovelace announcement, “The clinic will be a patient-centered medical home, which organizes care around the patient, allowing clinical teams to better coordinate and track care.”

See who’s filed to sell plans on NM’s health exchange so far

Albuquerque Business First

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First

About five companies have filed to sell insurance on New Mexico’s Health Insurance Exchange, state Insurance Superintendent John Franchini said Friday.

While Franchini didn’t have the names of the insurers, spokespeople from Lovelace Health Plan, Presbyterian Health Plan, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico, New Mexico Health Connections and Molina Healthcare of New Mexico confirmed that their companies had filed with the New Mexico Division of Insurance to sell on the exchange.

Communications Key to Hospital Award

ABQ Journal

By Rosalie Rayburn / Journal Staff Writer

 
Lovelace Westside Hospital has been selected as the recipient of the Zia Award in recognition of the demonstrated quality of its day-to-day business operations. (Jim Thompson/Albuquerque Journal)

Lovelace Women's Hospital DIEP Flap Surgery

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Up until recently, New Mexico women had limited options for breast reconstruction, forcing some doctors to send their patients out of state.  Now, a partnership between Lovelace Women's Hospital and two local surgeons is opening doors for breast cancer patients. Heather Mills reports.

"You never think that word is going to be associated with your name. It's not going to happen to me," said Rita Erickson. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in July of 2011. A month later, she had a mastectomy, and simultaneously, received an implant.

Martinez makes her appointments to health insurance exchange board

Albuquerque Business First

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First

Gov. Susana Martinez on Thursday made her six appointments to the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange board of directors.

The appointments include New Mexico Human Services Department Secretary Sidonie Squier and Ben Slocum, president and CEO of Lovelace Health Plan, Martinez’s office said.

The board, which is charged with building the state’s insurance exchange, will hold its first meeting in Albuquerque on April 29 and 30.

Martinez’s other appointees were:

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