Executive Profile Farron Sneed, CEO, Lovelace Westside Hospital

Albuquerque Business First


Farron Sneed wasn’t pressured by his parents to pursue
certain activities or maintain a certain grade point average
when he was growing up. Sneed said his parents were
supportive of his decisions; and when he decided to go to
college, they supported him in that arena as well. Now he
says he wants to return those favors by supporting the
people who make Lovelace Westside Hospital function on
a daily basis.

Ribbon Cutting for Atrinea Health Clinic in Los Lunas

Valencia County News

Atrinea Health Clinic recently opened its doors in Los Lunas to provide primary medical care to village of Los Lunas employees and 10,000 Valencia County residents covered by Lovelace Health Plan.

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Lovelace Westside Hospital to Add Pediatric Area to ED

Becker's Hospital Review

Written by Anuja Vaidya 

Lovelace Westside Hospital in Albuquerque, N.M., has announced that it will add a pediatric area to its emergency department.

As part of renovations to its emergency department, the hospital will dedicate four private exam rooms to children and their families.

Area veterans learn of services and opportunities at conference

Roswell Daily Record


Representatives from various local, state and national agencies offered area veterans information about available services and opportunities Wednesday during a veteran outreach event at Roswell Convention Center.

Organizer Greg Neal said there are a lot of veterans who don’t know all the resources available to them from both the government and private industry, so it was important to have a mix of them available.

Wear Red Day Draws Attention to Women's Heart Health


KOB-TV was at Civic Plaza to cover National Red Day, which is an event to raise awareness about heart disease in women.

Dr. Ruby Bendersky, Cardiologist at Lovelace Women’s Hospital, was interviewed by reporter Jill Galus.

Lovelace Celebrates 1 year Anniversary

Roswell Daily Record

Lovelace Regional Hospital-Roswell celebrated on Thursday the one-year anniversary of Lovelace Health System Inc.’s acquisition of the former Roswell Regional Hospital.

Employees gathered in the facility’s cafeteria, decorated with balloons, and Lovelace Regional Hospital-Roswell CEO Lloyd Scarrow spoke about the transformation that the hospital had undergone within the year.

Lovelace/Atrinea Open Clinic in Los Lunas

ABQ Journal/Becker's Hospital Review

Albuquerque Journal

Health-Care Facility Opens in Los Lunas

Lovelace Opens Clinic in Los Lunas


KOB-TV, morning show

A brand new clinic will open for Lovelace Health Plan members in Los Lunas today.  The clinic is a partnership between Lovelace Health Plan and Atrinea Health. A ribbon cutting is planned for this afternoon at the new clinic. The Valencia County Chamber of Commerce and Los Lunas Mayor Robert Vialpando will be at the event.

Lovelace to open new health clinic

Valencia County News Bulletin

By Deborah Fox/Reporter

Los Lunas government employees won't have to travel far to see their family physician now that the village has a new primary care clinic for them and the 10,000 Valencia County residents covered by Lovelace Health Plan.

The new facility, Atrinea Health Clinic, is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and is located at 3428 State Highway 47 Suite C.

A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28.

Mario Leyba Joins Lovelace Medical Group

ABQ Journal

Mario J. Leyba, M.D. has joined the Lovelace Medical Group as a general surgeon with offices located at 101 Hospital Loop, Suite 111, behind the Lovelace Women’s Hospital in Albuquerque. Leyba previously worked as chief of surgery at the Alta Vista Regional Hospital in Las Vegas, N.M. He has a bachelor’s degree,magna cum laude, in biology and chemistry from New Mexico Highlands University; a medical degree from UNM; and completed a surgical residency at the Good Samaritan Hospital Level 1Trauma Center in Phoenix.