Give Local Students The Right Start

The 12th annual KOAT 7 School Supply Drive kicks off this Monday, July 16th and will continue through August 12th. Each year, this community service campaign ensures that thousands of New Mexico children in need receive school supplies so that they can start off their school year with enthusiasm and pride.

Lovelace Pharmacy Generic Medication Discount Program

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Lovelace Pharmacy’s Generic Medication Discount Program provides access to more than 300 generic medications at a low monthly cost of $4.99. The cost for a 90-day supply of medication will be only $12.

The program includes medications to treat a variety of medical conditions, including arthritis, diabetes, mental health, high blood pressure, heart conditions, infections, high cholesterol, and many others.

Lovelace Names Greer New CEO

ABQ Journal

Troy Greer, CEO at Lovelace Westside Hospital, has been named the new CEO at Lovelace Medical Center.  Greer has been the CEO at Lovelace Westside Hospital since 2007, the company said in a news release. Greer came to Lovelace from Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, where he was chief operating officer for two years. Before that, he was COO of the Women’s Hospital of Texas, a 550-bed facility that had $186 million in annual revenue. A national search for a new CEO at Lovelace Westside Hospital has begun.

Greer tapped to lead Lovelace Medical Center

New Mexico Business Weekly

Troy Greer, who has been CEO of the 80-bed Westside Hospital since 2007, has been named CEO of the 263-bed Lovelace Medical Center in downtown Albuquerque.

 Lovelace Health System  has promoted the CEO of Lovelace Westside Hospital. Troy Greer, who has been CEO of the 80-bed Westside Hospital since 2007, has been named CEO of the 263-bed Lovelace Medical Center  in downtown Albuquerque, the health care company said in a news release.

Parents Can Stay with Pediatric Patients for Inpatient Care at Lovelace Westside Hospital

In the new Inpatient Pediatric Unit at Lovelace Westside Hospital, a parent can stay overnight in the room with his or her children.

Hospital officials think that’s a crucial element to care in a time that can create emotional trauma for the whole family.

Radio Interview with Pecos Valley Broadcasting on Supreme Court Ruling

Pecos Valley Broadcasting

Stephen Forney, Vice President and CFO for Lovelace Health System and Ben Slocum, CEO at Lovelace Health Plan, discuss the Supreme Court ruling on Health Care Reform.
It ran on June 28, 2012

Click here to listen to the interview

Lovelace Employees in the News

ABQ Journal

Janet Seng, M.D., has joined the Lovelace Health Plan as Medical Director. Seng previously worked for 16 years in private practice.  She has a bachelor’s degree and a medical degree, both from the University of Louisville; did an internship at the Parkland Hospital in Dallas; and completed a family practice residency in Louisville, Ky. Seng is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice; a diplomate of the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP) and is certified by the ABQAURP in health care quality and management.

State Facing Medicaid Choices

ABQ Journal

Now for the hard part.

The Supreme Court’s decision Thursday upholding nearly all of the Affordable Care Act known as Obamacare sets the stage for a potentially ugly state-level debate over Medicaid spending.

NM Insurers, Providers, Employers Push Ahead on Health Care Expansion

SF New Mexican

About a year ago, officials at the Santa Fe-based solar installation company Positive Energy Inc. took the first steps in getting the business’s 50 employees covered by health insurance.

Once the company offered the coverage, however, just 30 could afford the premiums, which start at $1,100 a month for a family that pays a $1,000 deductible, said CEO Regina Wheeler.

So with a Supreme Court ruling Thursday that will continue to expand access and coverage to nearly every American, Wheeler again has some work to do to make sure the other 20 employees will be covered.

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