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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico Receives Regulatory Approval to Acquire Lovelace Health Plan Membership in New Mexico

Lovelace Health System

Nearly 100,000 new members will gain access to highly coordinated, cost-effective, quality care

Albuquerque, N.M. May 28, 2014 – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) received its final regulatory approval to acquire Lovelace Health Plan commercial members and the Medicare Advantage contract. The transaction is expected to be complete on June 1, 2014. This acquisition does not include Lovelace’s hospitals, providers, pharmacies or clinics.

Best Business Advice - Lovelace Medical Center CEO Troy Greer

Albuquerque Business First

Alb. Business First recently interviewed Business Leaders in Albuquerque to find out what has been the best business advice they have received. Troy was one of the business leaders selected for the article. 

“Having great teams requires strong, shared values. Although team members are unique, shared values allow for better organizational alignment and performance.”

Troy Greer, CEO, Lovelace Medical Center

Lovelace Bariatrics Center Gets Accreditation

ABQ Journal

Lovelace Bariatrics surgery center at Lovelace Westside Hospital has received accreditation as a Level 1 facility under the Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN) Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons.

“We are proud to be the only bariatric center in New Mexico to receive this prestigious accreditation,” Lovelace Westside Hospital CEO Farron Sneed said in a news release.

Interview with Dr. John Tanner - Stroke Month

KASA This Morning

Lovelace Medical Group neurologist Dr. John Tanner appeared on KASA This Morning to discuss stroke month. 

Visiting Pediatrician Helps Prevent Childhood Obesity

KOB-TV

Lovelace Medical Group pediatrician Dr. Felipe Zanghellini talks about the rise of childhood obesity and how regular visits to the doctor's office can help.

Love Your Health - Interview with Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital Outpatient Therapy Manager Lara Wengert

Morning Brew

Lara Wengert, Outpatient Therapy Manager at Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital, was on the Morning Brew Tuesday to talk about Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital and the seminar they are hosting this evening with Scott Chesney, who is an internationally recognized speaker and presenter on living life with a disability.

Lovelace Health System, Healthiest Employer Winner, Large Company Category

What is your organization’s wellness philosophy in one sentence? Living healthy is a journey and we are here to support you!

What’s one memory from your wellness program activities that stands out for your employees? Being covered head to toe in mud as the Lovelace Teams tackle the obstacles offered in the New Mexico Dirty Dash.

Lovelace Bariatrics Center Earns Accreditation

Albuquerque Business First

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First

Lovelace Westside Hospital’s bariatrics surgery center has received the highest level of certification under the Bariatric Surgery Center Network Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons, the hospital said.

Lovelace only NM Provider on 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare

Albuquerque Business First

 “We are proud to be recognized as the only health care system in New Mexico to win this award,” said LHS President and CEO Ron Stern.

Lovelace Health System had been named one of the “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” in 2014 by Becker’s Healthcare.

Lovelace, which operates six hospitals in New Mexico and employs 4,000 people, was the only New Mexico provider on the list, which Becker’s has published since 2011.

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Walgreens to Acquire Lovelace’s Retail Pharmacy Businesses

DEERFIELD, Ill., and ALBUQUERQUE, NM, March 9, 2015 – Walgreen Co.