Flu Season, Interview with Dr. Iacuone

KOB-TV December 06, 2012

Flu season is off to an early start across the nation with some states seeing high levels already. Stuart Dyson spent the day checking with doctors about the situation in our state. It’s the earliest flu season in a decade, the last time this happened was in the fall of 2003 when 48,000 people died in our country, check the map, Texas, right next door, other southern states are at high levels of...

Chad Pew, New COO, Lovelace Medical Center

New Mexico Business Weekly December 03, 2012

SPOTLIGHTChad PewChief operating officerLovelace Medical Center Pew is a new hire. He will serve as COO for Lovelace Medical Center. Pew has more than 15 years of health care experience. Most recently, he was the associate administrator at Northwest Texas Healthcare System in Amarillo, overseeing a 470-bed health care system. Prior to that, he worked as the director of laboratory and...

Lovelace Pilot Reduces Hip, Knee Surgery Costs

New Mexico Business Weekly November 30, 2012

By Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter When Dr. Richard White decided to participate in a federal Medicare pilot program in Albuquerque to standardize hip and knee replacement surgeries, he was excited because he knew bringing down the cost of the surgeries would be a key step in helping reduce overall care costs. But White, a consultant for orthopedic program development at Lovelace Health System, has...

Vogelsang Joins Lovelace Regional Hospital Staff

Roswell Daily Record November 29, 2012

Lovelace Regional Hospital-Roswell is pleased to welcome Glenn Vogelsang, M.D., Ph.D., to its family of providers. Prior to joining Lovelace Regional Hospital-Roswell, Dr. Vogelsang practiced in Oklahoma, Arizona, Wisconsin, Washington, North Carolina, Iowa and North Dakota. Vogelsang is a board-certified family medicine physician and is now seeing patients at the Lovelace Regional Hospital...

Lovelace: 94% of Members Stayed after ABQHP Split

New Mexico Business Weekly November 29, 2012

Lovelace Health Plan said Thursday that nearly 94 percent of its 58,000 members who were affected by the end of the firm’s contract with ABQ Health Partners have stayed with Lovelace. Lovelace also said it has received word from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that the agency will not extend the open enrollment period in New Mexico for Medicare members past the Dec. 7 deadline...

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