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Lovelace Women's Hospital DIEP Flap Surgery
KOB-TV April 29, 2013

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...
Communications Key to Hospital Award
ABQ Journal April 29, 2013

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)Communications systems that involve all employees and a program that encourages innovation in patient care helped earn Lovelace Westside Hospital the top...
Martinez makes her appointments to health insurance exchange board
Albuquerque Business First April 26, 2013

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business FirstGov. 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...
Lovelace, Atrinea open new Rio Rancho clinic
Albuquerque Business First April 26, 2013

Lovelace Health System President and CEO Ron Stern said that the new Rio Rancho clinic will offer a patient-centered medical home model where four primary care doctors will coordinate all of a patient's care. Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business FirstLovelace Health Plan on Thursday formally dedicated its newest clinic opened in conjunction with Atrinea Health.The 2,700-square-foot...
Governor appoints NM health exchange board members
Associated Press April 26, 2013

By Barry Massey/Associated Press SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Gov. Susana Martinez has named medical care, insurance and business officials to the governing board of New Mexico's state-run health insurance exchange, which must be quickly implemented in the new few months.The exchange is to serve as a marketplace for the uninsured to buy medical coverage.Martinez on Thursday announced six appointees to...