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Providers Try Carrot Approach to Wellness

ABQ Journal August 05, 2013

By Winthrop Quigley/Journal Staff WriterAt the same time payers are using incentives to encourage better medical care, employers and insurance companies are trying to use other incentives to get people to reduce demand for services by taking better care of themselves. It's easier said than done, according to John Iacuone, Lovelace Health Plan chief medical officer. "Data upon data have shown that...

His 1988 World Series Minute Sustains Ex-Dodger Gilberto Reyes

LA Times August 04, 2013

By Bill PlaschkeHe was one step short of fame, one moment shy of memorable.Gilberto Reyes is resting his graying head in his giant hands after spending eight hours carrying and cleaning folks at a nursing home. He is tired, but he has a story. It is a story about a brush with greatness so brief and unlikely it still doesn't seem real. In the 25th-anniversary season of the last and most improbable...

ABQ Journal Briefcase: Dr. Iacuone, Dr. Trujillo, SWMA hires

ABQ Journal July 29, 2013

JOHN IACUONE, M.D., chief medical officer for the Lovelace Health Plan, has been promoted to chief medical officer for all Lovelace hospitals in addition to being chief medical officer for the Lovelace Health Plan. Iacuone joined Lovelace Health Plan in 2011 and previously worked as the executive director and chief medical officer for five years at the Children’s Hospital of SW Florida in the Lee...

Lovelace Health Plan to hold meeting about health care reform

KOB-TV July 24, 2013

If you have any questions about health care, Lovelace Health Plan wants to help. They'll be hosting a town hall meeting Wednesday night in northeast Albuquerque.Starting October 1, millions of people will be able to get private health care plans. This, of course, is under President Obama's healthcare overhaul. Lovelace wants to make sure it's easy for New Mexicans to understand how this will...

Dr. Cruz Joins Lovelace Medical Group

ABQ Journal July 22, 2013

ELDIE CRUZ, M.D., has joined the Lovelace Medical Group as a board-certified general surgeon. Cruz previously worked as the chief of surgery at Mason General Hospital in Shelton, Wash. He has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from New Mexico Highlands University; a medical degree from UNM; and completed a residency in general surgery, also at UNM. To see this story in print, click here.