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Doctors Urge People To Get Flu Shot, Interview with Dr. Jeffrey Thomas

KOB-TV September 17, 2013

By: Stuart Dyson, KOB Eyewitness News 4 There’s no need to wonder when flu season will arrive in New Mexico this year – it’s already here. A sixty-year-old man from Bernalillo County is the state’s first victim of the 2013-2014 flu season. Last year the first flu case was confirmed in November. Doctors are urging everybody to get flu shots, but there is some disagreement over how early to get...

Preparing for Obamacare

ABQ Journal September 16, 2013

By Winthrop Quigley / Journal Staff Writer In a couple of weeks, businesses with 100 employees or fewer can begin buying health insurance through a new electronic marketplace called the health insurance exchange. Some businesses that employ no more than 25 people can receive some significant tax relief when they sign up for coverage. The exchanges and the tax breaks are a major building block of...

Lovelace Hosts Health Care Town Hall and Zumba Event to Benefit UW

ABQ Journal, Health Briefs September 16, 2013

Lovelace Sponsors Free Town Hall Lovelace Health System will sponsor a free town hall meeting to educate the public about health care reform from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday at Embassy Suites, 1000 Woodward Place NE. Lovelace also has launched a new website to provide information about health care reform and health care exchanges at www.healthcareinformednm.com. Benefit to Help United Way Lovelace...

Health Care Problems Know No Boundaries

Albuquerque Business First September 11, 2013

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First Some of the problems in health care are the same no matter where in the world you are. Sheri Milone, CEO of Lovelace Women’s Hospital and her staff discovered that on Sept. 10 when an international delegation from Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Pakistan, Russia and St. Vincent of the Grenadines visited the hospital to learn how Lovelace approaches...

Naming Rights Offered as CNM Seeks to Raise $10M

ABQ Journal September 10, 2013

By Olivier Uyttebrouck / Journal Staff Writer A spare $4 million will let you put your name on a building at Central New Mexico Community College that houses the school’s nursing program. The CNM Foundation wants to raise $10 million by 2015 by selling naming rights for two buildings, and a variety of labs and other facilities inside CNM buildings. Proceeds will be used to pay for scholarships...