New health care model centers on the patient

Rio Rancho Observer May 19, 2013

Lovelace and Atrinea Health have partnered to bring a new model for health care to Rio Rancho.That’s according to Dr. John Cruickshank, the chief medical officer for Lovelace Health System. The model is called patient-centered medical home.The Rio Rancho primary care clinic is owned and operated by Atrinea, which employs all the clinic’s health care providers — including four primary care doctors...

Los Lunas Hospital Could Open Its Doors in 2015

Albuquerque Business First May 17, 2013

Damon Scott, Reporter Oklahoma City-based Miller Development + Architecture reiterated its intent to move forward with a hospital in Los Lunas at a Valencia County Commission meeting May 15.At issue is whether the project will be a smaller community hospital or a larger-scale Valencia Regional Medical Center. If Miller can secure $20 million in mill levy funds, along with private investors, the...

Feature on Derrick Jones, Family Events Shaped Career Path

Albuquerque Business First May 17, 2013

Derrick Jones leads the Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital, which works with patients recovering from debilitating injuries or illnesses. The hospital works to get people doing day-to-day tasks again, from using an ATM to shopping for groceries.   Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business FirstDerrick Jones and his crew at the Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital are on a roll.The 62-...

Breast cancer gene encourages more testing

KRQE May 16, 2013

Shana Sanchez is a vibrant 34-years old woman and is dealing with her second bout of breast cancer.Three years ago, Sanchez discovered a lump in her breast and immediately went to doctors who diagnosed it as cancer. She went through chemotherapy and had a lumpectomy which removed the lump and took care of the cancer.Then in February 2013 cancer showed up again, this time in her other breast. "I...

Lovelace Breast Surgeon on Angelina Jolie's Double Mastectomy

KOB-TV May 15, 2013

Angelina Jolie announced that she had a preventive double mastectomy. A Lovelace breast cancer patient and Dr. Calvin Ridgeway, a breast cancer surgeon at Lovelace Women’s Hospital, were interviewed by KOB-TV to give perspective to the story.