30
16
21
4

More Insured Means That Medical Care Must Change

ABQ Journal September 23, 2012

By Winthrop Quigley/Journal Staff Writer It’s a classic problem: How do you carry around 10 pounds of potatoes when all you have is a five-pound bag? Starting Jan. 1, 2014, an estimated 200,000 or so New Mexicans who have been without health insurance will be required to purchase some, with government help if necessary, or pay a penalty to the Internal Revenue Service. If state government takes...

Lovelace Clinic Offers Free Health Screenings

Roswell Daily Record September 22, 2012

By Chaunte’l Powell/Record Staff Writer The Lovelace Regional Hospital-Roswell is encouraging the community to be proactive about their health. In an effort to help the community take charge of their health, the Family and Urgent Care center offers wellness screenings seven days a week, free of charge. Chief Operating Officer/Chief Nursing Officer Dawn Tschabrun said a number of tests are done to...

Aquatic Therapy at Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital

Univision - 5pm Newscast September 19, 2012

As part of National Rehabilitation Week, Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital is promoting a unique therapy service that is only available at Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital, it’s called Aquatic Therapy.  With this type of treatment the patient can improve their range of motion, increase strength, and improve their quality of life. Joseph Garcia:  “It is a type of exercise that is both fun...

Lovelace Women's Hospital Hosts 6th Annual NICU Reunion

KOB-TV September 17, 2012

KOB-TV came out to cover our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) celebration this weekend.  The event was co-sponsored with the March of Dimes.  Hundreds of NICU families attended the event that included face painting, balloon animals, food, music and carnival games. Lovelace Women’s Hospital has treated more than 4,000 babies since we opened our expanded Level III, 53-bed NICU in 2007...

Coordinated care: health care Rx, or HMOs all over again? New payment models will be a key issue

New Mexico Business Weekly September 14, 2012

When ABQ Health Partners announced its merger this week with a California-based physicians’ group, it said it was hoping to accelerate its push into coordinated care, a team approach to health care. The Albuquerque group’s new partner, HealthCare Partners, with more than 8,300 doctors, has been using the coordinated care model for decades, and it seemed like a good way to help ABQ Health Partners...