Immunizations shots for Back to School, Interview with Dr. Iacuone

KRQE August 09, 2013

The first day of school is quickly approaching for a lot of New Mexico students. It's also the time where parents are preparing their kids with the proper school supplies, but it's also a good time to remind parents that the kids need to have their proper immunization shots before returning to school. Doctors say there are shots for whooping cough, measles and tetanus. Most of these are boosters...

School Immunizations with Dr. Rebecca Webb

KOB-TV August 09, 2013

Local health experts want to remind parents about immunization shots as they get their kids ready to head back to school.Dr. Rebecca Webb with Lovelace Westside Hospital said kids should get their shots as they enter kindergarten, 6th grade and 9th grade. But if your kids are in other grades, make sure you have proof that they got the immunization shots.KOB Eyewitness News 4 wanted to know why...

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...