Valley Fever Cases on the Upswing Locallyl

KOB-TV April 02, 2013

Valley Fever is common in areas where it’s dry, like New Mexico. What’s in the dust can cause fevers, coughs and aches. It could be Valley Fever.“Your summer cold that’s a little bit more serious than the typical summer cold and it doesn’t go away in 4 or 5 days,” said Dr. John Iacuone of Lovelace Health Plan.In 2012, 33 cases were reported in New Mexico. If you work in the fields, are pregnant...

Lovelace donates vans to El Ranchito de los Niños

Valencia County News March 29, 2013

By Deborah Fox / Staff ReporterSpring weather graced the quiet rural Los Lunas community the morning Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital made a special donation to El Ranchito de los Niños, a nonprofit alternative to foster care that keeps siblings together. The hospital gave El Ranchito two shuttle vans, one with only 84,000 miles and both in great running order. The hospital could no longer use...

Tech benefits medical offices

ABQ Journal March 29, 2013

By Kevin Robinson-Avila / Journal Staff Writer  Doctors are slamming money down on Seamless Medical Systems’ new iPad-based system for patient care.The Santa Fe startup, which began marketing its software to hospitals and clinics in January, is about to close on a new, $1.5 million round of investment from 25 individual, or “angel,” investors, about a third of whom are practicing physicians...

Drs. Kiesling and Dawson Join Southwest Medical Associates

ABQ Journal March 25, 2013

SOUTHWEST MEDICAL ASSOCIATES (SWMA) has hired two new doctors. They are Carol Kiesling, OB-GYN and Patrick Dawson, OB-GYN. Kiesling previously worked at Women’s Specialists of New Mexico and previously had a private practice for 15 years in Amarillo, Texas. She has a bachelor’s degree in nursing from West Texas State University; a medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in...

How I handle the idea of working from home

Albuquerque Business First March 25, 2013

By Gary Gerew, Assistant Editor  Damian Esquibel, sales executive, Lovelace Health Plan   When Yahoo earlier this month announced that it was ending its policy of letting many employees work from home, it opened a new round in the debate over whether the practice helps or hurts a company. Three Albuquerque executives — two of whom do much of their work from home — shared their thoughts...