Lovelace Medical Center Invests in New Cancer Equipment

Santa Fe New Mexican, Cancer Guide, October 2012 November 13, 2012

 In October, the Santa Fe New Mexican ran a special guide on cancer services. The LMC Cancer Center was included. Click here to view the original article. Albuquerque-based Lovelace Medical Center announced that it spent $11 million in 2011 on state-of-the-art equipment to make treatment more efficient and, in some cases, faster for patients. According to Lovelace, the new equipment...

Letter to Editor, Lovelace Transition Painless

ABQ Journal November 09, 2012

AS A HEALTH care worker and consumer, I would like to express the ease and support I have received from Lovelace Health Plan and its providers during the transition from my ABQ Health Partners provider to another who accepts my Lovelace insurance. The day I found out about the termination of the contract with Lovelace Health Plan by ABQ Health Partners, I was faced with the need to find another...

Thank You for Saving a Life, Stranger

ABQ Journal November 05, 2012

By Joline Gutierrez Krueger/Journal Reporter   In moments of adversity, we search for a sliver of good, a tiny shining bit of kindness to reminds us that all is never lost, even in the worst of times, because that which is human and humane in us survives. A hurricane rips through the East Coast, leaving millions in the dark, and we rejoice in the generosity of neighbors who share their...

John M. Cruickshank, DO, MBA, CPE, Named Chief Medical Officer for Lovelace Health System

Rio Rancho Observer November 02, 2012

Lovelace Health System has named John M. Cruickshank, D.O., as its new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Cruickshank will oversee the medical directors of Lovelace Health Plan, Lovelace hospitals and physicians group administrators. Dr. Cruickshank has had a diverse and distinguished career in health care that spans nearly 30 years. Among his achievements, Dr. Cruickshank has helped lead physicians...

Fitness Program Earns Rave Reviews

ABQ Journal November 02, 2012

By Glen Rosales / For the Journal  Two Albuquerque Public Schools on the West Side are participating in a pilot fitness program that is earning praise from its participants. “It’s a wonderful program because it’s so convenient,” said Melissa Velasquez, an eighth-grade language arts teacher at Lyndon B. Johnson Middle School. “I had been looking for something, and then this came around.” The...