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Health Care Plans Ending For 26K New Mexicans

AP November 05, 2013

By Barry Massey/Associated Press Nearly 26,000 New Mexicans are having health plans terminated at the end of the year because the insurance policies fail to provide expanded benefits and other coverage mandated by a federal health care law, according to insurance industry officials. State Insurance Superintendent John Franchini estimates most of those individual policyholders will pay an average...

Medicare Open Enrollment

KASA November 05, 2013

Marlene Baca from Lovelace Health Plan was live on the KASA morning show to talk about Medicare Open Enrollment. KASA, 7am   KASA, 8am Marlene Baca from Lovelace Health Plan talks with the KASA about Medicare Open Enrollment.

Heart Hospital Using New Means to Treat Atrial Fibrillation

Albuquerque Business First November 01, 2013

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First About 2 million American adults suffer from atrial fibrillation, the most common heart rhythm disorder. The condition accounts for more than 20 percent of stroke-related deaths a year, and until recently, the only real way to treat it was with blood-thinning drugs. The problem, though, is that blood thinners can lead to fatal bleeding...

Don’t Bug Me Flu Campaign

KOAT, KLUZ, KOB-TV October 30, 2013

Lovelace Health System held its 5th Annual “Don’t Bug Me” flu event in October at Adobe Acres Elementary School. More than 40 third-graders learned proper hand-washing techniques and received information on flu prevention from health professionals, including an Albuquerque Public Schools nurse. There was also a demonstration on how germs spread with Glo Germ and a black light.  The...

Lovelace Women's Hospital Ranked #3 of Top Places to Work

KOAT October 29, 2013

A huge honor for Lovelace Women's Hospital. It's been ranked 3rd in the country by Modern Health Care's 100 Best Places to Work for 2013. Selection is based on information provided from both employers and employees. Lovelace Women's Hospital is the only hospital in New Mexico recognized by the magazine.KOAT