Governor appoints NM health exchange board members

Associated Press April 25, 2013

By Barry Massey/Associated Press April 25, 2013SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Gov. Susana Martinez has named medical care, insurance and business officials to the governing board of New Mexico's state-run health insurance exchange, which must be quickly implemented in the new few months.The exchange is to serve as a marketplace for the uninsured to buy medical coverage.Martinez on Thursday announced six...

People on the Move, Dr. John Iacuone

Albuquerque Business First April 24, 2013

•    John Iacuone, M.D.•    Submission Type: Promotion•    Current employer: Lovelace Health Plan•    Current title/position: Chief Medical Officer•    Industry: Health Care•    Position level: C-Level•    Previous position: associate chief medical officer•    Duties/...

Defibrillators Distributed to State Police

KOAT-TV April 23, 2013

State Police now have a new device to help save lives. More than 72 defibrillators were given to officers today. State police say in the near future an additional 80 Units will have the heart saving devices. Earlier this month Lovelace Medical Center and the Heart Hospital of New Mexico Foundation donated $15,000 to the New Mexico State Police to purchase automated defibrillators. They say heart...

Dr. John Iacuone Named Chief Medical Officer at Lovelace Health Plan

Lovelace Health System April 23, 2013

ALBUQUERQUE – John Iacuone, M.D., MBA, has been promoted to Chief Medical Officer at Lovelace Health Plan. Dr. Iacuone came to LHP in January 2011 as senior medical director and was later promoted to associate chief medical officer. Since joining the organization, he has been instrumental in guiding efforts to help our community achieve their wellness goals and take ownership of their health...

Hospital wins Zia award

ABQ Journal April 20, 2013

By Rosalie Rayburn / Journal Staff Writer  Registered Nurse Crystal McClain listens to patient Steven Thompson’s heart in the medical surgical unit at the Lovelace Westside Hospital. The hospital has a program that enables nurses and other employees to help develop new ideas to improve patient care. (ROSALIE RAYBURN/JOURNAL)Communications systems that involve all employees and a program that...