Roswell Welcomes New Urologist

Roswell Daily Record October 03, 2013

Urologist Donald Wenner III, M.D., has returned to his hometown of Roswell. He has joined the Lovelace Health Plan network and is eager to serve members in Southeast New Mexico. Dr. Wenner completed his urology residency at the University of New Mexico, where he graduated with honors from the Alpha Omega Alpha honors society. He attended undergraduate studies at the New Mexico Institute of Mining...

Flu Shots, Interview with Dr. Jeffrey Thomas

KOAT October 01, 2013

The weather is getting colder and a flu shot may be on your to do list, but when is the right time to get vaccinated? Family physician Jeffrey Thomas recommends everyone older than 6 months get a vaccination, if you get it right now, there’s a chance the protection may be less effective come the end of the flu season. He also says people won’t get the virus from the shot. Dr. Thomas, you cannot...

Lovelace Partnering With Arizona Urgent Care Company on New Clinics

Albuquerque Business First September 30, 2013

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First Lovelace Health System is partnering with a Mesa, Ariz. urgent care clinic company to open two urgent care centers in Albuquerque. Lovelace will partner with NextCare Holding Inc., to open the centers, the first of which is scheduled to open Oct. 1 at 8201 Golf Course Rd. NW. The second will open in December at 9551 Paseo del Norte...

Health Exchanges Set to Launch Oct. 1, Interview with Marlene Baca

KOB-TV September 30, 2013

While lawmakers continue to fight over the Affordable Care Act on the brink of government shutdown, the new insurance marketplaces where millions of uninsured Americans will go to shop for plans are scheduled to go live on Tuesday, Oct. 1. KOB Eyewitness News 4's Facebook page has been flooded with questions about affordable coverage. Who does this apply to? Lovelace HealthPlan...

Lovelace doctor targets weight issues with ‘mental’ surgery

Rio Rancho Observer September 26, 2013

Dr. Duc Vuong By Lee Ross/Observer staff writer Rio Rancho Observer For a thin man, Dr. Duc Vuong spends an unusual amount of time thinking about obesity and weight loss. That might not be too surprising, considering Vuong, who has an office at Lovelace Westside Hospital, is the medical director of bariatric surgery for Lovelace Medical Group, which serves patients in the Rio Rancho area. In...