Lovelace Health acquires physician practice

Modern Physician October 19, 2012

By Jessica ZigmondOctober 19, 2012 Albuquerque-based Lovelace Health System has acquired Southwest Medical Associates, a physician practice that will retain its name, leadership and all 150 employees in the deal. No financial terms were disclosed, said a spokeswoman for Lovelace. Effective immediately, the transaction starts a new physician model for Lovelace that will rely on a mix of employed...

Lovelace Health System Garners Physician Support

Prime Time October 19, 2012

Lovelace Senior Health Plan member Reymundo Horacitas said he did not particularly like having to change his primary care physician when that doctor left Lovelace’s network of providers last month. But Horacitas said it wasn’t as difficult as he had expected, and now he wants to publically show support for what he calls his “Lovelace family.” “I had heart surgery five years ago,” said the 75-...

PRC Chooses Lovelace Policy as Health Exchange Benchmark

New Mexico Business Weekly October 18, 2012

By Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter  The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission said Wednesday it has chosen a Lovelace Health Plan policy as the benchmark for health insurance policies to be sold on the state’s health insurance exchange under the federal Affordable Care Act. The decision means all other insurers who want to sell policies on the exchange when it begins operating in 2014 must...

Lovelace at Balloon Fiesta, Live Interview with KOB-TV

KOB-TV October 15, 2012

Sherry Aragon, Director of Diagnostic Imaging at Lovelace Women's Hospital, was interviewed live at Balloon Fiesta to talk about the importance of mammograms and services at Lovelace Women’s Hospital.

Balloon Fiesta Keeps Lovelace ER Staff Busy

KRQE October 10, 2012

The Lovelace emergency room medical staff at Balloon Fiesta Park is always on their toes and it's not just balloon crashes, like the rough landing last month that keeps them busy. You might be surprised at some of the reasons most patients pay them a visit. People come bundled up from head to toe, wearing sweaters, some even wrapped in blankets, prepared for anything at the Albuquerque Balloon...