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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...

Pet Therapy at Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital

KOAT September 25, 2013

It’s National Rehabilitation Week and what better way to take care of yourself than getting some extra help from a furry friend. Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital hosted a dog parade today in an effort to showcase the importance of pet therapy. The dogs lift the spirits of patients and take their minds off struggles. Patient, “I miss my sister’s dog so it brings me some happiness.” Matthew...

Insurers Offering Way to Delay Dealing with Obamacare

Albuquerque Business First September 25, 2013

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First New Mexico’s three major health insurers have begun offering some of their customers a way to avoid dealing with changes in the Affordable Care Act for a year. The insurers are offering individual and small group customers the option to renew their current insurance policies early instead of waiting for them to expire next year and face...