Medical Services

  • New Mexico Department of Health -- The State Department of Health exists to provide a statewide system of prevention, health promotion and education, community health improvement and other public health services for the people of New Mexico.  Their services range from education to licensure to prevention.  The website features a Health Data Center containing up-to-date health information on the State and County levels and links to other useful healthcare websites.
  • New Mexico Health Policy Commission (NMHPC) -- The NMHPC is mandated by state statute to perform three services to New Mexico: health policy formulation and evaluation, create and maintain a health information system, and create and maintain a health information alliance to prevent duplicate data collection.  The NMHPC publishes a yearly annual report and quick fact report for the State of New Mexico.
  • New Mexico Medical Board -- The New Mexico Medical Board is the state agency that regulates the licensing of physicians and physician assistants.
  • New Mexico Board of Nursing -- The purpose of the Board of Nursing is to protect the citizens of the state of New Mexico by licensing nurses and certifying Hemodialysis Technicians and Medications Aides.
  • United States Department of Health -- The US Department of Health administers a number of healthcare services and maintains a reference library containing hundreds of databases, statistical reports, fact sheets and dictionaries.
  • Presbyterian Healthcare Services -- Presbyterian is New Mexico's only private, nonprofit statewide healthcare system. With a single purpose of improving the health of individuals, families and communities, Presbyterian serves over 520,000 customers throughout New Mexico. Governed by an independent volunteer board of directors, Presbyterian offers a broad range of healthcare services, including the state's leading health plan, comprehensive hospital services, and primary care and specialty care from more than 27 clinics in eight New Mexico communities.  Presbyterian will be constructing a new hospital to serve Rio Rancho in the near future. 
  • Lovelace Health Systems -- Lovelace Health System is a full-service hospital system that serves more than 250,000 patients annually, provides the only hospital and 24 hour Emergency Room on Albuquerque's West Side and implemented the nation's first Provider Sponsored Organization (PSO) MedicarePlus.


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