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Optum’ WESTSIDE FAMILY PRACTICE MOVING, WOMEN’S HEALTH GAINING LOCATION

Release Date: 10/21/2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 21, 2013

Contact:
Katie Coppens, Optum
1-505-262-7104 (Office) 
1-505-239-5570 (Cell) 
katie.coppens@abqhp.com

 

 

Optum’ WESTSIDE FAMILY PRACTICE MOVING, WOMEN’S HEALTH GAINING LOCATION

 

Albuquerque, N.M. — Two Optum specialties are getting a new address. As of Monday, Nov. 4, the Optum’ Westside Family Practice Clinic will be relocating to the group’s Rio Rancho building at 1721 Rio Rancho Blvd., SE, Also on this date, ABQ HP Women’s Health will gain a new clinic location at the ABQ HP Rio Bravo Healthcare Center (200 Rio Bravo Blvd., SE).

“Westside Family Practice is excited about joining the Optum Rio Rancho location,” said David Hardwicke, MD, Associate Medical Director for Adult Primary Care. “ABQ HP Family Medicine provides complete, long-term healthcare for people of all ages, and we look forward to providing these services at our new location.”

Letters have been sent to patients notifying them of these changes. The Family Practice clinic phone number will change from 232-1100 to 896-8600 on the Nov. 4 move date, while Women’s Health may still be reached at 254-6500.

“We have seen a need for a midwifery presence at our Rio Bravo location,” said Rita Leard, MD, Clinic Medical Director for the Optum Women’s Health Department. “Two midwives will now be seeing patients at this location to provide prenatal care, as well as routine gynecologic check-ups and family planning consultations.”

For more information about Optum, visit www.abqhp.com.

 

About Optum

Optum is a physician-driven, multi-specialty medical group based in Albuquerque, NM. The company offers comprehensive health care services backed by 43 medical and surgical specialties with 18 locations throughout Albuquerque and Rio Rancho. Optum recently merged with Optum HealthCare Partners LLC, a nationally recognized leader for its pioneering work in coordinated care. For more information about Optum, please visit abqhp.com.

 

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