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Optum TO HOST SECOND #AskABQDocs TWITTER CHAT

Release Date: 7/14/2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 14, 2014

 

Contact:

Katie Coppens, Optum

1-505-967-7248, Cell

1-505-262-7104, Office

katie.coppens@abqhp.com

 

Optum TO HOST SECOND #AskABQDocs TWITTER CHAT

 

Albuquerque, N.M. — Have you ever wished you could just send a quick tweet to your doctor? Optum is making it possible . . . again!

 

After almost 30 questions were tweeted during their first Chat on May 8, ABQ HP is hosting their second #AskABQDocs Twitter Chat on Tuesday, July 22, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

 

The free chat will provide a direct medium for patients and the community to ask ABQ HP providers specific questions about their healthcare in 140 characters or less.

 

Seven Optum doctors from a wide range of specialties will be available to instantaneously answer questions submitted using the hashtag #AskABQDocs. Follow Optum on Twitter at @abqhp to join the conversation.

 

Optum Participants:

  • Dr. Aric Coffman, Chief Medical Officer, General Surgery
  • Dr. John Good, Pediatrics
  • Dr. Michelle Khoo, Cardiology
  • Dr. Rita Leard, Women’s Health
  • Dr. Jeff Morehouse, Mariposa Plastic Surgery
  • Dr. Ryan Tyner, Bariatric Surgery
  • Dr. Lance Wilson, Urgent Care

 

Please note: Any answers/advice given by an ABQ HP physician throughout the #AskABQDocs chat is general & shouldn't be considered a diagnosis. All medical cases vary. Please consult your physician regarding your specific medical needs.

 

About Optum

Optum is a physician-led, 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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