Policy eye on government

Behavioral Health Audit Firm Didn’t Follow Normal Practice

Behavioral Health Audit Firm Didn’t Follow Normal Practice

A Massachusetts firm that audited 15 health organizations in New Mexico last year normally gives companies it’s scrutinizing a chance to respond …

Voices Behind The Vote: Health Care And War Pull Veteran To The Polls

Voices Behind The Vote: Health Care And War Pull Veteran To The Polls

Veteran Pete Comstock was wounded in Vietnam—once by a hand grenade and once by an AK-47—and he’s recovered physically. “I have some combat …

Voices Behind The Vote: Mental Health Brings Single Mom To The Polls

Voices Behind The Vote: Mental Health Brings Single Mom To The Polls

Christina Dominguez is a single mother of three kids in Albuquerque. Her primary interest in the election is the mental health poll question on …

Voices Behind the Vote: Silence On Substance Abuse

Voices Behind the Vote: Silence On Substance Abuse

KUNM Public Health Reporter Ed Williams met with Julie Martinez in the courtyard of Holy Cross Hospital in Taos. Martinez manages the

APD Reform Forum Focuses On Mental Health

APD Reform Forum Focuses On Mental Health

People affected by mental health issues in Albuquerque gathered for a meeting on police reform on Monday night. Only people who’d signed up online …

Poverty access and impact

Health trends and treatment

Doctors See Higher Patient Loads Under Affordable Care Act

Doctors See Higher Patient Loads Under Affordable Care Act

A new analysis of insurance enrollment under the Affordable Care Act shows New Mexico has one of the highest rates of newly-insured people in

Flu Season Is Back: Time For Shots!

Flu Season Is Back: Time For Shots!

There’s been so much media attention focused on the Ebola crisis in West Africa and whether the healthcare system in the U.S. is ready for cases

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