Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Edgewood hires clinic planner.

Byline: Jennifer Archibeque Journal Staff Writer

A consultant who has helped plan community health centers throughout New Mexico has been hired to assist Edgewood in its effort to establish a clinic.

Since October 1999, a group known as East Mountain Residents for Healthcare made up of medical professionals, elected officials and parents has been trying to bring one-stop health care to the East Mountains and Estancia Valley.

The group envisions a clinic that offers primary medical care, dental care and other health services in one place. In addition, the group wants to be able to accept patients insured by a variety of providers as well as uninsured patients. …

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