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Author Archives: Elaine Tassy / Journal Staff Writer

MyChart, seen here as a close-up of Claudette Mayer’s records, provides a patient’s health summary, tests results, current health issues, and other useful information. (Greg Sorber/Albuquerque Journal)

Online portal boosts access to information

The use of an online portal at Presbyterian Medical Group in New Mexico, through which patients and their health care team can see and exchange information via computer, has increased by more than 20 percent in the past year.

Tight end Chris Edling, left, talks with Becky Freeman, who consults individually with players on the football team, as well as other sports.

Dietitian ‘fuels’ UNM’s athletes

Since Becky Freeman began her job as the University of New Mexico’s first full-time Athletics Depart …

Marita Marshall now uses a walker, after a fall in 2013 that necessitated a trip to an urgent care center. (Greg Sorber/Albuquerque Journal)

State launches awareness campaign on elderly falls

Legislation that goes into effect in January will compel the New Mexico Department of Health to create a statewide fall risk and awareness program intended to keep older folks in New Mexico from falling.

Roxanne Holloway stands outside an exhibit last month that gives statistics about domestic violence in New Mexico. (Adolphe Pierre-Louis/Albuquerque Journal)

Breaking cycle of abuse takes time

It takes time and repeated false starts to end cycle of domestic abuse, experts and former battered spouses say