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ABQ Health Partners’ exec moving to UNM


Jill Klar is leaving her position as chief operating officer at ABQ Health Partners to join the UNM Medical Group. (COURTESY PHOTO)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Jill Klar has been named the UNM Medical Group’s new chief operating officer, the UNM Health Sciences Center announced in a news release Thursday.

Klar has served as ABQ Health Partners COO since 2011 and prior to that held various leadership positions with Lovelace Health System, including interim COO for Lovelace Health Plan. She will begin her new role at UNM Medical Group on Jan. 1.

Klar will provide strategic direction for revenue cycle, human resources, information technology and organizational communication, along with expansion of the Medical Group’s Health System Network Services division.

The UNM Medical Group, a not-for-profit corporation organized in 2007, comprises more than 1,100 clinical practitioners representing more than 150 specialties. These providers are the exclusive caregivers to the state’s only academic medical center – UNM Hospital. UNM Medical Group also is the faculty practice for the UNM School of Medicine




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