HealthInsight New Mexico Welcomes New Senior Communications SpecialistHealthInsight New Mexico welcomes Anthony Garcia as senior communications specialist. Anthony is responsible for developing and implementing communications strategies and public relations programs for activities aimed at health care professionals, patients and their families or caregivers.
Prior to joining HealthInsight, Anthony led strategic communication efforts for the University of New Mexico (UNM) Health System’s lean initiative, a system-wide approach to add value and improve quality for patients. He also project managed patient-access and process improvement initiatives to reduce patient wait times, standardize operating procedures, and improve efficiency. Anthony is experienced in health literacy, facilitating and lean methodology. In fact, he conducted lean training and process improvement work sessions for continuing medical education credit.
“Anthony’s experience is a great fit with the goals and projects at HealthInsight New Mexico,” said Margy Wienbar, executive director. “He is a great addition to our quality improvement teams.”
In addition to his work in health care and communications, Anthony anchored live-TV for nearly seven years, helping bring attention to the needs, concerns and situations of people in New Mexico, Texas and Juarez, Mexico.
Anthony has a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication from Eastern New Mexico University.