Holy Cross Hospital receives a four-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). “We are pleased with our four-star rating”, said Bill Patten, CEO for Holy Cross Hospital. “We have actively been striving toward improvements and this rating speaks to those efforts.” The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services uses a five-star quality rating system […]
Month: January 2020
Board Review – January, 2020
Bill Patten, CEO of Holy Cross Medical Center shares a report from the Board Meeting held on January, 2020.
Financial Review – January, 2020
Steve Rozenboom, CFO of Holy Cross Medical Center shares a financial update report from the Board Meeting held December, 2019.
What The Swing Bed Program means for us as a Critical Access Hospital
The purpose of this article is to explain the why behind our Swing Bed Program and how it benefits us as a Critical Access Hospital (CAH). Having an active swing program is a financial benefit to the hospital and a great benefit to our community and patients, especially if the patient wants to stay here, […]
Public Disposal Drop Box for Medication
We want to make our employees aware that we have a drop box for medication disposal. Please tell your patients friend and family about this. Direct Patients to the box when ask about where to destroy medication. The drop box is located in the lobby of the hospital and is open to the public for […]
Living Treasures of our Auxiliary
Pauline Mondragon & Jan Smith were honored as living treasures during a ceremony at Taos High School on December 8. Friends and family were present for the gathering. Pauline has been President of our Auxiliary and has volunteered in numerous community projects. Jan is our Auxiliary Corresponding Secretary and a buyer in our Gift shop […]
BeStaRRs – October, November, December – 2019
BeStaRRs is an employee recognition program of Holy Cross Medical Center | Behavior Standards Reward, Recognition and Social activities. Robert Motha | Accountability Robert took on the role of Interim HR Director more than once in conjunction with being the Pharmacy Directory. Robert effectively delegated tasks, never complained and maintained a positive attitude. He went […]
National Diabetes Prevention Program is a Covered Insurance Benefit for HCMC Employees
The Holy Cross Medical Center (HCMC) Diabetes Self-Management Program is thrilled to announce our plan to offer the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) as a covered insurance benefit for HCMC employees beginning in the summer of 2020. The NDPP was created in 2010 to address the increasing burden of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in […]
Holy Cross Hospital Supports Breastfeeding!
Holy Cross Hospital is promoting breastfeeding among its employees, patients, and the wider community. Working with the Latch On Breastfeeding Coalition and the NM Breastfeeding Task Force Taos Chapter, the hospital has created a lactation room and sponsored a breastfeeding mural, recently completed on the corridor wall outside Labor and Delivery by muralist Lynnette Haozous. […]
First Steps Makes Connections
Once a month you can find the friendly faces of First Steps Home Visitors singing, reading books, and elbow deep in arts and craft. Tucked into the little reading nook in the Children’s Library at the Taos Public Library you’ll find the happy bunch of 10-20 youngsters and their parents, grandparents, and babysitters joining in […]