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 […]
Bill Patten, CEO of Holy Cross Medical Center shares a report from the Board Meeting held on January, 2020.
Steve Rozenboom, CFO of Holy Cross Medical Center shares a financial update report from the Board Meeting held December, 2019.
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, […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 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. […]
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 […]
In 2016 Holy Cross Hospital asked the community to come together in support of our local hospital and vote to approve a 1 mill levy on property tax. The mill levy was approved with resounding support. The 2016 mill levy sunsets in June of this year, and we have begun conversations with the County Commissioners […]
In 2016 Holy Cross Hospital asked the community to come together in support of our local hospital and vote to approve a 1 mill levy on property tax. The mill levy was approved with resounding support and we have taken advantage of those funds to make many great improvements for your local hospital. The 2016 […]
In 2016 a mill levy was passed by the voters of Taos County to give 1 mill of additional taxes to Holy Cross Hospital. We are coming near the end of that mill and the hospital has approached the county about renewing and increasing the mill levy. Bill Patten, CEO of Holy Cross Medical Center […]