The Medical Debt Relief Fund is supported by community donations and the funds raised are used to pay off bad debt that remains at the end of the year.
We appreciate the work David does for Holy Cross Hospital, but we want to make sure everyone takes a minute to learn more about how he helps on a community level.
Each year the New Mexico Hospital Association recognizes exceptional efforts by hospitals to improve hospital quality and patient care for the people of New Mexico. The awards represent the highest level of professional acknowledgement from New Mexico’s Quality Committee and members. This year, Holy Cross Hospital was chosen to receive the Quest for Excellence Quality […]
All Holy Cross Employees and Medical Staff: Throughout our response to the COVID-19 pandemic, every employee has helped in her or his own special way. Some changed their work schedules to provide needed coverage. Some took on new duties including helping to screen patients and employees as they entered the building. Some worked directly with […]
Steven Morrison, Social Worker Steven was instrumental and dedicated in finding appropriate placement for two for the most difficult social discharges we have had. Both patient’s physical co-morbidities, complex social and financial constraints and other issues made placement practically impossible. The placements were extremely difficult with multiple skilled nursing facilities declining admission citing, ‘the patient […]
In early April, David was asked by the New Mexico Dept. of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, which is in charge of the State Emergency Operations Center or “NM EOC”, if he would like to come to NMEOC in Santa Fe in support of the State’s response to the COVID-19. After his first shift, he […]
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 […]
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 […]
Kathy Alcon, Director of PT Recognized for: ServiceNominated by: Ten different PT staff members. Kathy is outstanding at demonstrating all of the behavior standards. She is excellent/exemplifies service to her patients and to the therapy staff. She honors her word. Works to provide the team with what they need to achieve success with their patients. […]
Our CEO Bill Batten, received the American College of Healthcare Executives Senior Level Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award. This award was bestowed on Patten by Stephen Stoddard, Executive Director, New Mexico Rural Hospital Network. The Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award recognized ACHE members who are experienced in the field and have made significant contributions to the […]
BeStaRRs is an employee recognition program of Holy Cross Medical Center | Behavior Standards Reward, Recognition and Social activities. ED Staff, ED Medical Staff, Dr. Darnell, Cardiopulmonary, Leslie Smith HSM, ICU Staff Recognized for: TEAMWORK During the Memorial Day holiday, the ER found themselves with multiple trauma victims due to a motorcycle accident, as well […]
A Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies Program was awarded to Holy Cross Medical Center by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The Rural OB Access & Maternal Services (ROAMS) network will develop innovative methods for providing rural OB services on a regional basis. The first year of the grant is a planning year. […]
BeStaRRs is an employee recognition program of Holy Cross Medical Center | Behavior Standards Reward, Recognition and Social activities. Frances Santistevan – AIDET Frances is demonstrated AIDET every day. Acknowledges others with a smile Is friendly to everyone Always has a kind word On top of that even when not at the register she is […]
BeStaRRs is an employee recognition program of Holy Cross Medical Center | Behavior Standards Reward, Recognition and Social activities. Imaging Department – Teamwork A patient was referred for a stress echo. She was unable to exercise adequately to obtain the diagnostic test result. Her EKG and clinical symptoms, however, indicated a coronary blockage. Thinking about […]
Molley Maccracken Molley is a First Steps Coordinator/Home Visitor and she completed her Facilitator Certification course for Emotional Intelligence. Paula Oxoby-Hayett Paula is the Children’s Trust Fund Coordinator and she completed her Infant Massage Instructor certification and became endorsed as an Infant Mental Health Specialist. David Elliot David is our Education Coordinator this year and […]
BeStaRRs is an employee recognition program of Holy Cross Medical Center Behavior Standards Reward, Recognition and Social activities.