Holy Cross Medical Center (HCMC) has identified a potential for over-collection from Medicare patients on x-rays taken at Taos Urgent Care. If you were a Medicare patient that had an x-ray taken at Taos Urgent care between the dates of 7/17/2017 and 5/31/2021 and believe HCMC over-collected on the billing for this procedure, please contact […]
In Taos, we are fortunate to have our first Nationally Certified Hand Therapist. Lisa Edmonds has been an Occupational Therapist for 20 years and has practiced rehabilitation of the hand and arm for most of her career.
Holy Cross Hospital and Women’s Health Institute offer prenatal & OB services at the Questa Health Center, so you can get pregnancy care you need closer to where you live. The Questa Health Center now has state of the art pregnancy related equipment including a new ultrasound machine, vitals machine, and fetal heart rate monitor. […]
Holy Cross Medical Center CEO, Bill Patten, provides an update on COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts in the Taos community.
Kelsey Swalwell, Holy Cross Medical Center’s registered dietitian, shares some useful information about how carbohydrates effect your diet. Kelsey also provides classes and individual education and support to individuals and their families for many health conditions that can be improved by diet such as: heart disease, high blood pressure, kidney disease, arthritis, gastrointestinal disease, metabolic […]
When it comes to deciding whether or not you should get the COVID-19 vaccine, you are the only one that can make the decision. There is a lot of confusion regarding the vaccine, and there are many rumors circulating regarding vaccinations. We wanted to share a document that will help answer some of the frequently […]
The Town of Taos released a report on COVID-19 cases in New Mexico. This in-depth document from the presentation shares a lot of important information related to COVID-19.
ZDoggMD interviews FDA vaccine advisory committee member Dr. Paul Offit returns to address our biggest questions on the new COVID vaccines.
Colleen Durocher is the Executive Director of the ROAMS program and she wanted to take a minute to introduce you to this amazing program that Holy Cross Medical Center is part of. ROAMS is setting up two NEW prenatal clinics at the Questa Health Center and UCGH in Clayton, creating Telehealth communication between the 4 […]
Three years ago we converted Holy Cross Hospital to a Critical Access Hospital. We know many community members were concerned at the time about how this might effect the care the hospital offers, but three years in we are happy to report that the conversion has benefited the hospital. Steve Rosenboom, our CFO wanted to […]
Sue Romansky, our Chief Operating Officer wanted to share an update about our recent DNV inspection. This inspection happens randomly once a year.
Steve Rozenboom, CFO of Holy Cross Medical Center shares a financial update report from the Board Meeting held August, 2020.
Who, what, where, when & why should you or your employees be tested. A Facebook live forum with Holy Cross Medical Center from Monday, July 27th.
Rebecca Ciletti, a native of Colorado, is very happy to be living in Taos after spending many years in New York City as a travel writer and comedian. Rebecca graduated with a Bachelors of Business Administration from Saint Mary’s College at Notre Dame, and has worked in the Infection Prevention and Patient Access departments over […]
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 […]
As you know, the spring is usually a very busy time for Cancer Support Services preparing for our annual fundraiser,“For the Health of It.” Due to COVID-19, we were unable to host a large gathering this year for the 10th Anniversary of our event. However, we organized a “virtual” walk that we thought would be […]
Effective July 26, 2020, Sue Romansky will be the new Vice-president of Physician Practices. In this role Sue will be responsible for all aspects of our employed medical staff practices; both outpatient and inpatient. Over the next month or so, Sue will meet with all the practitioners and all the clinic staff to learn first-hand […]
By Colleen Durocher, ROAMS Executive Director The health and wellness of a woman is critical to achieving safe outcome for her and her baby. Access to care is vital because it allows providers to identify, treat, and stabilize chronic conditions; address behavioral health needs; and plan for a healthy and intentional pregnancy. The Rural Ob […]
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 […]