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Grateful for Our Hospital

I would like to take a moment to recognize how grateful I am for the high quality staff we have at our local hospital. It is my privilege to have recently been appointed to the Board of Directors at Holy Cross Hospital, and my time as a medical professional in the community reinforces my belief […]

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How Mill Levy Funds are Being Used to Improve Your Local Hospital

In November of 2020 Taos County voters rallied to renew mill levy support for Holy Cross Hospital. With resounding support, 72% of voters in the 2020 general election approved the renewal of a 1 mill tax to support local health care. Holy Cross Hospital is grateful for the support of the community and thought it […]

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Family Medicine, From Birth Through All Phases of Life

Holy Cross Women’s Health Institute (WHI) is pleased to welcome Family Physician with Obstetrics (FPOB), Ellen Ouellette, MD. Dr. Ouellette joins WHI’s team of OBGYNs that include Tim Moore, MD; Rameet Singh, MD; and Carol Kiesling, MD. As an FPOB, Dr. Ouellette  brings family medicine services to the broad range of care being offered at […]

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Merril Tydings Receives Unsung Hero Award

Please join us in congratulating Merril Tydings, House Shift Coordinator at Holy Cross Medical Center, for being recognized in this year’s Taos News Unsung Hero Awards. Thank you Merril for all you do and your commitment to making the world a better place. Learn more about Merril’s award from the Taos News here:

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Dr. Steven Slikkers Joins the Team at Taos Surgical Specialties

Dr. Steven Slikkers is a Board-Certified general surgeon and has been practicing in Michigan for the past 18 years. Steven graduated from the Loma Linda School of Medicine in 1999 and completed a 5-year residency at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota. Holy Cross Medical Center is proud to welcome Dr. Slikkers […]

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Holy Cross Hospital Expands Speech and Language Therapy Services

Most people think that a “speech therapist” helps people who have a lisp or need to re-learn how to talk after a stroke. This is true, but you might be surprised to find out that Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) do much more than this. Did you know that Medical Speech-Language Pathologists are experts in swallowing disorders? […]

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Community Health Needs Assessment – 2022

The Taos County Health Assessment surveys local residents every three years to identify local strengths, household challenges, and issues, as well as the perception of needs in the area. Results of this survey are used to document needs and develop plans that make Taos County a healthier place to live. This year’s survey represents over 500 […]

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Holy Cross Medical Center and the Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires

As the Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires continue to threaten our region, Holy Cross Hospital has been working closely with local Emergency Response Coordinator David Elliot to make sure that proper response plans are in place. Holy Cross Medical Center has over 400 employees. Some employees live in neighboring communities that are under different […]

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Non-invasive Kidney Stone Treatments are Available in Taos

It is estimated that over half a million people will go to the emergency room for kidney stone problems and roughly ten percent of people will have a kidney stone at some time in their lives. Kidney stones grow when minerals and salts in urine crystalize and form stones. Usually, the chemicals that cause kidney […]

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Community Health Needs Assessment Focus Groups

Holy Cross Medical Center is looking for community members to participate in a focus group as part of our Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) process. Every 3 years, we conduct a CHNA to evaluate the overall health needs of the area. By getting broad community feedback, we can identify ways that our hospital can adequately […]

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Looking Back at 2021

In 1936 Mabel Dodge Luhan donated a house on La Posta Road that became the first location of Holy Cross Hospital in Taos. It has been 85 years since the original building was donated and Holy Cross Hospital began growing its roots in Taos. Over the years, Holy Cross Hospital has expanded to include a […]

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Holy Cross Medical Center Earns the Quest for Excellence Quality Award

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 […]

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Support for changing from Traditional Medicare to a Part C Replacement Plan.

The Benefit Navigation Program at Holy Cross Hospital provides free year-round benefit navigation and enrollment counseling services for community members seeking benefits from the Health Exchange, Medicaid, and Medicare. Our Benefit Navigation Coordinator Theresa Noedel would love to assist our community members who are interested in changing from their Traditional Medicare to a Part C […]