If have access to a sewing machine, we are encouraging community members to make face masks for our team. There are two patterns below that have been approved by the Quality team at Holy Cross Hospital. There are two designs that you can choose from based on your sewing experience. Advanced Pattern Easy Pattern If […]
Holy Cross Hospital hosted a COVID-19 response forum via Facebook Live Thursday, March 26 at 2PM MST. Community members will have a chance to hear from Holy Cross Hospital physicians and leadership, along with representatives from Taos County, the Town of Taos, Kit Carson Electric Cooperative, and the Taos Community Foundation with their updates and […]
Holy Cross Hospital staff has been planning diligently for several weeks to develop a complete response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Those efforts increased when the Governor’s office announced New Mexico’s first presumptive positive case Coronavirus (COVID-19). Multiple measures internally and externally have been implemented with staff working round the clock. What are we working on […]
Holy Cross Medical Center has announced a presumptive positive test result for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. This is the first presumptive positive result for Taos County. The affected person is an adult male in his fifties. The patient appears to have two residencies, one in an eastern state and one in […]
Holy Cross Board of Trustees is soliciting applications from qualified persons to fill three vacant seats on the hospital board.
The Coronavirus is at the fore-front of everyone’s mind and as concern and information continues to spread, we thought it would be important to share some information about the Coronavirus to help keep you and your family healthy. Here are a few information packets to help you understand the virus better: What you need to […]
Holy Cross Hospital is seeking volunteers from our community to join our new Patient & Family Advisory Council. The council will consist of community members and Holy Cross staff working together in an effort to identify opportunities for improvement and develop solutions to advance patient service. If you or a family member has used our […]
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 […]
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 […]
About two years ago, Holy Cross Hospital converted to Critical Access Status. There was a lot of concern at the time about the conversion and Bill Patten, CEO of Holy Cross Medical Center wanted to take a minute to talk about the effect that the conversion has had on the hospital’s bottom line.
Hospitals meet rigorous national goals for improving patient safety. Five New Mexico hospitals, serving the state’s rural communities, earned the Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) award, one of New Mexico Hospital Association’s (NMHA’s) premier honors for hospital quality. These hospitals were honored for projects that enlisted multiple teams and approaches to reduce hospital readmissions, the […]
Holy Cross Medical Center is pleased to announce we have been chosen by the New Mexico Hospital Association (NMHA) as one of the top performing Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) in the state for quality and patient safety based on our most recent 12 months in the CMS-funded program, Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN). Holy Cross […]
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. You can find the results of […]
Holy Cross Hospital is committed to continuously improving the care and services we provide in order to give you healthcare with peace of mind. We’re taking a big step forward and upgrading the tools our physicians, nurses and clinical staff use to take care of you. Holy Cross is taking our current electronic medical record system […]