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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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Board Review – September, 2022

James Kiser, Interim CEO of Holy Cross Medical Center introduces himself to the community and talks about his short and long term goals at Holy Cross Medical Center.

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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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Board Review – August, 2022

James Kiser, Interim CEO of Holy Cross Medical Center introduces himself to the community and talks about his short and long term goals at Holy Cross Medical Center.

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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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For the Health of It! Fighting Cancer in Taos, One Step at a Time.

Most people have been affected by cancer in some way. Whether you are battling cancer, a cancer survivor, a family member, a friend, or a caretaker you have seen the impact the disease can have on everyone involved. While our healthcare system has evolved to provide the best care possible, there are many things that […]

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Holy Cross Women’s Health Institute Extends Prenatal Services to Questa

For pregnant women, whether it is their first pregnancy or not, it is very important to schedule a visit with a health care provider during the first trimester. Every pregnancy is unique and the first visit with a health care provider will help keep pregnant women and their baby healthy. As soon as women suspect […]

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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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Health Insurance, Medicaid Enrollment, & Disability Benefit Navigation

Understanding the unique differences between Medicare, Medicaid, self-pay, private insurance, and healthcare exchange options can be overwhelming. Many people don’t have the time to study and learn about the intricacies of the complicated federal and state benefits system and it’s nice to know that there is a friendly local option that can help. Benefit Navigation […]

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Taos Alive Receives Grant to Expand Service in Taos County

As part of the Comprehensive Community Approaches to Preventing Substance Use (CCAPS) program, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) awarded Taos Alive a grant for $227,088 in February of 2022. NACCHO awarded over three million dollars to address substance abuse issues throughout the country and Taos Alive is thrilled to be […]