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 […]
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:
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.
Check here for a list of our current priorities regarding mill levy spending.
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 […]
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? […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
If you are healthy, please consider making an appointment to give blood. Blood donations will be taken at the Holy Cross Hospital Fire/EMS Building and will include free SARS-COV-2 antibody testing. Schedule an appointment for Tuesday, March 22nd • 12:00pm – 4:30pm Schedule an appointment for Wednesday, March 23rd • 9:00am – 1:00pm
We’d like to take a moment to congratulate Jeannie Ross, Director of Community Health Services at Holy Cross Medical Center, for being recognized as a Woman of Impact at the annual Taos News Taoseña Awards! The Taoseña Awards are presented to women who are committed to the community and passionate in spirit. Congratulations to Jeannie, […]
Individuals living with the discomfort of varicose and spider veins can now access same-day minimally invasive therapies that can reverse the effects of chronic venous disease and offer cosmetic rejuvenation. Dr. Michael Darnell is a vein therapy specialist and offers these services right here in Taos. Chronic venous disease occurs when the veins in the […]
For two years our world has been struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic. This new virus has made its way to every corner of the planet and as it travels, it mutates. COVID-19 is a burden to everyone, but health care workers around the world have been fighting on the front lines since day one, with […]
Holy Cross Medical Center is unable to offer rapid COVID testing to asymptomatic patients. This change is due to supply chain issues related to the test kits used to perform this testing. We have created a list of alternate sites where you may be able to get tested for COVID-19. Holy Cross Hospital only offers […]
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.