Bill Patten, CEO of Holy Cross Medical Center shares a report from the board meeting held June 29th, 2022.
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 […]
Board Review – May, 2022
Bill Patten, CEO of Holy Cross Medical Center shares a report from the board meeting held May 25th, 2022.
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 […]
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 […]
Board Review – April, 2022
Bill Patten, CEO of Holy Cross Medical Center shares a report from the board meeting held April 27th, 2022.
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 […]
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 […]
Board Review – March, 2022
Bill Patten, CEO of Holy Cross Medical Center shares a report from the board meeting held March 30th, 2022.
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 […]
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 […]
March 2022 Blood Drive
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
Jeannie Ross is One of This Year’s Taoseña Awards Recipients!
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, […]
Board Review – February, 2022
Bill Patten, CEO of Holy Cross Medical Center shares a report from the board meeting held February 23rd, 2022.
Treatment for Spider Veins & Varicose Veins
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 […]
Holy Cross Hospital Activates Crisis Standards of Care
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 Hospital is no longer able to offer Outpatient COVID-19 Testing.
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 […]
Holy Cross Hospital Relieves $2,100,000 worth of Patient Debt.
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.
The First New Year’s Baby is Welcomed at Holy Cross Hospital – 2022
Please join us in welcoming John James Wilson, the first baby born at Holy Cross Hospital in 2022. Angél & John Wilson of Red River were proud to welcome their son, J.J. at 4:52am on January 1st. 2022 has been a busy year for the staff at Holy Cross Hospital. Four new babies were delivered […]
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 […]