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Medicaid Assistance at Taos First Steps

The Taos First Steps program is offering Medicaid assistance to any parents with a child aged prenatal to 3 years. We can help with completing applications, re-certifications, checking current status, and other general questions. Please call Drew Holsapple at 575-751-5801 to discuss your needs and make an appointment.

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LifeWings Quality Report

Sue Romansky, Assistant Vice President of Quality for Holy Cross Hospital, provides an update on the LifeWings quality measures for the second quarter of 2018.

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Thank You, Ben Ray Lujan

As a thank you to Ben Ray Lujan for his efforts during a financial log jam that Holy Cross Medical Center was experiencing, we are happy to present him with this custom photo album celebrating his efforts.

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Digital Portable x-ray Retrofit

We had a 20-year old portable that finally was no longer able to take an x-ray. The old system operated using Computed Radiology (CR) plates that required the technologist to take the x-ray and then go back to the department, place the plate into the CR reader for processing. This takes about 30 seconds before knowing if the image was of good quality.

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EKG System & Hardware

The MUSE EKG project is a software and interface system that collects and manages the EKGs done here at the hospital. Without it, we simply have to print the EKG and scan it into the medical records. Now we will be able to manage them all electronically (once installed in June, 2018) by simply sending them to the medical records. And the reading physician, either the Cardiologist or Dr. White, can do it electronically on the MUSE software.

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Medical Record System Conversion

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 […]

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Critical Access Designation

Holy Cross Medical Center (HCMC) has gotten the ok to pursue with due diligence in researching the conversion of Holy Cross Hospital into a Critical Access Hospital (CAH). HCMC and CEO Bill Patten want to make sure that all questions are answered and that the community is given the same education and opportunity to ask questions […]

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Board of Directors

Like most nonprofits, the HCMC Board of Directors has a nominating committee. The nominating committee is made up of nine members. The committee includes five community members appointed (1 each) by the Taos County Board of Commissioners, The Questa Village Council, The Taos Ski Valley Village Council, The Red River Town Council, and The Town […]

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Commitment to Excellence

It’s a brand new era at Holy Cross Hospital and we are making a Commitment to Excellence. The past few years have been challenging for Holy Cross Hospital and we are dedicated to regaining the trust and support of our community. Under the leadership of our new CEO, Bill Patten, and many new administrators, we are […]

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County Lease

Taos Health Systems has been leasing the current hospital building from the County under a very clear 30-year lease. The Board’s attorney has reviewed the lease and assured us that we are in full compliance of all of the requirements. The lease requires Taos Health Systems to pay for equipment upgrades (e.g. air handlers), all […]

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QHR Contract Review Committee

The QHR Renewal Review Committee – composed of Board Members Linda Aubrecht; Geilan Ismail, MD; Karen Matherlee; Fred Peralta; and Tim Moore, MD – was charged with reviewing Holy Cross Medical Center’s (HCMC’s) relationship with Quorum Health Resources (QHR) and recommending whether or not HCMC’s current contract should be renewed after its April 30, 2016 […]