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  • American Cancer Society Seeks Volunteers to Play Critical Role in its Cancer-Fighting Mission

    Taos Health - April 3, 2016

    English and Bilingual Spanish Speaking Volunteers needed to support programs for cancer patients The American Cancer Society, the leading organization dedicated to freeing the world from the pain and suffering of cancer, is seeking English and bilingual Spanish speaking volunteers to make a positive… Read More >>

  • Home Visitors Receive Infant Massage Training

    Children and Family Services - February 18, 2016

    Taos First Steps, a program of Holy Cross Hospital, Teaches Parents and Caregivers techniques and Benefits of Infant Massage. All 10 of the First Steps home visitors have recently completed infant massage training through the International Institute of Infant Massage in Albuquerque. The training is… Read More >>

  • First Steps Celebrates Eight Years

    Children and Family Services - February 18, 2016

    Happy Birthday to a wonderful community program! Holy Cross Hospital’s award winning Taos First Steps Home Visiting program is celebrating eight years of service to families in our community. First Steps is a free program for families with young children. They provide resources and support to… Read More >>

  • Health Exchange

    Taos Health - December 1, 2015

    By now most people know they must have health insurance coverage or pay a penalty. But, did you know: Health insurance must be obtained or renewed during open enrollment You won’t be able to buy private coverage for individuals and families from the Health Exchange outside of open enrollment without… Read More >>

  • Kids First Penasco is Restructuring

    Taos Health - July 28, 2015

    Kids First Peñasco, a program of Taos Health Systems, is changing/re-structuring to offer new services and therapies to families in Peñasco. After 3 years of successful collaboration with Los Brazos and the Peñasco Independent School District, the Kids First Peñasco Program… Read More >>

  • Taos Latch on Coalition Joins World-Wide Action and Invites the Community to a Free Celebration of World Breastfeeding Week

    Taos Health - July 28, 2015

    The Taos Latch On Breastfeeding Coalition is taking part in a world-wide effort to ensure that working mothers continue to breastfeed. Latch On invites the community to a free celebration of World Breastfeeding Week at Twirl toy store on Wednesday August 6 from 11 am to 1 pm. Taos joins communities… Read More >>

  • First Steps Celebrates Eight Years!

    Taos Health - July 7, 2015

    Happy Birthday to a wonderful community program! Holy Cross Hospital’s award winning Taos First Steps Home Visiting program is celebrating eight years of service to families in our community. First Steps is a free program for families with young children. They provide resources and support to… Read More >>

  • Home Visitors Receive Infant Massage Training

    Taos Health - July 1, 2015

    Taos First Steps, a program of Holy Cross Hospital, Teaches Parents and Caregivers techniques and Benefits of Infant Massage. All 10 of the First Steps home visitors have recently completed infant massage training through the International Institute of Infant Massage in Albuquerque. The training is… Read More >>

  • Cancer Support Services and For the Health of It!

    Taos Health - May 19, 2015

    It’s time to get out your walking/running shoes. Grab your friends, family and/or neighbors and join us for our 5th Annual For the Health of It!, our 5K/10K race, walk and fun run. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, June 13 at the Taos Youth and Family Center. Holy Cross Hospital’s… Read More >>

  • Health Care Enrollment

    Taos Health - January 26, 2015

    Taos Health Systems is dedicated to helping all Taos residents find the health coverage option that meets their needs and fits their budget. To assist you, Holy Cross Hospital has created a team of Health Care Enrollment Specialists who are available to assist you for FREE. These Specialists can determine… Read More >>

  • Kids First Initiative Report

    Taos Health - January 20, 2015

    The Peñasco Kids First Initiative is part of a national pilot program, the Safety Net Enhancement Initiative, funded by the Kresge Foundation and designed to test whether health clinics can be mobilized as vehicles for improving population health. With the Peñasco clinic serving as a base,… Read More >>

  • FAQs - The Birth Center

    Taos Health - January 20, 2015

    The Birth Center in all of its forms has served the Taos community since 1981. Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about the new Birth Center. Read the Full Story Here > Read More >>

  • The Birth Center at Women's Health Institute

    Taos Health - January 20, 2015

    The Birth Center has a long and noble history that began with the vision and power of two women, Elizabeth Gilmore and Tish Demmin. To meet the growing demand for midwife-attended births, they started a home birth practice in Taos in 1978 that, evolved in 1981 to include a birth center as well. The… Read More >>

  • Health Information Technology - Part 3: An Interview with Spencer Hamons

    Taos Health - March 20, 2014

    Spencer Hamons is the Chief Information Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Taos Health Systems in Taos, NM. In this interview, he talks about the unique perspective he has as both CIO and COO (for Information systems) — particularly when it comes to initiatives like ICD-10; the infrastructure… Read More >>

  • Health Information Technology - Part 2: Telemedicine

    Taos Health - January 27, 2014

    In April of this year, New Mexico became the 17th state in the U.S. to enact laws governing the use of telemedicine as a method to deliver healthcare to our citizens. The New Mexico law mandates that private health insurance plans provide coverage for care delivered by telemedicine. For anyone interested,… Read More >>

  • Make Some Changes for a Healthier, Less Stressful Holiday Season

    Taos Health - December 23, 2013

    The holiday meal is nearly ready, the table is set for your hungry guests and the presents are wrapped and waiting to be opened. But you would like nothing better than to crawl under the bed covers and take a nice, long nap! The winter holiday season brings lots of rejoicing and a chance to share happy… Read More >>

  • Prostate Health

    Taos Health - September 6, 2013

    Men should talk to their doctor and get a physical every year, especially if they’re 40 and older. The majority of men do not get an annual physical. There is an ongoing, increasing and predominantly silent crisis in the health and well-being of men. Due to a lack of awareness, poor health education,… Read More >>

  • Health Information Technology - Part 1: Introduction

    Taos Health - September 5, 2013

    This is the first part of a web-series I am writing over the next several weeks to provide our Northern New Mexico community insights into some of the technology used throughout Taos Health Systems, and how that technology integrates into the care system that we have throughout our service area. Today’s… Read More >>

  • Peñasco Puts Kids First!

    Taos Health - June 25, 2013

    Kids First is an innovative initiative to support the mental and physical health of Peñasco area families. This Holy Cross Hospital-sponsored program, funded by the Kresge Foundation, is aimed at reducing Parenting Stress to minimize the Adverse Childhood Experiences that can lead to chronic… Read More >>

  • For the Health of It 2013!

    Taos Health - June 7, 2013

    June 7, 2013 – Taos, New Mexico: Join Holy Cross Hospital as we celebrate a morning of health with “For the Health of It 2013!” on Saturday, June 15th at the Taos Youth and Family Center. This year we have included 5K and 10K timed runs along with our 5K walk and fun run. The event… Read More >>

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