October 18, 2013- Memorial Medical Center (MMC) named John Harris as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective November 1, 2013. Harris assumes the top leadership role at the hospital following the retirement of Paul Herzog on October 31.
October 1, 2013— Memorial Medical Center is pleased to announce an additional service at their HealthPlex location. A 64-Slice CT (Computed Tomography) Scanner is now available at the HealthPlex providing advanced imaging service to the fastest growing area in Las Cruces.
October 1, 2013 – Memorial Medical Center has delivered more babies than any other hospital in Southern New Mexico and now its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), is able to care for more babies than before. Two years ago, the NICU kept on average 2 babies per day. Today, an average of ten babies are staying at the MMC NICU, due to expansion and a new Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
July 23, 2013—The Doña Ana County Health and Human Services Department and Memorial Medical Center have launched an educational awareness program to help people live a healthier lifestyle with diabetes.
“Nuestra Vida” began in January 2013 and is expected to continue until February 2014. The initial vision of the pilot program began two years ago, motivated by health promotoras in Doña Ana County’s rural communities where diabetics in Doña Ana County were having trouble finding health-related information on living with diabetes.