July 5, 2017
Summer. School’s out, and so is the sun. With the days at their longest and brightest, many of us are taking advantage of the season, soaking up vitamin D and spending as much time in the fresh summer air as we can – whether that means planning a vacation to the beach, getting out on the water, organizing pick-up games in the park or embarking on early evening walks with the family.
June 22, 2017
Healthcare is changing. Consumerism is a trend that has been growing for the past
decade. Patients no longer just go where their doctor sends them. As consumers of
healthcare, they are trying to make the best decision based on quality, reputation
and cost, just as they do with other purchases.
June 2, 2017
It’s probably no secret to anyone that, on average, women take a more proactive approach to their health than men do. That historic imbalance reveals its sobering effects in the facts. According to studies noted by the Men’s Health Network, men die an average of almost five years earlier than women, and at higher rates than women from the top 10 causes of death.
June 2, 2017
Memorial Medical Center is one of the largest of 72 LifePoint Health hospitals across the country and had the pleasure of hosting senior leadership from Nashville on May 18th. They were here to experience first-hand our commitment to patient care and safety and see the opportunity we have to expand quality care across Southern New Mexico.
May 2, 2017
Wash your hands. How many times have we heard that oft-repeated refrain over our lifetimes? Since we were children, we’ve been encouraged to wash our hands after playing outside, before eating, after using the restroom and any one of a number of other occasions.
April 20, 2017
It has been my honor and privilege to meet with Governor Martinez
several times during the 2017 legislative session to represent the
interests of the healthcare community and the people of New Mexico
who are at risk of losing access to healthcare under proposed
March 21, 2017
Our executive team just returned from a corporate meeting at LifePoint Health in Nashville. Memorial is one of 72 LifePoint hospitals across the country, and was recognized as one of the company’s leading hospitals. It was with a great sense of pride that we accepted awards for our achievements in growth, financial management, safety and quality care.
February 28, 2017
We are celebrating two very distinct honors this month, and I couldn’t be more proud. At the end of January, the Las Cruces Sun News announced the winners in their annual Readers Choice poll and once again, for 13 out of the last 14 years, Memorial won Favorite Hospital. It is a unique honor to be selected as number one by the public.
January 31, 2017
We are heading into this year with plans for continued growth and advancements in technology, facilities and services. Our goal is to provide the region’s most advanced healthcare and appreciably add to our team of experienced, high quality providers. I am very proud of the exceptional team we have at Memorial which continues to bring about changes and improvements that help us provide advanced medicine and trusted care.
December 28, 2016
As I look back on the year, as with the previous two years I have been privileged to lead Memorial, 2016 has been a year of tremendous progress on all fronts.