January 2018 CEO Newsletter

January 22, 2018

We are so honored to have been chosen #1 Hospital in the Las Cruces Sun News 2017 Readers Choice Awards. Additionally, the Memorial Family Medicine Center was #1 Medical Clinic and Memorial Urgent Care Center was #1 Urgent Care in this public poll. It takes a daily commitment by our staff, volunteers and medical team to be YOUR FIRST CHOICE.

New Year's Health

January 16, 2018

Ask anyone what their New Year’s resolution is and chances are they’ll mention a determination to eat healthier. While many of us may consider a renewed focus on healthy eating as a way to make up for the rich indulgences of the holiday season or as a pathway to fit more comfortably into that favorite pair of jeans, healthy eating comes with even greater rewards. It can reduce our risk of illnesses like heart disease, diabetes and cancer; and it can help boost our energy, sharpen our memories and stabilize our mood, leading to a noticeable improvement in our overall health.

December 2017 CEO Newsletter

December 22, 2017

It has been a stellar year at Memorial, and we take tremendous pride in the accomplishments of 2017. We have seen significant advancements in technology and quality of care, which have been awarded and recognized nationally.

November 2017 CEO Newsletter

November 28, 2017

Quality and safety are the paramount goals of everything we do at Memorial. We have now distinguished ourselves as a Leapfrog™ Grade A hospital. That makes Memorial among the top hospitals in the nation for quality and patient safety. We are the only large hospital in New Mexico and the only hospital in Las Cruces to receive this coveted Grade A designation.

October 2017 CEO Newsletter

November 3, 2017

On the 3rd of November, I will have had the privilege of working as the CEO Memorial Medical Center for four years. What a metamorphosis we have seen at Memorial during this time. I cannot say enough about our superb staff of doctors, nurses, officers and directors, along with a who’s who of southern New Mexico on our Board of Trustees.

Be Your Own Breast Friend

October 10, 2017

After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women. In fact, one in eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. And with October designated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this is a great time to bring attention to this disease. At Memorial Medical Center, we want all of the women in our community to understand their risk, be alert to the signs and symptoms and recognize the crucial role that healthy lifestyles and early detection play in fighting breast cancer.

September 2017 CEO Newsletter

September 27, 2017

New Mexico legislators traveled to Las Cruces this month to hold a session on issues affecting the southern part of the state. During their session at the Burrell College, I was asked to speak about healthcare in New Mexico.

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