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News at Presbyterian

Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Presbyterian Health Plan, Inc., and all our hospitals, clinics, healthcare providers and staff are working hard to provide compassionate care to New Mexicans. Find out about some of what we are doing, below.

Press Contact:

Amanda Schoenberg
Communications Specialist
E-mail: aschoenbe@phs.org
Work Phone: 505-923-6339
Mobile Phone: 831-332-5785

Kerri Dufault
Communications Specialist
E-mail: kdufault@phs.org
Work Phone: 505-923-6593
Mobile Phone: 505-331-6579

If you are a member of the media, please call our Presbyterian Hospital operator at (505) 841-1234 and ask to speak with someone in public relations.

U.S. News & World Report Names Presbyterian Best Regional Hospital

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August 3, 2016

Presbyterian Receives HFMA’s Map Award For Second Consecutive Year

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August 2, 2016

Presbyterian Health Plan Names Brandon Fryar President

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July 29, 2016

Presbyterian Rust Medical Center Bariatric Program Earns National Accreditation

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July 26, 2016

Three Presbyterian Hospitals Offer Summer Food Service Program With USDA

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July 19, 2016

Presbyterian Medical Group To Offer Free Sports Physicals To Lincoln County Student Athletes

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June 30, 2016

Presbyterian Rust Medical Center Career Fair

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June 24, 2016

Socorro General Hospital Joins With Safer New Mexico Now And New Mexico State Police For Child Safety Seat Clinic

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May 3, 2016

Presbyterian Recognizes Third Annual Patient Experience Week "Annual Event To Celebrate Healthcare Staff Impacting Patient Experience Every Day"

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April 25, 2016

Socorro General Hospital Launches Free Kids Meal Program With USDA

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April 11, 2016

Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital Offers Nursing Scholarships

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April 7, 2016

Presbyterian Announces Expansion In Santa Fe

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March 16, 2016

Healthgrades Names Presbyterian One Of America’s 100 Best For Orthopedic Surgery, Joint Replacement And Stroke Care

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February 25, 2016

The American Heart Association And Presbyterian Partner To Offer Little Hats, Big Hearts Program In New Mexico

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February 11, 2016

Presbyterian Hospital Receives Healthgrades’ 2016 Distinguished Hospital For Clinical Excellence™ Award

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February 1, 2016

Christmas Stockings Filled With Bundles Of Joy

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December 23, 2015

Plains Regional Medical Center Welcomes New Cardiologist

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December 17, 2015

Santa Arriving by Chopper to Visit Children at Presbyterian Hospital

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December 15, 2015

Albuquerque Ambulance Service Badge and Rank Pinning Ceremony

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December 10, 2015

New Child and Adolescent Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit Open House

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December 9, 2015

Lincoln County Medical Center Welcomes New Physical Therapist

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December 8, 2015

Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation's 21st Annual Memorial Tree Celebration of Life

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November 30, 2015

Lincoln County Medical Center Receives The Joint Commission's ‘Top Performer On Key Quality Measures®’ Recognition

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November 24, 2015

November 19 Is National Rural Health Day Three Presbyterian Rural Hospitals Recognized As 2015 Top Performers

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November 17, 2015

Presbyterian Health Plan Earns 4.5 Stars for Medicare Advantage HMO Plan

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November 16, 2015

Presbyterian CEO Named Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEO to Know

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November 16, 2015

***Public Service Announcement: Presbyterian Rust Medical Center Main Emergency Department Entrance Reopens***

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October 27, 2015

The Children’s Center At Presbyterian Celebrates Halloween

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October 21, 2015

Plains Regional Medical Center Recognized As Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador

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October 20, 2015

Presbyterian Hip And Knee Programs Recertified By The Joint Commission

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October 16, 2015

Presbyterian Hospital Receives Consumer Choice Award

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October 12, 2015

The Cancer Center At Presbyterian To Launch Cancer Support Community

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October 10, 2015

Presbyterian Provides Free Flu Shots To Community

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September 30, 2015

Presbyterian Healthcare Services Named a Palliative Care Leadership Center™ (PCLC)

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September 24, 2015

Heart Center At Presbyterian Among First In Country To Implant New MRI Safe Cardioverter Defibrillator

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September 22, 2015

Presbyterian Provides Free Vaccines To Española Community At Annual Health Fair

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September 21, 2015

The Heart Center At Presbyterian And The Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation Present The 2015 Wilson Cardiology Update

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September 21, 2015

Socorro General Hospital And Socorro Striders And Riders Host 11th Annual Run For Your Life 5k And One Mile Walk

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September 11, 2015

***Media Advisory: Presbyterian Hosts First Kidney Transplant Reunion***

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September 11, 2015

Race Benefits Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Program At Presbyterian

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September 10, 2015

Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital Welcomes Family Medicine Provider

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August 31, 2015

Presbyterian Santa Fe Urgent Care Extends Hours

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August 25, 2015

Presbyterian Media Statement 08.18.15

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August 18, 2015

Presbyterian Expands Services In Quay County

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August 17, 2015

Presbyterian Receives Most Wired Award For Second Consecutive Year

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August 11, 2015

***Public Service Announcement*** The First High Plains Women’s Expo, Presented By Plains Regional Medical Center

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July 28, 2015

Presbyterian Rust Medical Center To Host Career Fair For New Patient Tower

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July 27, 2015

U.S. News & World Report Names Presbyterian Best Regional Hospital

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July 22, 2015

Presbyterian’s Community Growers’ Market Returns Tomorrow

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June 29, 2015

Presbyterian Healthcare Services and UnitedHealthcare Collaborate to Improve Patient Care in New Mexico

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June 23, 2015

Presbyterian Medical Group To Offer Free Sports Physicals To Lincoln County Student Athletes

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June 15, 2015

Plains Regional Medical Center Hosts Second Annual Run For The Zoo (Fun Run/Walk 1 mile, 5k and 10k)

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June 10, 2015

***Public Service Announcement Presbyterian Rust Medical Center’s “Arts & Crafts Trunk Sale”***

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June 4, 2015

***Public Service Announcement - PMG Urgent Care at Alameda will have new hours beginning June 1, 2015***

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May 26, 2015

Presbyterian Healthcare Services Named Top And Most Meaningful Workplace

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May 18, 2015

Albuquerque Ambulance Service Offers Free Blood Pressure Checks On Metro Public Safety Day

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May 14, 2015

***Public Service Announcement - March of Dimes March for Babies 2015 Walk in Albuquerque***

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May 4, 2015

Presbyterian Hospital Earns Prestigious Baby-Friendly® Designation

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April 22, 2015

Presbyterian Santa Fe Clinic To Open Monday

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April 17, 2015

New System At Plains Regional Medical Center Aims To Help Heart Attack Patients

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March 23, 2015

Socorro General Medical Group Welcomes New General Surgeon

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March 19, 2015

Presbyterian Recognized As Center Of Excellence For Anticoagulation Services

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March 9, 2015

Presbyterian Named National High Blood Pressure Control Champion

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March 5, 2015

Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation’s 31st Annual Daffodil Days

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March 4, 2015

**Public Service Announcement** Presbyterian Rust Medical Center’s Volunteer Council Sponsors

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February 3, 2015

Presbyterian Hospital Receives High Score For Maternity Care

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January 7, 2015

Presbyterian Health Plan Awards $180,000 To Community Organizations

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January 6, 2015

Christmas Stockings Filled With Bundles Of Joy

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December 22, 2014

Santa Arriving By Chopper To Visit Children At Presbyterian Hospital

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December 16, 2014

Two Presbyterian Hospitals Receive 2014 Leapfrog Top Hospital Award

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December 2, 2014

Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation’s 20th Annual Memorial Tree Celebration of Life

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December 2, 2014

Presbyterian Receives The Joint Comission’s ‘Top Performer On Key Quality Measures®’ Recognition

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November 17, 2014

Lincoln County Medical Center Receives The Joint Comission’s ‘Top Performer On Key Quality Measures®’ Recognition

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November 17, 2014

Presbyterian Hospital Receives Consumer Choice Award

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October 29, 2014

Presbyterian Receives Healthgrades’ Recognition Of Excellence For Cardiology Care

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October 23, 2014

More Than 600 Presbyterian Leaders Partner With Dozens Of Schools Across New Mexico To Promote Healthy Living

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October 22, 2014

Presbyterian Hospital Receives American College Of Cardiology Award

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October 16, 2014

Pediatric Patients Celebrate Halloween At The Children’s Center At Presbyterian

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October 13, 2014

Plains Regional Medical Center (PRMC) Pharmacy Grand Opening Event

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October 9, 2014

Presbyterian Nurse Receives National Recognition

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October 3, 2014

Presbyterian Kaseman Internal Medicine Hosts Diabetes Day

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September 29, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Awards $2.9 Million Grant To Presbyterian Community Health Program

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September 25, 2014

New Presbyterian Medical Group Clinic Opening In Rio Rancho

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September 23, 2014

Presbyterian Hosts Annual Children’s Healthcare Fair

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September 23, 2014

Presbyterian First In State To Offer New High-Tech Angiovac Catheterization

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September 22, 2014

Presbyterian Healthcare Services Recognized For “Bold” Leadership

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September 19, 2014

Presbyterian Featured As “Hospital Of Tomorrow” In U.S. News And World Report

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September 17, 2014

Cross County Courage Classic and Kids K for Cancer

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September 12, 2014

Presbyterian Kaseman Hospital Partners With The American Cancer Society® To Open First Cancer Resource Center In Albuquerque

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August 25, 2014

Walgreens Pharmacy Now Open At Presbyterian Hospital Physician Office Building

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August 22, 2014

Presbyterian's Pastoral Care Residents Prepare to Serve Community

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August 14, 2014

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Reunion Picnic

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August 1, 2014

Presbyterian Receives 2014 Most Wired Award For Excellence in Information Technology

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July 18, 2014

Plains Regional Cancer Center 10 Year Anniversary Celebration

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July 16, 2014

Presbyterian Hospital Earns Highest Rating For Heart Bypass Surgery

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July 11, 2014

Presbyterian Community Growers' Market Returns Tomorrow

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June 23, 2014

Socorro General Hospital Recognized For Quality

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June 19, 2014

PNM Provides $64K Rebate To Presbyterian For Energy Efficiencies

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June 9, 2014

Presbyterian Rust Medical Center Expansion Celebration

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June 4, 2014

Presbyterian receives Outstanding Achievement Award for Cancer Care

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May 28, 2014

Construction at Rust Medical Center to reroute Emergency Department Entrance

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May 23, 2014

Ancient Shark Fossil Admitted to Presbyterian Rust Medical Center for CT Scan

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May 15, 2014

New hours at Presbyterian High Resort Urgent Care begin May 1

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April 30, 2014

Presbyterian raises awareness about Advance Directives on National Healthcare Decisions Day

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April 15, 2014

Presbyterian breaks ground on Santa Fe Clinic

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April 9, 2014

Cancer Center Director embarks on 500-mile pilgrimage to support patients

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April 1, 2014

Daffodil Days

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March 11, 2014

Surgery Center Open House

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March 10, 2014

Inez Elementary School tours Presbyterian Kaseman Hospital’s Surgery Center

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March 10, 2014

Christmas Stocking filled with Newborn Bundles

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December 23, 2013

Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital Recognized as Top Performing Rural Hospital

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December 20, 2013

Socorro General Hospital Recognized as Top Performing Rural Hospital

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December 20, 2013

Lincoln County Medical Center recognized as Top Performing Rural Hospital

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December 20, 2013

Presbyterian first in State to offer New Procudure for High-Risk Heart Patients

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December 17, 2013

Santa arriving by chopper to visit Children at Presbyterian Hospital

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December 6, 2013

Mayor Swisstack to attend Presbyterian's 19th annual Memorial Tree Lighting

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December 2, 2013

New Pediatric Infusion Center At Presbyterian Hospital

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November 20, 2013

Sesame Street's Elmo to visit Children at Presbyterian Hospital on Wednesday

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November 19, 2013

Lincoln County Medical Center receives the Joint Commission's "Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®” Accreditation

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November 15, 2013

Presbyterian Health Plan Named A Best Value Plan in Consumer Reports

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October 29, 2013

Presbyterian Receives Consumer Choice Award

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October 21, 2013

More Than 500 Presbyterian Leaders Partner With Dozens Of Schools Across New Mexico To Promote Healthy Living - More than 10,000 children to participate in healthy activities on this day

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October 18, 2013

The Solutions Group Joins Presbyterian, Expanding Employee Health and Wellness Offerings

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September 19, 2013

Presbyterian Purchases Land In Santa Fe

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September 6, 2013

Presbyterian Partners With The City, APS, CNM, To Offer Educational Program

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August 27, 2013

Presbyterian Hospital Begins Extensive Remodel

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June 27, 2013

Presbyterian Hospital Receives National Recognition For Joint Replacement Program

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June 11, 2013

April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day

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April 14, 2013

Presbyterian Pediatric Urgent Care Has New Hours

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March 20, 2013

29th Annual Presbyterian Daffodil Days to Benefit Presbyterian Home Healthcare and Hospice Patients

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March 19, 2013

Presbyterian Kicks Off Breastfeeding Initiative

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March 11, 2013

Presbyterian Hospital Opens Hybrid Operating Room

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January 14, 2013

Season of Giving: Gene Garcia’s Legacy Lives On Through a Charitable Trust Supporting Four Local Organizations

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January 14, 2013

Presbyterian Breast Care Network Receives National Accreditation

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December 20, 2012

Presbyterian Receives National Award From The American College of Cardiology Foundation

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December 13, 2012

Presbyterian Partners with MD Urgent Care to Add Two New Locations and 50 Employees to the Presbyterian System

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December 4, 2012

Presbyterian Health Plan Launches New Individual Plans

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November 27, 2012

Presbyterian Health Plan and National Council Expand Workforce Development to Meet Behavioral Health Needs and Provide Training to Case Managers and Community Health Workers

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November 5, 2012

Presbyterian Healthcare Services Turns 104 and Rust Medical Center Celebrates First Birthday

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October 22, 2012

Three Presbyterian Hospitals Named “Top Performers” by the Joint Commission

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October 3, 2012

40-Year-Old Presbyterian Kaseman Hospital Starts Remodel Constructions While Its Physician Offices Turn Five

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September 27, 2012

Presbyterian Health Plan Selects Exclusive Behavioral Health Partner

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August 23, 2012

Presbyterian Selected for Best-Fed Beginnings Program

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August 2, 2012

AHA Board Elects James H. Hinton Chair-Elect Designate

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July 19, 2012

Presbyterian Rust Medical Center Adds 24 Beds

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July 2, 2012

Dr. Ethan Sims Named “Man of the Year” by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

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June 6, 2012

Presbyterian’s Hospital at Home Program to be Featured in June Issue of Health Affairs for Lowering Costs by 19% with Equal or Better Outcomes

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June 4, 2012

Presbyterian Healthcare Services Provided $33 Million in Free Medical Care in 2011

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May 21, 2012

Rust Medical Center Implements Tool, Care Model to Reduce Costs and Promote Quality Care

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April 10, 2012

Presbyterian Performs 500th Robotic Surgery

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April 10, 2012

Medicare Advantage Members Will See Costs Savings as Presbyterian Accesses Specialty Drugs at a Lower Costs

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March 2, 2012

More than 7,120 Babies Born at Presbyterian in 2011

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January 30, 2012

Two Presbyterian Hospitals Among 2011 "Top Performing" Hospitals

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January 13, 2012

Presbyterian Healthcare Services Selected as Medicare Pioneer Accountable Care Organization

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December 19, 2011

Presbyterian Healthcare Services Receives Multiple Recognitions

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December 19, 2011

Presbyterian Hospital Receives 2011 Leapfrog Top Hospital Award

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December 7, 2011

Presbyterian Navigates More Than 7,300 Patients Out of the Emergency Department in First Year of New Program

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August 5, 2011

Rio Rancho’s First Hospital Receives $10 Million Gift

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May 3, 2011