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Gila Regional Medical Center

1313 E 32nd Street
Silver City, New Mexico 88061

Phone: (575) 538-4000
Fax (575) 538-9714

Standards of Patient-Centered Care

Human Interaction: Creating a culture in which patients get nurturing, compassionate, personalized care; providing support for patients' families and for staff.

Architectural and Interior Design : Making the hospital welcoming and accessible by providing comfortable, familiar settings and by eliminating architectural barriers that interfere with patients' control and privacy.

The Nutritional and Nurturing Aspects of Food : Providing choice and personalized service in combination with sound nutritional practices.

Information and Education : Giving patients, families and the community increased access to information and educating patients so that they can participate in decisions about their treatment.

Family, Friends and Social Support: Encouraging the involvement of family and others, including volunteers, in the care of patients.

Spirituality: Making chapels, gardens and a meditation labyrinth available and including chaplains as members of the health-care team.

Human Touch: Offering services such as therapeutic massage and foot rubs to help reduce pain and stress.

Healing Arts: Involving local artists, musicians, poets and storytellers in creating a less-clinical environment.

Healthy Communities: Working with schools, the Grant County Health Council, churches, civic groups, and other community partners to expand the boundaries of health care.

Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative -- Hold Me Close!Gila Regional is working to be part of a program happening all over the world called the

Baby-Friendly Health Initiative

A Baby-Friendly(TM) Hospital does all it can to help you:

-- to start and keep on breastfeeding your baby

-- to safely make and feed your baby formula, if you cannot breastfeed

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