This past year, we made the difficult but necessary decision to temporarily close our obstetrics program. To reestablish our obstetrics program, we continue to seek out and recruit talented physicians who can provide the appropriate level of care for the women and babies in our community.
Alta Vista Regional Hospital continues to provide emergency-only OB/GYN services.
We have made significant progress in reestablishing our OB program. Our progress to date:
We are hopeful about the future and will continue to work tirelessly to restore the program. If you have questions or would like to refer someone to our recruiters, please contact Linda Leyba at 505-426-3959.
Unfortunately, obstetric service line closures are on the rise in rural areas (with a limited obstetric workforce), making our recruitment efforts all the more critical. Here is some of the latest data on rural healthcare:
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