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    Southern New Mexico
    Surgery Center

    2301 Indian Wells Rd. Suite B
    Alamogordo, NM 88310
    www.snmsc.org

    Phone: 575.437.0890
    Fax: 575.437.0905
    Email: pbridges@snmsc.com

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    Our Services

    Southern New Mexico Surgery Center is a multi-specialty center, providing excellent care to all of our patients. Click here to learn more about the various programs.

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    Advanced Directive

    PURPOSE:

    To ensure proper adherence of patients' advanced directives.

    POLICY:

    A. The following protocols will be adhered to by SNMSC when patients are receiving services within the organization:

    1. The right to be informed of the availability of an advanced directive.

    2. The right to have a current advanced directive become a part of the permanent medical record at Southern New Mexico Surgery Center.

    B. Southern New Mexico Surgery Center, LLC will base the advanced directive policy and purpose, which includes whether or not to use it, and will provide written information to each such individual concerning:

    1. An individual's rights under State Law (whether statutory or as recognized by the courts of the State) to make decisions concerning such medical care, including the right to formulate advance directives, and

    2. The written policies of the provider or organization respecting the implementation of such rights,

    3. Not to condition the provision of care or otherwise discriminate against an individual based upon whether or not the individual has executed an advanced directive.

    C. SNMSC may decline to implement elements of an advance directive; specifically in regards to advanced life savings techniques. SNMSC would always attempt to resuscitate a patient and transfer that patient to a hospital in the event of deterioration. A copy of the Advanced Directive if provided will be brought to the accepting hospital.

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    News & Media

    Southern New Mexico Surgery Center is a 2012/2013 National APEX Quality Award Winner.
    This distinction recognizes outstanding healthcare organizations that demonstrate the highest levels of excellence in patient satisfaction throughout the United States in markets served by CTQ.