Purpose and VisionNewsCurrently selectedEventsAwardsContact Us Home|About Presbyterian|News|News Article Page Image Page Content New surgery centers to lower costs, increase accessSeptember 25, 2019In the NewsIn a recent Albuquerque Journal article, Clay Holderman, Presbyterian's chief operating officer and executive vice president, highlighted three new ambulatory surgery centers. More than 22,000 surgeries will move from hospital-based operating rooms to the lower cost, more convenient surgery centers.Moving surgeries from a hospital to outpatient sites is a rare move for most health systems as reimbursement is higher in a hospital setting, he said."Many health systems won't disrupt themselves," Holderman said. "That's really what we're doing here."Media Inquiries:E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Back Additional Content Back To Top Sidebar Content Dedicated Community LeadershipWe are accountable to our board of community leaders who dedicate their time, expertise, and energy to improving the health of patients, members, and our communities. Meet these remarkable leaders.Learn More.Legacy of CaringWe are committed to caring for our community -- and have been for more than 100 years. Learn more about Presbyterian’s first one hundred years of caring for the people of New Mexico, and where we are headed today.Learn More.Together for HealthPresbyterian Healthcare Services envisions a healthy New Mexico. Learn more about the priority health issues facing each of our communities identified in our most recent Community Health Assessment.Learn More.