New Mexico Department of Health
Our mission is to promote health and wellness, improve health outcomes, and assure safety net services for all people in New Mexico.

Division of Health Improvement

The Division of Health Improvement (DHI) consists of 160 staff members located in 9 field offices across New Mexico with a central office in Santa Fe.

Our staff have a variety of professional and educational backgrounds and experiences. Many are licensed as psychologists, nurses, physicians, life safety code engineers, architects, social workers and other related fields, who hold bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees.

We work closely with key stakeholders to assure safety and quality of care and to improve health care services. Our stakeholders include executive and legislative policy makers; providers and contractors; other state, local, and federal government agencies; advocacy groups; professional organizations; provider associations; various task forces and commissions; and the tax paying public at large.

Please Visit the DHI Website for more information.

Upcoming Events

Harold Runnels Building
1190 S. St. Francis Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87505 505-827-2613 Phone - 505-827-2530 Fax

The hearing will be conducted to receive public comments regarding proposed adoption of new rules required by the passage of 2015 House Bill 84 which amended the Public Health Act to provide for the licensure by the Department of Health of Freestanding Birth Centers and the promulgation of rules it deems necessary or desirable to promote the health, safety and welfare of persons using freestanding birth centers. All of the provisions in this rule are new.




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