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La Quinta enjoys access to nationally recognized healthcare facilities and practitioners who provide a wide range of services and specialty care to the residents and visitors of the Coachella Valley.

JFK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

JFK Memorial Hospital in Indio offers a comprehensive array of healthcare services. In the specialty of orthopedics—specifically joint replacement, knee replacement and hip-fracture repair—JFK is rated 5-star in the nation for the third year by HealthGrades®, a leading independent hospital ratings organization. With 158 beds, the hospital provides quality of care and exceeds the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) national, state and local averages for quality care (www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov).

JFK’s services include a 24-hour emergency room, as well as a progressive intensive care unit. The hospital offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services, such as general, vascular and orthopedic care, including joint replacement, and sports medicine. Also available at the hospital are a new interventional cardiac catherization lab; vascular and radiology services; urology services; and a variety of diagnostic imaging services including MRI, CT scan, nuclear medicine and ultrasound.

JFK delivers nearly 300 newborns each month and in 2009 opened a 13-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for premature and more fragile babies.

Near the hospital’s campus is the Sedona Surgery Center. Jointy owned by JFK and local physicians, the ambulatory surgery center provides outpatient surgery services.

The Bone & Joint Institute of JFK Memorial Hospital, located in the La Quinta Medical Center, is a JFK hospital- licensed orthopedic clinic with a focus on the diagnosis, management and treatment of patients with orthopedic, arthritis, osteoporosis, bone and joint disorders; sports medicine problems; and rheumatoid pain and related diseases.

JFK has served the community since 1966, is an active business partner with many local organizations and charities, and is Diamond Sponsor of the La Quinta Chamber of Commerce.

EISENHOWER MEDICAL CENTER

Situated on a 130-acre campus in Rancho Mirage, Eisenhower Medical Center is a nonprofit healthcare complex with state-of-the-art diagnostic, treatment and emergency facilities. Serving the Coachella Valley since 1971, the campus includes the 313-bed Eisenhower Hospital, the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower, the Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center at Eisenhower and the Betty Ford Center at Eisenhower. This institution provides quality healthcare for residents and visitors, along with a broad range of health education for the public and healthcare professionals.

Ranked among the top 5 percent of all hospitals in the nation for Clinical Excellence™ by HealthGrades®, EMC is one of only three California hospitals to receive both the Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety™ and the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ in 2009 from HealthGrades®.

EMC is renowned for its centers of excellence in cardiovascular, orthopedics, neuroscience and oncology, with medical expertise in 40 specialties and subspecialties. It also provides a broad array of outpatient services on campus and throughout the valley.

Express Clinics are located throughout the valley and in La Quinta, providing outpatient care.

EMC broke ground in 2009 in La Quinta on the Eisenhower George and Julia Argyros Health Center, the first of three buildings in the Eisenhower Argyros Medical Plaza situated on 13.5 acres on Washington, north of Highway 111. EMC is a ruby sponsor of the La Quinta Chamber of Commerce.

DESERT REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Desert Regional Medical Center, located in Palm Springs, is a 367-bed acute-care facility. The hospital’s Emergency/Trauma Services represent Coachella Valley’s only Level II designated trauma center. In addition to a full menu of routine hospital inpatient and outpatient services, the medical center offers specialty services, including the Comprehensive Cancer Center; Women and Infant Center including a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Maternal Fetal Medicine Center for high-risk pregnancies; Bariatric Specialty program; Institute of Clinical Orthopedics and Neurosciences; the valley’s only acute inpatient rehabilitation unit; the Wellness Center; Health Key Plus senior program; and Healthy Beginnings maternity program. DRMC is a member of the La Quinta Chamber of Commerce.

LIFESTREAM

La Quinta is home to LifeStream (formerly Blood Bank of San Bernardino and Riverside Counties), the region’s largest and longest running blood bank. An active community supporter, LifeStream is a Diamond Sponsor of the La Quinta Chamber of Commerce. “LifeStream, give the gift of life.” Donate blood. For more information, visit www.lstream.org or call (760) 777-8844.

COMMUNITY BLOOD BANK

The Community Blood Bank has been serving the Coachella Valley since 1972 with centers in Rancho Mirage and Indio. For more information on donating blood, visit www.cbbc-blood.org. 390000 Bob Hope Drive, near Eisenhower Medical Center, Rancho Mirage. (760) 773-4190

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