John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital

JFK Memorial Hospital has provided medical care to residents in the Coachella Valley since 1966. A group of physicians, including Dr. Reynaldo Carreon, founded the hospital and today one of JFK’s cross streets is named in his honor.

About Us

Originally called Indio Community Hospital, JFK has grown to a 145-bed acute-care hospital that is part of Tenet Healthcare California. It offers a variety of services, including:

  • Emergency care 24/7
  • Orthopedic and joint replacement services using emerging technology
  • Cardiovascular services
  • Maternity care and pediatric services
  • Ambulatory surgery center
  • Imaging services

JFK is fully accredited by The Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency, and has received several prestigious healthcare awards.

About Desert Care Network

In 2017, Desert Regional Medical Center joined with Hi-Desert Medical Center and JFK Memorial Hospital. The result is a new community of care: Desert Care Network. With three hospitals, specialty centers, and one of the largest primary care networks in Desert Area, Desert Care Network sets a new standard of service and dedication to health and well-being.

We’re proud to offer a comprehensive array of services at our Palm Springs medical center, including Emergency/Trauma Services, a Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Institute of Clinical Orthopedics and Neurosciences, the El Mirador Imaging Center, the Center for Weight Management, and inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation. In addition, Desert Care Network has expanded three of its clinics – the cancer center, clinical orthopedics and neurosciences and the imaging center – to the La Quinta campus. Desert Care Network has received the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval, its highest level of certification, for its Advanced Primary Stroke Center and Advanced Congestive Heart Failure Program. With a long legacy in the Desert community, Desert Care Network is committed to serving the health needs of our community.

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