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Indio’s JFK Memorial Hospital has provided quality care to the east Coachella Valley since 1966 with:
A 145-bed acute care hospital
Award-winning orthopedic and joint replacement program
“Many of our patients and employees were born at this hospital, and now we are proud to care for their children and grandchildren,” said Gary Honts, JFK’s CEO. “As the community hospital for our area, we are focused on providing
high-quality, compassionate care close to home. We are also committed to being good citizens and giving back to the local communities in which we live and work.”
JFK is a major employer, providing jobs and economic benefits to the desert communities it serves, and a dependable source of volunteers for the charitable and other community organizations that help address the unmet needs of area residents.
A Story of Care
Ernesto Rosales can testify to the quality of care offered at the hospital. One morning, while driving to play a round of golf, Rosales, a Coachella resident and long-time JFK supporter, started to feel
ill. He pulled the car over and began vomiting. When an ambulance arrived, the driver asked him where he wanted to be taken. “JFK, I told him. I feel really comfortable there,” Rosales recalled.
He was treated immediately in the hospital’s emergency room and spent nearly three weeks in the intensive care unit in a diabetic coma. When he finally woke up, he found out all the positive things the hospital staff did for both him
and his family. “From nurses to physicians to specialists, the care I received was outstanding,” he said. “Everyone at JFK kept my family informed. They treated all of us with respect and dignity, and I wouldn’t expect anything
less from this fine hospital. Aside from prayer, JFK’s treatment and care is the reason I am here today.”
Awards & Distinctions
Lowest ED Wait Times – January 2017. Recognized among only 59 Hospitals in the U.S. – Becker’s Hospital Review
Cigna Centers of Excellence Program in Delivery (C-Section/Vaginal) and Respiratory (Pulmonary) Conditions (COPD, Pneumonia)
Five Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement 14 Years in a Row (2005-2018) and Hip Fracture Treatment 11 Years in a Row (2008-2018) – Healthgrades
Gold Plus Award for Heart Failure - Get With the Guidelines – The American Heart Association
National Quality Approval and Accreditation – The Joint Commission
Society of Chest Pain Centers, Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI