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The compassionate, personalized care you already know is now backed by an even larger network of resources, expertise, innovation, and locations across the desert region.

Desert Regional Medical Center joined with Hi-Desert Medical Center and JFK Memorial Hospital to create a new community of care: Desert Care Network.

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El Mirador Surgery Center Named on Newsweek’s America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers 2022 List

Dec 15, 2021

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - El Mirador Surgery Center, on the campus of Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, has been named on Newsweek’s list of America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC) for 2022. The El Mirador ASC has also landed in the top 10 list for Newsweek’s California Ambulatory Surgery Centers. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The full list can be viewed here:


The America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers 2022 list highlights the nation’s top ambulatory surgery centers based on quality of care, performance data and peer recommendations, relative to in-state competition. Centers in the 25 states with the highest number of Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs), according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), were included in the study. States included: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin.

“The team at the El Mirador Surgery Center is proud to be recognized on Newsweek’s list of America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers, 2022,” said Ian Mullings, Administrator of the El Mirador Surgery Center. “Our mission is to treat each and every one of our patients and their families , as if they were our own family member. Each patient , each family, each and every time. It’s our pleasure to care for our community.”