JFK Memorial Hospital was founded in 1966 by a group of physicians including Dr. Carreon, who later had one of the hospitals cross streets named in his honor. Originally called Indio Community Hospital, the hospital grew from a 112-bed hospital to the 156-bed JFK Memorial Hospital of today. The facility sees 47,500 annual patients in its emergency department.
- Annual Patient Volume: 47,500
- ED Beds: 12
- Admission Rate: 9%
- Documentation: Cerner
- Physician Daily Coverage: 30 Hours
- APC Daily Coverage: 36 Hours
- Certified Chest Pain Center
- STEMI Receiving Center
- Streamlined admission process with ApolloMD Hospitalist team
- Excellent Call Panel 24/7
- 24/7 Cath Lab, X-ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound
Located in Indio, California’s “City of Festivals”, John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital lies in the Coachella Valley of Southern California’s Desert region. Hosting Coachella, Stagecoach, and Desert Trip music festivals, the city enjoys world class entertainment drawing people from all over the world. Located minutes from the Indian Wells Tennis Garden as well as the Indio Polo Grounds, the area hosts internationally attended major sporting events. The City of Indio embraces its diversity and provides outstanding municipal services to enhance the quality of life for residents, visitors and the business community. It lies 23 miles east of Palm Springs, 77 miles east of Riverside, and 127 miles east of Los Angeles.