Hospitals / Medical Centers
Hi-Desert Medical Center
6601 White Feather Road
Joshua Tree, CA 92257
This nonprofit 59-bed acute primary care hospital has more than 100 physicians in 28 specialties and 519 employees who provide emergency care, a behavioral health center and mental health services, an outpatient center, family health and home health clinics and hospice services, a birthing center, imaging and mammography, infusion therapy and laboratory services, orthopedics, cardiopulmonary treatment and pulmonary rehab, rehabilitation therapy, diabetes education, a pharmacy and numerous community outreach programs.
Among its outreach resources are a physician referral service, prenatal and perinatal counseling, community health education seminars and screenings, school partnerships, a patient advocate program and community support groups, and the Copper Mountain College RN/ LVN training partnership.
In addition, the medical center campus provides family-oriented long-term care in its Continuing Care Center, a 120-bed skilled nursing facility with 95 skilled nursing resident beds and 25 subacute beds. The center offers 24-hour nursing services, physical, occupational and speech therapy, respite care for hospice patients and short-stay respite care for family members, spiritual support, daily recreation and social activities, a licensed on-site cosmetologist, pet therapy with
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an aviary and salt-water fish tank, personalized meal plans with extensive rotating menus, diabetes education and personal laundry services. The Hi-Desert Memorial Health Care District, governed by a five-member board of directors, was created by the 1971 merger of two previous hospital districts: Hi-Desert Memorial Hospital in Yucca Valley and the Twentynine Palms Hospital District. The first patients were admitted to the new medical center in 1976.