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Hi-Desert Medical Center
Wednesday June 23rd, 2010 :: 04:26 p.m. PDT

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Hi-Desert Medical Center Infusion Clinic Expands Service Hours

Joshua Tree, CA—Hi-Desert Medical Center’s infusion clinic, located on the hospital’s medical-surgical unit, has recently expanded its hours. The clinic is now open Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The infusion clinic at Hi-Desert Medical Center provides medication therapies and blood products including transfusions. Not to be confused with a pain clinic or chemotherapy clinic, the infusion clinic supplies IV medications and newer therapies such as those currently marketed as once-a-year treatments for osteoporosis. Other typical procedures include treatment for chronic anemia and IV antibiotics for infections. Recently, the clinic has also begun the insertion of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICC lines) that are used for longer termed IV therapy.

The clinic is staffed by specially—trained RNs familiar with the newest IV medications and will feature new bedside charting of procedures. Appointments are coordinated by the central scheduling desk. Central scheduling may be reached at 760-366-6358.

Hi‑Desert Memorial Health Care District is comprised of 179 licensed beds: the Hi‑Desert Medical Center, a modern, 59‑bed primary care hospital and the Continuing Care Center, a 120‑bed skilled nursing i‑Desert Memorial Health Care district 6324.onal materials will be provided. eukemia, and cancers of the lung, bladder, and kidfacility on the campus of Hi‑Desert Medical Center. Along with a wide range of quality inpatient and outpatient diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitation services, the District operates the Airway Outpatient Center—a full-service surgery and diagnostic center, the Behavioral Health Centre—an intensive mental health outpatient program, and family health clinics providing medical specialists for Medi-Cal patients. Home health and hospice and a variety of community education and outreach services are also provided.

Address/Location
Hi-Desert Medical Center
6601 White Feather Rd
Joshua Tree, CA 92252

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Emergency: 9-1-1

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