The Coachella Valley holds a world of opportunity for doctors, nurses, specialists, and other healthcare professionals. For Gary Honts, CEO of JFK Memorial Hospital in Indio, that means recruiting top-notch talent from around the country as well as cultivating young talent here at home. The 145-bed acute-care hospital, part of Tenet Healthcare California, serves the eastern Coachella Valley with a
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Prostate problems frequently occur in men over the age of 50. Fortunately, most problems are not cancer. Even if cancer is diagnosed, the relative five-year survival rate for all men is nearly 100 percent. The most common prostate problem diagnosed in men over 50 is prostate enlargement, or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BHP). This condition occurs because the prostate continues to
From the time Nellie Coffman, the daughter of a Santa Monica hotelier, came to Palm Springs in 1908 to quell her nagging cough and open the legendary Desert Inn, other people seeking a more healthful climate — first for tuberculosis and respiratory treatment, and later for orthopedic and cosmetic procedures — have made the dry desert a magnet for wellness-seekers.
Few people understand the impact of economic development as crisply as Gary Honts, CEO of JFK Memorial Hospital in Indio. Recently installed as chairman of the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership, Honts adjusts his operational strategy around economic forecasts. And he’s holding on tight for a great ride. “The population of the eastern Coachella Valley is growing at almost twice the