Palmdale Regional Medical Center and the Antelope Valley
The Antelope Valley (AV) includes Lancaster, Palmdale and outlying desert communities, with a total population of approximately 476,845 people. The Antelope Valley is a diverse and highly educated community,with more than 50 percent of its residents having at least some college education.
Palmdale Regional Medical Center (PRMC) provides high quality medical services to residents of the Antelope Valley, Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding communities, with 121 licensed acute care beds, inpatient and outpatient surgery, cardiac services featuring a STEMI Receiving Center (heart attack), and a 35-bed 24-hour emergency department.
The Center for Wound Care provides treatment for people with chronic non-healing wounds. This comprehensive wound-healing service includes hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
Palmdale Regional Medical Center is active in the community, regularly participating with the Antelope Valley Board of Trade, Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance, Chambers of Commerce and other civic and governmental groups. PRMC believes in "Community Service Excellence" and supports nonprofit agencies such as the American Cancer Society, United Way, the Antelope Valley Boys and Girls Club and performing arts organizations.
You'll see what a difference service makes at Palmdale Regional Medical Center.
Physicians and Staff Committed to Service Excellence
More than 400 physicians are on the medical staff at Palmdale Regional Medical Center. The nursing staff draws on years of clinical experience to provide quality care, and is associated with several area nursing programs.
Facts and Figures
- 121 licensed beds on opening; 239 beds at complete build-out
- Approximately 800 employees, including nearly 400 RNs and other nursing staff
- Active medical staff of nearly 300
- Centers of emphasis include: Cardiology and STEM I Receiving Center,Emergency Medicine, Surgery, Outpatient Rehabilitation Services and The Center for Wound Care.