Jackie Combs, RN, MSN
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Hi-Desert Memorial Health Care District
Jackie Combs is recognized for her leadership and passion for the well-being of the residents of the Morongo Basin. She brings over twenty years experience as a registered nurse in Womens and Childrens Health and healthcare administration to the Morongo Basin Healthcare District (MBHD). Her tenure as a hospital administrator uniquely positioned her for the successful transition to her current leadership role as Chief Executive Officer.
Jackie’s vision for improved access to healthcare for the under-served in our community was instrumental in leading MBHD into its new role and mission of improving the health and wellness of the communities we serve. Her reputation has made her a respected voice in the local community, the region and even at the state level. She is regarded as someone who is a well-connected resource and whose passion to help people has achieved great results in the Morongo Basin.
Under her leadership as CEO, the healthcare District has thrived and grown. Expanded services include a mobile medical clinic to provide primary care to the more remote areas of the region, extended clinic hours and services, and additional vehicles to expand the LIFT Transportation program that provides free transport to and from medical appointments within the Basin.
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