Mission: A 38 bed hospital located in a medically underserved parish in northwest louisiana doing business as desoto regional health system. Includes three rural health clinics, with three full-time physicians and one part time physician, 24 hour emergency services, and a wellness and therapy center.
Programs: Desoto hospital association, inc. (dha) is licensed to operate a 38 bed acute care hospital for medical, surgical, and diagnostic services. The hospital provided 2,602 inpatient days of care (medicare 1,718 and medicaid 248). Dha also is licensed to operate three rural health clinics with medicare visits of 8,787, medicaid visits of 5,363 with total visits of 30,733. At no charge, the following exempt organizations use the hosptal's conference room for meetings: rotary club, crime stoppers, mayors liason committee, adac, alocholics anonymous, gideons, family abuse support, and cancer survivors. Without charge, various hospital employees were sent to educate the community through high school career days, science and health fairs, job shadowing, ahec, and speaking at various festivals.