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    Scripps Health Devotes $287.7 Million To Community Benefit Programs in Fiscal Year 2008

    SAN DIEGO – Scripps Health devoted $287.7 million to local community benefit programs and services during fiscal year 2008, according to the non-profit health system’s recently released 2009 Community Benefit Plan & Report. While the largest portion of its community benefit efforts went toward ...

    • Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009
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    Dr. Eric Topol Named Gary and Mary West Chair of Innovative Medicine

    San Diego – The Gary and Mary West Foundation has made a $5 million endowment to Scripps Health to establish the Gary and Mary West Chair of Innovative Medicine. Eric J. Topol, M.D., chief academic officer of Scripps Health and director of Scripps Translational Science Institute, has been named the ...

    • Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009
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    Scripps Health Statement Regarding Tri-City Medical Center Lawsuit

    Today, Tri-City Healthcare District filed suit against Scripps Health, making a number of frivolous complaints about our business practices and our relationships with our physicians. The lawsuit is a desperate and cynical effort by Tri-City to deflect the public’s attention away from its own ...

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    Scripps Health Awarded State Stem Cell Research Grant

    San Diego, Calif. – Orthopedic researchers at Scripps Health were awarded a $3.1 million grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) to investigate the potential use of stem cell therapies for the treatment of osteoarthritis, which is among the leading causes of disability ...

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    Innovative Treatments That Give Women More Options

    By Anupam Garg, M.D. Gynecologist and robotic surgeon, Scripps Mercy Hospital Women’s health is a complex and highly individualized medical specialty. Each woman comes to me with her own health concerns, medical history and personal treatment needs. As a gynecologist, I take all of these factors ...

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    Dr. Eric Topol Profiled as GQ Rock Star of Science on Fox 5

    Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, M.D., is part of a new national public service campaign that gives the star treatment to the world of science. Appearing in the June 2009 issue of GQ magazine, the campaign pairs musical celebrities such as Seal, Sheryl Crow and with 11 ...

    • Monday, May 25th, 2009
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    Scripps Clinic Adopts Electronic Prescribing

    Scripps Clinic is taking the first step toward the implementation of a fully functioning Electronic Health Record (EHR), introducing electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) at all of its locations in San Diego. “We adopted e-prescribing to make patient care safer and more efficient,” said Gary ...

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    Scripps Health Statement Regarding California Department of Public Health Administrative Penalties

    Scripps believes strongly in patient safety standards, that is why we invest millions of dollars annually on staff, technology and facility upgrades toward providing high quality, safe health care services to our patients. Today’s administrative penalty issued by the California Department of Public ...

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    Advanced Treatments Resolve Voice & Swallowing Disorders

    Often, people with voice or swallowing problems don’t realize that their conditions can be treated. At the Scripps Center for Voice and Swallowing at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, specially trained voice and swallowing therapists (including a profes

    • Monday, May 18th, 2009
  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Genetic Testing Study Featured in San Diego Union-Tribune

    The San Diego Union-Tribune chronicles the personal stories of three Scripps Health employees who are taking part in the Scripps Genomic Health Initiative. The landmark research study aims to find out if people who undergo personal genetic testing will take steps to improve their health through ...

    • Sunday, May 17th, 2009