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  • Scripps Tips - February 2010

    Scripps Medical Response Team of 10 Return from Haiti A 10-person team of Scripps physicians and nurses will return from a one-week medical mission at Hospital Saint Francois de Sales in Port-au-Prince, Haiti on Friday, Feb. 5. The team members will be able to discuss stories from their humanitarian ...

    • Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010
  • Feature

    Notes on Haiti - CEO Journal Part 11

    Note: While serving a medical mission to Haiti, Scripps CEO Chris Van Gorder is writing dispatches about medical aid in progress, conditions on the ground and what can be done to help earthquake victims. For other journal entries, see the Haiti news page. Hello to all at home. As I write this, Dr. ...

    • Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010
  • Patient Stories

    The Power of Love Helps 90-Year-Old Man Survive Cancer

    In 1998, John Sachs, a retired Navy chief, experienced love at first sight when he saw a woman named Beverly walk into a little family restaurant where he was dining. When she sat near him, John, then 79, was taken aback, his heart aquiver. A widow, John had been married nearly 60 years to his first ...

  • News

    Scripps & SDSU Basketball Team to Raise Cancer Awareness

    San Diego – Scripps Health has entered into a sponsorship agreement with the San Diego State University men’s and women’s basketball programs for the 2010 season, putting a full-court press on promoting cancer awareness and prevention. Carrying the theme “Time Out for Your Health,” the multimedia ...

  • Feature

    Notes on Haiti - CEO Journal Part 10

    Note: While serving a medical mission to Haiti, Scripps CEO Chris Van Gorder is writing dispatches about medical aid in progress, conditions on the ground and what can be done to help earthquake victims. For other journal entries, see the Haiti news page. Well, it’s Tuesday, Feb. 2 in Haiti ...

    • Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010
  • News Releases

    Scripps Medical Team Providing Medical Aid in Haiti

    San Diego — A group of Scripps physicians and nurses are serving a one-week medical mission at Hospital Saint Francois de Sales in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The 10-person Scripps Medical Response Team (SMRT) includes trauma surgeons and trauma nurses, orthopedic surgeons, anesthesiologists and ...

    • Monday, February 1st, 2010
  • News

    Scripps Issues $220 Million in Bonds as Credit Ratings Updgraded

    San Diego – Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s Rating Services have upgraded Scripps Health from an A+ to a AA- rating with a stable outlook for the issuance of $220 million in California Health Facilities Finance Authority revenue bonds. In addition, Scripps’ A1 rating was recently reaffirmed ...

  • Feature

    Notes on Haiti - CEO Journal Part 9

    Note: While serving a medical mission to Haiti, Scripps CEO Chris Van Gorder is writing dispatches about medical aid in progress, conditions on the ground and what can be done to help earthquake victims. For other journal entries, see the Haiti news page. Hello to everyone back home. Our team hit ...

    • Monday, February 1st, 2010
  • Health and Wellness

    Friendship Heals Hearts

    When Art Mercado first joined the Lifestyle Change Program at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, he said very little about his 46 heart procedures during group support sessions. It took a good-natured ribbing from the outspoken Matt Crisci to get hi

    • Monday, February 1st, 2010
  • Patient Stories

    Cyclist Makes an Amazing Recovery After Being Hit Head-on by a Car

    Aug. 21, 2009, is a day John Miksa will never forget. It is the day he was struck by a car while on his bicycle. John was hit head-on by a driver. The impact catapulted him through the air, and he landed on his back causing significant trauma to his C-5 and C-6 vertebrae. He was transferred by ...