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    Top Notch Care at World-Class Golf Tournament

    La Jolla, Calif. – For the fifth year in a row, Scripps Clinic will be the official medical provider at the Buick Invitational, one of the most prestigious golf tournaments on the PGA Tour. From Feb. 2 – 8, 2009, the event will take place at the Torrey Pines Golf Course — which is located directly ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Coastal Medical Center opens in Escondido

    Escondido – Scripps Health announced today that it has purchased the assets of Penn Elm Medical Group, and the group’s nine primary care physicians are now on the medical staff of Scripps Coastal Medical Center. The transition was effective Jan. 1, 2009. Scripps Coastal Medical Center Escondido is ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Mercy First in California to Receive Security Designation

    San Diego – Scripps Mercy is the first hospital in the state and the 10th in the nation to receive the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) Program of Distinction. Initiated in June 2006, the Program of Distinction recognizes health care security and safety ...

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    39th Annual Mercy Ball to Benefit Scripps Mercy Hospital

    San Diego –The 39th Annual Mercy Ball, Simply Elegant, supporting Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego and Chula Vista will be held Saturday, April 18, 2009, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego. The sophisticated event will feature an exquisite live auction, fine cuisine and live ...

    • Monday, January 5th, 2009
  • Health and Wellness

    Physical Therapy Offers Help for Urinary Incontinence

    Urinary incontinence, or involuntary loss of bladder control, isn’t something that just happens to older patients. In fact, the condition affects men and women both old and young. According to the National Association for Continence (NAFC), more than 25

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    New Year’s Resolution – Give Back to the Community

    The Volunteer Services Department at Scripps La Jolla will be hosting an open house for San Diegans interested in giving back to their community. Volunteers at Scripps La Jolla gain valuable experience, learn new skills and make new friends.

  • Health and Wellness

    25 Tips to a Longer, Healthier Life

    To start the new year out right, Dr. Scott Carstens, M.D., medical director of the Scripps Center for Executive Health, has compiled a list of 25 tips to help you live longer, feel better and enjoy life to the fullest. They’re simple to follow, and they c

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    Scripps Health’s Vic Buzachero Elected Chair of AHA Solutions Board

    San Diego– Vic Buzachero, senior vice president of human resources for Scripps Health, has been elected board chairman of AHA Solutions, a subsidiary of the American Hospital Association (AHA). AHA Solutions serves as a resource to U.S. hospitals pursuing operational excellence by conducting product ...

    • Thursday, December 18th, 2008
  • News Releases

    79th Annual Candlelight Ball Raises More Than $3 Million to Benefit Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

    SAN DIEGO – With an astounding $1.5 million challenge grant from Betty Knight Scripps, the 79th Annual Candlelight Ball has raised more than $3 million for Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. Through Mrs. Scripps’ continued leadership as General Chairman during the past six years, the ball has ...

    • Wednesday, December 10th, 2008
  • Scripps in the News

    What You Need to Know When Going Home from a Hospital

    Scripps Green Hospital staff contributed to an article in the San Diego Union Tribune that reminds patients to be sure to get essential information before leaving the hospital. Home from the Hospital advises patients to communicate with hospital staff well before discharge about going home, and what ...