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  • News Releases

    President & CEO Chris Van Gorder Named One of 100 Most Powerful

    Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder has been selected to Modern Healthcare’s annual ranking of the nation’s 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare, published in the magazine’s Aug. 27 edition. Van Gorder is the only San Diego health care professional on this ...

    • Monday, August 27th, 2007
  • Health and Wellness

    Eat, Drink and Be Healthy

    By Megan Boitano, MS, RD, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Ask anyone who has ever embarked on a weight-loss diet or decided to start making healthier eating choices, and you’ll probably hear a common complaint: despite their good intentions, many people have trouble sticking with the ...

    • Friday, August 24th, 2007
  • News Releases

    Scripps Mercy Medical Group Ranked #1 in San Diego County, #3 In California

    Scripps Mercy Medical Group (SMMG) – affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital – recently was ranked third in overall care and first for primary care in California by the California Cooperative Healthcare Reporting Initiative (CCHRI) in its sixth annual survey. Additionally, SMMG was ranked ...

    • Tuesday, August 21st, 2007
  • News Releases

    Laser Technology Takes Aim at Stroke Patients

    A recently launched clinical research trial at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas is exploring whether a new treatment using infrared energy can be effective in improving outcomes for ischemic stroke patients. Ischemic stroke, caused by a clot or other blockage within an artery leading to the ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Awards Design and Construction Contracts for La Jolla and Rancho Bernardo

    Scripps Health has awarded architectural and construction contracts for the design and development of the Scripps cardiovascular institute on the campus of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and the tenant improvement contract for the new Scripps Clinic in Rancho Bernardo. Scripps has awarded the ...

    • Friday, August 10th, 2007
  • News Releases

    Military Brain Injury Rehab Program

    A brain injury rehabilitation program for active-duty military personnel – many of whom sustained their injuries in Iraq from improvised explosive devices, or IEDs – has proved to be a successful treatment model as it turns one year old this summer. Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas ...

  • Scripps Tips- August 2007

    Scripps Surgeon Gains Firsthand Insights Into How Military’s Wartime Trauma System May Apply to Disaster Situation in United States Scripps Health Chief Medical Officer and trauma surgeon A. Brent Eastman, M.D. recently returned from a visit to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, ...

  • Health and Wellness

    When Worrying Gets Out of Control

    By George Pratt, Ph.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla “Butterflies” in your stomach just before an interview for your dream job. A racing heartbeat when you realize the highway patrol officer’s sirens are meant for you. Lying wide awake in bed all night before an important ...

    • Thursday, August 2nd, 2007
  • News

    Type 2 Diabetes and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    Study results published in the current issue of Endocrine Practice suggest that patients with type 2 diabetes are at an increased risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The study – conducted at The Whittier Institute for Diabetes (La Jolla, Calif.) under the supervision of Principal ...

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    U.S. News & World Report Ranks Scripps La Jolla as a Leader

    Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla was recognized as a top hospital in the nation for both heart and heart surgery, and gynecology by U.S.News & World Report. The magazine’s latest edition is devoted to outstanding health care across the nation and selected Scripps La Jolla as one of ...