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    17th Annual Spinoff Auction Raises $1 Million

    San Diego, CA – Guests at the 17th Annual Spinoff: Auction for Life, Journey of Healing, held on Thursday, May 8, 2008, bid on a lavish catalog of items that helped raise more than $1 million for Scripps Cancer Center, Stevens Division, on the campus of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. More than ...

    • Friday, May 23rd, 2008
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    Scripps Health Statement Regarding Administrative Penalties

    For more than 80 years, Scripps has provided high quality health care for the people of San Diego. Each year, more than 400,000 patients trust us with their care. It is important for the public to understand that each of these incidents is self-reported by the hospitals involved. At Scripps, we ...

    • Wednesday, May 21st, 2008
  • News

    New Concerns About Colon Polyps?

    By Andrew Mayer, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla For years, we’ve stressed to patients the need to screen for colon cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women, with colonoscopy. A recent study regarding potentially cancerous flat lesions within the colon emphasizes ...

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    Gift Helps Support the Expansion of Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine

    Ruth Westreich is passionate about life. The prominent local artist and philanthropist supports a variety of non-profit organizations in the community, including Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine. As president of The Westreich Foundation, she says she is committed to the growth of Scripps ...

    • Friday, May 16th, 2008
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    Gregg G. Juarez's Gift Annuity Continues To Help Skin Cancer Patients

    Famed art dealer and philanthropist Gregg G. Juarez’s generous gift annuity has helped fund the training and hiring of a third skin cancer surgeon, Seaver Soon, MD, at the Gregg G. Juarez Skin Cancer Center at Scripps Clinic. Because of the expert medical attention given at the center named ...

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    Trailblazer With a Big Heart Makes a Lasting Impression at Scripps

    Patricia Butler was always a leader — and still is. With a long list of accolades and accomplishments in her career, and in philanthropy, she continues to give to help others. Pat was the only female law student among 40 men in her 1931 graduating class at Emory University of Law, Atlanta. ...

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    Conrad T. Prebys Matches $500,000 of Mercy Ball's Proceeds

    Conrad T. Prebys, noted San Diego developer and philanthropist, was recently honored at the 38th Annual Mercy Ball in April 2008, for his continued support of critical care services at Scripps Mercy Hospital. Encouraging others to give to their community hospital, Mr. Prebys contributed a generous ...

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    Scripps Purchases Sharp Mission Park Medical Centers

    Physicians will join Scripps Mercy Medical Group OCEANSIDE – Sharp HealthCare and Scripps Health announced today the sale of Sharp Mission Park Medical Group Health Centers to Scripps. In addition to the sale, the 64 physicians of Sharp Mission Park Medical Group will join the 35 physicians of ...

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    Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas Nurses Vote To Decertify California Nurses Association (CNA)

    National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) coordinated and monitored decertification election process ENCINITAS, CA.—Nurses at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas have voted to decertify and end their relationship with the California Nurses Association (CNA). The secret ballot vote, which took ...

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    38th Annual Mercy Ball Raises Record-Breaking $1 Million

    SAN DIEGO – Raising a record-breaking $1 million to support Scripps Mercy Hospital, the 38th Annual Mercy Ball, April in Paris, entertained guests with the elegance and opulence of the famous French city. The black-tie event on April 12, 2008, honored Conrad T. Prebys for his continued support of ...