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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 ...

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    Healing Garden Dedication

    On April 21, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla unveiled its new serenity garden. Complete with flowers, a fountain and even a black pine bonsai tree, this is no ordinary garden. It has been designed to create a sense of healing and inner-harmony to those who visit. Numerous comments from those ...

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    Parent Networks Benefit New Parents at Every Stage

    By Pam Nagata, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla It’s a common lament of new parents that children don’t come with an owner’s manual. Parenting can be a wonderful challenge and, sometimes, an overwhelming mix of responsibilities and rewards. For new parents, questions run the gamut from ...

  • Scripps Tips - April 2008

    A New Model for Pain Management Created at Scripps One out of two people over the age of 50 will experience chronic pain, according to Joseph Shurman, M.D., Chairman of Pain Management at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. The management of pain has become such a significant medical issue, that ...

    • Monday, April 7th, 2008
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    Discover the Rewards of Volunteering!

    By Susan Vandendriesse, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Brighten a patient’s day by delivering flowers, cards or books. Help nurses at the patient bedside, assisting family and friends of patients. Follow up with patients after they’ve been discharged. Lead tours of the Sculpture Garden. Knit ...

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    Fifth Annual Renaissance Ball Honors Audrey Geisel

    SAN DIEGO – The stars were in alignment for Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green Hospital’s Renaissance Ball VI, Imagine, held on Saturday, March 29, 2008, at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine. Proceeds from the ball have raised$1.4 million over the past six years to further the lifesaving care at ...