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    Scripps Mercy Medical Group One of California's Best

    The Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) has identified Southern and Northern California’s top performing physician organizations, based on their care, patient satisfaction and investment in information technologies that support quality care. Scripps Mercy Medical Group in San Diego was ...

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    Tour of Hope Highlights Cancer Research

    On September 29, Scripps Health kicked-off the 3rd Annual Bristol-Myers Squibb Tour of Hope at Scripps Green Hospital in La Jolla. The event was a huge success, attracting more than 2,000 people to watch seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong and 25 cancer survivors, advocates, caregivers, ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Maggots And Leeches Have Their Place In Medicine

    Maggots and leeches have their place in medicine – as well as on your body Click here for the San Diego Union Tribune article. San Diego Union Tribune September 21, 2005

  • News Releases

    AARP Names Scripps One of the Country's Best Employers

    Scripps, one of the San Diego region’s largest private employers as well as one of the area’s largest health care providers, has been rated the second-best employer in the country by AARP’s annual survey of “Best Employers for Workers over 50.” This is the second year ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Help for Migraine Pain

    by Dee Silver, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Some people literally see it coming, as flashing lights or wavy lines slow take over their vision. For others, there’s no visual warning – just the pain building up in their heads, often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and ...

    • Tuesday, August 30th, 2005
  • Health and Wellness

    New Vision Surgery Techniques

    by Franklin W. Lusby, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla If you’re one of the millions of Americans who need their glasses to find their glasses, you’ve probably wondered more than once what it would be like to wake up in the morning and be able to see the alarm clock or your ...

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    Scripps Mercy Medical Group Ranked #1

    SAN DIEGO- For the fourth consecutive year Scripps Mercy Medical Group (SMMG) – affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital — has been selected as the number one medical group in San Diego. Receiving an overall “excellent” rating from the California Cooperative Healthcare ...

    • Tuesday, August 23rd, 2005
  • Health and Wellness

    How Does Your Hospital Measure Up?

    by Patricia Wallace, R.N. If you’ve ever been curious abut how well your local hospital stacks up against others when it comes to quality of care, a new Web site may provide useful information. Hospital Compare (www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov), launched last month by the federal government, ...

    • Thursday, August 11th, 2005
  • Health and Wellness

    The Test That Could Save Your Life

    by David Roseman, M.D. It’s one of those cancers that no one likes to talk about and, even when they do, the conversations are rich with misconceptions such as “only men get it” and “it’s always fatal.” The truth is, colon cancer affects both men and women equally ...

  • Patient Stories

    Helping Athletes Return to Form

    Last January, 19-year-old Brett Korporaal began suffering from severe pain in his right shoulder. A shortstop at San Jose City College, Korporaal was unable to perform any type of throwing or hitting activities and had to stop playing baseball altogether. The pain became so overwhelming that he went ...