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San Diego – Advances in genomic medicine are expected to accelerate most notably in five key areas in 2011, following a year when the field made important strides toward addressing deep-rooted inefficiencies in health care delivery. That’s the opinion of Dr. Eric Topol, chief academic officer of ...
- Monday, December 6th, 2010
Building on its 86-year legacy of evolving to serve changing patient needs by providing the medical care of the future, Scripps today unveiled a 25-year master plan that will rebuild Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla to meet the region’s health care needs for the rest of the 21st Century. “We are ...
Scripps Health has elected three new members to its Board of Trustees for terms beginning Jan. 1, 2011. Richard Bigelow; Katherine Lauer, J.D.; and recently retired news anchor Marty Levin will each serve their first term as trustee during 2011. In addition, current Scripps Board member Sister Mary ...
- Wednesday, November 10th, 2010
San Diego – A new play that explores the dynamics of how patients, families and doctors communicate about cancer – from diagnosis through death – will be offered free to the public Friday, Nov. 19 and Saturday, Nov. 20 at Scripps Mercy Hospital in Hillcrest. The play, “Conversations About Cancer: A ...
- Tuesday, November 9th, 2010
- Scripps Mercy Hospital
Scripps Health and Kaiser Permanente announced today the two non-profit health systems have signed a 10-year comprehensive agreement, the longest-term contract in a 30-year partnership that continues a legacy of working together for the good of the community. Under the agreement, Scripps will be the ...
Developers of the Scripps Proton Therapy Center have announced the selection of eight subcontractors for the $200 million patient treatment facility, to be located in the Carroll Canyon area of Mira Mesa. The following have been selected as project subcontractors: Rick Engineering (San Diego, ...
- Monday, November 8th, 2010
- Scripps Clinic
San Diego – In a move to successfully meet the significant and unexpectedly swift financial challenges posed by health care reform, Scripps Health has implemented an innovative management restructuring model aimed at cutting costs, improving patient care and preserving jobs. The nonprofit health ...
A new study led by researchers at the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) validates that a promising gene expression test may be useful in helping doctors sort out which patients are the best candidates for angiograms, and who can potentially be spared the invasive diagnostic ...
- Monday, October 4th, 2010
Scripps Health announced today that North Coast Women’s Care is joining Scripps Coastal Medical Center. The transition between the two highly respected medical groups will be effective no later than Nov. 1, 2010.
- Friday, October 1st, 2010
- Scripps Coastal Medical Center
Scientists at the Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education (SCORE) at Scripps Clinic have received a $660,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for research related to a unique artificial joint called the electronic knee, or e-knee. SCORE made history in 2004 when ...