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    Scripps Purchases Former San Diego Hospice Hospital

    Scripps Health purchased the former San Diego Hospice hospital and eight-acre property in Hillcrest today for $16.55 million, by offering the highest bid in an auction in federal bankruptcy court downtown. Scripps will use the facility for in-patient hospice care. “We are very pleased to have this ...

    • Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
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    Vista Way OB-GYN Medical Group Joins Scripps

    The physicians of Vista Way OB-GYN Medical Group have joined Scripps Coastal Medical Group. “As Scripps Coastal Medical Group grows to meet the needs of our community, increasing patient access to quality care for women and newborns is paramount,” said Kevin Hirsch, M.D., president of Scripps ...

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    Scripps Health's Eric Topol Among 10 Most Influential Physician Leaders

    For the second year in a row, Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD, has been named one of the 10 most influential physician executives by Modern Healthcare magazine. The internationally recognized cardiologist, geneticist and researcher was listed at No. 8 in the publication’s annual ...

    • Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
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    Scripps Receives $40,000 Komen Grant to Aid Underserved Women

    Thousands of women in south and central San Diego County will receive access to important breast health education and services, thanks to a $40,000 grant to Scripps Health from the San Diego affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The grant will support Scripps’ Healthy Women Healthy Families ...

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    Scripps Health Named Among Top 15 Health Systems in Nation - 2013

    Scripps is only California organization to be recognized in the “large” system category.

    • Monday, April 15th, 2013
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    Leading Physicians Join Staff at Scripps Proton Therapy Center

    Two highly regarded radiation oncologists, Ryan Grover, M.D., and Huan Giap, M.D., Ph.D., have joined the medical staff at the Scripps Proton Therapy Center, a $220 million cancer care facility in Mira Mesa that’s expected to open for patient care in late-summer 2013. Expertise in cancers of head ...

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    Wearable Robot Will Help Get Paraplegic Patients Up on Their Feet at Scripps

    The Rehabilitation Center at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas is the first facility in San Diego County to acquire a wearable robot called Ekso, which helps get paraplegic patients out of a wheelchair and back on their feet. The use of the device is not a cure for paralysis. The benefits of using ...

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    Fitch, S&P Affirm Scripps Strong Ratings, Outlook

    Standard & Poor’s Rating Services and Fitch Ratings have affirmed a AA- rating with a stable outlook for Scripps Health, acknowledging Scripps’ financial performance, market position and management team. “We are pleased that S&P and Fitch have now reaffirmed our rating and outlook, joining ...

    • Thursday, March 28th, 2013
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    New Lung Cancer Study Takes Page from Google's Playbook

    The same sort of mathematical model used to predict which websites people are most apt to visit is now showing promise in helping map how lung cancer spreads in the human body, according to a new study published in the journal Cancer Research. The findings could potentially impact cancer care by ...

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    New Law on Breast Density Notification Takes Effect April 1

    A new California state law that will take effect April 1 will require facilities that perform mammography to notify women if they are found to have dense breast tissue based on their mammogram reading. The law also mandates that women be told dense breast tissue can make it harder to evaluate the ...