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    Scripps Deploys Second Medical Team to Aid in Haiti

    San Diego– A second group of Scripps physicians and nurses is leaving for Haiti tomorrow morning, Thursday, Feb. 25, to serve a one-week medical mission at Hospital Saint Francois de Sales in Port-au-Prince. The six-person Scripps Medical Response Team (SMRT) includes emergency room physicians, ...

    • Wednesday, February 24th, 2010
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    Scripps Health Begins Pioneering Study of Human Tumor Sequencing in Cancer Patients

    San Diego – Scripps Health, through the Scripps Translational Science Institute, is launching a first-of-its-kind clinical research trial for cancer patients that will analyze and compare the genomics of tumor tissue with the individual’s core (native, germ-line) DNA. The hope is the data will lead ...

    • Wednesday, February 17th, 2010
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    Scripps Medical Team Providing Medical Aid in Haiti

    San Diego — A group of Scripps physicians and nurses are serving a one-week medical mission at Hospital Saint Francois de Sales in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The 10-person Scripps Medical Response Team (SMRT) includes trauma surgeons and trauma nurses, orthopedic surgeons, anesthesiologists and ...

    • Monday, February 1st, 2010
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    Scripps Health Named to Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” List in 2010

    San Diego – Scripps Health has been named to Fortune magazine’s 13th annual list of America’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” Scripps ranked No. 40 on this year’s list and is the second San Diego-based company to make the list since the list’s inception in 1998, joining Qualcomm. “Scripps is ...

    • Thursday, January 21st, 2010
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    Scripps Health Preparing for Deployment of Medical Response Team to Haiti

    San Diego – In response to the disastrous earthquake in Haiti, the State of California has asked Scripps Health to prepare its Hospital Administrative Support Unit (HASU) and the Scripps Medical Response Team (SMRT) for deployment to Haiti with one of the state’s mobile field hospitals. The ...

    • Saturday, January 16th, 2010
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    Robert A. Tjosvold, former Bank of America executive, elected Chairman of Scripps Health Board of Trustees

    San Diego – Bob Tjosvold, former commercial market executive and market president of San Diego County for Bank of America, has been elected the new chairman of the 14-member Scripps Health Board of Trustees. Tjosvold of Poway retired from Bank of America in 2006 after 38 years with the company. ...

    • Monday, January 11th, 2010
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    Scripps to Present Future of Genomic Medicine Conference March 5-6

    San Diego – Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) will present its third annual educational conference exploring the latest achievements and challenges in the field of genomics March 5-6, 2010 in San Diego. The conference, The Future of Genomic Medicine III, will offer a dynamic, ...

    • Monday, January 4th, 2010
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    New Survey Shows San Diegans' Top 5 Personal Health Goals for 2010

    San Diego – As the calendar flips to a new year, a new survey from Scripps Health reveals the top five personal health goals for San Diegans in 2010. Topping the list of planned health improvements are more diligent exercise routines, followed by weight loss. The survey of more than 2,000 San Diego ...

    • Tuesday, December 29th, 2009
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    Minimally Invasive Vein Treatment Alleviates Man's Leg Pain

    Chris S. did what a lot of men would do when he experienced some minor pain, itching, and bulging veins in his leg – he just lived with the discomfort and went on with his life, hoping it would eventually pass. But after more than 10 years, the 47-year-old systems engineer from San Diego realized he ...

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    New Chief of Staff Takes Over at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

    The physicians at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla have elected Marc Sedwitz, MD, as the new chief of staff of the 372-bed facility. Dr. Sedwitz will take over as head of the 900-member physician team on Jan. 1, 2010. During his two-year term, Dr. Sedwitz will serve as medical staff liaison to ...