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    Scripps Mercy Only San Diego Hospital Using Hands-Free CPR Device

    SAN DIEGO – Scripps Mercy Hospital recently purchased AutoPulseā„¢, a highly-effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) device that increases normal blood flow during sudden cardiac arrest. AutoPulseā„¢, an automated, portable device, uses a backboard and self-adjusting band that fastens across ...

    • Friday, June 17th, 2005
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    Alcohol Dependence Can Be A Life-Threatening Problem

    by Fred K. Berger, M.D. If you had to name one drug that leads to more diseases and potentially life-threatening conditions than any other, what would it be? Heroin? Cocaine? In fact, it’s alcohol. Not to suggest that cocaine or heroin are good for you, of course. But the truth is, excessive ...

    • Friday, May 13th, 2005
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    Scripps La Jolla Receives Nursing's Highest Honor

    La Jolla, Calif. – Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla was notified today that it has received the prestigious Magnet Designation for excellence in patient care, a distinction conferred by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association (ANA). ...

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    Scripps Health Selects Ascential Software to Power Clinical Data Warehouse

    Contact: Chas Kielt (Ascential Software Corporation): chas.kielt@ascential.com Mary Keith (Porter Novelli): mary.keith@porternovelli.com Kristina Leblanc (Porter Novelli): kristina.leblanc@porternovelli.com WESTBORO, Mass.- Ascential Software Corporation (Nasdaq: ASCL), the enterprise data ...

    • Monday, March 21st, 2005
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    Bank of America Gives $30,000 to Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista

    Bank of America has made a $30,000 grant to Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista to fund the School to Health Career Mentoring Program, which encourages high school students in San Diego’s South Bay to seek careers in health care. “Providing opportunities for today’s youth is ...

    • Tuesday, February 8th, 2005
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    Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista Celebrates All Digital Cath Lab

    Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista now has the ability to better view and treat coronary artery blockages that could cause heart attacks or other serious cardiovascular damage with a new state- of-the-art Cardiac Catheterization Lab. Last August the hospital held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ...

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    Physicians at Scripps Clinic Receive the Kappa Delta Award for their Cartilage Research

    Darryl D. D’Lima, MD, Clifford W. Colwell Jr, MD, from the Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic and Martin K. Lotz, MD from The Scripps Research Institute received The Kappa Delta Award for their cartilage research. The award was presented at the American ...

    • Saturday, February 5th, 2005
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    Colin Powell Appoints Scripps CEO Chris Van Gorder to United Nations Commission Advisory Board

    SAN DIEGO -Secretary of State Colin Powell has appointed Scripps President and CEO Chris Van Gorder to the United States National Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). “I am honored to have been selected to serve on the United States ...

    • Monday, January 10th, 2005
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    Betty Knight Scripps Chairs History-making 75th annual Candlelight Ball

    This was a history-making year for the Candlelight Ball. On this, the ball’s Diamond Anniversary, $2.3 million was raised to benefit Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. The event’s success was due to the efforts of Betty Knight Scripps, who served as general chairman for the second ...

    • Monday, January 10th, 2005
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    Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Earns 2004/2005 Consumer Choice Award

    For the third time in four years, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla has earned the 2004/2005 Consumer Choice Award by the National Research Corporation (NRC) for the San Diego region. The Consumer Choice Award is given to the hospitals whose consumers have chosen as having the highest quality and ...

    • Monday, January 10th, 2005