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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, ...

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    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 ...

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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
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    Core Orthopaedic Medical Center

    One of the biggest sports medicine programs in the Scripps system is CORE Orthopaedic Medical Center’s new facility on the campus of Scripps Encinitas. The 20,000 sq. ft. complex offers a broad range of services, including MRI and other advanced diagnostics, physical therapy, operative and ...

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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 ...