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    Scripps Surgeon First to Implant Electronic Knee

    Medical history was made in San Diego recently when a surgeon from the Scripps Clinic Division of Orthopaedic Surgery implanted into a patient a total knee prosthesis that has the ability to directly measure forces that occur within the knee. This type of prosthesis has never before been implanted ...

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    Expanded Orthopedic Center Planned for Scripps Encinitas Campus

    Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas announced today that San Dieguito Orthopedic Medical Center will open a comprehensive orthopedic center on the hospital’s campus. The new facility, which is scheduled to open in early Fall 2004, will be located in a fully-renovated 20,000 sq. ft. medical ...

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    Scripps CEO Receives National Public Relations Honor

    The Health Academy of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) has selected Scripps President and CEO Chris Van Gorder as the 2003 recipient of the prestigious MacEachern Chief Executive Award. This award honors a health care chief executive who has demonstrated exemplary use of public ...

    • Wednesday, November 19th, 2003
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    Scripps Offers New Treatment for Swallowing Difficulties

    Food is part of one’s daily living. However, because of stroke and other illnesses that affect swallowing, many people can no longer enjoy eating a simple meal. A new technology available at the Scripps Center for Voice & Swallowing is bringing patients who have difficulty with swallowing ...

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    Scripps La Jolla Wins 2003 Consumer Choice Award

    For the second time in three years, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla has earned the 2003 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 selected as having the highest quality and ...

    • Tuesday, September 16th, 2003
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    Scripps to Purchase Four-Acre Property Next to Scripps Encinitas

    Scripps Health has agreed to purchase a 4.19-acre property at the northeast corner of Santa Fe Drive and Devonshire from St. Mark Lutheran Church, adjacent to Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. “Scripps Health is very pleased to have the opportunity to purchase this site so that we can ...

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    Scripps La Jolla Marks 50,000th Cath Lab Patient

    Bennie Kyle didn’t realize that his trip to the cardiac catheterization (cath) lab at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla would be such a momentous occasion. Kyle, 58, became the lab’s 50,000th patient on Thursday, Aug. 14, giving it the distinction of being the first hospital in San ...

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    Scripps Mercy Hospital Designated as Level I Trauma Center

    Scripps Mercy Hospital is now designated a Level I Trauma Center. The hospital received the recognition on Tuesday by the County of San Diego, Board of Supervisors. In order to be a Level I Trauma Center, the hospital must meet specified criteria related to patient volume performance, access to ...

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    Scripps Encinitas Spine Program Offers Latest Treatment Advances

    An estimated eight of ten adults will experience back or neck pain at some time in their life. As people age, they are more likely to develop debilitating pain from spinal injury or degenerative change. The magnitude and impact of this problem is continuing to rise as the baby-boom generation ...

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    Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas Welcomes New Level II Nursery

    A decade ago, shortly after the opening in 1993 of the Scripps Encinitas Birth Pavilion, discussions began on the need for a Level II nursery in the new space. From the very beginning, hospital staff and physicians worked together in hope that one day a Level II nursery would be possible. Today, ...