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  • Scripps in the News

    ‘Belly Button’ Hysterectomy Now a Reality

    One inch. Now that’s all it takes to perform a hysterectomy. Thanks to recent improvements in robotic surgery technology, it is now possible that an entire hysterectomy—surgical removal of the uterus— can be completed through a one-inch incision hidden in the belly button. This new technique, ...

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    New, Smaller Pacemaker Installed for First Time in SoCal

    A new medical advancement in wireless pacemakers was installed for the first time in Southern California into an 83-year-old patient at San Diego’s Scripps Memorial Hospital. The wireless device, called Nanostim, is one-tenth the size of a traditional pacemaker. To learn more about the ...

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    Injured? Don’t “Tough It Out”

    It’s been a few days since your last run, and that twinge in your knee still hasn’t gone away. Or maybe you took a blow to the head while surfing, but you don’t think it’s anything to worry abut. It’s common for men—especially weekend warriors who try to get in as much playtime as possible before ...

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    Rancho Santa Fe Women Team Up to Improve North County Health Care

    The Rancho Santa Fe Review profiled four successful local women who are teaming up to improve health care in North County. Catherine Nicholas, Joanne Marks, Franci Free and Mary Miller are co-chairs of the Encinitas Gala, a fundraiser to support a much-needed expansion at Scripps Memorial Hospital ...

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    Scripps Health Celebrates Pet Therapy Volunteers

    Scripps honored its four-legged friends at its annual Pet Therapy Volunteer Recognition Party on Friday, April 11, 2014. The event – part of National Hospital Volunteer Week – was to further recognize the exceptional work provided by this select group of therapy dogs from across the Scripps Health ...

    • Monday, April 14th, 2014
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    Shortage of Health IT Professionals Imperils Health Care Reform Effort

    By the end of 2014, there will be a national shortfall of 51,000 qualified health IT professionals. With the shortage, medical centers have to compete for talent — particularly in rural areas, where it’s harder to attract qualified workers. Veronica Zaman, vice president of corporate ...

    • Thursday, April 10th, 2014
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    UT San Diego Covers Scripps Encinitas' 50th Anniversary

    The UT San Diego covered the 50th anniversary of Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas, including insights from the hospital’s original and current physicians. Vist the UT San Diego to read Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas Turns 50 Today.

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    Scripps Helps Patients Sort Through Digestive Disorders

    In Scripps Health’s latest “Savvy Patient” article in the UT San Diego, Wilfredo Abesamis, M.D., explores common digestive disorders and potential treatments. Visit UT San Diego to read Relief from Digestive Disorders are in Reach.

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    KPBS Features Scripps Study and Teen Participant

    KPBS recently featured stories about IDIOM Study participant Lilly Grossman on its TV and radio news programs. Lilly, 17, had her full genome sequenced as part of the study run by Scripps Translational Science Institute researchers, who are mapping DNA in the hopes of shedding light on idiopathic ...

    • Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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    Fitch Affirms 'AA-' Debt Rating for Scripps

    The credit ratings agency Fitch Ratings has affirmed its “AA-” rating of Scripps Health, citing the health system’s “strong” financial performance and “excellent” management practices. “Fitch believes Scripps Health’s history of consistently ...

    • Tuesday, April 8th, 2014