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  • Scripps in the News

    NPR Program Features Scripps Digital Medicine Director

    With wireless health devices and smartphone apps becoming increasingly commonplace, physicians, patients and others continue to debate their potential.

    • Friday, June 27th, 2014
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    Scripps ‘Project Dulce’ Tries New Ways To Manage Diabetes

    Approximately 29 million Americans have diabetes — up 3 million from 2010, according to a recent report from the Center for Disease Control. With these numbers skyrocketing, physicians and care providers at the Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute are looking at innovative ways to help manage ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Study Shows Impact of Diabetes on San Diego Health Care Costs

    Diabetes is a growing health problem in the U.S. and a new study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research finds that diabetes is also adding significantly to health care costs in California. The report finds one in three hospitalized patients in California has diabetes. In San Diego County, ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Recognized for Wireless Health Innovation

    The Wireless Foundation has honored Scripps Health for its ground-breaking work in wireless health technology during the organization’s 20th annual VITA Achievement Awards Dinner. “The men and women at Scripps Health are leaders in developing and executing innovative mobile health care ...

    • Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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    Scripps CEO Nominated for "Most Influential People in Healthcare" List

    Once again, Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder has been nominated for Modern Healthcare’s annual listing of the most influential people in health care. Anyone can cast a ballot by clicking here. Voting is open through June 13. As a national leader and innovator in the ...

    • Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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    Scripps Green Hospital Among Top 100 for Patient Engagement

    Scripps Green Hospital in La Jolla has been ranked No. 36 among more than 3,000 U.S. hospitals evaluated by Becker’s Hospital Review and Axial Exchange for patient engagement efforts. The inaugural listing was produced from an analysis of readmission rates, patient satisfaction and information ...

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    U-T San Diego Previews Keb' Mo' Concert Performance May 19

    U-T San Diego music critic George Varga previews the fourth annual Scripps Concert for Cancer, featuring three-time Grammy Award winner Keb’ Mo’. Varga describes Keb’s newly released album “BLUESAmericana” as a “typically accomplished work.” Tickets are ...

    • Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
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    Scripps La Jolla Sets Tone for Annual Garden Tour

    The Wolfstein Sculpture Park at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, part of the Arts for Healing program, provides beauty and culture to many patients and their families. Anyone is welcome to enjoy these sculptures though, even if they aren’t a patient. At 11 a.m. on the first Tuesday of every ...

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    7 Myths About Insulin for Type 2 Diabetes

    Are insulin injections painful, and will the treatment make you fat? Starting insulin therapy for type 2 diabetes can certainly be overwhelming. One of the most important steps for success is to understand what to expect from insulin therapy — and that begins with debunking the myths surrounding ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Influence of Scripps Physician-Researcher Recognized Nationally

    Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD, continues to play a leading role in some of the most important U.S. discussions about medicine and the future of health care, according to a pair of recent assessments of the nation’s most influential doctors. For the third year in a row, ...

    • Monday, May 12th, 2014