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With hospitals across the country facing sequestration cuts and reductions in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements, Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder recently told two San Diego reporters how the health system is finding ways to reduce unnecessary costs and boost efficiency while ...
- Tuesday, June 11th, 2013
Scripps Health will host cancer survivors day celebrations at all of its hospitals in June 2013, and KUSI offered a preview on its June 6 newscast. Scripps breast cancer survivor Michelle Reyes discussed her treatment and recovery, and Dr. Carl Rossi provided a preview of the next evolution in ...
- Thursday, June 6th, 2013
Healthcare leaders are increasingly looking at hospice and home health services as they seek to serve patients throughout the continuum of care. In February, San Diego-based Scripps Health entered the hospice market when it acquired Poway, Calif.-based Horizon Hospice. Read the full Becker’s ...
- Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
Angelina Jolie’s revelation this week that she had undergone a double mastectomy after discovering a high genetic risk for developing breast cancer demonstrated the power of DNA testing, Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol told NBC Nightly News. “This is true medical ...
- Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
Scripps Clinic medical oncologist Marin Xavier, M.D., appeared on the KUSI Morning News May 14 to offer perspective into Angelina Jolie’s recent preventive double mastectomy. For women who carry the BRCA1 gene, risk reduction mastectomies decrease the risk of breast cancer by approximately 90 ...
- Tuesday, May 14th, 2013
- Scripps Clinic
Caregivers, patients and community leaders gathered May 3 to kick off a yearlong celebration marking the 50th anniversary of Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. San Diego 6 News was among the media outlets who came out to cover the festivities. As seen on San Diego 6 News.
- Monday, May 13th, 2013
- Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas
Hospice Hospital Now a Part of Scripps Health Thanks to U-T San Diego for calling Scripps a white knight for hospice in their recent editorial. We began our work in hospice because we were committed to ensuring continuity of care for hundreds of hospice patients in our community. And we will be able ...
- Friday, May 10th, 2013
In a nod to Scripps Health’s leadership role in the health care industry, President and CEO Chris Van Gorder has been nominated for a national listing of the most influential people in health care, which recognizes his role as an innovator in a fast-changing environment. It’s familiar ...
- Thursday, May 9th, 2013
They restock shelves, play piano, sew baby blankets, drive golf carts, deliver mail and do so much more – all to make a difference and give back to the community! They are the more than 2,000 volunteers at Scripps Health who were honored for their selfless acts, hard work, and relentless dedication ...
- Friday, April 26th, 2013
The unexpected death of a Ramona teen brought up questions as to how common these types of tragedies are. Scripps Clinic heart specialist Dr. John Rogers spoke to local media about the importance of cardiac screenings for adolescents and how these type of recommended screenings are available free to ...