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  • Scripps in the News

    How Scripps Health Has Stayed Layoff-Free

    Scripps President and CEO Chris Van Gorder talked to Becker’s Hospital Review recently about Scripps “no-layoffs” philosophy. Scripps believes in taking care of those who care for our patients and has avoided lay offs by cutting costs elsewhere. Over the past few years, Scripps has ...

    • Thursday, August 8th, 2013
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    Scripps Studies How Mobile Health Devices Affect Health Costs

    Does the cost of health care fall when patients use wireless devices such as blood pressure monitors and blood sugar meters to track chronic conditions and engage with health experts? Scripps Health has teamed with researchers at the Scripps Translational Science Institute in San Diego and other ...

    • Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
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    Scripps Available Through New Health Insurance Exchange

    Kelly Hartmann found herself in an unexpected bind. Just days after undergoing spinal surgery at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, the El Cajon woman received a cancellation notice from her health insurer who had decided to exit the California market rather than participate in the new federally ...

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    Managing the Risks of High Blood Pressure

    In Scripps Health’s latest “Savvy Patient” article in the UT San Diego, Jennifer Neff, MD, explains the risk factors for developing high blood pressure and the serious health consequences it can bring. High blood pressure affects about one in three adults in the United States, although many fail to ...

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    Consumer Reports: Scripps Green Among Nation's 10 Best Hospitals

    Scripps Green Hospital ranks among the 10 best hospitals in the United States when it comes to surgical safety, according to a first-ever ranking by Consumer Reports magazine. Scripps Green was the only hospital in San Diego County to make the top 10 list and one of only two from California. The ...

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    Avoid Summer Skin Irritants

    In the latest "Savvy Patient” column in the UT San Diego, Scripps Clinic pediatric dermatologist Caroline Piggott, M.D., discusses some of the most common outdoor irritants in San Diego County; poison ivy, oak and sumac. Read the full article at: Leaves of three and sumac, let them be.

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    Tips for a Safe, Healthy School Year

    Are your kids ready to go back to school? In the latest Scripps “To Your Health” article, pediatrition Dania Lindenberg, MD, gives you 10 steps to help them stay safe and healthy on campus and in the classroom. Read the full article: 10 Tips for a Safe, Healthy School Year.

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    Ten Essential Nutrients for a Healthy Pregnancy

    When you’re pregnant, anything that you feed yourself also feeds your fetus. A growing body of evidence shows that nourishment during pregnancy will significantly affect the short and long-term health of the baby. In addition to the right types and amounts of proteins, carbohydrates and fats, ...

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    Scripps CEO Listed Among Health Care Leaders To Follow On Twitter

    Looking for a good way to keep up with the fast-paced and ever changing world of health care? Becker’s Hospital Review recommends following Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder and 19 other hospital and health system leaders on Twitter. “Social media has revolutionized the ...

    • Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
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    Relief for Painful Joint Damage

    In the latest “Savvy Patient” column in the UT San Diego, Scripps Clinic orthopedic surgeon William Bugbee, M.D., explores allograft surgery, which replaces damaged or missing cartilage with healthy transplanted human cartilage or bone. Candidates for allograft surgery are generally people 50 and ...