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    Scripps Enters Exclusive Talks for El Centro Regional Medical Center Affliation

    The City of El Centro today announced the execution of an exclusive negotiating agreement with Scripps Health, a private, nonprofit health system in San Diego, California. This 90-day agreement begins exclusive negotiations for the possible acquisition and management of El Centro Regional Medical ...

    • Monday, November 4th, 2013
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    Scripps Hospitals Ranked as ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures’ Recognition from The Joint Commission

    Scripps Health today was named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. Scripps was recognized by The Joint Commission for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes shown to improve care in ...

    • Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
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    Two-level Artificial Disc Replacement Offers Increased Mobility over Spinal Fusion

    Scripps neurosurgeon Frank Coufal, M.D., is the first in San Diego to perform a newly approved two-level artificial disc replacement surgery for the treatment of cervical spinal degenerative disc disease. An alternative to spinal fusion, the procedure was

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    Scripps and Kaiser Physicians First in San Diego to Study Dissolvable Stent

    For the past two decades, physicians have routinely used tiny metal stents to open up the blood vessels of patients suffering from a mild coronary blockage. These devices become permanent fixtures in the patients’ hearts and a forever reminder of their mortality. But now cardiologists at Scripps ...

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    NIH Awards Scripps Translational Science Institute $29 Million Grant

    The National Institutes of Health has renewed its prestigious Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) with the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) in the amount of $29 million over the next five years to support innovative research in genomics, wireless technology and ...

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    Guys Night Out Events Set for Nov. 12 and Nov. 18

    Men can learn the latest about prostate, testicular and bladder cancers at two special “Guys Night Out” events at local brewpubs in November. Presented by Scripps Health, the events will offer a casual environment for men to talk with physicians about cancer prevention, diagnosis and ...

    • Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
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    Scripps CEO: It's Not All About Oct. 1

    With the launch of California’s new health insurance exchange Oct. 1, Scripps President and CEO Chris Van Gorder is making the case for calm, noting that it will take time to know the new law’s full effects. “There has been much anticipation in the lead up to this Affordable Care Act milestone,” Van ...

    • Monday, September 30th, 2013
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    Working Mother Names Scripps Health a Top Company

    Working Mother magazine has named Scripps Health to its 2013 list of America’s 100 Best Companies for its family-friendly policies, which include diverse benefits and work-life balance. The selection will be published in the magazine’s October/November issue and on workingmother.com. This is the ...

    • Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
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    Scripps Researcher Calls for Genome Dissection in Medical Schools

    Cadaver dissection has long been a rite of passage for medical students, but a new era of individualized medicine offers doctors in training a more advanced way of delving into the depths of the human body through whole genome sequencing. In a Science Translational Medicine editorial this week, ...

    • Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
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    Scripps Named a Top Company for Employee Learning Programs

    The Elearning! Media Group has named Scripps Health one of the 60 best corporations in the nation for learning and development programs; ranking number 10 on the 2013 corporate list. Scripps has been honored three years in a row for outstanding learning p

    • Friday, September 6th, 2013