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    Leading Physicians Join Staff at Scripps Proton Therapy Center

    Two highly regarded radiation oncologists, Ryan Grover, M.D., and Huan Giap, M.D., Ph.D., have joined the medical staff at the Scripps Proton Therapy Center, a $220 million cancer care facility in Mira Mesa that’s expected to open for patient care in late-summer 2013. Expertise in cancers of head ...

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    Wearable Robot Will Help Get Paraplegic Patients Up on Their Feet at Scripps

    The Rehabilitation Center at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas is the first facility in San Diego County to acquire a wearable robot called Ekso, which helps get paraplegic patients out of a wheelchair and back on their feet. The use of the device is not a cure for paralysis. The benefits of using ...

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    Fitch, S&P Affirm Scripps Strong Ratings, Outlook

    Standard & Poor’s Rating Services and Fitch Ratings have affirmed a AA- rating with a stable outlook for Scripps Health, acknowledging Scripps’ financial performance, market position and management team. “We are pleased that S&P and Fitch have now reaffirmed our rating and outlook, joining ...

    • Thursday, March 28th, 2013
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    New Lung Cancer Study Takes Page from Google's Playbook

    The same sort of mathematical model used to predict which websites people are most apt to visit is now showing promise in helping map how lung cancer spreads in the human body, according to a new study published in the journal Cancer Research. The findings could potentially impact cancer care by ...

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    New Law on Breast Density Notification Takes Effect April 1

    A new California state law that will take effect April 1 will require facilities that perform mammography to notify women if they are found to have dense breast tissue based on their mammogram reading. The law also mandates that women be told dense breast tissue can make it harder to evaluate the ...

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    Scripps Diabetes Center Opens Doors in Chula Vista

    Ever since Ellen Browning Scripps first opened the doors to the Scripps Metabolic Clinic in 1924, caring for those with diabetes has been a primary mission of Scripps Health. Scripps is advancing that legacy with the opening of a new Scripps Diabetes Center location in San Diego’s South County. “The ...

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    Moody’s Affirms Scripps AA3 Bond Rating, Stable Outlook

    Moody’s Investors Service has affirmed its AA3 rating and stable outlook for Scripps Health. “We are pleased with the rating and work very hard to maintain our strength and consistency as a business while never forgetting our community mission and our legacy,” said Chris Van Gorder, president and ...

    • Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
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    Proton Therapy for Prostate Cancer Focus of April 25 Lecture

    San Diego’s first proton therapy center will open for patient care later this year, and San Diegans can learn about its benefits for treating prostate cancer at a free presentation Thursday, April 25, from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. Limits damage to healthy ...

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    Court Dismisses Tri-City Lawsuit Against Scripps Health

    The Superior Court of California has ordered the dismissal of a four-year-old lawsuit by Tri-City Medical Center against Scripps Health. “We’re pleased with the judge’s decision,” said Chris Van Gorder, Scripps president and CEO. “Scripps has always maintained the lawsuit was groundless and a waste ...

    • Tuesday, March 12th, 2013
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    Darlene Shiley Commits $5 Million to Musculoskeletal Center at Scripps Clinic

    Darlene Shiley has committed $5 million to support advanced orthopedic care and research at Scripps Clinic’s comprehensive musculoskeletal care facility, which will centralize orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, sports medicine, podiatry, rheumatology and research. The Donald P. and Darlene V. ...