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    Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Named Top Performer

    The Joint Commission, the powerful nonprofit that inspects and accredits hospitals in the United States, has for the first time compiled a list of the nation’s top hospitals. Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla was listed among the 405 hospitals recognized as a top performer on key quality ...

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    Scripps Named 100 Best Company by Working Mother Magazine

    San Diego – Working Mother magazine has named Scripps Health to its 2011 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 October issue of Working Mother. Scripps, which has been ...

    • Thursday, September 15th, 2011
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    Scripps & Sanford-Burnham Announce Collaboration on Cancer Treatments

    Scripps Health and Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) have formed a collaboration to bridge the gap between laboratory scientists uncovering new approaches for treating cancer and the physicians caring for patients with cancer. Basic medical research often struggles to ...

    • Tuesday, September 13th, 2011
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    Padres Team Doctor from Scripps Named Among Top U.S. Shoulder Surgeons

    Dr. Heinz Hoenecke of Scripps Clinic has been selected as the only San Diego orthopedic surgeon – and one of just six in California – to be honored on a national medical journal’s annual list of the top shoulder surgeons and specialists in the United States. Becker’s Orthopedic, Spine & Pain ...

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    San Diego Blackout Update

    The major San Diego blackout today has not impacted patient care. All Scripps hospital locations remain open. Scripps Command Center is active and contingency plans are in place should the blackout last through the morning. For regular updates please follow @ScrippsHealth on Twitter.

    • Thursday, September 8th, 2011
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    Blackout Update

    Elective procedures will NOT be performed at Scripps facilities during blackout. Please contact your doctor for more details about your specific case when the power comes back on.

    • Thursday, September 8th, 2011
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    Scripps Named Best Employer for Workers Over 50 by AARP

    San Diego – Scripps Health is the No. 1 company on the 2011 AARP Best Employers for Workers 50 and Older, and the first California-based employer to be selected as the top employer in the decade-long program. “We are very proud of AARP’s selection of Scripps as number one in the country. This ...

    • Wednesday, September 7th, 2011
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    Scripps Health Acquisition of Del Mar Family Practice Complete

    San Diego – Scripps Health has acquired Del Mar Family Practice in an agreement completed today. The acquisition will add primary care services to the Scripps Clinic Del Mar location. The practice’s three physicians have joined Scripps Clinic Medical Group, which includes more than 400 physicians ...

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    Device May Eliminate Need for Blood Thinners in Some Atrial Fibrillation Patients

    A new device currently being studied at select hospitals across the country may eliminate the need for blood thinning medications in some patients who have a heart condition known as atrial fibrillation (“AF”). The most common cause of irregular heartbeat, AF affects more than two million people in ...

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    Scripps Health President and CEO Ranked No. 18 in Nation’s 100 Most Influential People in Health Care

    San Diego – Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder, FACHE, has been named No. 18 on Modern Healthcare’s annual ranking of the nation’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare, published in the magazine’s Aug. 22, 2011 edition. Van Gorder has been named to the list for five straight ...