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    Patric Thomas Appointed Chief Information Officer for Scripps Health

    SAN DIEGO – Patric Thomas has been appointed chief information officer for Scripps Health. As CIO and corporate vice president, Thomas will direct all information services functions for the $2.2 billion non-profit health care system. Since February, Thomas has served as interim CIO, having joined ...

    • Tuesday, October 14th, 2008
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    Landmark Study Launched to Assess Impact of Personal Genetic Testing

    SAN DIEGO – A consortium of health care, technology and research leaders have joined forces in a first-of-its-kind research study to assess the behavioral impact of personal genetic testing on people who choose to receive such screenings to identify their potential risk for developing certain ...

    • Thursday, October 9th, 2008
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    New Plastic Surgeon Joins Scripps Clinic

    Growing up in a middle-class family in suburban Buffalo, N.Y., Salvatore Pacella, M.D., M.B.A. inherited a meticulous attention to detail and a keen, concentrated work ethic from his Italian immigrant parents. Raised by a father who worked on cars and a mother who was a hairstylist, seeing that ...

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    Healing Environment Leads Many to Become Benefactors

    Those who come to Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine describe the physical surroundings as nurturing and soothing. They may not be able to pinpoint why precisely. Maybe it’s the natural light and warm colors; comfortable seating and welcoming spaces; or the overall design of an environment in ...

    • Monday, October 6th, 2008
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    Scripps Health Urges San Diegans to Register for AlertSanDiego

    Scripps Health is urging residents of San Diego County to go to and register for AlertSanDiego. This system allows registrants to receive emergency notifications through their mobile phone, e-mail address and Voice over IP. Increased AlertSanDiego registration is a main goal of ...

    • Wednesday, October 1st, 2008
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    Creating a Life in Balance

    “I was working 40 to 60 hours a week as a volunteer and going through a difficult personal time too,” explains Johnson. “I was heading toward a health crisis.” A self-proclaimed overachiever, Johnson’s fast-paced, high-stress lifestyle only exacerbated her high blood pressure, high cholesterol, ...

    • Tuesday, September 30th, 2008
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    Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: Many Advantages, But Not Widely Offered

    Just a few years ago, a hysterectomy meant several hours of abdominal surgery, three or four days spent in the hospital, and a recovery period likely to last six to eight weeks. In the last decade, however, a new alternative to traditional abdominal hyst

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    Notice of Scripps Health to Bid on its Auction Rate Securities

    Post-Auction Disclosure of Scripps Health Bid on its Auction Rate Securities

    • Tuesday, August 12th, 2008
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    Know the Facts About West Nile Virus

    By John Spinosa, M.D., Ph.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Not too long ago, the biggest risk from an encounter with a mosquito was an itchy, swollen bite. In recent years, however, a disease known as West Nile virus has elevated mosquitoes from simple pests to the source of a potentially ...

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    A Woman's Spirit of Generosity Inspires Others

    As an active volunteer and generous supporter of Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas, Mary Ellen is dedicated to enhancing health care in our growing community and enriching the lives of others. Recognizing her philanthropic leadership, Circle of Life 100 – a women’s group that promotes philanthropy ...