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    Staffing the Hospital of Tomorrow

    More than 87 percent of healthcare leaders responding to a recent U.S. News survey said they planned to reduce reliance on independent physicians in favor of a staff model. But the challenges of such a staffing shift are not insignificant. Meanwhile, shortages of skilled healthcare workers are a ...

    • Thursday, October 17th, 2013
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    Offering Help to Family Caregivers

    Family members caring for an ill, disabled or elderly loved one can face a unique set of challenges. In a recent UT San Diego article, Scripps Health licensed clinical social worker Tom Friedman shares insights to help caregivers deal with the stress and pressure that can come with this ...

    • Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
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    Olympian's Stem Cell Donation Honors Former Student

    Two-time Olympic gold medal swimmer Brad Schumacher signed up to be a blood stem cell donor four years ago following the death of his 9-year-old swim student Evan Cousineau. And when the call came to make good on that promise, Schumacher went to Scripps Green Hospital. Fox 5 was there this week when ...

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    The Facts About Migraines

    Emily Rubenstein Engel , associate director of the Dalessio Headache Center at Scripps Clinic , shares her insight on the diagnosis and treatment of migraine in an informative story with the UT San Diego. In her interview, Dr. Engel discussed the latest options for eliminating migraine pain and when ...

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    Proton Therapy for Breast Cancer Care

    More than 230,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013. San Diego will soon have access to its first proton therapy center, which will be just the third west of the Rockies. The center’s medical director, Carl Rossi, M.D., explains the benefits of proton therapy ...

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    5 Facts About Prostate Cancer

    Carl Rossi, M.D., medical director of the Scripps Proton Therapy Center, shares insights with UT San Diego into the often-misunderstood area of prostate cancer. He recommends that healthy men start discussing PSA screening with their physician starting at age 50. Those with high-risk factors (men ...

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    Scripps CEO Weighs in on End-of-Life Care

    Caring for patients during the last days of their lives can be challenging and costly as doctors weigh whether more or less treatment is warranted. As a result, hospitals are increasingly embracing palliative and hospice services, according to a report by Healthleaders magazine. And they are looking ...

    • Monday, September 16th, 2013
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    Prebys Cardiovascular Center One Step Closer to Reality

    A special event was held at the Prebys Cardiovascular Institute on Sept. 4 to celebrate the completion of the exterior “skin” of the building, the unveiling of the landmark sign. Several media outlets came out to cover the festivities. Visit CBS Channel 8 to watch Prebys Cardiovascular Center One ...

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    Padres Team Doctor Offers Tips to Avoid Injuries During Exercise

    San Diego Padres head team physician Heinz Hoenecke, MD, of Scripps Clinic shared his insights in a recent UT San Diego article about avoiding joint injuries during exercise. He offers practical tips that can help people stay healthy as they take part in athletic activities. Visit the UT San Diego ...

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    Promising Alternative for Neck and Back Pain Relief

    In Scripps Health’s latest “Savvy Patient” article in the UT San Diego, Frank Coufal, MD, explains a promising new alternative for relieving neck and back pain when initial treatments are insufficient. Artificial disc surgery involves replacing a degenerated disc with a mechanical device to restore ...