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    Scripps Chief Academic Officer among "Top 10 Biotech Techies"

    FierceBiotech has named Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, M.D., among its top 10 biotech techies for 2013. The online publication said its list includes “people who combine the best of high technology and biotechnology to solve major problems in healthcare.” As director ...

    • Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
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    Scripps Sees $141 Million in Savings in First Two Years of Reorganization

    See how Scripps has been working to cut costs and improve the quality of patient care. Read the full UT article at: Scripps sees $141 million in savings in first two years of reorganization.

    • Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
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    How a Hospital Security Guard Turned Executive Saved a Failing Health Care System

    CEO Chris Van Gorder speaks about a model for transparency, standardized care, and cost cutting in The Atlantic. Read the full article: How a Hospital Security Guard Turned Executive Saved a Failing Health Care System

    • Thursday, February 14th, 2013
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    San Diego Hospice to close; Scripps steps in

    San Diego Hospice has announced its intent to close in the next 60 to 90 days. A proposed plan would allow for a smooth transition of patient care, and continued employment for enough San Diego Hospice staff to care for those patients. Learn how Scripps and San Diego hospice are working together ...

    • Thursday, February 14th, 2013
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    Scripps Neurosurgeon Discusses Stroke on KOGO Radio

    Know Your Score to Prevent Stroke Scripps neurosurgeon, Frank Coufal, MD, was interviewed on KOGO radio about preventing stroke. Stoke is the leading cause of disability, but many of the risk factors can be modified. Dr. Coufal discusses the importance of knowing your health score and how these ...

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    The Savvy Patient - Natural Options for Better Sleep

    In Scripps Health’s latest “Savvy Patient” article in the UT San Diego health section, David Leopold, MD, helps shed light on effective, natural approaches to getting a good night’s sleep. Read the full article: Natural options can help put insomnia to rest

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    UT San Diego Previews Dr. Andrew Weil's Feb. 1 Keynote

    In a Sunday Books section article, UT San Diego explored Dr. Andrew Weil’s insights into true food and the optimum diet, as well as the role of nutritional supplements. A pioneering physician and best-selling author, Dr. Weil will deliver a public keynote address Feb. 1 at the Scripps Center ...

    • Monday, January 28th, 2013
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    NBC's "Rock Center" Features Scripps Health Digital Medicine Pioneer

    Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, M.D., described how smartphones and other wireless technologies are revolutionizing medicine during a recent in-depth feature on NBC’s primetime news magazine “Rock Center with Brian Williams.” “These days, I’m ...

    • Friday, January 25th, 2013
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    Minutes Matter in Heart Attack Treatment

    Each year, about 1.2 million people in the United States have heart attacks. When a heart attack strikes, what happens in the next few minutes can make a critical difference in both the immediate and long-term health consequences. Read the full article in which Martin Charlat, MD, a cardiologist ...

    • Thursday, January 24th, 2013
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    The Savvy Patient - What to Know About Eye Exams

    In Scripps Health’s latest “Savvy Patient” article in the UT San Diego health section, Anthony Novo, OD, helps shed light on some of the key facts surrounding eye exams. Read more in the article titled, Eye Exams Should Be a Routine Procedure.