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    Scripps CFO Richard Rothberger Profiled in Carmel Valley News

    Scripps Health CFO Richard Rothberger has played a key role in the financial and cultural turnaround at Scripps Health. He shares some of the secrets to his professional achievements in an in-depth profile story published in the Carmel Valley News and Del Mar Village Voice: Committed CFO brings ...

    • Thursday, August 13th, 2009
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    Scripps Health CEO Tackles Tough Health Care Issues in Union-Tribune Q&A

    Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder address everything from health care reform to advances in medical technology in a free-wheeling Q&A with The San Diego Union-Tribune: Read Hot Seat: Chris Van Gorder

    • Wednesday, August 12th, 2009
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    Genetic Breast Cancer Study May Lead to Personalized Screenings

    A new research study by Scripps Health could pave the way for a more individualized approach to women’s breast cancer screenings, making each person’s genetic makeup a key factor in guiding how often they get tested. The PINK study is profiled in the North County Times’ Health ...

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    Scripps Health's Strong Financial Peformance Focus of HealthLeaders Column

    Despite a chaotic economic climate, Scripps Health stands as a model in the health care industry for strong financial performance. Fiscal year 2008 marked the third straight year that Scripps has surpassed the $100 million marker in operating income. In a Q&A with HealthLeaders magazine ...

    • Monday, August 3rd, 2009
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    New Surgical Robots Showcase: Open House News Clips

    Scripps Mercy Hospital hosted an open house to showcase one of two state-of-the-art da Vinci Surgical Systems recently acquired through philanthropic gifts by the Scripps Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery on July 15, 2009. This new surgical system represents the most advanced robotic technology ...

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    Project Dulce Brings Diabetes Management Classes to the Community

    Peer educators are teaching essential self-management techniques to diabetes patients across San Diego County, in a program called Project Dulce. The classes at local community clinics target underserved, ethnically diverse groups, and adapt the class content to the specific cultural needs of each ...

    • Thursday, July 9th, 2009
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    A Better Life Through Home Dialysis -- NPR: Morning Edition

    An increasing number of people with kidney disease are turning to home dialysis. Not only does this practice save patients hassle and time, but studies are finding that those who do home dialysis also do more frequent cleansings, which can lead to better

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    Miraculous Recovery of Scripps Cancer Survivor Featured on NBC-TV

    Scripps cancer survivor Gerry Black reaches a milestone in 2009 that doctors consider a medical miracle — 10 years of being healthy, active and disease-free after being diagnosed with multiple myeloma. Patients with multiple myeloma have an average life expectancy of 3 years and their ...

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    Robot Performs Delicate Heart Surgery: CBS Channel 8

    A new robotic heart catheter system offers new hope for the more than 2.2 million Americans who suffer from atrial fibrillation. The procedure, called a catheter ablation for supraventricular tachycardia, is a common arrhythmia

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    Wellderly Study's Unique Research Profiled in North County Times

    A recent article in the North County Times profiled the Wellderly Study, a research study at Scripps Genomic Medicine that looks at the genes of healthy elderly participants. Researchers are hoping to understand the mechanisms that keep people healthy and protected from disease. The story features ...

    • Friday, June 26th, 2009