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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
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    Personal Genetic Testing Study Featured On TV News Nationally

    Scripps Translational Science Institute is leading a landmark research study to see if taking part in personal genetic tests helps people lead healthier lives. The study is offering genome scans to up to 10,000 participants to identify their risk for 20 health conditions, and will then will track ...

    • Friday, June 19th, 2009
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    Scripps Shares Best Practices as a Top Health Care Employer

    Hospitals & Health Networks magazine recently explored how the nation’s leading health care organizations are dealing with staffing challenges. Vic Buzachero, Scripps Health’s senior vice president of human resources, shared best practices implemented by Scripps to help its ...

    • Friday, June 19th, 2009
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    Scripps McDonald Center Addresses Economy's Impact on Rehab

    The Scripps McDonald Center, residential treatment and detox program for drugs and alcohol, is experiencing a decline in admissions as a result of the poor economy. Center officials believe the reasons for the reduction is due to the fact that people are