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    Scripps Health Medical Response Team Returns from Haiti

    Chris Van Gorder, Scripps Health President and CEO, talks with KPBS news reporters about the current conditions of the post-earthquake victims in Haiti and the Scripps Health Medical Response Team, which recently returned from a weeklong mission at St. Francois de Sales hospital. Hear the KPBS-FM ...

    • Friday, February 5th, 2010
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    Scripps Hospitals Receive Top Rating for Clinical Excellence

    KPBS News reports today that four Scripps hospital campuses have been rated in the top 5 percent in the country for clinical excellence. The designation is based on lower than average mortality and complication rates. An independent ratings firm awarded this distinction to 21 hospitals in ...

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    Dr. Tomer Anbar Discusses Chronic Pain Program with KPBS Radio

    Tomer Anbar, PhD, clinical director of Scripps Mercy’s Chronic Pain Rehabilitation Program, was interviewed by KPBS Radio for a story on the different facets of the chronic pain program. In the interview, Dr. Anbar shared information on this program’s unique approach to the treatment of ...

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    Screening Guidelines Shifting on Colorectal Cancer

    An article in the San Diego Union-Tribune explored the recent revisions in cancer screenings with a focus on colorectal cancer. Gail Salganick-Erfani, MD, a Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla board-certified colorectal surgeon, provided her expertise on these changes in cancer screenings. Read ...

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    New Chief of Staff at Scripps La Jolla Profiled in Local Paper

    Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla welcomed a new chief of staff this year. Trauma surgeon Marc Sedwitz, MD, was recently profiled in the Rancho Santa Fe Review, where he discusses health care, the hospital and his vision for the next two years. Read: Trauma surgeon elected chief of staff of ...

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    New Guidelines, New Anxieties

    The San Diego Union-Tribune recently featured an article about the recent revisions in breast and cervical cancer screenings. Mary Wilde, MD, medical director of the Scripps Polster Breast Care Center, provided her expertise on the controversial new mammogram guidelines from the U.S. Preventative ...

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    A Stroke of Luck: Lifesavers

    Eighteen-year-old Claire Cordua had her life saved twice in one day after having a massive stroke. A recent article published in the San Diego Union-Tribune tells Claire’s story and how her quick-thinking boyfriend and neurointerventional specialist Giuseppe Ammirati,MD, both saved her ...

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    Hospitals are Their Specialty

    A recent article published in the San Diego Union-Tribune explores the role of the hospitalist, a physician specialty that focuses on caring for hospitalized patients. Dr. Bruce Covner, a hospitalist at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, is featured in the article. Read Hospitals are their ...

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    Dr. William Stanton Discusses Mammogram Guidelines On KUSI News

    William Stanton, MD, medical oncologist, discussed the latest mammogram guidelines on KUSI News. In the interview, Dr. Stanton shared the importance of detecting breast cancer early and that women should continue to start getting mammograms at the age of 40.

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    Scripps Physicians Discuss Mammogram Advice in Union Tribune

    Two physicians from Scripps Polster Breast Care Center, Mary Wilde, MD, medical director and Paul Sylvan, MD, director of breast imaging, recently published a letter to the editor in the San Diego Union Tribune discussing the recent changes in mammogram recommendations. Read Mammogram advice amounts ...