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    Scripps Nurse Volunteers with MOST

    RN Provides Compassionate Care to Patients in Mexico Nancy Richardson knew from a young age that she wanted to become a nurse. Growing up in Guatemala, Nancy witnessed the pain and struggles of the underserved firsthand, and knew she wanted to make a difference. She began her career with Scripps ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps CEO Installed as Chair of American College of Healthcare Executives

    San Diego— Chris Van Gorder, FACHE, president and CEO of Scripps Health, has assumed the office of chairman of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), an international professional society of more than 30,000 health care executives. Van Gorder was installed today at the Council of ...

    • Friday, March 19th, 2010
  • News

    What’s New in Skin Care & Treatments?

    by Darrell Gonzales, MD, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Now that we have longer daylight hours and the weather is warming up, many of us are spending more time outdoors—and that can mean more time in the sun. It’s a good time to review your sun protection routine and make sure you’re using the ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Why Drugs Don't Help Diabetes Patients' Hearts

    TIME.com recently interviewed Dr. Daniel Einhorn, medical director at Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute, about a series of clinical research studies that will soon be published by The New England Journal of Medicine. The three treatment strategies were expected to prevent heart attacks among ...

    • Tuesday, March 16th, 2010
  • News Releases

    Four Scripps Hospitals Earn Certificates of Excellence For Delivering Quality Health Care

    San Diego- Four Scripps Health hospitals are on the state’s most recent list of top California hospitals for delivering quality health care. Of the 41 hospitals listed, only five are in San Diego County. Scripps Green Hospital, Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla ...

  • Feature

    Notes on Haiti - CEO Journal Part 22

    Note: While Scripps continues to serve a medical mission to Haiti, Scripps CEO Chris Van Gorder is writing updates about medical aid in progress, conditions on the ground and what can be done to help earthquake victims. For other journal entries, see the Haiti news page. As the members of our second ...

    • Tuesday, March 16th, 2010
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    Notes on Haiti - CEO Journal Part 20

    Note: While Scripps continues to serve a medical mission to Haiti, Scripps CEO Chris Van Gorder is writing updates about medical aid in progress, conditions on the ground and what can be done to help earthquake victims. For other journal entries, see the Haiti news page. While we continue to discuss ...

    • Wednesday, March 10th, 2010
  • News

    7 Patient Tips for Safer Care

    At Scripps, we work hard to provide safe medical care. This includes asking our patients to be part of our health care team. Our goal is to create an environment where we all work together to deliver the best care in the safest way. Your Role as a Patient Here are seven tips you can follow to ensure ...

    • Monday, March 8th, 2010
  • Health and Wellness

    Promising Advances in Macular Degeneration

    By Anne Hanneken, MD, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Vitamins, fatty acids and immune system reactions may all play roles in preventing or at least slowing the progress of macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in people over age 55. Macular degeneration is a disease that affects ...

  • News Releases

    David Kulchin Appointed Chairman of Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas Community Advisory Board

    San Diego – David Kulchin has been appointed chairman of the Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas Community Advisory Board. He will serve as an ambassador of Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas, raising awareness about the philanthropic needs of the North County nonprofit hospital and promoting its ...