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Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas have all earned a high-level performance achievement award for meeting strict, evidence-based guidelines related to stroke care during 2013. The hospitals w
Scripps Health will host free public celebrations throughout the month of June for local cancer survivors, families, friends and the community at large at each of its five hospital campuses across San Diego County, as part of the 27th annual National Cancer Survivors Day. The programs are open to ...
In the latest Savvy Patient article in the U-T San Diego, Hubert Greenway, M.D., shares the essential facts about prevention, detection and treatment of skin cancers. The American Academy of Dermatology has designated May 5 as Melanoma Monday to spread the word about skin cancers. Visit the U-T San ...
- Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
- Scripps Clinic
One inch. Now that’s all it takes to perform a hysterectomy. Thanks to recent improvements in robotic surgery technology, it is now possible that an entire hysterectomy—surgical removal of the uterus— can be completed through a one-inch incision hidden in the belly button. This new technique, ...
San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), San Diego’s largest locally owned financial institution, has partnered with Scripps Health Foundation to sponsor the Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute’s (SWDI) Project Dulce—a diabetes care and education program that addresses the specific needs of diabetes ...
- Monday, April 28th, 2014
- Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute
A new medical advancement in wireless pacemakers was installed for the first time in Southern California into an 83-year-old patient at San Diego’s Scripps Memorial Hospital. The wireless device, called Nanostim, is one-tenth the size of a traditional pacemaker. To learn more about the ...
- Thursday, April 24th, 2014
- Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
It’s been a few days since your last run, and that twinge in your knee still hasn’t gone away. Or maybe you took a blow to the head while surfing, but you don’t think it’s anything to worry abut. It’s common for men—especially weekend warriors who try to get in as much playtime as possible before ...
- Thursday, April 24th, 2014
- Scripps Coastal Medical Center
Scripps Health became the first health care provider in Southern California to implant the investigational Nanostim™ leadless pacemaker, the world’s first wireless pacemaker totally implanted in the heart, as part of the Leadless II Clinical Trial. Developed for patients with bradycardia – a heart ...
Scripps Health has been named among the 15 top health systems in the nation by the international business research firm Truven Health Analytics, formerly Thomson Reuters. This is Scripps’ third appearance on the Top Health System’s list. The Truven Health 15 Top Health Systems study analyzed data ...
- Monday, April 21st, 2014
- Scripps Green Hospital
The Rancho Santa Fe Review profiled four successful local women who are teaming up to improve health care in North County. Catherine Nicholas, Joanne Marks, Franci Free and Mary Miller are co-chairs of the Encinitas Gala, a fundraiser to support a much-needed expansion at Scripps Memorial Hospital ...
- Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
- Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas