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    Health Care Exchange 101

    Under the Affordable Care Act, virtually everyone in the United States has to have health insurance by Jan. 1, 2014. If you already have health insurance through your workplace or a family member’s employer, or if you are covered by a government program such as Medicare or Medicaid, you probably ...

    • Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
  • Scripps in the News

    Proton Therapy for Breast Cancer Care

    More than 230,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013. San Diego will soon have access to its first proton therapy center, which will be just the third west of the Rockies. The center’s medical director, Carl Rossi, M.D., explains the benefits of proton therapy ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps CEO: It's Not All About Oct. 1

    With the launch of California’s new health insurance exchange Oct. 1, Scripps President and CEO Chris Van Gorder is making the case for calm, noting that it will take time to know the new law’s full effects. “There has been much anticipation in the lead up to this Affordable Care Act milestone,” Van ...

    • Monday, September 30th, 2013
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    Scripps Assesses Community Health Needs in New Report

    Findings to Guide Program Development Scripps Health has a long history of responding to health needs in the communities it serves. The 2013 Community Health Needs Assessment will help provide guidance into the future. Using hospital data, community input and health statistics, the new report ...

  • Health and Wellness

    What Should I Do if I Have Recurrent Kidney Stones?

    If you have recurrent kidney stones, it is recommended that you have an evaluation with a nephrologist (a doctor that specializes in kidneys, including kidney stone prevention). If your stones are large, you may also benefit from an evaluation with a urologist (a surgeon that specializes in kidneys, ...

  • News Releases

    Working Mother Names Scripps Health a Top Company

    Working Mother magazine has named Scripps Health to its 2013 list of America’s 100 Best Companies for its family-friendly policies, which include diverse benefits and work-life balance. The selection will be published in the magazine’s October/November issue and on This is the ...

    • Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
  • Scripps in the News

    5 Facts About Prostate Cancer

    Carl Rossi, M.D., medical director of the Scripps Proton Therapy Center, shares insights with UT San Diego into the often-misunderstood area of prostate cancer. He recommends that healthy men start discussing PSA screening with their physician starting at age 50. Those with high-risk factors (men ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps CEO Weighs in on End-of-Life Care

    Caring for patients during the last days of their lives can be challenging and costly as doctors weigh whether more or less treatment is warranted. As a result, hospitals are increasingly embracing palliative and hospice services, according to a report by Healthleaders magazine. And they are looking ...

    • Monday, September 16th, 2013
  • Scripps in the News

    Prebys Cardiovascular Center One Step Closer to Reality

    A special event was held at the Prebys Cardiovascular Institute on Sept. 4 to celebrate the completion of the exterior “skin” of the building, the unveiling of the landmark sign. Several media outlets came out to cover the festivities. Visit CBS Channel 8 to watch Prebys Cardiovascular Center One ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Padres Team Doctor Offers Tips to Avoid Injuries During Exercise

    San Diego Padres head team physician Heinz Hoenecke, MD, of Scripps Clinic shared his insights in a recent UT San Diego article about avoiding joint injuries during exercise. He offers practical tips that can help people stay healthy as they take part in athletic activities. Visit the UT San Diego ...