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  • Scripps in the News

    Chris Van Gorder interviewed on FOX6 News

    Chris Van Gorder appears on FOX6 News in the Morning to talk about Scripps Health’s recent naming to FORTUNE Magazine’s National “100 Best Companies to Work For” List. Program: FOX 6 News in the Morning Air Date: Feb 8, 2008 Air Time: 7:21 AM

    • Friday, February 8th, 2008
  • Scripps Tips - February 2008

    February is American Heart Month Scripps is the San Diego region’s largest provider of cardiac services with experts in all aspects heart disease and heart health. New Technologies Spark Advances in Heart’s Electrical System The speed and pattern of our heartbeats can tell us a great deal about our ...

    • Friday, February 1st, 2008
  • News Releases

    Richard H. Vortmann Elected Chairman of Scripps Health Board of Trustees, Judy Churchill, Ph.D., joins Scripps board

    SAN DIEGO – Richard H. Vortmann, former president of National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO), has been elected the new chairman of the Scripps Health Board of Trustees. Vortmann of La Jolla retired from NASSCO after 30 years (22 years as president) and six years as vice president of ...

    • Friday, February 1st, 2008
  • News Releases

    Brian Issell, M.D., Scripps Health Vice President of Clinical Research, Receives Meritorious Service Award

    SAN DIEGO – Brian Issell, M.D., Vice President of Clinical Research for Scripps Health, has received the 2007 Meritorious Service Award from the Hawaii Society of Clinical Oncology (HSCO) for his many contributions to cancer research and extensive community service in the state of Hawaii. The award, ...

    • Thursday, January 31st, 2008
  • News

    The Latest in Arrhythmia Treatments

    Mending Broken Heartbeats By Steven Higgins, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Have you ever felt your heart “race” when you are excited or anxious? Or measured your heart rate after exercising? The speed and pattern of our heartbeats can tell us a great deal about our cardiac ...

    • Monday, January 28th, 2008
  • News Releases

    Scripps Health Named to FORTUNE Magazine's National "100 Best Companies to Work For" List in 2008

    Scripps Health has been named to FORTUNE magazine’s 11th annual list of America’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” marking the first time a San Diego health care provider has been included on the prestigious ranking of the nation’s leading employers. Scripps ranked ...

    • Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008
  • News Releases

    New Chief of Staff Takes Over at Scripps La Jolla

    The physicians at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla have elected John Spinosa, M.D., Ph.D., as the new chief of staff of the 372-bed facility. Dr. Spinosa took over as head of the 900-member physician team on Jan. 1, 2008. During his two-year term, Dr. Spinosa will serve as medical staff liaison to ...

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    What's the Story on Cholesterol & Statins?

    by Matthew Lucks, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla You’ve probably seen the television commercials for cholesterol-lowering medications—the ones that talk about how high cholesterol can come not only from some foods you eat, but from relatives dressed in silly outfits, ...

  • Scripps Tips- January 2008

    Rapid Response Teams Prove Effective in Cutting Number of ‘Code Blues,’ Mortalities in Scripps Hospitals About one-third of patients who suffer cardiac arrests in hospitals don’t receive attention within the recommended two-minute timeframe, according to a January 2008 study in the New ...

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    New Treatment Strategies & Resources for Lung Cancer Free Forum Feb. 5

    San Diego County residents affected by lung cancer can learn more about the latest treatment strategies, resources and coping issues at a free informational forum Tuesday, Feb. 5 at Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines in La Jolla. Sponsored by Scripps Cancer Center at Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green ...