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Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla was recognized as a top hospital in the nation for both heart and heart surgery, and gynecology by U.S.News & World Report. The magazine’s latest edition is devoted to outstanding health care across the nation and selected Scripps La Jolla as one of ...
- Friday, July 13th, 2007
- Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
The newly established Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery Programat Scripps Mercy Hospital has acquired the most advanced da Vinci® Surgical System available today. The system provides surgeons with enhanced dexterity, precision and control through patented instruments with a much greater range of ...
- Monday, July 2nd, 2007
- Scripps Mercy Hospital
Scripps Clinic First In San Diego To Implant Cardiac Device That Combines Defibrillation and Heart Monitoring Capabilities Scripps Clinic is participating in a landmark clinical trial – REDUCE HF – for a new heart-failure device that combines the capabilities of an implantable ...
Surgeons at Pacific Bariatric Surgical Medical Group (PBSMG) and Scripps Mercy Hospital recently performed their 10,000th bariatric surgical procedure. This milestone has been reached by only a handful of bariatric surgery programs in the world. Surgeons with the practice have been performing ...
- Wednesday, June 27th, 2007
- Scripps Mercy Hospital
Guests at the 16th Annual Spinoff Auction, “Treasures of Tuscany: A Toast to Life,” held on Thursday, May 24, 2007, at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine, bid on a lavish catalog of items that helped raise an unprecedented $1.38 million for Scripps Cancer Center, Stevens Division, on ...
- Sunday, June 24th, 2007
Scripps Health has received a $30 million gift – one of the single largest philanthropic donations in the organization’s 83-year history – to support the new Scripps cardiovascular institute. This grant from The Howard Charitable Foundation will help Scripps create an integrated ...
Summer Brings Greater Risk of Injury: Learn Tips for Avoiding Trip to ER According to an article in Newsweek, U.S. hospital admissions and ED visits both leapt by more than 10 percent in the past 12 years. Summer is just around the corner and the warmer weather brings a heightened risk of injury and ...
- Friday, June 15th, 2007
By Bradley Schnierow, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla How did you sleep last night? Did you wake refreshed and energized this morning? Or did you wake up several times during the night, unable to sleep peacefully? Did your partner’s snoring keep you awake? A good night’s sleep ...
- Monday, June 11th, 2007
Scripps Health devoted $214.5 million to local community benefit programs and services during fiscal year 2006, according to the non-profit health system’s recently released 2007 Community Benefit Plan & Report. While the largest portion of its community benefit efforts went toward ...
- Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007
By Monica Moore, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Imagine you’re a physician, and one of your male patients comes in complaining of a crushing sensation in his chest and pain shooting down his left arm. Your diagnosis? You’d probably suspect he might be having a heart attack. ...
- Wednesday, May 16th, 2007