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Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder was honored with a Distinguished Service Medal at the 2013 California Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Awards hosted by the California Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA).
- Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder and Corporate Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Richard Rothberger have been named among “300 Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know,” a national list compiled by Becker’s Hospital Review magazine. “Leaders on this list have ...
- Tuesday, November 26th, 2013
Hospice of the North Coast (HNC) and Scripps Health today jointly announced that they have entered into an exclusive agreement to discuss an affiliation between HNC and Scripps. HNC is a private, nonprofit hospice provider serving coastal North County. Providing care together “Hospice of the North ...
- Thursday, November 21st, 2013
Press Ganey, the leading patient experience improvement firm, today announced that Chris Van Gorder, president and CEO of Scripps Health, is the winner of its Innovation Award during its annual National Client & Executive Leadership Conferences in Orlando. The Innovation Award is given to ...
- Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
Can meditation improve heart health by lowering blood pressure? Does it help relieve chronic pain? Should doctors prescribe meditation to some patients just as they do with pharmaceutical drugs? Using leading-edge wireless technology that can track vital signs like never before, researchers with the ...
- Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
Retired Brigadier General Stanford Brown has a long and decorated history of giving back to his country. Among his many accomplishments, he fought valiantly in the Vietnam War, served as the commander for March Air Force Base, and helped establish the Veteran Affairs National Cemetery in ...
The City of El Centro today announced the execution of an exclusive negotiating agreement with Scripps Health, a private, nonprofit health system in San Diego, California. This 90-day agreement begins exclusive negotiations for the possible acquisition and management of El Centro Regional Medical ...
- Monday, November 4th, 2013
Scripps Health today was named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. Scripps was recognized by The Joint Commission for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes shown to improve care in ...
- Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
Scripps neurosurgeon Frank Coufal, M.D., is the first in San Diego to perform a newly approved two-level artificial disc replacement surgery for the treatment of cervical spinal degenerative disc disease. An alternative to spinal fusion, the procedure was
- Thursday, October 24th, 2013
- Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
For the past two decades, physicians have routinely used tiny metal stents to open up the blood vessels of patients suffering from a mild coronary blockage. These devices become permanent fixtures in the patients’ hearts and a forever reminder of their mortality. But now cardiologists at Scripps ...