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    Rancho Santa Fe Women Team Up to Improve North County Health Care

    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 ...

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    Scripps Health Celebrates Pet Therapy Volunteers

    Scripps honored its four-legged friends at its annual Pet Therapy Volunteer Recognition Party on Friday, April 11, 2014. The event – part of National Hospital Volunteer Week – was to further recognize the exceptional work provided by this select group of therapy dogs from across the Scripps Health ...

    • Monday, April 14th, 2014
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    Shortage of Health IT Professionals Imperils Health Care Reform Effort

    By the end of 2014, there will be a national shortfall of 51,000 qualified health IT professionals. With the shortage, medical centers have to compete for talent — particularly in rural areas, where it’s harder to attract qualified workers. Veronica Zaman, vice president of corporate ...

    • Thursday, April 10th, 2014
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    UT San Diego Covers Scripps Encinitas' 50th Anniversary

    The UT San Diego covered the 50th anniversary of Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas, including insights from the hospital’s original and current physicians. Vist the UT San Diego to read Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas Turns 50 Today.

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    Scripps Helps Patients Sort Through Digestive Disorders

    In Scripps Health’s latest “Savvy Patient” article in the UT San Diego, Wilfredo Abesamis, M.D., explores common digestive disorders and potential treatments. Visit UT San Diego to read Relief from Digestive Disorders are in Reach.

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    KPBS Features Scripps Study and Teen Participant

    KPBS recently featured stories about IDIOM Study participant Lilly Grossman on its TV and radio news programs. Lilly, 17, had her full genome sequenced as part of the study run by Scripps Translational Science Institute researchers, who are mapping DNA in the hopes of shedding light on idiopathic ...

    • Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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    Fitch Affirms 'AA-' Debt Rating for Scripps

    The credit ratings agency Fitch Ratings has affirmed its “AA-” rating of Scripps Health, citing the health system’s “strong” financial performance and “excellent” management practices. “Fitch believes Scripps Health’s history of consistently ...

    • Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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    Scripps Memorial La Jolla — '100 Great Hospitals in America'

    Becker’s Hospital Review named Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla one of the “100 Great Hospitals in America,” in its 2014 compilation of some of the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused health care facilities in the nation. Gary G. Fybel, chief executive of Scripps La Jolla, appeared as an ...

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    Scripps Researcher Lays Out Future of Individualized Medicine

    Health care has reached an important convergence point between the digital and biological worlds that promises to radically transform the way medicine has been practiced for decades. That is the message that Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD, delivers in “Individualized ...

    • Friday, March 28th, 2014
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    Treatment Options for Pelvic Floor Disorders

    As any woman who has gone through childbirth can attest, carrying and delivering a baby can be a wonderful experience—but it isn’t easy on the body. Months of supporting a growing baby, followed by labor and delivery, can take a toll on the muscles, ligaments and connective tissues that make up the ...