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    Scripps Named a Top Place to Work in PR

    Scripps Health was recognized a one of the 2014 Top Places to Work in PR by PR News at a luncheon at the Grand Hyatt in New York City on Sept. 16, 2014. The agencies and organizations included on the list were not only honored for their public relations work, but also for outstanding efforts to ...

    • Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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    Prediabetes and Cancer: Is There a Link?

    A new research study has troublesome news for the 86 million Americans who have a condition known as prediabetes: Not only are they at high risk for developing type 2 Diabetes, but they also may have an increased risk of cancer. Research shows that prediabetes can also raise your risk of developing ...

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    Scripps Expert Joins AMA's Call for EHR Overhaul

    The American Medical Association has called for the government and the health IT industry to make electronic medical record (EMR) systems more user friendly.

    • Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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    Scripps Expert Offers Key Prostate Cancer Insights in U-T San Diego

    In a recent installment of Scripps Health’s “Savvy Patient” article series in the U-T San Diego, Carl Rossi, MD, reviews some of the key questions men need to ask about prostate cancer. Dr. Rossi is medical director of the Scripps Proton Therapy Center. During the last 20 years, ...

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    Scripps Proton Milestones Highlighted at ASTRO Meeting in San Francisco

    At the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Radiation Oncology, news media outlets took notice of recent milestones at the Scripps Proton Therapy Center. Radiation Therapy News reported on the exceptional patient treatment results achieved to date at the center, while CNNMoney covered the ...

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    Prostate Cancer: What You Need To Know

    Carol Salem, MD, Scripps Health medical director of robotic surgery, recently shared her extensive expertise treating prostate cancer on KPBS Evening Edition, in a televised segment promoting Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Salem provided an update on screenings and treatment options for ...

    • Monday, September 15th, 2014
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    Scripps Digital Health Expert Featured in Politico Article

    Politico interviewed Scripps Health’s director of digital medicine, Steven Steinhubl, MD, about new research that looks at online social networks that target obesity. The review of 12 prior studies in this area found that social media interventions produced a “modest, but ...

    • Friday, September 12th, 2014
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    Bridging Generation Gap as Boomers Hang on to Jobs

    Victor Buzachero, Scripps corporate senior vice president for innovation, human resources and performance management, recently shared his expertise with the Chicago Tribune about managing different generations in the workplace and why employers need to pay attention to the trends. Visit the Chicago ...

    • Friday, September 12th, 2014
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    Scripps Study of AirStrip Wireless Patient Data System Covered by Media

    Scripps Health is testing a software system that lets doctors and nurses access near-real time vital signs of critical care patients on their smartphones.

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    #HealthTalk: Advice for Managing and Preventing Atrial Fibrillation

    Scripps electrophysiologist Dr. Steven Higgins participated in a Twitter chat to share tips on how to identify symptoms of atrial fibrillation (afib).

    • Wednesday, September 10th, 2014