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Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla has been designated one of the first Comprehensive Stroke Centers in the United States by The Joint Commission as part of the new Disease-Specific Care Advanced Certification Program for Comprehensive Stroke Centers, whi
- Monday, January 28th, 2013
- Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas and Scripps Green Hospital have each received a performance achievement award for meeting strict, evidence-based guidelines related to stroke care during 2011. Both hospitals were granted the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The ...
Expansion plans at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas took a major step forward with today’s groundbreaking of a Critical Care Building, which will more than double the size of the hospital’s current emergency department and increase the number of medical-surgical beds by 43 percent. The Critical ...
- Friday, April 27th, 2012
- Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas
Every 45 seconds, someone in the United States suffers a stroke. The third-leading cause of death in the United States and a major cause of serious, long-term disability such as paralysis, speech problems, confusion and muscle weakness, stroke affects about 795,000 people every year. Stroke is ...
- Thursday, May 12th, 2011
ENCINITAS, CA. – Stroke symptoms can be difficult to identify and are often misinterpreted. As a result, many strokes are not treated urgently, even though short delays increase the patient’s chances of severe disability or death. In recognition of the importance of providing treatment ...
- Thursday, March 9th, 2006