Scripps Health Launches Region’s First Specialty Critical Care Transportation Team for Adult Patients
SAN DIEGO – Scripps Health has become the first health system in San Diego County to launch a specialty care transport program for adults that is focused on the continuum of care of some of the sickest patients at Scripps hospitals.
Programs at Scripps Green, Scripps La Jolla rank nationally in eight specialties
SAN DIEGO – The combined medical programs of Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla rank No. 1 in the San Diego region for the third year in a row and are among the best in the nation in eight specialties, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Hospitals list, which was released today.
Scripps Green Hospital part of clinical trial evaluating effectiveness of warm organ perfusion
In a first for San Diego County, physicians at Scripps Green Hospital have used a warm perfusion transportation system to bring a donated liver to La Jolla where they implanted the organ into a 36-year-old Las Vegas police officer who had been on the transplant waiting list for more than nine months.
Programs reflect Scripps’ deep commitment to community service
SAN DIEGO – Scripps Health invested $395 million into community benefit programs in San Diego County during fiscal year 2018, which accounted for 12 percent of the nonprofit health system’s total operating expenses.
SAN DIEGO – Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center has launched San Diego County’s first dedicated clinic for patients who have inflammatory breast cancer (IBC), a rare and aggressive form of the disease.
Hospital only one in San Diego County on IBM Watson Health’s prestigious 2019 list
Brings deep experience as a health care business executive and Navy nurse
Scripps Clinic Named First Center of Excellence in San Diego County for Treating Prevalent Heart Disease
Scripps Clinic has been designated a Center of Excellence by the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association, becoming the first location in San Diego County to be recognized for outstanding treatment of this common genetic disease, which involves an abnormal thickening of the heart muscle.
International award recognizes Richard Schatz’s groundbreaking work on heart stents.
Megan Hamreus, D.O., to lead 1,100-member physician staff.
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