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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Oct. 23, 2018
Scripps Health Launches Year-Round Drug Take-Back Kiosks
Free service offers safe, convenient way to dispose of prescription medications
SAN DIEGO – Scripps Health has opened three drug take-back kiosks adjacent to its on-site pharmacies, becoming the first health care organization in the region to offer year-round access to a free service for disposing of unused, unneeded and outdated prescription medications.
Patients can now drop off their unneeded pills, capsules, tablets and caplets at secure kiosks conveniently located at Scripps Mercy Ambulatory Pharmacy, 4060 Fourth Ave., Suite 110; Green Ambulatory Pharmacy at Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines, 10710 N. Torrey Pines Road in La Jolla; and Encinitas Ambulatory Pharmacy at Scripps Clinic Encinitas, 310 Santa Fe Drive, Suite 109, between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.