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Scripps Physician Receives $180,000 Grant for Palliative Care Initiative

Scripps Physician Receives $180,000 Grant for Palliative Care Initiative

OsideNews December 20, 2021

Educational effort to empower first responders with palliative care skills Encinitas CA— David Wang, M.D., a palliative medicine physician affiliated with Scripps Health, was recently accepted into Cambia...

Scripps Begins Using Novel Balloon Implants for Rotator Cuff Tears

Scripps Begins Using Novel Balloon Implants for Rotator Cuff Tears

OsideNews November 7, 2021

FDA recently cleared new device for use as alternative to complex surgery Rancho Santa Fe CA— Patients with rotator cuff injuries now have a new treatment option that can replace the need for complex...

Impact of COVID Pandemic Takes Toll on Health Care Workforce

Impact of COVID Pandemic Takes Toll on Health Care Workforce

OsideNews August 22, 2021

Substantially more open positions now at Scripps than before pandemic San Diego CA— Significant health care workforce shortages, combined with an increase in COVID-19 cases and non-COVID patient care,...

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Scripps Health Has Opened Comprehensive Rehab Center

OsideNews June 18, 2021

Outpatient facility in Encinitas includes latest diagnostic and therapeutic technologies Encinitas CA— Scripps Health has opened a new comprehensive rehabilitation services center, offering a full range...

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Scripps Medical Center Jefferson Opens in Oceanside

OsideNews October 20, 2020

North County site includes primary care, specialty care, urgent care, outpatient surgery Oceanside CA—Scripps Health announced on Monday, the opening of Scripps Medical Center Jefferson, giving the region’s...

Scripps Research Studying Wearable Devices to Detect COVID-19

Scripps Research Studying Wearable Devices to Detect COVID-19

OsideNews July 23, 2020

Scripps Research is collaborating with frontline workers at the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System and Scripps Health to help detect and track viral illnesses in near real-time. San Diego CA— In a...

Scripps Health Reopens Final Clinics Previously Closed for Pandemic

Scripps Health Reopens Final Clinics Previously Closed for Pandemic

OsideNews June 3, 2020

Outpatient facilities are safe places for those who need care San Diego CA— Scripps Health this week has reopened the last of its outpatient clinics that had been temporarily closed in March after state...

Scripps Health Reopens 3 Clinics as More Services Are Restored

Scripps Health Reopens 3 Clinics as More Services Are Restored

OsideNews May 26, 2020

Outpatient facilities, hospitals are safe places for those who need care San Diego CA— Scripps Health has reopened a trio of outpatient clinics in the region as the health system continues to restore...

The Air Force Thunderbirds fly over Encinitas on Friday, May 15, in support of healtcare workers at Scripps Memorial Hospital. (Photo courtesy of Matt Racine)

Thunderbirds fly over Encinitas in support of healthcare workers

North Coast Current May 15, 2020
The Air Force Thunderbirds flying team performed shows of support for San Diego healthcare workers — including Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas.
Recovered COVID-19 patient Robert Riordan recently donated his plasma containing antibodies at Scripps Green Hospital for use as a therapy for a current coronavirus patient in the hospitals intensive care unit. (Photo courtesy: Scripps Health)

Scripps Becomes First in San Diego County to Treat COVID-19 Patients with Experimental Convalescent Plasma Therapy

OsideNews April 24, 2020

San Diego CA— Scripps Health recently became the first health care provider in San Diego County to use an experimental therapy as a possible treatment for COVID-19 patients. The treatment involves taking...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Donates Goggles to Scripps Caregivers Fighting COVID-19

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Donates Goggles to Scripps Caregivers Fighting COVID-19

OsideNews April 7, 2020

San Diego CA— On Monday, April 6, NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar visited Scripps Health in San Diego to donate 900 pairs of safety goggles to protect health care professionals on the front lines of fighting...

Scripps Health Announces $1 Million Donation by The Conrad Prebys Foundation

Scripps Health Announces $1 Million Donation by The Conrad Prebys Foundation

OsideNews April 2, 2020

Generous challenge match gift helps fight against COVID-19 San Diego CA— Scripps Health announced today that The Conrad Prebys Foundation has generously stepped up to support the San Diego community...

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