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|10/28/2022||Healthgrades' 50 best hospitals for surgical care
Healthgrades named the recipients of its 2023 Specialty Excellence Awards Oct. 25, including the top hospitals for surgical care. Using 2019-2021 Medicare Provider Analysis and Review data, Healthgrades analyzed risk-adjusted mortality and complication rates for 15 of the most common in-hospital surgical procedures, including cardiac, vascular, joint replacement ...
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|10/26/2022||Healthgrades' Specialty Excellence Awards for GI care: 2023
Healthgrades has named the recipients of its Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Awards for 2023, using data from patient outcomes and patient surveys. Here are the GI Care Excellence Award recipients: Note: Healthgrades also awarded a 100 best GI care award; those awardees are not noted on this list. California Alta Bates ...
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|10/25/2022||Healthgrades names orthopedic surgery excellence award winners for 2023
Healthgrades has named the recipients of its Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Awards for 2023, using data from patient outcomes and patient surveys. Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award recipients: Alabama Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital (Phenix City) Arizona Abrazo Scottsdale Campus Yuma Regional Medical Center California Adventist Health White Memorial (Los Angeles) Eisenhower Medical ...
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|6/13/2022||Inherent biases of health care providers may underlie underdiagnoses of prediabetes
Healthcare Inherent biases of health care providers may underlie underdiagnoses of prediabetes By Curation Bot Last updated Jun 13, 2022 0 Share The accurate diagnosis of prediabetes in the primary care setting might depend on a patient's age, BMI, gender, race and certain comorbidities, according to research being presented ...
|6/12/2022||Bias may play a role in underdiagnoses of prediabetes
by The Endocrine Society Credit: CC0 Public Domain The accurate diagnosis of prediabetes in the primary care setting might depend on a patient's age, BMI, gender, race and certain comorbidities, according to research being presented at ENDO 2022, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in Atlanta, Ga. Prediabetes is reversible through ...
|6/12/2022||Bias Plays Role in Prediabetes
A patient's age, BMI, gender, race, and other comorbidities may be essential in underdiagnosing prediabetes. Prediabetes is reversible through medications and lifestyle changes, and a correct and timely diagnosis might help prevent stroke and heart disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that 80 to 90% of ...
|6/11/2022||Bias may play a role in underdiagnoses of prediabetes
The accurate diagnosis of prediabetes in the primary care setting might depend on a patient's age, BMI, gender, race and certain comorbidities, Prediabetes is reversible through medications and lifestyle changes, and a correct and timely diagnosis might help prevent stroke and heart disease. The Centers for Disease Control and ...
|2/19/2022||Top orthopedic hospitals for 3 years running, per Healthgrades
Healthgrades lists the 100 best hospitals for orthopedics with the America's 100 Best Orthopedic Surgery award, and some facilities have earned the title three years in a row. The following 63 hospitals have won Healthgrades' America's Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery award in each of the past three years: 1 ...
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|2/9/2022||Toragen, Inc. Announces Appointment of Dr. Sandra Coufal, M.D. as CEO
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 9, 2022-- Toragen Inc., a San Diego-based biotechnology company focused on developing, repurposing and commercializing uniquely selective drugs targeting cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (‚AuHPV‚Au), announced today that Dr. Sandra Coufal, M.D. will join Toragen as its new CEO. Dr. Coufal brings ...
|2/8/2022||Healthgrades' 50 top hospitals for 2022
Healthgrades has recognized 250 hospitals nationwide for exceptional care via its America's Best Hospitals awards released Feb. 8. Three lists feature America's 50, 100 and 250 best hospitals, which represent the top 1 percent, 2 percent and 5 percent of hospitals in the nation, respectively. Healthgrades used 2018-20 Medicare data ...
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|10/26/2021||201 hospitals receive Healthgrades' 2022 Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award
Healthcare provider review site Healthgrades has honored 201 hospitals with its Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award. The award recognizes hospitals delivering superior patient outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal and upper gastrointestinal surgery. To determine the recipients, Healthgrades reviewed hospitals' Medicare patient data from 2018-20 (excluding any patient ...
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|10/26/2021||100+ hospitals earn Healthgrades' 2022 Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Awards
Healthgrades released its list of 2022 Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Awards Oct. 19. The award recognizes hospitals that show "superior" patient outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment and total joint replacements. Here are the hospitals that earned the award by state: Alabama Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital ...
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|10/12/2021||AHA News: A Guide For What Doctors and Parents Can Do As Kawasaki Disease Kids Grow Up
Previous Next AHA News: A Guide For What Doctors and Parents Can Do As Kawasaki Disease Kids Grow Up HealthDay 1 hour ago American Heart Association News ¬© Provided by HealthDay TUESDAY, Oct. 12, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- A medical school lecture taught Dr. Samuel Kung a vital lesson: He ...
|1/31/2021||Patient Service Specialist ‚Äì Patient Access ‚Äì Scripps Health ‚Äì La Jolla, CA
Physician Jobs Patient Service Specialist ‚Ai Patient Access ‚Ai Scripps Health ‚Ai La Jolla, CA Scripps Health Administrative Services supports our five hospitals and 19 outpatient facilities, which treat half a million patients annually through 2,600 affiliated physicians. At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, and respect of ...
|8/16/2020||The famously “dumped” $200,000 sculpture!
The organic sculpture you see above seems to have been “dumped” in more ways than one! In 1988, a sculpture titled Okeanos, commissioned for $200,000, was placed in front of La Jolla's Scripps Green Hospital. World-famous British modernist sculptor William G. Tucker intended the thing to resemble an ocean ...
|4/29/2020||Registered Nurse - RN - Definitive Observation Unit - USA-CA-La Jolla
upload resume: Profile Registered Nurse - RN - Definitive Observation Unit','1041731','! !At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation's Top 100 Places to Work. You'll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their ...
|4/24/2020||COVID-19 Plasma Donor: “You Might Save a Life If You Sit for 45 Minutes and Get a Gatorade”
California Residents Cross the Border to Get Medications at a Lower Price Scripps Health enlisted Riordan in a trial for an experimental convalescent plasma therapy that was tested in the U.S. in late March in New York and Texas and was also employed in the treatment of five patients in ...
|4/8/2020||ICU nurse comes out of retirement to help during coronavirus outbreak
A former intensive care nurse is coming out of retirement to help treat coronavirus patients. Her name is Trish Douglas, and this comes after the City of San Diego asked all former healthcare workers and medical residents to step up and help those battling the virus. Douglas retired after spending ...
|4/7/2020||Breath ‘Stopped in My Chest’: Rancho Peñasquitos Man Shares His Coronavirus Story
SD Mayor Announces Emergency State Funds to Protect Homeless from COVID-19 He was taken to Scripps Green Hospital in La Jolla, where he would spend the next 5-days isolated with COVID-19. He was immediately given an IV and two liters of oxygen for two days. Ramirez says ...
|3/19/2020||3 couples donate kidneys to each other in miracle match
3 couples donate kidneys to each other in miracle match To help their partner get a kidney, three people donated to strangers. By Katie Kindelan via March 19, 2020, 8:05 AM 7 min read 0:51 3 couples have lifesaving kidney transplant swap Without having prior contact, three couples donate a ...
|3/19/2020||Three couples donate kidneys to each other in miracle match
Three couples donate kidneys to each other in miracle match JTP March 19, 2020 05:38 am socastcmsRssStartJTPsocastcmsRssEnd Courtesy Sandra Ponce (LA JOLLA, Calif.) - Three people in California received lifesaving kidney transplants thanks to a unique three-way kidney donation in which three couples, all strangers, donated kidneys to each other ...
|3/17/2020||AAAAI: Revisiting Penicillin Allergies Often Changes Status
Key penicillin allergy-related research prepared for cancelled meeting by Ed Susman, Contributing Writer, MedPage Today Allergy to penicillin -- at least as reported by patients -- is both common and a challenge to clinicians, who must then decide what to prescribe for patients with infections. Several presentations on penicillin allergy were ...
|3/13/2020||Coronavirus: County, Fallbrook schools take action to prepare
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday, March 10, to continue a recently-declared local health emergency in response to the novel coronavirus as the county recorded its first case of the illness. The board of supervisors also voted to form a subcommittee to handle coronavirus-related ...
|3/11/2020||Patient Tested Positive for COVID-19 in La Jolla
On March 10, a patient at Scripps Green Hospital in La Jolla tested positive for COVID-19. The patient is now being treated in a specialized isolation room at Scripps Hospital. Physicians and county health officials now await test results from the CDC to confirm that the patient has the ...
|11/2/2019||Patient Service Specialist Patient Access - La Jolla, CA, , USA #jobs #La Jolla pls RT
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