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2/1/2016
Modern Healthcare

​Features UC San Diego Health

2/1/2016
mHealth Intelligence

​Features Brett Meyer, MD

2/1/2016
Times of San Diego

​Features Sonya Ahmed, MD

1/26/2016
Becker's Hospital Review

​Features Patty Maysent, CEO, and David Brenner, MD, vice chancellor, health sciences and dean, School of Medicine

1/21/2016
Patty Maysent has accepted the position as CEO of UC San Diego Health, the region’s only academic health system. Her appointment was approved by the UC Board of Regents and will commence January 21, 2 ...
1/14/2016
Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Samsara Sciences, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Organovo Holdings, Inc., have entered into an agreement focused on the de ...
1/13/2016
Neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health have initiated a landmark, multi-center study to evaluate how the treatment of brain tumors using the NeuroBlate system, a minimally invasive, FDA-approved laser d ...
1/12/2016
Becker's Hospital Review

​Features Patty Maysent, interim CEO

1/11/2016
UC San Diego Health and Sharp HealthCare have formed a joint program to enhance liver transplantation service¬¬s in San Diego by combining resources, collaborating on research and expanding specialize ...
1/4/2016
La Jolla Light

​Authored by Scott Lippman, MD, and features Andrew Lowy, MD, and Tannishtha Reya, PhD

12/16/2015
UC San Diego Health and the City of El Centro have entered the next phase of a comprehensive management services relationship with El Centro Regional Medical Center (ECRMC). Under a new agreement, UC ...
12/14/2015
Medical Design Technology

​Features Santiago Horgan, MD

12/14/2015
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Reid Abrams, MD

12/10/2015
FDA-approved device fills stomach, deflates appetite
11/24/2015
Becker's Hospital Review

​Features UC San Diego Health

10/20/2015
A teenage girl faced with sudden rapid heart deterioration, a man in the prime years of his life suffering from debilitating heart failure and a former NFL athlete crippled by end-stage heart failure ...
10/14/2015
UC San Diego Health and Tri-City Healthcare District announced today that they have entered into an exclusive, long-term strategic affiliation designed to enhance the delivery of high quality health c ...
9/29/2015
The votes are in and more than 100 physicians from UC San Diego Health were named “Top Docs” in the annual San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” annual survey. These physicians rep ...
9/25/2015
The third annual Breakfast with Champions is scheduled for Wednesday, September 30 from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. at the La Jolla Country Club. The event, which is open to the public, features a presentation ...
9/21/2015
Approximately 20 million Americans will experience some type of gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, in their lives. In some cases, patients suffer resulting heart burn or acid regurgitation so s ...
7/20/2015
Once again, UC San Diego Health and its hospitals are ranked #1 in San Diego, and recognized among the best in the nation, by U.S. News & World Report for 2015-16. The annual U.S. News “Best Hospitals ...
7/14/2015
UC San Diego Health and AccentCare have created a jointly owned home health services agency to serve UC San Diego Health patients in San Diego and surrounding communities.
7/1/2015
Using clinical data collected over the past decade through a U.S. cancer registry, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine demonstrated that significant strides have ...
5/6/2015
Each year, more than 10 million Americans seek medical attention, often in emergency situations, for symptoms of intestinal blockages. Researchers at the University California, San Diego School of Med ...