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5/13/2015
San Diego 7
Features Paul Viviano, CEO
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 ...
5/6/2015
UC San Diego Health System and the City of El Centro have entered into a long-term management services agreement on behalf of El Centro Regional Medical Center (ECRMC), the city-owned hospital, with t ...
5/4/2015
DAIC
Features Anthony DeMaria, MD
5/4/2015
Imperial Valley Press
Features Paul Viviano, CEO
4/20/2015
GEN
Features Alexander Khalessi, MD, and Shu Chien, MD, PhD
4/20/2015
Everday Health
Features Alexander Kuo, MD
4/6/2015
U-T San Diego
Features Sharon Ross, director, community outreach for Lifesharing
3/31/2015
Uro Today
Features Mike Hsieh, MD
3/31/2015
By age 60, more than 50 percent of men in the United States suffer from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), a condition that leads to annoying changes in urinary flow. While medical therapy is usually ...
3/19/2015
The Washington Post
Features Alexander Khalessi, MD
1/13/2015
UC San Diego School of Medicine was today named one of the nation’s top residency training programs in 10 specialties by Doximity. The Doximity report included more than 50,000 peer nominations from b ...
1/6/2015
A team of scientists and physicians from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, with counterparts at University of California, Los Angeles, describe a novel imaging technique that ...
12/8/2014
Thomas Savides, MD has been named as the first Chief Experience Officer at UC San Diego Health System. In the newly created role, Savides will be responsible for the strategy, leadership and implement ...
12/1/2014
UC San Diego Health System and Imperial Valley Family Care Medical Group announce a comprehensive affiliation that will enhance multi-specialty health care services available to patients in the Imperi ...
8/12/2014
Oncologists at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center are the first in San Diego to meld magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology with a traditional ultrasound prostate exam to create a three-dimensiona ...
8/11/2014
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have launched a clinical trial to investigate the safety of neural stem cell transplantation in patients with chronic spinal c ...
7/24/2014
Neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health System have integrated advanced 3D imaging, computer simulation and next-generation surgical tools to perform a highly complex brain surgery through a small incisi ...
7/9/2014
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have documented the safety benefits of aortic stent grafts inserted during minimally invasive surgery to repair abdominal aort ...
7/9/2014
Experts at the UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center (SCVC) are now able to save patients from potentially fatal outcomes from blood clots, infected masses or foreign bodies from major cardiac b ...
7/2/2014
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found that the risk of patient harm increased two-fold in 2006 – the peak year that teaching hospitals nationwide embrace ...
5/16/2014
A heat advisory is still in effect in San Diego County with temperatures rising to more than 100 degrees in some areas. During this extreme weather, with the possibility of significant smoke pollution ...
4/29/2014
Designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections, the latest Hospital Safety Score honored UC San Diego Health System with an “A” – its top grade in ...