In this annual report, we explore how San Diego's dynamic health care industry continues to attract top talent from around the world. We'll look at health care leaders and administrators, new trends in health care programs, new facilities, legal issues and more.
AMN Healthcare Inc., the nation's largest provider of temporary health care staffing, has been helping hospitals address their staffing shortages and fluctuating need for nurses and allied health care professionals for more than 20 years.
With nearly $1 billion in current health care projects, DPR Construction Inc. is one of the most qualified and experienced health care builders in the country.
Opened more than 20 years ago, the San Diego office of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith (formerly known as Lewis D'Amato Brisbois & Bisgaard) has a full service Healthcare Practice Group.
San Diego Hospice & Palliative Care improves the lives of those adults and children throughout San Diego County affected by serious illness. Medicare, Medi-Cal, HMOs and most insurance plans include a benefit that covers the cost of standard hospice care. Community members faced with advanced illness have improved access to affordable hospice and palliative care programs and, in most cases, can choose their hospice provider.
The Cancer Institute at Sharp Memorial Hospital was designed to provide superior cancer care in an easily accessible environment.
Pacific Building Group currently has several medical office buildings (MOB) under construction, including the Mission Viejo MOB, which is a five-story, 140, 000-square-foot, steel-frame building located at 26800 Crown Valley Parkway in Mission Viejo.
Corporate wellness programs aren't new, but interest in them is growing, especially as corporations try to stay competitive while coping with challenges such as soaring health care costs. Companies that don't have corporate wellness programs are adding them while others are expanding existing programs.
Vicky Penland knows a thing or two about navigating the sometimes turbulent waters that are the San Diego health care industry, after spending more than a quarter century in health care administration with two area hospital organizations.
Dealing with work-related injuries can be stressful for employees and employers. Injured employees are usually eager to get back to work as soon as possible, but they also want to make sure they receive the care they need to fully recover. While employers also want injured workers to get proper treatment and return to work quickly, they need to ensure medical costs don't escalate unnecessarily.
Since 1998, when he joined the San Ysidro Health Center as the organization's CEO, Ed Martinez has been making his mark in the San Diego health care arena.
Gender refers to the social sexual orientation of an individual, and while this might have important health care ramifications, the real issue in women's health is sexual differences in diseases, reactions to medications and symptom presentations between the two sexes.
Dr. Richard Butcher and Dr. Rodney Hood have been moving and shaking the health care industry since the 1960s. Both doctors have been well received by the community and their colleagues, and their successes have been numerous.
Planning for the unexpected can sometimes be a daunting and difficult task, especially if it means setting money aside while saving for retirement, college education, travel, etc., all at the same time.
Healthy executives may not be the first thing you think of when considering what makes a company successful. But it's something many corporations - and executives themselves - are taking seriously these days.
When Dr. Jan Schnitzer abandoned an associate professorship at Harvard Medical School six years ago to become scientific director of the little-known Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC) in San Diego, his colleagues told him he was crazy. But it's Dr. Schnitzer who's getting the last laugh.
In the eight years that San Diego Center for Children CEO Edwin Kofler has been at the helm, the organization has gone from near bankruptcy with a narrow focus primarily on residential treatment to a thriving organization being carefully rebuilt to emphasize community-based services that stress prevention.
Woody Colvard tried every diet in existence, but he still had a 50-inch waist. Even more worrisome, he was fighting diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol. When he developed a sleep disorder that caused a minor automobile accident, he knew he had to take dramatic action.
If ever there were one word that Sharp Community Medical Group CEO Elizabeth Curtis would like to have associated with the organization she heads, that word would be quality.
This special section highlights local health care leaders, trends in health care programs, new facilities, emerging treatments, legal matters and more.
This special report takes an in-depth look at health care leaders and administrators, trends, emerging treatments, insurance issues and more. A roundtable discussion featuring several medical leaders highlights some of the important current issues in the county and nation.