Thirteen Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Southern California, including San Diego, have received an "A" Hospital Safety Score from The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit organization of employers and other large purchasers of health benefits.
Scripps Health has won the right to acquire the asset for $16.55 million following a U.S. Bankruptcy Court auction against Sharp Healthcare on Tuesday.
Skylight Healthcare Systems named Lisa Romano chief clinical officer.
Dr. Alexander Garza, former assistant secretary for health affairs of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, has been named as the medical director and homeland security adviser for Encinitas-based FirstWatch, a technology company dedicated to helping 911, EMS, fire, police, public health, and emergency management by harnessing the power of their data.
Amy Adome, M.D., M.P.H., has been named senior vice president of clinical effectiveness for Sharp HealthCare.
Kaiser Permanente Southern California and Goodwill are teaming up for the seventh consecutive year to commemorate Earth Day with a regional e-waste, recycling and donation drive.
The Grossmont Healthcare District and Sharp Grossmont Hospital held a joint groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday for a new Heart and Vascular Center on the hospital's campus.
MinuteClinic, the retail health care division of CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), and Sharp HealthCare, one of Southern California's largest integrated health systems, have entered into a clinical affiliation to enhance access to health care services throughout San Diego County.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) announced the election of University of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Center as an NCCN Member Institution.
Sharp HospiceCare will announce plans for its first South Bay hospice home at a site dedication event from noon to 1 p.m. on March 20.
Sharp HealthCare has been recognized as one of the 2013 World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, the leading business ethics think-tank. The seventh annual list highlights companies that outperform industry peers when it comes to ethical behavior.
Doctors and nurses at the new Palomar Medical Center ushered in a new era in patient safety recently with the first use of a wrist-worn device that measures patient vital signs and allows for continuous and remote wireless monitoring.