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.
The American Nurses Association has honored six hospitals with the NDNQI Award for Outstanding Nursing Quality, including Sharp Mesa Vista in San Diego.
Rebecca A. Samuels, D.O., an osteopathic physician affiliated with the Escondido-based internal medicine group Palomar Medical Group (PMG), was recently honored by the American College of Osteopathic Internists (ACOI) for excellence in the practice of Internal Medicine.
Tri-City Medical Center has purchased its second spine robot from Mazor Robotics Ltd., a developer of innovative surgical robots and complementary products.
Farrah Douglas joined the staff of the Tri-City Hospital Foundation on Dec. 12 as the executive director of major gifts and development.
According to recent studies, the treatment for the top one percent of patients with chronic conditions accounts for 25 percent of all health care spending by the privately insured. Between multiple hospital stays, emergency room visits and prescription drugs, medical spending for this group can quickly add up to hundreds of thousands of dollars. Physicians and medical experts agree that a collaborative and coordinated approach to treat chronic conditions is key to successfully improving the health and wellness of patients while also helping to address the growing costs associated with treatment.
Family Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) will host a fundraiser this holiday season to raise critical funds for the new Downtown Family Health Center, which will be located on the ground floor of the new permanent supportive housing facility in downtown, Connections Housing.
Following a recent tour by Union Bank of the new Palomar Medical Center in Escondido, the Palomar Health Foundation was presented with a $25,000 donation from the bank, in support of the Palomar Health Foundation’s Building Your Healthcare System of the Future Capital Campaign.
CHICAGO (AP) -- Preventing surgery-linked infections is a major concern for hospitals and it turns out some simple measures can make a big difference.
The city of Chula Vista and Sharps Compliance Corp. (Nasdaq: SMED), which provides solutions for managing medical waste, used health care materials and unused patient medications, announced a new program Wednesday aimed at medication disposal for all Chula Vista residents.
Beginning Oct. 26, about 20 special babies will start to move into their new, homelike, all-private rooms in Kaiser Permanente San Diego's newly constructed neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).