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Expanding Treatment Options for Severe Brain Trauma

July 23, 2020

…medical director of Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care at UC San Diego Health. “With head trauma, the brain cannot get enough oxygen, which worsens the healing response, but with this treatment, we’ll be able to increase oxygen delivery and we believe the benefits for patients will be seen almost immediately.”…

Philanthropists Leo and Emma Zuckerman Support Revitalization of UC San Diego Emergency Department

August 18, 2022

…Zuckerman Support Revitalization of Emergency Department at UC San Diego Health Exterior of the Emergency Room at Jacobs Medical Center. Transformative donation to Emergency Department at Jacobs Medical Center will update care spaces, create a new staff wellness center and more When local residents Leo and Emma Zuckerman had need…

Cannabis-Related Emergency Department Visits among Older Adults on the Rise

January 9, 2023

UC San Diego School of Medicine study shows cannabis-related emergency department visits among older adults are on the rise with high risk for adverse effects of cannabis use for ages 65 and older.

UC San Diego Names New Chief of Police

June 27, 2014

David S. Rose, a veteran law enforcement officer at the University of California, San Diego, has been appointed chief of police at UC San Diego effective June 30, 2014. Rose will assume the role following the retirement this week of Orville King, who has served as chief of police for…

First in the Nation: All San Diego Hospitals Now Accredited for Geriatric Emergency Care

August 18, 2022

…Now Accredited for Geriatric Emergency Care Susan Nelson, center, with the team of Geriatric Emergency Nurse Initiative Experts (GENIEs) at UC San Diego Health. GENIEs provide patient screenings and additional care needs, all focused on transition of care with the ultimate goal of reducing hospital admissions and assisting in the…

Major Contract Funds Study on Drivers of Resilience Among Older Adults

October 31, 2023

Anthony J.A. Molina of UC San Diego School of Medicine leads a multi-disciplinary project selected to receive funding from Wellcome Leap’s $60 million Dynamic Resilience program.

Pilot Program Using Telemedicine to Decrease Emergency Room Wait Times

June 11, 2013

Emergency department (ED) overcrowding has been a major issue nationally for 20 years and continues to increase in severity. To address this issue, a pilot study has been launched at UC San Diego Health System’s ED to use telemedicine as a way to help address crowding and decrease patient wait…

First Angioedema Treatment Center Opens at UC San Diego Health System

November 24, 2014

UC San Diego Health System in partnership with the U.S. Hereditary Angioedema Association (HAEA), a non-profit patient advocacy organization, has opened the nation’s first dedicated center for diagnosing and treating diverse forms of swelling, known collectively as angioedema.

UC San Diego Health Recognized for Health Equity in Care of Sickle Cell Crisis

December 12, 2022

UC San Diego Health has been awarded the prestigious 2022 California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems Quality Leaders Award in the category of health equity.

Local Leaders Announce Plan to Strengthen Health Services in Imperial County

February 27, 2023

Representatives from the City of El Centro, El Centro Regional Medical Center (ECRMC), and UC San Diego Health today announced a strategic and operational plan to stabilize and financially bolster ECRMC.

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