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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.”…

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…

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…

California’s First Accredited Geriatric Emergency Department Arrives in La Jolla

May 16, 2018

…Gary and Mary West Emergency Department at UC San Diego Health in La Jolla has been accredited as a geriatric emergency department by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). The accreditation is the first of its kind and is part of an effort to improve the quality and standards…

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.

This System Helps Robots Better Navigate Emergency Rooms

May 11, 2021

Computer scientists at the University of California San Diego have developed a more accurate navigation system that will allow robots to better negotiate busy clinical environments in general and emergency departments more specifically.

$11.8 Million in Support from Gary and Mary West to Launch Geriatric Emergency Department

May 2, 2016

…create a state-of-the-art senior emergency care unit to be housed within the Emergency Department at the future Jacobs Medical Center. The Gary and Mary West Senior Emergency Care Unit will enhance care for older adults and enable a multi-year medical research initiative in partnership with the West Health Institute to…

UC San Diego Health to Manage Emergency Services at El Centro Regional Medical Center

September 2, 2015

…highest quality of care when patients arrive through the emergency room doors. Now, as part of a long term partnership between UC San Diego Health and El Centro Regional Medical Center (ECRMC), patients in the Imperial Valley will receive the same specialty emergency care.

Project Launched to Promote Innovation in Emergency Medical Services

January 7, 2015

…launch of a new project entitled “Promoting Innovations in Emergency Medical Services.” Supported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Office of Health Affairs, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Health & Human Services, the project will address how to better disseminate and implement innovative Emergency Medical…

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…

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