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

August 18, 2022

…San Diego Department of Emergency Medicine Dr. Ted Chan. “The Zuckermans’ gift will have a positive impact for countless people long into the future.” This gift also contributed to the Campaign for UC San Diego, a university-wide comprehensive fundraising effort that concluded June 30, 2022 and raised a total of…

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

August 18, 2022

…of the Department of Emergency Medicine at UC San Diego Health. Recently, San Diego became the first county in the nation where every eligible hospital has earned geriatric emergency department (GED) accreditation from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), providing senior patients access to specialized emergency care wherever they…

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.

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

May 16, 2018

The 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…

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

September 2, 2015

From comprehensive stroke care when every second counts to stitching deep cuts and evaluating flu symptoms, UC San Diego Health provides the 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…

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

May 2, 2016

Local philanthropists Gary and Mary West have provided $11.8 million to the University of California San Diego to 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…

Project Launched to Promote Innovation in Emergency Medical Services

January 7, 2015

UC San Diego Health System, in collaboration with Mount Sinai Health System in New York City, announced today the 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…

UC San Diego Health Opens California’s First Accredited Senior Emergency Care Unit

January 10, 2019

UC San Diego Health opens a state-of-the-art unit to treat seniors requiring emergency health care. The Gary and Mary West Emergency Department at UC San Diego Health in La Jolla is the first in California to treat qualifying patients over the age of 65 in a dedicated emergency care space.

Study Shows Pre-hospital Electrocardiography (ECG) for Chest Pain Patients Leads to Faster Transport

July 26, 2012

A study conducted by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine along with colleagues from Rural/Metro Ambulance San Diego and the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, shows that emergency medical personnel can obtain an electrocardiogram (ECG) in the field for chest pain patients without an increase in…

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