September 6, 2011
UC San Diego Health System has received the prestigious Stage 7 Award from HIMSS Analytics, a nationwide-system used to track electronic medical records (EMR) progress at hospitals and health systems. The hospital will be recognized at the annual HIMMS conference in February 2012 in Las Vegas.
January 21, 2016
Patty Maysent has accepted the position as CEO of UC San Diego Health, the region’s only academic health system. Her appointment was approved by the UC Board of Regents and will commence January 21, 2016.
June 19, 2014
UC San Diego Health System has been designated an Official U.S. Olympic Regional Medical Center, joining a national network of leading medical providers selected by the United States Olympic Committee to provide comprehensive medical services to Team USA athletes, including orthopedics and sports medicine, primary care, cardiovascular care, neurosurgery, cancer…
November 10, 2011
…Family and Preventive Medicine, has been named a 2011 Health Hero by WebMD Magazine. Each year, WebMD Magazine “celebrates visionary Americans who have overcome daunting health challenges to give back to others in truly inspiring ways.” The Health Heroes are announced in the November/December issue.
November 14, 2011
…at UC San Diego Health System’s Department of Reproductive Medicine and the National Latino Research Center (NLRC) at Cal State San Marcos University recently presented data at the American Public Health Association Conference in Washington D.C., demonstrating the impact of text4baby, a free mobile service that provides pregnant women and…
October 18, 2018
…Family Medicine and Public Health, participates in a health fair. Photo provided by UC San Diego Health Wertheim Family Foundation Pledges $25 Million Lead Gift to UC San Diego’s Public Health Initiative UC San Diego is also committing $25 million to the initiative, and hopes to raise an additional $50…
September 28, 2015
…Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health. The five-year grant renews funding for a partnership started in 2008 between San Diego State University and Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health.
January 29, 2020
UC San Diego Health launches pilot project using drones to move medical samples, supplies and documents between Jacobs Medical Center, Moores Cancer Center and the Center for Advanced Laboratory Medicine, speeding delivery of services and patient care currently managed through ground transport.
March 19, 2019
A team of scientists spent six months co-designing robots with informal caregivers for people with dementia, such as family members. They found that caregivers wanted the robots to support positive moments shared by caregivers and their loved ones; and lessen caregivers’ emotional burdens.
July 26, 2021
UC San Diego Health, the region’s only academic health system, is ranked #1 in San Diego and #5 in California, placing it among the nation’s best hospitals, according to the 2021-2022 U.S. News & World Report survey. UC San Diego Health was ranked in the top 50 in 10 specialties.