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Region’s First Camp for Stroke Survivors and Caregivers at UC San Diego

January 22, 2015

…23-25, more than 15 stroke survivors and their caregivers will go on a mini-vacation in La Jolla, CA, as part of a therapeutic retreat for those whose lives have been affected – sometimes turned upside down – by stroke. The 50s-themed stroke camp is being co-hosted by UC San Diego…

UC San Diego Medical Center One of First Five Comprehensive Stroke Centers in the Nation

December 5, 2012

…San Diego County, to be certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC), the newest level of certification for advanced stroke care awarded by The Joint Commission. This certification recognizes the significant differences in resources, staff and training that are necessary for the treatment of complex stroke cases.

New NIH Network Revolutionizes Stroke Clinical Research

December 13, 2013

…of 25 nationally recognized stroke centers has been created to rapidly address the three core features of stroke research and care: prevention, treatment and recovery. The regional coordinating centers (RCCs), working with nearby satellite facilities, will span the country and have teams of researchers representing every stroke-related medical specialty, with…

UC San Diego Health Receives Certification for Second Comprehensive Stroke Center

January 8, 2018

…certification from the Joint Commission to be a Comprehensive Stroke Center. This certification is in addition to the existing accreditation at UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest. This expansion makes UC San Diego Health the only health system in San Diego County to have two access points for comprehensive…

UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center Listed among Nation’s Best Heart Hospitals

January 9, 2013

The Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center located at University of California, San Diego Health System has been named among “100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs” by Becker’s Hospital Review, a business and legal news publication for hospital and health system leadership.

UC San Diego Health Recognized for Outstanding Stroke Care

March 29, 2018

…crucial when treating a stroke because, during an event, as many as 2 million neurons may die with each passing minute. Lifesaving interventions administered quickly and effectively not only save lives but also limit disabilities associated with the condition. A recent data analysis conducted by the American Heart Association (AHA)…

Comprehensive Stroke Center Earns Gold Recognition for Patient Care

December 10, 2015

…someone experiences a major stroke, almost two million nerve cells in the brain die each minute, emphasizing the need for rapid treatment. Stroke patients who receive life-saving interventions more quickly have a higher chance of recovery. A recent data analysis showed the Comprehensive Stroke Center at UC San Diego Medical…

New Project to Reduce Heart Attacks and Strokes in San Diego County

August 4, 2014

…from some form of cardiovascular disease, and about 720,000 Americans have a heart attack every year. To address these alarming statistics, the Be There San Diego Initiative has been awarded a $5.8 million Health Care Innovation grant for a coalition project to help reduce heart attacks and strokes in San…

Blood Pressure and Stroke Risk Gets More Complicated

November 15, 2011

…have suffered an ischemic stroke, traditional treatment prescribes keeping subsequent blood pressure levels as low as possible to reduce the risk of another stroke. A new international study, however, suggests this conventional approach may not be helpful, and could actually increase recurrent stroke risk – at least in the first…

UC San Diego Health System and Imperial Valley Family Care Medical Group Sign Affiliation

December 1, 2014

UC San Diego Health System and Imperial Valley Family Care Medical Group (IVFCMG) are pleased to announce a comprehensive affiliation that will enhance the depth and quality of multi-specialty health care services and clinical trials available to patients in the Imperial Valley and surrounding communities.

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