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UC San Diego Health Recognized as Leader in High Quality OB/GYN Care

UC San Diego Health has once again been recognized as a High Performing Hospital for Obstetric and Infant Care by U.S. News & World Report.
5-Dec-2023 3:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Tri-City to Partner with UC San Diego Health in Delivering World-Class Medical Care

UC San Diego Health has been selected as Tri-City Healthcare District's future health care partner.
27-Oct-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UC San Diego Health Welcomes New Hospital to Network of Care

The Regents of University of California approved UC San Diego Health to purchase Alvarado Hospital Medical Center, a 302-bed acute care hospital in San Diego.
10-Oct-2023 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UC San Diego Health Physicians Top the List

More than 100 UC San Diego Health Physicians named “Top Docs” in annual survey.
2-Oct-2023 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UC San Diego Health Named National Leader in Delivering High-Quality Patient Care

UC San Diego Health is recognized by Vizient as 2023 Birnbaum Quality Leadership Top Performer for the fifth consecutive year.
22-Sep-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Clinical Trial Studying Possible New Treatment Option for Patients with NAFLD

$9 million grant awarded to researchers with UC San Diego School of Medicine supports new study of semaglutide for liver disease.
23-Aug-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UC San Diego Health Nationally Recognized for Stroke and Diabetes Care

American Heart Association honors UC San Diego Health with multiple awards for its commitment to treating patients with heart disease and stroke.
16-Aug-2023 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UC San Diego Health Ranks No. 1 in San Diego, Makes National Honor Roll

U.S. News & World Report ranks 10 medical and surgical specialties at UC San Diego Health among the nation’s best.
1-Aug-2023 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UC San Diego Health is an 808-bed medical system with hospitals in Hillcrest and La Jolla, as well as primary care and specialty practices located throughout Southern California. Our advanced specialty care centers, including Moores Cancer Center, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and Shiley Eye Institute, are known throughout the region for research-driven treatment and outstanding outcomes. Our newest hospital, Jacobs Medical Center in La Jolla, offers advanced care for cancer treatment, specialized surgeries, and childbirth.

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