Latest UC San Diego Health System Stories

2014-09-16 23:01:22

The free full-day regional education forum delivers much needed pulmonary hypertension education and support to patients and families in areas close to home. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Pulmonary Hypertension Association Travels to San Diego for PHA On The Road Free Education Forum for PH Patients and Families to Help Fight Rare Lung Disease Who: The Pulmonary Hypertension Association– the country’s leading pulmonary hypertension association that works to find ways...

2014-07-03 11:00:28

University of California - San Diego Surgeons call for national safety measures to protect patients Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found that the risk of patient harm increased two-fold in 2006 – the peak year that teaching hospitals nationwide embraced the pursuit of minimally invasive robotic surgery for prostate cancer. Results of the study are published in the July 2 online issue of JAMA Surgery. "This study looked at the stages...

2014-04-24 23:05:09

UC San Diego will receive security services from security leader G4S Technology. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Award-winning security and communications integrator, G4S Technology LLC, has been awarded a contract to provide electronic security for the UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center currently under construction in La Jolla, Calif. This innovative facility will house four hospitals in one location: the existing Thornton Hospital, the Hospital for Advanced Surgery, the Hospital for...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.