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Grossmont Healthcare District awarded 38 scholarships to healthcare scholars from 19 high schools

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD), a public agency that supports various health-related community programs and services in San Diego’s East County region, recently awarded $85,500 in scholarships to 38 high school students who have expressed interest in a career as a healthcare professional.   The students from 19 high schools in the East County were […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District Launches Redesigned Website

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD), a public agency that supports various health-related community programs and services in San Diego’s East County region, has launched its newly redesigned website, www.grossmonthealthcare.org. “The board is pleased with our fully revamped website and its user-friendly interface that will help our constituents become better informed of the District, our partnership […]

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Construction Progressing in La Mesa at Sharp Grossmont Hospital’s Heart and Vascular Center

Construction continues in La Mesa at Sharp Grossmont Hospital’s $60 million, taxpayer-funded Health and Vascular (H&V) Center. The 71,000-square-foot, three-story H&V Center will eventually expand the hospital’s surgery capabilities with four new cardiac catheterization labs and four multipurpose procedural rooms that can support a wide range of specialties, including general surgery, minimally invasive surgery and […]

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GHD seeking to Honor Volunteers with 2015 Healthcare Heroes Awards

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is soliciting nominees for its 2015 Healthcare Heroes Awards. Now in its ninth year, the Healthcare Heroes is GHD’s annual awards program that honors volunteers who help advance the delivery of quality healthcare in the East County region. Nomination forms are available at www.grossmonthealthcare.org. Deadline for submission of entries is […]

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Deep Vein Thrombosis

This article originally appeared in the Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library January-March 2015 newsletter. Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is sometimes called the silent killer. An estimated 350,000 to 600,000 people per year have an episode of DVT or the resulting pulmonary embolism (PE), which causes an estimated 100,000 deaths, making it as […]

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Health Care Library’s ‘Wellness Wednesday’ Meeting will Discuss Resources and Tools for Family Caregivers on Feb. 25

The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host a free program on “Resources and Tools for Family Caregivers” from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25. The program is part of the library’s “Wellness Wednesday” series, normally held on the fourth Wednesday […]

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