Scripps Health joined Live Well San Diego as a recognized partner on December 13, 2016. Scripps Health is a private, nonprofit, integrated health system providing vitally-needed health services in a caring environment since 1924. Its vision is to continue to be the leading health care delivery system in the greater San Diego community, as evidenced by the highest clinical quality, patient safety, and patient, physician and employee satisfaction. This will be achieved through unending focus on patient-centered and compassionate care, cost-effective operations, research, advanced technology and innovation.
Ranked among the top 15 health systems in the United States, Scripps Health treats a half-million patients annually at four hospitals on five campuses, employing over 2,600 affiliated physicians and 13,000 employees.
Scripps Health’s multifaceted community efforts include community benefit services; support groups; community screening programs; disease management programs; mentoring and professional education; a strong commitment to community service; behavioral health transitional care; and lifestyle intervention programs.
For its many employees, Scripps Health offers onsite exercise facilities; healthy cooking classes; onsite biometric screenings; a smoke-free workplace; and an integral disaster preparedness program.
Scripps Health plays an important role in helping to improve the overall health status of the communities in which they serve. They are proud to join as a partner organization in the Live Well San Diego vision to improve health and wellness in the region.