Faulconer, Scripps Open Most Advanced Heart Care Institute on the West Coast

New 7-Story Hospital Will Serve as the Hub of Innovation in Heart Care

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE

San Diego, CA – Working to give a resounding nationwide voice to San Diego’s innovation economy and provide more opportunities for San Diego residents and children, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer joined Scripps and other local officials to celebrate the grand opening of the most advanced heart hospital on the West Coast, the Prebys Cardiovascular Institute.

The new $456 million, 7-story hospital tower will serve as the hub for innovation in heart care and bring together leading researchers, physicians, staff and technology in San Diego. Each year, more than 76,000 patients receive their cardiovascular care from Scripps, making it California’s largest health care provider.

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