New Alliance Could Bring Big Name In Cancer Care To San Diego
A potential partnership between Scripps Health and MD Anderson, one of the nation’s first three federally designated comprehensive cancer centers, could make a big splash in the area. But questions remain about whether it would actually improve quality of care.
The San Diego Union-Tribune:
Top Cancer Hospital May Enter San Diego Market
A potential partnership between Scripps Health and MD Anderson could bring one of the best-known names in cancer care to San Diego County. Such an alliance would surely make a big splash with patients and their families, but some question whether its strongest impact would be higher medical quality or simply better marketing. Similar debates are taking place across the country as more hospitals, including those in the San Diego region, strike co-branding deals that involve varying levels of staff integration. (Sisson, 7/17)