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2021
June
14,
2021
| 14:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
June 15 is a banner day in California. Most COVID-19 statewide restrictions will be eliminated, including physical distancing and, in many situations, mask mandates. How will life change and how will it stay the same? Keck Medicine of USC experts wei...
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June
10,
2021
| 07:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Caryn Lerman, PhD, director of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of Keck Medicine of USC, has been named president of the Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI).Lerman joined the AACI Board of Directors in 2019 ...
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April
28,
2021
| 21:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Keck Hospital of USC earned an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group, an independent national patient safety watchdog organization, in the spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. This is the fourth consecutive time the hospital has rece...
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April
15,
2021
| 10:04 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Keck Medicine of USC announces the launch of the USC Cardiac and Vascular Institute (CVI), which brings together cardiovascular services at the academic medical center under one unified structure. Vaughn Starnes, MD, surgeon-in-chief at...
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March
29,
2021
| 08:31 AM America/Los_Angeles
Dear Valued Patient,I know many of you have been patiently waiting for your turn to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and Keck Medicine of USC is working diligently to get you vaccinated as quickly as possible.I am writing today with the exciting news that C...
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January
27,
2021
| 16:02 PM America/Los_Angeles
Dear Valued Patient,As you may know, on January 21, Los Angeles County authorized COVID-19 vaccinations for those 65 years of age or older. However, there is a scarcity of vaccines in Los Angeles County, which is greatly impacting the plan to vaccina...
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January
21,
2021
| 15:20 PM America/Los_Angeles
Keck Medicine of USC is hosting a series of virtual press briefings to provide updates on COVID-19 vaccinations. ...
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January
14,
2021
| 11:45 AM America/Los_Angeles
Dear Valued Patient,You probably want to know when you can expect to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and have questions about the availability and safety of a vaccine. I want to share with you the most updated information as we prepare to vaccinate pati...
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January
05,
2021
| 14:59 PM America/Los_Angeles
January 5, 2020Dear Valued Patient,There is no question that our world has been changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. But thanks to the diligent work of researchers and clinicians, we are entering the new year with hope and trust in vaccines created to p...
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2020
December
15,
2020
| 10:40 AM America/Los_Angeles
Dear valued patients,As we head into the holidays, we see new hope due to the exciting recent advances in COVID-19 vaccines. Keck Medical Center of USC will receive a limited amount of the first doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, and will begin ad...
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December
13,
2020
| 21:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Keck Hospital of USC earned an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group, an independent national patient safety watchdog organization, in the fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. This rating places Keck Hospital among the safest hospitals...
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November
30,
2020
| 06:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
To assist local older adults and their caregivers during this challenging time, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital (USC-VHH) has launched the Community Resource Center for Aging (CRCA).The USC-VHH CRCA, which is funded by a generous grant from the Navigage F...
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November
18,
2020
| 06:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
More than 35 million people in the United States have diabetes, which has been linked to worse outcomes from COVID-19. During National Diabetes Month, Keck Medicine of USC experts discuss how the pandemic has affected people with diabetes and what th...
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November
17,
2020
| 07:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
COVID-19 cases are on the rise, reaching crisis levels in some areas of the country. The outbreak is putting a damper on plans to gather with friends and family for Thanksgiving. Neha Nanda, MD, a leading infectious disease expert with Keck Medicine ...
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November
11,
2020
| 11:53 AM America/Los_Angeles
On Friday, Nov. 6, at approximately 3:15 p.m., a helicopter crashed on the helipad on the roof of Keck Hospital of USC. The helicopter was carrying a heart for a scheduled transplant.The two members of the Keck Medicine of USC transplant team who wer...
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October
22,
2020
| 15:24 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Health Sciences Campus is playing a special role in the 2020 general election as a vote center for the surrounding community. The five-day vote center will be located on the first floor of the Soto 1 building at 2001 N. Soto St., at the site o...
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October
06,
2020
| 15:43 PM America/Los_Angeles
Physicians from Keck Medicine of USC again have been recognized by Pasadena Magazine in its annual Top Doctors issue. The Top Doctors issue lists practicing physicians in Pasadena and surrounding cities in the San Gabriel Valley who are considered...
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September
22,
2020
| 16:08 PM America/Los_Angeles
Vaughn Starnes, MD, is a Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, director of the USC Cardiovascular Institute, and the surgeon-in-chief at Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospit...
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September
21,
2020
| 11:16 AM America/Los_Angeles
Dear valued patients, Tomorrow is the first day of fall, and with autumn, comes both fire and flu season. Your health and safety continue to be our top priority, and I want to let you know that we are here to keep you healthy in September and b...
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September
02,
2020
| 10:19 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Los Angeles Business Journal has honored several key leadership and staff members at its 2020 Health Care Panel & Awards virtual event on August 26. First, Rod Hanners was named Hospital CEO of the Year. Hanners, who has been Keck Medicine’s i...
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August
11,
2020
| 16:29 PM America/Los_Angeles
Steven Siegel, MD, PhD, is professor and chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Siegel, a physician-scientist who specializes in the treatment of people who live with schizophrenia and psy...
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July
27,
2020
| 21:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Keck Medical Center of USC, which includes Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital, was ranked No. 18 on the U.S. News & World Report 2020-21 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. The academic medical center also was ranked among the t...
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July
06,
2020
| 09:51 AM America/Los_Angeles
Dear Valued Patient, Your health and well-being are our top priorities as we continue to provide care for you and your loved ones. It is clear that the pandemic is not over as we have seen increases in COVID-19 cases throughout Los Angeles Coun...
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June
05,
2020
| 16:32 PM America/Los_Angeles
On the morning of Friday, June 5, staff at Keck Medicine of US, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital and Keck School of Medicine of USC gathered together for a show of solidarity for racial equality and justice for all. Health care workers met outside for 8 mi...
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May
22,
2020
| 09:41 AM America/Los_Angeles
Keck Medicine of USC is proud to be a part of the Better Together consortium, which brings several health care institutions together to inform and encourage the greater Los Angeles community while looking beyond stay-at-home orders. Since the COVI...
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March
25,
2020
| 13:57 PM America/Los_Angeles
 Keck Medicine of USC is asking the community to donate protective gear for health care workers at Keck Medicine hospitals and outpatient clinics so they have the supplies they need to protect themselves and others as they care for patients with COVI...
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March
18,
2020
| 13:55 PM America/Los_Angeles
Keck Medicine of USC has taken many precautions to protect patients and staff in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. In response to the growing number of cases in California, the health system is taking several new measures to combat the virus:  New P...
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March
12,
2020
| 13:45 PM America/Los_Angeles
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the rising number of cases in California, Keck Medicine of USC has announced the following precautions to protect staff and patients and reduce the spread of the disease:   Visitors & Patients  All p...
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2019
November
19,
2019
| 16:02 PM America/Los_Angeles
More than 427,000 people in California live with epilepsy, more than any other state. However, not all receive adequate treatment for the disease, including those with limited resources residing in rural areas. To help Californians receive the hig...
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November
07,
2019
| 16:12 PM America/Los_Angeles
Keck Hospital of USC earned an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog, during the Fall 2019 release of the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. This rating places Keck Hospital among the safest hospitals in the United State...
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