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2020
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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October
01,
2019
| 16:15 PM America/Los_Angeles
Keck Medicine of USC has named Tammy Capretta, RN, MPH, chief transformation and risk officer. Previously, Capretta served as chief integration and risk officer. In her role, Capretta supports positive growth within Keck Medicine during a time of ...
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August
27,
2019
| 05:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Keck Medicine of USC is proud to be named the official orthopaedic medical partner of the Los Angeles Kings hockey team. Esteemed physicians from the USC Epstein Family Center for Sports Medicine at Keck Medicine will treat athletes from the LA Kings...
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August
27,
2019
| 05:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Smitha Ravipudi, MPH, has been named CEO of USC Care Medical Group, administrators announced recently. Ravipudi will transition from her current role as chief operating officer for USC Care effective immediately, according to an Aug. 12 memo sent by ...
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August
23,
2019
| 14:02 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) Health Equality Index (HEI) designated Keck Medicine of USC’s hospitals as LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leaders. Both Keck Medical Center — which includes Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital — a...
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July
29,
2019
| 19:02 PM America/Los_Angeles
Keck Medical Center of USC, which includes Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital, was ranked No. 16 on the U.S. News & World Report 2019-20 Best Hospitals Honor Roll, hospital officials announced early Tuesday. The academic medical cent...
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July
15,
2019
| 14:18 PM America/Los_Angeles
Keck Medicine of USC has named David Peng, MD, MPH, as president of USC Care Medical Group (USC Care), a faculty practice plan composed of Keck Medicine physicians at hospital clinics and ambulatory locations. Peng, who is chair and professor of the ...
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February
12,
2019
| 15:14 PM America/Los_Angeles
Keck Medicine of USC recently announced the acquisition of Los Angeles Cardiology Associates, a cardiovascular care group with eight locations across the Los Angeles region. This acquisition, effective Feb. 24, expands the cardiovascular care provide...
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February
11,
2019
| 12:54 PM America/Los_Angeles
The USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, the highest-ranked cancer care provider in Southern California, announces the appointment of Caryn Lerman, PhD, as the center’s new director, effective March 15.  She also will hold the position of professo...
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February
06,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
“Dr. Mo comes to this position with tremendous dedication to Keck Medicine of USC and a passion for driving quality improvement across the enterprise,” says Smitha Ravipudi, MPH, chief operating officer of USC Care Medical Group. “Working with our cl...
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2018
November
05,
2018
| 12:07 PM America/Los_Angeles
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center has appointed internationally recognized cancer researcher and advocate Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati, PhD, MPH, as the first associate director of community outreach and engagement. Baezconde-Garbanati will lever...
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September
28,
2018
| 15:17 PM America/Los_Angeles
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, part of Keck Medicine of USC, is being recognized for its exceptional support of emergency nursing certification. It is the first hospital in California to receive BCEN Honorary Certification Recognition, an award that is ...
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September
20,
2018
| 09:54 AM America/Los_Angeles
Keck Medicine of USC has appointed Armand Dorian, MD, MMM, as chief medical officer of USC Verdugo Hills Hospital (USC-VHH). In this role, Dorian will oversee medical operations at the hospital, optimizing efficiencies while upholding the highest ...
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