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2021
November
22,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Keck Medicine of USC and Methodist Hospital of Southern California in Arcadia have submitted formal written notice of their proposed affiliation to the Office of the Attorney General of California for regulatory review and approval.“We ...
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November
09,
2021
| 21:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — For the fifth consecutive time, Keck Hospital of USC earned an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization, for achieving the highest national standards in patient safety.“This rating...
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October
28,
2021
| 15:57 PM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Vizient, Inc., a leading health care performance improvement company, has awarded Keck Hospital of USC the Rising Star Award for its performance in Vizient’s annual Quality and Accountability Scorecard. The hospital ranked number 18 out...
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October
13,
2021
| 04:29 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Armand Dorian, MD, MMM, has been named CEO of USC Verdugo Hills Hospital (USC-VHH) located in Glendale, California and part of Keck Medicine of USC. He has served as interim CEO since March 2021 and will begin his new role immediately.A...
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October
07,
2021
| 05:50 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Marty Sargeant has been named CEO of Keck Medical Center of USC, comprised of Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital. He has served as interim CEO since July 2020 and will begin his new role immediately.As CEO, Sargeant wil...
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September
22,
2021
| 10:09 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Keck Medicine of USC has ratified a new contract with the California Nurses Association, which represents more than 1,400 registered nurses at Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital.“Our registered nurses are an invaluable ...
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September
17,
2021
| 10:04 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Rodney Hanners has been named CEO of Keck Medicine of USC and President and CEO of USC Health System. He has served as interim CEO since June 2020.Hanners will begin his new role immediately, reporting to Steven Shapiro, MD, senior vice...
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July
29,
2021
| 14:04 PM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — COVID-19 continues to keep us on our toes, as the country now faces increased cases and hospitalizations, breakthrough infections, new masking mandates and vaccine requirements. Keck Medicine of USC experts weigh in on the latest develo...
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July
22,
2021
| 07:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES – Keck Medicine of USC has named Jehni Robinson, MD, as president of USC Care Medical Group (USC Care), a faculty practice plan composed of Keck Medicine physicians at hospitals and ambulatory locations. Robinson, who is the chair of the ...
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July
01,
2021
| 07:04 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — In a continued commitment to meet the needs of its health care workers, Keck Medicine of USC announces the expansion of its employee wellness Care for the Caregiver program. The program was launched in March 2020 to ease the stress expe...
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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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