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2024
March
14,
2024
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — A clinical trial from Keck Medicine of USC aims to provide a surgical solution for patients with a form of advanced pancreatic cancer previously considered inoperable.  The study will investigate if chemotherapy followed by a
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2023
December
05,
2023
| 03:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — The Leapfrog Group, a national hospital watchdog organization, has named USC Norris Cancer Hospital a 2023 Top Teaching Hospital. This is the third year in a row the hospital has received this distinction.  “I am incredibly
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September
05,
2023
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Keck Medicine of USC has named Chris Allen chief financial officer (CFO), effective Aug. 31. He previously served as interim CFO of Keck Medicine and CFO of Keck Medical Center of USC. In this role, Allen will continue to oversee
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July
25,
2023
| 21:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES, CA — Keck Hospital of USC earned five stars, the highest rating possible, on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) 2023 quality star rating report.Only approximately 16% of hospitals across the country, 483 out of
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June
13,
2023
| 09:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — A new study from Keck Medicine of USC has uncovered significant racial disparities in the diagnosis, treatment and outcomes of peripheral artery disease (PAD) among Black and white patients in the United States.PAD, which affects
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May
23,
2023
| 09:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Paul B. Rothman, MD, has been appointed as a member of the USC Health System Board, which provides strategic oversight and governance over Keck Medicine of USC and university clinical services. Rothman, former CEO of Johns Hopkins
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March
07,
2023
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Keck Medicine of USC has named Ikenna (Ike) Mmeje president and CEO of USC Arcadia Hospital (USC-AH), effective March 13.In this position, Mmeje will further the health system’s mission to expand access to specialized health care and
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2022
December
15,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — When Bridget, 57, moved from the East Coast to Los Angeles, she sought health care to maintain and monitor her hormone therapy.She was quickly disappointed. One provider admitted they knew nothing about transgender health, and another
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December
06,
2022
| 03:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES —  The Leapfrog Group, a national hospital watchdog organization, has named USC Norris Cancer Hospital a 2022 Top Teaching Hospital.  “This prestigious national honor, which highlights a hospital’s achievements in patient
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November
15,
2022
| 21:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES —  For the seventh 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
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November
10,
2022
| 06:06 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Keck Medicine of USC, a national leader in patient safety, announces its enhanced commitment to the highest standards of care with the appointment of two new key leadership appointments.Tom Bates, MBA, RN, will serve as the health
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September
29,
2022
| 07:03 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES – Keck Hospital of USC has been recognized as a top performer in the 2022 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Ranking by Vizient, Inc., a leading health care performance improvement company. The designation acknowledges the
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July
06,
2022
| 07:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Keck Medicine of USC announces that Methodist Hospital of Southern California in Arcadia is now part of Keck Medicine, and will be known as USC Arcadia Hospital. The affiliation was finalized on July 1.“We are very fortunate to have
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June
28,
2022
| 07:44 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Keck Medicine of USC has named Ekta Vyas, PhD, chief human resources officer, effective  July 11.Vyas will be responsible for developing and executing human resources strategies across Keck Medicine during a period of
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April
04,
2022
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Keck Medicine of USC has expanded access to oncology services in Orange County with the opening of a new location in Newport Beach specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of cancers and blood disorders.The
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March
31,
2022
| 13:33 PM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Keck Medicine of USC today announced a strategic collaboration with The TransLatin@ Coalition, the largest trans-led nonprofit organization in Los Angeles that advocates for the needs of transgender, gender non-conforming and intersex
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March
28,
2022
| 06:03 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Keck Medicine of USC hospitals and USC Student Health, part of Keck Medicine, received the designation of “LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader” in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index (HEI).HEI is a leading
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January
04,
2022
| 11:55 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES —Tarina Kang, MD, MHA, has been named chief medical officer for USC Verdugo Hills Hospital (USC-VHH) located in Glendale, California. The position begins immediately.In this role, Kang will oversee the coordination of patient care,
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2021
December
21,
2021
| 12:05 PM America/Los_Angeles
Five of Los Angeles County’s largest nonprofit health systems with hospitals, clinics and facilities regionwide continue their BetterTogether.Health campaign as the holidays approach. With a mission to encourage Angelenos to put health first
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December
17,
2021
| 10:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
The holidays are quickly approaching, and with them, opportunities to socialize, shop, and visit bars and restaurants. We asked a Keck Medicine of USC doctor, respiratory therapist and nurse what holiday activities they feel comfortable with
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December
06,
2021
| 21:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — USC Norris Cancer Hospital, part of USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, was named a Top Teaching Hospital nationally by The Leapfrog Group, a national watchdog organization.“This is a tremendous honor, and recognizes
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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,
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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
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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. He has served as interim CEO since June 2020.Hanners will begin his new role immediately, reporting to Steven Shapiro, MD, senior vice president for health affairs at
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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
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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
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