Hanners named chief operating officer of Keck Medicine of USC and CEO of Keck Medical Center

A Los Angeles-area health care executive with significant experience in health systems leadership has been appointed as the chief operating officer of Keck Medicine of USC. Rod Hanners will also serve as CEO of Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital, effective June 15. Hanners formerly worked for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles as ... Read More »

April 30th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

2015 Nursing Week, May 6-13

Wednesday, May 6 Nursing Awards Reception: Celebrate yourself and your colleagues as we recognize all your hard work. 2:30 p.m., Hoffman Café at Keck Hospital Thursday, May 7       Nursing Excellence Fair: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 9 – 11 p.m., Silver Room, 1st Floor, Norris Inpatient Tower Friday, May 8 Gift Distribution (Nursing Administration) ... Read More »

April 28th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Group convenes to foster community engagement at HSC

Longtime community outreach services providers and stakeholders have been convened by HSC Community Partnerships in Civic Engagement at HSC to meet regularly and exchange ideas, discuss best practices and form collaborations. Represented are the School of Pharmacy, Keck Medicine of USC, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, USC Civic Engagement and Physical Therapy. Collectively, they deliver ... Read More »

April 27th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Maternal gestational diabetes linked to autism risk for offspring

Children are more likely to develop autism if their mothers were diagnosed with gestational diabetes early in pregnancy, a new study shows. Women who receive a new diagnosis of gestational diabetes by the 26th week of pregnancy were 42% more likely to have a child diagnosed later with autism, according to the study of more ... Read More »

April 25th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

ICD-10 transition begins at Keck Medicine of USC

Keck Medicine of USC will soon begin information and training sessions related to a new coding system for reporting of medical diagnoses and in-patient procedures set to begin Oct.  1. The ICD-10, the latest edition and 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases published by the World Health Organization, is the standard diagnostic tool ... Read More »

April 24th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|