USC Verdugo Hills Hospital welcomes first baby of 2020

Keck Medicine of USC is delighted to announce that USC Verdugo Hills Hospital has welcomed their first baby of the New Year.

Elizabeth (Ellie) June Paszkiewicz was born on Jan. 1, 2020 at 8:18 p.m. to proud parents David and Kristina Read More »

January 13th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New AI algorithm may lead to safer and more efficient treatment of stroke

Clinicians need to act quickly to administer effective treatment when a patient has an acute ischemic stroke — the most common type — which occurs when a clot blocks blood flow through an artery in the brain. Often, this involves Read More »

January 10th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Consumer magazine USC Health expands to digital

Faculty, staff and patients are familiar with the sight of USC Health magazines dotting the waiting rooms and reception areas of Keck Medicine of USC. Published twice per year, the magazine features stories of people who’ve overcome difficult health challenges Read More »

January 9th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Brain Health Initiative aims to protect older surgery patients from cognitive risks

According to the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), postoperative delirium is the most common surgical complication for patients 65 and older. It can result in increased length of stay, higher costs and additional risks to the patient’s health. And it’s Read More »

January 8th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Mosqueda celebrates caregivers on Rose Parade float

Laura Mosqueda, MD, dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, and her mother-in-law, Emilia, honored America’s 41 million caregivers aboard a float on New Year’s Day during the 131st Rose Parade®, presented by Honda.

They Read More »

January 7th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|