Keck Hospital named to 2020 Patient Safety Honor Roll

Keck Hospital of USC received the 2020 Patient Safety Honor Roll Award from the California Health and Human Services Agency, Hospital Quality Institute and Cal Hospital Compare, administrators announced. This is the first year that Keck Hospital has achieved this Read More »

April 29th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Study: Immunocompromised children may be susceptible to prolonged COVID-19 infection

Children and young adults with compromised immune systems, such as those undergoing cancer treatment, may experience a prolonged period of infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and the extended duration of infection may increase the incidence of mutations. Read More »

April 28th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Ostrow is fourth in nation for research funding at dental institutions

If a global pandemic was meant to slow researchers down in their quest for knowledge, no one told the research teams working in Ostrow’s lab spaces across both campuses.

This year, the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC has been Read More »

April 28th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

USC Chan commits $2.5 million to post-pandemic response

The USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy has launched a $2.5 million initiative comprising a variety of projects aimed at the coronavirus, economic and racial pandemics, the combined effects of which are sure to be felt for Read More »

April 27th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19|

Surgical procedure may help restore hand and arm function after stroke

Every year, more than 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke. Of these, approximately 80% lose arm function and as many as 50-60% of this population still experience problems six months later.

Traditionally, stroke patients try to regain motor function through Read More »

April 26th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|