USC Mann announces speaker for PharmD White Coat Ceremony

USC alumnus Robert Popovian, PharmD, will deliver the keynote speech at USC Mann’s White Coat Ceremony on Aug. 18.

Popovian is a longtime member of the pharmacy school’s Board of Councilors, as Read More »

July 31st, 2023|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck Hospital of USC earns a perfect score from CMS

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services gave the Keck Hospital five out of five stars in its 2023 Overall Star Rating Hospital-Specific Report, an achievement accomplished by only 16% of participating institutions from across the country.

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July 26th, 2023|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

CMS deems the streets a legitimate locale to deliver health care

The new designation will allow nationwide programs like USC Street Medicine to be reimbursed for services provided to patients who are unhoused. The policy change is the result of a formal proposal by the Read More »

July 25th, 2023|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Study finds new, unexpected mechanism of cancer spread

A Keck School study has identified that the protein GRP78, implicated in both cancer and COVID-19, allows cancer to spread and resist treatment. The discovery, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy Read More »

July 25th, 2023|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Inflation Reduction Act’s cap on out-of-pocket insulin costs boosts prescription fills

The Inflation Reduction Act’s $35 cap on out-of-pocket costs for insulin has already led to increases in the total number of insulin fills for Medicare beneficiaries, according to a study from the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics Read More »

July 24th, 2023|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|