Research team develops pioneering mask for procedure patients

Infectious disease experts have long known that the best the way to keep a deadly virus from spreading across hospital wards is to confine contagious patients to negative-pressure rooms.

Now researchers at the USC Tina Read More »

September 15th, 2020|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

At USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, a core team provided critical COVID-19 strategies

For those working in health care, responding to the COVID-19 pandemic has been a team effort. At USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, a core group got to work on preparation efforts as early as January to ensure that the Read More »

September 2nd, 2020|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

When education requires in-person work during a pandemic

With Keck Medicine of USC now accepting all patients for needed health care services and the fall semester in motion, departments throughout have taken steps to make sure that the risk of COVID-19 transmission is minimal. This has Read More »

August 26th, 2020|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Scientists launch data archive to bolster research on COVID-19

Clinicians and researchers around the world are racing to collect data in order to better understand COVID-19 — including risk factors for severe cases, treatment strategies and the viability of various vaccines. But a vital element missing has Read More »

August 19th, 2020|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Sports medicine team gets actor ready to get back to work

From the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, administrators and staff at Keck Medicine of USC learned valuable lessons about the day-to-day realities of keeping people safe while still providing high-quality care. These lessons helped to inform when Read More »

August 19th, 2020|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|