Researchers develop tool to standardize clinical outreach to homeless

Researchers from the street medicine team at the Keck School of Medicine of USC have developed “HOUSED BEDS,” the first published tool designed specifically to help outreach teams clearly assess the situation of unsheltered homeless patients. This Read More »

August 28th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet, Press Page|

Keck Medicine of USC named official orthopaedic medical partner of Los Angeles Kings hockey team

Keck Medicine of USC is proud to be named the official orthopaedic medical partner of the Los Angeles Kings hockey team. Esteemed physicians from the USC Epstein Family Center for Sports Medicine at Keck Medicine will treat Read More »

August 27th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet, Press Page|

Augmented reality glasses may help people with low vision better navigate their environment

Nearly one in 30 Americans over the age of 40 experience low vision — significant visual impairment that can’t be corrected with glasses, contact lenses, medication or surgery.

In a new study of patients with retinitis pigmentosa, an inherited degenerative Read More »

August 26th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet, Press Page|

Keck Medicine of USC hospitals earn LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) Health Equality Index (HEI) designated Keck Medicine of USC’s hospitals as LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leaders. Both Keck Medical Center — which includes Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital — Read More »

August 23rd, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet, Press Page|

Study: Free rides could lead to better health outcomes for seniors

Better access to on-demand transportation could help older adults miss fewer medical appointments as well as reduce their social isolation to improve their overall health, suggests a new study published in the Journal of mHealth by Read More »

August 20th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet, Press Page|