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2013-09-30 23:38:32

Dr. Mohan's significant gift will help fund the USC/UKRO Kidney Research Center, which will conduct basic and applied research programs to identify the causes, improve upon the existing treatments, and—ultimately—seek a cure for all forms of kidney disease. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 UKRO (University Kidney Research Organization), a Los Angeles–based nonprofit charity supporting kidney disease research, is extremely pleased to announce a generous contribution of...

2009-07-27 10:05:00

SAN DIEGO and LOS ANGELES, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- PacificGMP, the leader in single-use bioprocessing for development and manufacturing for its client partners, and the University of Southern California (USC) announced today that they have signed an agreement whereby PacificGMP will provide development and manufacturing services for USC. Under terms of the agreement, PacificGMP will provide process scale up development, cGMP (current good manufacturing practices) manufacturing and aseptic...

2008-09-29 12:00:40

Blue Shield of California has named both USC University Hospital and USC/Norris Cancer Hospital as Blue Distinction Centers for Complex and Rare Cancers, focusing on complex inpatient and surgical care. Blue Distinction(R) is a designation awarded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies to medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering quality healthcare. Building on the successful results of earlier programs focused on cardiac care, bariatric surgery and transplants,...

2008-09-12 12:00:35

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center (LAC+USC) will open the doors to its new Clinic Tower. The Clinic Tower move is the first of two moves; General Hospital and Women's and Children's Hospitals moves to the Inpatient Tower are targeted to take place from October 17 to October 18. The new facility serves as an additional resource in L.A. County's community healthcare network, and represents a positive advancement in meeting urban healthcare...

2008-08-05 09:01:31

Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:THC) today reported a net loss of $15 million, or $0.03 per share, for its second quarter of 2008, compared to a net loss of $30 million, or $0.06 per share, for its second quarter of 2007. Adjusted EBITDA, defined below, for the second quarter of 2008 was $163 million, an increase of 4.5 percent, as compared to $156 million for the second quarter of 2007. Adjusted EBITDA for the second quarter of 2008 excluded $12 million of EBITDA from USC University...

2008-07-11 12:01:05

Three programs at USC University Hospital and one at USC/Norris Cancer Hospital are considered among the best in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report's 18th annual "America's Best Hospitals" rankings accessible today online at www.usnews.com/besthospitals and on sale at newsstands Monday, July 14. USC University Hospital ranked 45th in gynecology, 49th in neurology and neurosurgery, and 7th in ophthalmology (The Doheny Eye Institute). USC/Norris ranked 45th in Cancer, the...

2007-05-03 18:00:33

Tenet California announced today that Debbie Walsh has been named chief executive officer of USC University Hospital, a 265-bed academic medical center, and USC Norris Cancer Hospital, a 60-bed hospital that specializes in cancer treatment, effective immediately. Walsh, 51, has served as the hospitals' interim chief executive officer since June 2006 and has been the chief operating officer since 2003. She is a Registered Nurse with a master's degree in nursing, and also has served as...

2007-01-17 18:00:40

Officials of USC University Hospital (USCUH), Tenet Healthcare Corporation and the University of Southern California on Wednesday dedicated the Norris Inpatient Tower, a 10-story, $150-million addition to USCUH in a ceremony attended by hospital staff, administrators, volunteers, physicians, and governing board members. "Today marks another important milestone for USC/Norris Cancer Hospital and USC University Hospital that will further our shared mission of treating life-threatening...

2006-12-04 18:01:00

Tenet California announced today that Mark Lisa has been named chief executive officer of Tenet's Doctors Hospital of Manteca, a 73-bed acute care facility located in Manteca. Lisa, 46, most recently served as the chief operating officer of Doctors Hospital of Laredo in Texas. A veteran hospital leader with nearly 28 years of experience as a health care executive, Lisa will be responsible for all strategic, operational and clinical activities at DHM effective December 11, 2006. "Mark...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.