Center Events



Getting IT Done @ Keck – February 25, 2017

Contribute to innovation at Keck by participating in this workshop.  Discussion Leaders will include: Dr. George Tolomiczenko, Dr. Carol Peden, Joan Brown, Dr. Daniella Meeker, Larik Malish, Tomio Daumit and Professor Rahul Jain and Alex Wormuth.





The Role of Guided Imagery in Health and Healing – October 27, 2016

Come and be part of the discussion.  We will be examining the use of guided imagery to promote health and wellness.  Belleruth Naparstek delivers the keynote address.


Make it Better! A Crash Course in Improvement – October 4, 2016

Carol Peden and Najmedin Meshkati run a workshop which introduces the basic concepts of practical improvement methodologies using examples from healthcare and engineering, with a goal of identifying and developing improvement methods for application in academic practice and day to day life.


Wellness Fair at Verdugo Hills Hospital – September 9, 2016

The CHSI will be participating in the Wellness Fair at Verdugo Hills Hospital from 11:30am – 1:30pm.  Come by to say hello and pick up new tips on how to stay healthy.

Health Innovation Showcase – August 24, 2016

The USC Center for Health System Innovation and leading health-tech accelerator, Healthbox, bring eight startup companies to HSC.  See the event site for more details.


Disruptive Innovation in Patient SafetyJune 17, 2016

The USC Center for Health System Innovation joined with the California Patient Safety Action Coalition to put together a thought-provoking program on the Health Sciences Campus of USC.  Healthcare providers, students, and administrators gathered to discuss important topics in patient safety, including:

  • Understanding the value of patient and provider co-design for safety across the continuum of care
  • Identifying ways to expand patient safety beyond the traditional hospital setting
  • Investigating five high-leverage principles for “flipping” primary care
  • Learning about some recent concepts in patient safety from around the world