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Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics

The mission of the Schaeffer Center at USC is to promote health and value in health care delivery through innovative research and policy in the United States and internationally.

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Artificial Retina Receives FDA Approval

USC researchers have developed a retinal prosthetic system that could provide vision to millions of blind persons. The receiver sends signals to the retina that travel through the optic nerve to the brain, where they can be interpreted as a visual picture.

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Announcing USC’s Center for Health Systems Innovation

The Center for Health Systems Innovation (CHSI), a new university-level Organized Research Unit, will be led by Dr. Carol Peden. CHSI will serve as a bridge between Keck Medicine of USC & faculty & students interested in research & education aimed at improving the quality & efficiency of health care delivery. More information here.

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