March 12, 2021 at 3:30 pm

New USC Center Will Focus on Medication Safety

The USC Titus Center for Medication Safety and Population Health will seek to reduce hospitalizations and emergency room visits by improving to improve patient health and safety by ensuring that patients “receive the right medication at the right doses, avoid dangerous drug interactions and understand how to use each medication correctly,” said Steven Chen, the school’s associate dean for clinical affairs.

“Although that may sound like a simple goal, it tackles an important issue because taking the wrong medication or dosage can lead to costly hospital visits or even death,” Chen said.

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