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The Joffrey Ballet Selects Doctors at Rush University Medical Center to be Company Physicians

The internationally-acclaimed Joffrey Ballet has chosen Rush University Medical Center as the Company’s preferred medical center for treatment.

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Researchers Seek Blood Test for Early Lung Cancer Detection

Researchers at Rush University Medical Center are trying to answer that question by working to develop a blood test for early detection of lung cancer. The National Cancer Institute awarded this endeavor a two-year $275,000 grant on Jan. 1.

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MIND Diet Ranked Among Best

For the third consecutive year, a diet created, studied and reported on by researchers at Rush University Medical Center has been ranked among the top five diets for 2018 in multiple categories by U.S. News & World Report.

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Rush Hospitals Receive Five Stars for Quality of Care

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Rush University Medical Center and Rush Copley Medical Center each have received five stars, the highest possible rating, for hospital quality from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. CMS, as the centers are known, published the latest overall ratings for hospitals nationwide on their Hospital Compare website today.

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Putting a Fork in Cognitive Decline

While cognitive abilities naturally decline with age, eating one serving of leafy green vegetables a day may aid in preserving memory and thinking skills as a person grows older, according to a study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. The study results were published in the December 20, issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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High-Intensity Exercise Delays Parkinson’s Progression

High-intensity exercise three times a week is safe for individuals with early-stage Parkinson’s disease and decreases worsening of the disease’s symptoms, according to results of a study published in the Dec. 11 issue of JAMA Neurology.

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Rush University Medical Center Named a Top Teaching Hospital

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Rush University Medical Center has been named a Top Teaching Hospital by the Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit hospital watchdog organization. Rush is one of only 36 recipients of the Top Teaching Hospital honor nationwide, and one of two in Illinois.

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Rush Hospitals Continue Unbroken String of Top Scores for Safety

For the second time this year, all three Rush hospitals — Rush University Medical Center, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush-Copley Medical Center — have received an ‘A’ grade, the highest possible, from the Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit patient safety watchdog organization.

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Rush Honored for Providing Highest-Quality Lung Cancer Care in North America

Rush University Medical Center’s lung cancer care team is one of two programs that provide the highest-quality lung cancer care in North America, according to the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), which chose Rush as one of five worldwide recipients of the foundation’s inaugural Cancer Care Team Award. Acknowledging cancer care teams across the globe who go above and beyond to provide the highest-quality patient care, the award is unique in that the recipients were nominated by patients.

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Rush University College of Nursing Collaborates With Medicare to Increase Availability of Primary Care Providers

Rush University Medical Center and the Rush University College of Nursing together are playing a major role in a successful federal pilot program that sought innovative ways to address the growing shortage of primary-care clinicians. Rush was one of five hospitals that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) tasked with developing new training methods for advanced practice registered nurses in a six-year, $200 million Graduate Nurse Education (GNE) Demonstration which will end next July.







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