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Rush University Medical Center, American Hospital Association, Equity of Care Award, Health Equity, health inequities, Communityhealth

Rush University Medical Center Again Honored for Equity of Care

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For the second time in three years, the American Hospital Association has chosen Rush University Medical Center an honoree for its annual Equity of Care Award, which recognizes hospitals and health systems for their efforts to reduce health care disparities and to advance diversity and inclusion. The association announced the award recipient and honorees on June 20.

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Study Shows How an Opportunistic Microbe Kills Cancer Cells and Identifies Specialized Vesicles Responsible for Cell Reproduction

New study results show for the first time how dying cells ensure that they will be replaced, and suggests an ingenious, related new approach to shrinking cancerous tumors. A research team from Rush University Medical Center will publish a new paper this week in the journal Developmental Cell that describes two groundbreaking discoveries.

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digital medicine, Hypertension, Smart medical systems, Medication Adherence, Pharmaceucticals

Rush Begins Offering ‘Digital Medicine’ That Supports Medication Adherence

Rush University Medical Center has begun to offer “digital medicine.” Called Proteus Discover, it’s an FDA-approved medical “device” that pairs medication with an ingestible sensor the size of a grain of sand, which works together with a wearable sensor patch and mobile app.

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Clinical Benefit of Clot Retrieval Now Proven Up to 24 Hours After Major Ischemic Stroke

Results of an international, randomized controlled research study show that mechanical thrombectomy, which is an endovascular treatment to remove a stroke-causing blood clot in the brain, is effective in some patients even when performed within 6 to 24 hours after a stroke.

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Atrial Fibrillation, Blood Thinner, Heart, Cardiology

Alternative to Blood Thinners Available for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Rush University Medical Center is offering a new, implantable cardiac device to reduce the risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation, providing an alternative to the long-term use of blood thinners.

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An Officer and a Physician

Rush University will recognize more than 800 graduating students at its 45th commencement ceremony Thursday, May 25, from 4-6 p.m. at the UIC Pavilion (525 S. Racine Ave., Chicago). Christopher B. Howard, DPhil, MBA, president of Robert Morris University near Pittsburgh, will be the honorary degree recipient and speaker. Howard graduated with distinction from the United States Air Force Academy, earned a doctorate in politics as a Rhodes Scholar from the University of Oxford and received an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School. After 9/11, he served in Afghanistan in the Air Force Reserve and was awarded the Bronze Star for gallantry in battle. Rush graduate will go on to be Navy doctor.

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Skin Color No Shield Against Skin Cancer

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The misconception that people with more pigment in their skin cells are protected from cancer-causing ultra-violet rays can be deadly. Melanoma, the least common form of skin cancer but also the deadliest, are more likely to be caused by genetics than the sun. Thus too many people of color don’t think to look for changing moles that can be fatal.

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Rush University to Celebrate 45th Commencement

Rush University will recognize more than 800 graduating students at its 45th commencement ceremony Thursday, May 25, from 4-6 p.m. at the UIC Pavilion (525 S. Racine Ave., Chicago).

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Kidney Cancer Immunotherapy, Renal Cell Carcinoma, Immunotheapy, immunotherapeutic agents, Clincal Trial, biomarkers, immuno-biomarkers

Rush Clinical Trial Provides New Kidney Cancer Immunotherapy Option

A new clinical trial provides a new option for kidney cancer patients and adds to Rush’s wider research efforts towards identifying immune system biomarkers to better predict which immunotherapy will work best for individuals no matter which cancer they’re fighting.







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