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National Quality and Safety Study Ranks Rush University Medical Center Among Top Performing Academic Medical Centers in the Country

Rush University Medical Center has received the UHC’s (University HealthSystem Consortium) Quality Leadership Award, ranking fifth among 104 academic medical centers in the UHC’s annual study. Rush is the only medical center in Illinois to be...
31-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Tests Will Track Improved Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills in People with Fragile X, Down Syndromes, and Other Intellectual Disabilities

Leading researchers, funded through a new, five-year, $3.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), are collaborating to develop and evaluate tests designed to measure and track changes in the cognitive functioning of people who...
31-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Predictor of Tissue Injury in Kidney Transplant Recipients Found

Researchers at UC San Francisco and Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, may have found a predictor for a disorder affecting kidney transplant recipients that can accelerate organ failure, a discovery that eventually could allow for customized...
30-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Two Chicago School Cafeterias to Use Technology to Create a Healthy Eating “Report Card” on Students’ Food Choices and Eating Habits to Help Prevent Childhood Obesity

Preventive medicine experts at Rush University Medical Center and Canyon Ranch Institute have teamed up to design and test a new program that tracks what students are actually choosing to eat at school meals and supports parents and caregivers in...
21-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

How Is Depression Related to Dementia?

A new study by neuropsychiatric researchers at Rush University Medical Center gives insight into the relationship between depression and dementia.
30-Jul-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Rush Ranked in Seven Specialties by U.S. News & World Report

Rush University Medical Center once again has been named one of the nation’s top hospitals, according to the new issue of U.S. News & World Report. Rush is ranked in seven of 16 categories.
16-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Rush is Only Illinois Hospital to Achieve “Advanced” Status in 2014 “Most Wired” National Survey

Rush University Medical Center has been named one of only 20, advanced “Most Wired” hospitals in the nation, according to the 16th annual survey conducted by Hospitals & Health Networks.
15-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Cinnamon May Be Used to Halt the Progression of Parkinson’s disease

Neurological scientists at Rush University Medical Center have found that using cinnamon, a common food spice and flavoring material, can reverse the biomechanical, cellular and anatomical changes that occur in the brains of mice with Parkinson’s...
9-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT

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