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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...
3-Nov-2017 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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...
31-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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...
24-Oct-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Using Radar to Make Breast Surgery Easier for Women

Women who need breast surgery to remove an abnormality that cannot be felt, also known as a non-palpable breast lesion, now may benefit from the convenience and comfort provided by an advanced new tissue locating technology offered at Rush...
23-Oct-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Regenerative Medicine Restores Movement After Paralysis

Four of six people with paralyzing spinal cord injuries who were treated with a new cell therapy have recovered two or more motor levels on at least one side, new study results show.
5-Oct-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers Announces Intent to Join Rush System

Representatives of the Rush system and Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers (LCMH) announced today that they have signed a non-binding letter of intent for LCMH to join the Rush system. Under the proposed arrangement, LCMH would...
4-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Tests "Smart Shoe" Intervention for Knee Arthritis


A study is testing whether a pressure-detecting shoe insole can help people with knee osteoarthritis walk in a way that reduces knee strain
3-Oct-2017 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Ranks Rush No. 4 Among 107 Leading U.S. Academic Medical Centers


Rush University Medical Center ranked fourth among 107 leading academic medical centers in the United States, up from fifth last year, in a national study conducted by the health care services company Vizient. It is the fifth consecutive time Rush...
18-Sep-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rush Anesthesiologist Pushes For Opioid Alternatives on CDC Expert Panel

As one of 18 pain management experts on the CDC Stakeholder Review Group asked to provide input on the CDC's Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain, Rush University Medical Center’s director of orthopedic anesthesia Asokumar...
16-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Better Visual –and Video -- Skills Can Lead to Earlier, More Accurate Movement Disorder Diagnoses. Two High Profile Examples Illustrate

23-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST

Terrible News, Great Outcomes

A father and daughter each got a fighting chance against lung cancer, thanks to early detection and Rush's top-rated lung surgery program.
27-Sep-2015 1:05 AM EDT

Blood Pressure Under Pressure

People with high blood pressure may need to lower it much more than previously thought, according to the recently announced results of a major study. A heart health expert discusses the implications.
27-Sep-2015 1:05 AM EDT

Running Into Trouble

Injuries are on the rise as runners ramp up their training for the Chicago Marathon. Doctors explain what can go wrong, and when to seek medical attention for those aches and pains.
16-Sep-2015 8:05 PM EDT

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