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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

Rush Pediatric Primary Care Clinic Opens in North Riverside Community

Rush University Medical Center has begun offering pediatric primary care services offsite for the first time, with the opening of Rush University Children’s Hospital North Riverside. The clinic, located at 7222 W. Cermak Road, brings personalized...
15-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Protein Shown to be Predictor of Kidney Damage in Children

High levels of a protein known as suPAR, which has been shown to be a marker and likely cause of kidney damage, is as reliably predictive in children as in adults, according to results of a study published online today in JAMA Pediatrics, a...
5-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rush Clinical Trial Tests Genetic Screening for Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery


A new clinical trial is testing whether a common genetic mutation makes Parkinson’s Disease patients more likely to suffer cognitive decline after deep brain stimulation surgery. This information would neurologists identify the best candidates...
31-Aug-2017 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Eclipse's Dark Sky Still Threat to Eye


While the moon blocks most of the visible sunlight during an eclipse, dangerous ultraviolet light is still entering the eye and damaging the retina
15-Aug-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rush Ranked Among Best Nationwide in Eight Specialties by U.S. News

U.S. News & World Report ranked eight specialty care programs at Rush University Medical Center among the best in the country in its annual “Best Hospitals” issue.
8-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Center Addresses Unique Health Needs of Women Entering Menopause

Rush has launched an innovative program dedicated to the comprehensive care of women 40 years of age and older. The Rush Midlife Center provides women going through perimenopause with a specialized resource they can turn to for diagnosis, treatment...
3-Aug-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Carl Bergetz, JD, Named Chief Legal Officer of the Rush System


Carl Bergetz, JD, has been appointed chief legal officer of Rush, an academic health system that includes three hospitals and multiple outpatient locations in the greater Chicago area. With this appointment, Bergetz also assumes the roles as senior...
26-Jul-2017 9:05 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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