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Hepatitis C Treatment Made Easy

Study results just published in the New England Journal of Medicine have found that a new drug combination may simplify hepatitis C treatment for both patients and physicians.
18-Nov-2015 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Rush Unveils Strategic Vision with Campus Master Plan

Rush University Medical Center today unveiled its initial plans for the further redevelopment of its campus in order to continue transforming its clinical, educational and research processes and programs. The campus expansion and renovation is part...
18-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

NEJM: Early Warning Found for Chronic Kidney Disease


Researchers have identified a protein measured by an inexpensive blood test can predict a person’s chances of developing chronic kidney disease up to five years before kidney damage begins. In findings published online today in the New England...
5-Nov-2015 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Rush Receives $2.45 Million Grant to Improve Care for Older Adults

Rush University Medical Center has received a three-year, $2.45 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to support quality care for older Americans. Rush is one of only 44 health and education institutions in the...
28-Oct-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rush University Medical Center Among Elite Group of Consistently Safe Hospitals

For the eighth consecutive time, Rush University Medical Center has received an “A” for patient safety in a nationwide evaluation of hospitals by the Leapfrog Group. Rush has received an A, the top grade possible, each time the Leapfrog Group...
28-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Medical Home Network Achieves Significant Decrease in Hospital Readmissions and Increase in Follow-Up Care Through Innovative Care Coordination Exchange

The Medical Home Network (MHN) collaboration in Chicago is changing the way health care is being delivered to Medicaid patients through the use of innovative technology combined with a highly efficient, patient-centered and team-based model of care,...
26-Oct-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Superbug Infection Greatest Increase in Children Ages 1-5

Children are becoming infected with the highly fatal antibiotic resistant bacteria CRE at a much higher rate than the recent past, according to a data analysis by researchers at Rush University Medical Center. The study was published in the Centers...
20-Oct-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Growing Old Can Be Risky Business

Two experts in elder abuse coin the term and explain the concept in an opinion article published in the Oct. 13 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine. They also call for research to identify and help older adults at risk from age-associated...
20-Oct-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

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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