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Rush University Medical Center Among Four Hospitals Nationwide Honored for Equitable Care


Rush University Medical Center has been named a finalist for the American Hospital Association’s Equity of Care Award for its efforts to reduce health care disparities and promote diversity within the organization’s leadership and staff. The...
1-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Wounded Warrior Project Chooses Road Home

Wounded Warrior Project has launched a first-of-its-kind, hospital care network to connect wounded veterans and their families with world-class, individualized health care. Rush University Medical Center is one of five academic medical centers in...
2-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Leading Nurse Administrator Named Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Rush University Hospital

Cynthia Barginere, DNP, RN, FACHE, has been appointed in the new position of senior vice president and chief operating officer for Rush University Hospital, effective on June 1.
27-May-2015 3:05 PM EDT

$4.5 Million Grant to Fund Research Literacy for Hospital Chaplains

Health care chaplains have embraced the importance of evidence-based practice but lack the training to use it. More interdisciplinary collaboration means chaplains must "speak the langauge of outcomes."
27-Apr-2015 11:30 AM EDT

A Game-Changer for Stroke Treatment

Patients with severe strokes had far better outcomes when they were treated using not only a drug to dissolve the blood clot causing the stroke, but also with a procedure to grab, dislodge and remove the clot, according to an international study...
16-Apr-2015 5:30 AM EDT

Having a Purpose in Life May Improve Health of Aging Brain

Having a strong sense that your life has meaning and direction may make you less likely to develop areas of brain damage caused by blockages in blood flow as you age. This research is reported in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke.
24-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

New MIND Diet May Significantly Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease


A new diet, appropriately known by the acronym MIND, could significantly lower a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, even if the diet is not meticulously followed, according to a paper published online for subscribers in March in...
19-Mar-2015 9:30 AM EDT

Dr. Anna Spagnoli Appointed as Chairperson of Pediatrics at Rush University Medical Center

r. Anna Spagnoli has been appointed as the Women’s Board Chair of the Department of Pediatrics. Spagnoli joined Rush in late February from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she served as professor and chief of the Division of...
10-Mar-2015 4:05 PM EDT

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