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Newswise: Rush Brings Leadership in Health Care IT to White House

Article ID: 699180

Rush Brings Leadership in Health Care IT to White House

Rush University Medical Center

At a recent White House event designed to engage more application developers, Rush University Medical Center CIO Dr. Shafiq Rab and chief application architect Modi Boutrs presented an app for mobile phone that provides patients with access to their electronic medical lets them better communicate with their doctors.

Released:
17-Aug-2018 2:55 PM EDT
Newswise: New Procedure Brings Chemo to Melanoma

Article ID: 690409

New Procedure Brings Chemo to Melanoma

Rush University Medical Center

Surgical oncologist Dr. Cristina O’Donoghue is one of less than 30 surgeons in the country to trained to perform isolated limb infusion, which delivers high doses of chemotherapy to an affected arm or leg but not the rest of the body

Released:
1-Mar-2018 5:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 649902

Rush Anesthesiologist Pushes For Opioid Alternatives on CDC Expert Panel

Rush University Medical Center

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 Buvanendran recommended the CDC take several actions including: -Making prescribing physicians aware of opioid alternatives -Clearly conveying the safety and effectiveness of the alternatives -That insurance companies should cover alternatives

Released:
16-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 640456

Terrible News, Great Outcomes

Rush University Medical Center

A father and daughter each got a fighting chance against lung cancer, thanks to early detection and Rush's top-rated lung surgery program.

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27-Sep-2015 1:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 640457

Blood Pressure Under Pressure

Rush University Medical Center

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.

Released:
27-Sep-2015 1:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 640003

Running Into Trouble

Rush University Medical Center

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.

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16-Sep-2015 8:05 PM EDT

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