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Indoor Directions Goes Live At Rush University System for Health

Rush University System for Health today launched Indoor Directions, a new feature within the My Rush mobile app that offers turn-by-turn directions inside Rush buildings to help patients navigate around them.
12-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Pain Relief Without Opioids

Results of a recent study suggest that using an alternative MMA regimen of the pain relievers oral acetaminophen and gabapentin, as well as intravenous acetaminophen during surgery, is safe and more effective than conventional pain relief treatments...
9-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rush Earns ASCO QOPI Certification for High-Quality Cancer Care

Rush University Medical Center has received a three-year certification from the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI) by demonstrating that the Cancer Center’s processes surpass national benchmarks...
5-Sep-2019 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

My Rush Mobile App Now Available

As technology progresses, Rush is developing and implementing new tools to offer more options and convenience to patients. Today, the Rush University System for Health launched its new electronic health record platform, the My Rush mobile app, which...
20-Aug-2019 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Dr. Susan L. Freeman Appointed Provost, Rush University

Dr. Susan L. Freeman will become Rush University’s provost and senior vice president, beginning October 1. In this role, Freeman will serve as the University’s chief operating officer responsible for coordinating and overseeing the...
20-Aug-2019 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rush System Hospitals Named LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leaders

All three hospitals in the Rush University System for Health have been designated a "Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality" in the Healthcare Equality Index -- an annual survey of how U.S. health care facilities treat lesbian, gay, bisexual,...
16-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rush University Medical Center Joins National Age-Friendly Health Systems Initiative

Rush University Medical Center has joined the national movement to improve health care for older adults by becoming the only hospital in Illinois to be part of the Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative.
14-Aug-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Orthopedic Building at Rush Renamed for Sofija and Dr. Jorge O. Galante

Rush University Medical Center has renamed its orthopedic building The Sofija and Jorge O. Galante Orthopedic Building in recognition of Dr. Jorge Galante’s leadership, his revolutionary contributions to his field and the Galante family’s...
9-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rush Brings Leadership in Health Care IT to White House

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...
17-Aug-2018 2:55 PM EDT

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New Procedure Brings Chemo to Melanoma

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
1-Mar-2018 5:05 PM EST

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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Rush is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the patients and the diverse communities it serves with nationally recognized health care, education and research, as well as a commitment to community partnerships. The Rush system comprises Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College.


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