Rush Children's Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, remains open to all members of the medical staff to admit and manage the care of their own patients. Even if you do not have admitting privileges at Rush University Medical Center, physicians at Rush will care for your patient and will communicate with you directly during and after your patient's stay and will return the patient to your care after hospital discharge. Admitting a patient to the service is as easy as making a phone call.
Physicians may call (312) NOW-RUSH (669-7874) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For more information, visit the Rush Transfer Center page.
We will collect basic demographic information on your patient and, soon thereafter, you will be contacted by a physician to discuss how to best get your patient the needed care.
During your patient's stay, our physician liaison is available to keep you apprised of significant changes in the care of your patient. On the day of discharge, the physician will call you to discuss the hospital course and discharge recommendations. A discharge summary will also be given to your patient.
If you have any questions, please contact the General Pediatrics unit at (312) 942-5046 and ask to speak with a physician.
We look forward to the privilege of caring for your patients.
Rush Children's Hospital allows pediatricians and other physicians who care for children to collaborate with hospital-based physicians to provide quality inpatient care, with access to more than 100 subspecialists at Rush Children's Hospital. Our hospitalist physicians communicate directly with referring physicians and provide patients with continuous, high-level care in our 120-bed, state-designated children's hospital.