Rush is among the first health systems in the country to securely connect its electronic medical record with a web-based resource directory that allows physicians, nurses and social workers to refer patients to the non-medical resources — like food, housing and transportation — needed to address chronic health and social conditions.
The director of the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center has received the highest honor in dementia research and envisions a solution to the disease.
For the fourth consecutive time all three Rush hospitals have received an ‘A’ grade from a nonprofit patient safety watchdog organization.
Dana Hayden, MD, thinks that you’re never too young to be screened for colon cancer — provided you have symptoms of the disease, that is.
Stem cell treatments have potential to transform medicine. Experts in cancer, neurosurgery, orthopedics and pediatrics discuss the possibilities.
An NIH-funded study by researchers at Rush is evaluating a vaccine for rheumatoid arthritis that was found effective in preliminary lab studies.
Rush’s Advanced Trauma Training Program is a comprehensive curriculum in crisis trauma care for military medics and civilian first responders.
In a study, 80 percent of participants completed an advance directive after meeting with a chaplain as part of a doctor’s appointment.
Rush researcher Susan Chubinskaya, PhD, is helping lead a study that aims to make space travel easier on astronauts, while providing insights for the rest of us here on Earth.
One of the nation’s leading shoulder surgeons discusses current and emerging treatments for shoulder problems and his work with top pro athletes.