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News Releases

June 17, 2020

Delayed screening for colorectal cancer, one of the most preventable and treatable of all cancers, is threatening to reverse progress on reducing the rate of the disease.

May 22, 2020

The novel coronavirus pandemic has shined a light on a health care profession whose work had often gone unnoticed but whose precise, highly skilled care is as crucial as a patient’s next breath.

May 20, 2020

A $5 million donation from the Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation will accelerate Rush and West Side United’s efforts to empower West Side neighborhoods in lessening the impact of the COVID-19 virus.

May 15, 2020

Patients with COVID-19 between the ages of 20 and 59 years old who also had asthma needed a ventilator to assist with breathing for five days more on average than non-asthmatic patients with COVID-19, according to researchers at Rush.

May 1, 2020

At Rush University Medical Center, a handful of student volunteers who are finishing their master’s degrees in respiratory care are helping out while the novel coronavirus pandemic is testing the limits of health care systems. 

April 30, 2020

A very high level of a protein known as suPAR in the blood of patients with COVID-19 may be a predictor of severe respiratory failure, according to new research published in the Journal of Critical Care on April 30. 

April 10, 2020

The Chicago Department of Public Health partnered with Rush University Medical Center and Epic to implement an EHR system across the city's 3,000-bed COVID-19 alternate care facility at the McCormick Place Convention Center.  

April 6, 2020

Rush University Medical Center is participating in a new clinical trial to test the effectiveness of the drug remdesivir in the treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

April 3, 2020

To help stem the spread of COVID-19 and to support Chicago’s first responders, Rush University Medical Center is providing priority COVID-19 testing for Chicago police, fire, EMS and military personnel, including Illinois National Guard soldiers.

March 17, 2020

Graduate programs across Rush University are ranked among the nation’s best in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Graduate Schools edition released March 17, with eight nursing programs and one health sciences programs ranked in the top 10.