Rush University has received interprofessional Joint Accreditation status for continuing education from the governing bodies for continuing medical, nursing and pharmacy education. Rush was granted a four-year term following a review of its continuing education initiatives.
With funding from Wounded Warrior Project, Rush University Medical Center’s Road Home Program is now providing an innovative treatment option that fills gaps in government-provided mental health care for veterans whose trauma-induced mental health issues might otherwise go untreated.
Rush University Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital both received four stars in a new quality rating system for hospitals nationwide that the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced today. CMS, as the centers are known, ranked Rush University Medical Center higher than any other academic medical center in the Chicago area.
Free immunizations and physicals are among the services that will be available at the 12th annual citywide RU Caring Back to School Health Fair starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 30, at the Salvation Army Freedom Center.
The Training Research-Literate Chaplains program announced its first chaplain research fellows and curriculum development grant recipients
Rush University Medical Center is participating in President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program, which aims to enroll 1 million or more participants in a national research effort designed to find better ways to prevent and to treat disease based on individuals’ lifestyle, environment and genetics.
Rush University Medical Center received the ELSO Award for Excellence in Life Support — the most prestigious designation in critical care by the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization. Rush is the only full service adult and pediatric academic medical center in Chicago and Illinois to receive the Gold Level Center of Excellence designation.
Diseased blood vessels in the brain, which commonly is found in elderly people, may contribute more significantly to Alzheimer's disease dementia than was previously believed, according to results of a Rush study that recently were published in The Lancet Neurology.
Rush University Medical Center has filed a certificate of need application with the state of Illinois to construct an outpatient health center within a new 15-story, mixed-used residential development on Michigan Avenue. The developer plans to break ground this summer.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded $26 million to five academic medical center-based Prevention Epicenters to support research on new ways to control drug-resistant organisms and prevent healthcare-associated infections. Rush will receive $9.45 million