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November 15, 2019

Rush University Medical Center is one of five sites nationally for the Enhanced Lifestyles for Metabolic Syndrome (ELM) Trial, a test of two lifestyle treatments for a dangerous cluster of sub-disease indicators for metabolic syndrome.

November 6, 2019

Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital both received 'A' grades, the highest possible, in the latest patient safety scores awarded by the Leapfrog Group.

October 29, 2019

Empathetic and courteous health care providers may help decrease patients’ experience of pain, especially pain during blood draws, according to researchers at Rush University Medical Center.

October 22, 2019

Older people who experienced more hospitalizations and also had more Alzheimer’s pathology in their brain experienced the fastest rates of cognitive decline, according to study results published in the Oct. 15 online issue of the Annals of Neurology.

October 17, 2019

Dr. Joshua J. Jacobs, chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center, has been elected vice president of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) for a one-year term.

October 17, 2019

Rush University Medical Center oncologist Dr. Shikha Jain has been named one of Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Emerging Leaders in 2019. 

October 16, 2019

Rush is part of national study to test effects of lifestyle intervention on older adults at risk for dementia.

October 11, 2019

Jochen Reiser, MD, PhD, the chairperson of internal medicine, will be honored as a Hero in Medicine at the second annual Halo Awards on October 12.

October 8, 2019

October is national Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the Rush system is holding free events throughout the month to educate women about breast cancer screenings and treatment. 

October 8, 2019

Addressing social needs as a part of health care delivery can help achieve better health outcomes and potentially address major challenges in the United States health care system, according to a recently published consensus report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM).