Rush Ranked Among Top U.S. HospitalsU.S. News & World Report has once again ranked Rush among the best in the country in seven specialty areas — including orthopedics, neurology and neurosurgery and cancer.
Rush University Medical Center’s leadership announced today that Rush will acquire part of the current location of Malcolm X College at 1900 W. Van Buren St. Rush will occupy seven of the site’s 11 acres after the college moves next year to its new location directly across the street, on Jackson Boulevard.
(CHICAGO) – The rates of asthma in children are unusually high in Chicago and the respiratory disorder disproportionately affects African-American children. To address the issue, Rush University Medical Center and six other major medical centers in Chicago are conducting a multicenter trial to see how best to implement asthma guidelines in emergency departments and at home.
The new Rush Center for Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery offers the latest minimally invasive surgical procedures, comprehensive non-surgical approaches, support programs and research for the treatment of obesity.
(CHICAGO) – Cognitive behavioral therapy is a widely used nonpharmacologic treatment for insomnia disorders, and an analysis of the medical literature by sleep researchers at Rush University Medical Center suggests it also can work for patients whose insomnia is coupled with psychiatric and medical conditions, according to an article published online by JAMA Internal Medicine.
Rush University Medical Center in Chicago has been named a finalist for the American Hospital Association’s Equity of Care Award for its efforts to reduce health care disparities and promote diversity within the organization’s leadership and staff.
(CHICAGO) – A new study by researchers from Rush University Medical Center suggests that errors on memory and thinking tests may signal Alzheimer’s up to 18 years before the disease can be diagnosed. The research is published in the June 24, 2015, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Rush University will recognize nearly 800 graduating students at its 43rd commencement ceremony May 21. Rebecca Onie, JD, co-founder and chief executive officer of Health Leads, will deliver the commencement address.
To meet the growing demand of both consumers and the media for timely, relevant health information, Rush University Medical Center has launched a weekly health news channel, Inside Health. The debut issue was published on Tuesday, May 5.