To meet the growing demand of both consumers and the media for timely, relevant health information, Rush University Medical Center has launched a weekly e-newsletter, Inside Health. The debut issue will be published Tuesday, May 5.
For the seventh consecutive time, Rush University Medical Center again has received an “A” for patient safety in a nationwide evaluation of hospitals by The Leapfrog Group, a national not-for-profit organization that promotes health care safety and quality improvement. The score represents Rush’s overall performance in keeping patients safe from preventable medical errors, injuries and infections.
Two grants totaling $4.5 million over four years from the John Templeton Foundation will better equip hospital chaplains to use research to guide, evaluate and advocate for the spiritual care they provide.
A newly developed assay may help researchers identify potential new drugs to protect kidney cells in order to prevent or treat chronic kidney disease, according to findings by Rush researchers published online April 9 in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.
Having a strong sense that your life has meaning and direction may make you less likely to develop areas of brain damage caused by blockages in blood flow as you age. This research is reported in a new article in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke.
The American College of Cardiology elected Kim Williams, MD, as its president on March 16 at the conclusion of its Annual Scientific Sessions. Williams is chief and James B. Herrick Professor of cardiology at Rush.