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News Releases

January 16, 2019

Older adults who move more than average may preserve more of their memory and thinking skills than people who are less active than average, a study has found.

January 16, 2019

The Rush Surplus Project, which donates excess hospital food to those in need, is expanding to directly assist Rush patients with food insecurity.

January 15, 2019

Rush University College of Nursing ranks 4th nationwide for graduate nursing programs in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Online Programs.

January 9, 2019

Rush University Medical Center is just the third health care provider in the country to achieve the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) Stage 7 for the Adoption Model for Analytics Maturity (AMAM), which is awarded to hospitals that have demonstrated they possess the infrastructure, processes, technology and leadership necessary to be able to convert data quickly into actionable information.  

January 8, 2019

Rush University Medical Center plans to become the first hospital to use standards-based 5G (fifth-generation) in the U.S., ultimately bringing faster broadband speeds to support the innovative information technology that Rush currently is using throughout the Rush System.

January 3, 2019

Cancerous tumors trick part of the immune system into helping them grow and metastasize. Researchers have discovered a potential way to counter that ability and shrink tumors.

January 3, 2019

For the fourth consecutive year, a diet created by researchers at Rush has been ranked among the top five diets in multiple categories by U.S. News & World Report in its annual “Best Diets” list. 

January 3, 2019

Thirty-five physicians from Rush were named "top doctors" in the January 2019 issue of Chicago magazine. The physicians at Rush University Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital represent 17 specialties, including orthopedic surgery, medical oncology, cardiology, neurology, otolaryngology and allergy and immunology.

December 10, 2018

Rush will expand access to academic health care for people living in Chicago's western suburbs with the opening of a new, medical professional building in Oak Brook in January 2019.

December 4, 2018

Dramatic changes in barometric pressure may increase the incidence of a type of stroke known as spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage, a study found.