Rush University Medical Center’s Ear, Nose and Throat program was ranked higher than any other similar program in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin, and 24th in the nation, in U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Hospitals” issue, published in July.
Rush University Medical Center and the Angelman Syndrome Foundation (ASF), a national nonprofit organization headquartered in Aurora, Ill., announced the official opening of the Angelman Syndrome Clinic at Rush Children’s Hospital. The Angelman Syndrome Clinic at Rush is the first and only in Illinois and one of only eight in the U.S.
Rush University received high marks in the 2019 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools rankings released March 20, with eight College of Nursing programs and one College of Health Sciences program ranked in the top five in the country.
African Americans with a common genetic variation are at increased risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease, while European Americans with the same variation are not, according to a study led by researchers at Rush University Medical Center. They published the study results in the February 22 issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.
Dr. David Bennett has been awarded the 2018 Potamkin Prize for Research in Pick’s, Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases by the American Academy of Neurology and the American Brain Foundation. Sometimes referred to as the Nobel Prize of Alzheimer’s research, the Potamkin Prize is an internationally recognized tribute in the field.
Levels of a protein found in the brain called alpha-synuclein (α-syn) are significantly lower than normal in cerebrospinal fluid collected in Parkinson’s disease patients suffering from postural instability and gait difficulty, a study led by movement disorders experts at Rush University Medical Center has found.
For the third consecutive year, a diet created, studied and reported on by researchers at Rush University Medical Center has been ranked among the top five diets for 2018 in multiple categories by U.S. News & World Report.
Rush University Medical Center and Rush Copley Medical Center each have received five stars, the highest possible rating, for hospital quality from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. CMS, as the centers are known, published the latest overall ratings for hospitals nationwide on their Hospital Compare website today.
For the second time this year, all three Rush hospitals — Rush University Medical Center, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush-Copley Medical Center — have received an ‘A’ grade, the highest possible, from the Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit patient safety watchdog organization.
Rush University Medical Center and the Rush University College of Nursing together are playing a major role in a successful federal pilot program that sought innovative ways to address the growing shortage of primary-care clinicians. Rush was one of five hospitals that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) tasked with developing new training methods for advanced practice registered nurses in a six-year, $200 million Graduate Nurse Education (GNE) Demonstration which will end next …