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Rush University Medical Center

Rush University Medical Center, 1653 W. Congress Parkway, Chicago, Illinois 60612

Rush University Medical Center is located just 2.6 miles from the center of the Chicago city limits. It is positioned in the Illinois Medical District with several other major Chicago area hospitals. Rush University Medical Center is an acute care hospital which provides emergency services. It also participates in a nurse care registry, multispecialty surgical registry and general surgery registry. The hospital is able to receive lab results electronically as well as tracking patients’ lab results, test and referral electronically between visits. Rush University Medical Center implements an outpatient safe surgery checklist as it does for inpatient safe surgery checklist.

Hospitals that use the safe surgery checklist may reduce the number of surgical complications and deaths by using this checklist. Examples of safe surgery checklists are available from several national and safe organizations as well as from the World Health Organization (WHO).

Rush University Medical Center, like many other Chicago area hospitals, participates in the survey of patients’ experiences. Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems is a national survey that asks patients about their experiences during a recent hospital stay. Rush University Medical Center has an overall rating of 4 stars out of 5. The overall rating summarizes up to 57 quality measures reflecting common conditions that hospitals treat such as heart attacks or pneumonia.

Hospitals, including Rush University Medical Center, report data to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the federal agency that runs the Medicare program through the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) program and the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Program.

Rush University Medical Center patients who reported that their nurses “always” communicated well was at 83%. The Illinois and national averages in this category are 80%. Patients who reported that their doctors “always” communicated well also was at 82% which was the same as the Illinois and national averages. 83% of the patients who reported they would definitely recommend Rush University Medical Center to others was at 83%. 71% is the Illinois average in this category.

The website for Rush University Medical Center is www.rush.edu.

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