A Game Changer for Stroke TreatmentPatients with severe strokes have far better outcomes when treated with a drug to dissolve a blood clot and a procedure to dislodge and remove it.
Rush Clinic Takes Off at O'HareA partnership between a Chicago-area business and the Rush University College of Nursing has provided one group of workers not only free health services, but advocacy for care.
Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to PubMed.gov). Listings go back five years.
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I see a lot of patients that have a variety of blood disorders — benign and malignant. I somehow felt that those types of patients are the ones that need the most from their healthcare provider. And I wanted to be that healthcare provider, and do what I can to make their life a little bit easier.
Recently I started focusing basically on the myelodisplastic and myeloproliferative neoplasms. And actually we have a clinic that targets this type of patient in particular.
Knowledge puts people at ease. I really think so because once you sort of talk to them about what you plan to do, and layout the plan of care to them and to their family members, and answer every possible question they have, somehow things roll much easier. And so I think a great deal of what we do is trying to listen, and trying to answer questions and simply provide education.
Patient feedback information is available for physicians employed by Rush University Medical Center who have received
30 or more patient surveys. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment
Information the care provider gave you about medications
Instructions the care provider gave you about follow-up care
Your confidence in this care provider
Degree to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand
Amount of time the care provider spent with you
For more information about patient feedback, see the Quality Care section of the Rush University Medical Center website.