Rush Ranked Among Top U.S. HospitalsU.S. News & World Report has once again ranked Rush among the best in the country in seven specialty areas — including orthopedics, neurology and neurosurgery and cancer.
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My overarching philosophy is just to listen to my patients and to remember what it feels like to be a patient. I take pride in laying out the whole treatment plan with them. I’m always drawing pictures for them. Even if I meet them in the hospital room, I’ll draw a picture of their operation on their bed sheets — which I’m sure housekeeping gets a little annoyed with me for. But I always make sure that they have a full understanding of what the plan is going to be, so that if anything happens along the road we’re prepared for it. We know what our plan was going in. And I let them know several hopeful outcomes. And if something happens, we’re ready to take care of it.
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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
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Amount of time the care provider spent with you
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