Rush University Medical Center

1653 W Congress Pkwy, Chicago IL, 60612

(312) 767-4796

83% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

Rush University Medical Center has achieved 3 quality award distinctions in the last 12 months.

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Hospital Quality Awards

Rush University Medical Center has been recognized by Healthgrades for 1 Hospital Quality Award in the last 12 months

Clinical Quality Awards

Rush University Medical Center has been recognized by Healthgrades for 2 Clinical Quality Awards in the last 12 months

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Clinical Quality: Appendectomy

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Appendectomy

Complications Based Rating on 145 hospital cases and a national average of 189 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Bariatric Surgery

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Bariatric Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 105 hospital cases and a national average of 411 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Mortality Within 30 Days
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 109 cases.

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Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 162 cases.

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Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 248 cases.

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Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 926 cases.

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Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 191 cases.

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Defibrillator Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 124 hospital cases and a national average of 85 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 139 hospital cases and a national average of 157 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 79 cases.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 91 cases.

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Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 81 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 391 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 232 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 180 cases.

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Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 249 cases.

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Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 331 cases.

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Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 45 cases.

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Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 68 cases.

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 63 hospital cases and a national average of 117 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gynecologic Surgeries and Procedures

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Gynecologic Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 639 hospital cases and a national average of 173 cases.

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Hysterectomy

Complications Based Rating on 1540 hospital cases and a national average of 290 cases.

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Urogynecologic Surgeries and Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 80 hospital cases and a national average of 76 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Labor and Delivery

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C-Section Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 2226 hospital cases and a national average of 1384 cases.

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Vaginal Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 3773 hospital cases and a national average of 2764 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Mortality Within 30 Days
Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality Based Rating on 437 cases.

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Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 740 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 129 hospital cases and a national average of 242 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 677 hospital cases and a national average of 215 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 1739 hospital cases and a national average of 377 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Prostate Surgery

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Prostate Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 40 hospital cases and a national average of 88 cases.

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Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 38 hospital cases and a national average of 61 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 302 cases.

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Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 271 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 261 hospital cases and a national average of 115 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 584 hospital cases and a national average of 196 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Complications Based Rating on 49 hospital cases and a national average of 72 cases.

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 121 hospital cases and a national average of 137 cases.

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Patient Experience

After leaving the hospital, patients are randomly selected to answer the standardized, multiple-question survey developed by the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). Healthgrades obtains this survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

83% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • Rush University Medical Center
  • National average
  • Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10 (high)

  • Doctors always communicated well

  • Nurses always communicated well

  • Patients always received help as soon as they wanted

  • Staff always explained

  • Pain was always well controlled

  • Always quiet at night

  • Room was always clean

  • Yes, staff did give patients this information

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Patient Safety Ratings

Patient safety ratings show you how well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications. Look for hospitals that are rated “Better Than Expected" or "As Expected" to reduce your risk.

Rated Better Than Expected in 5 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

Rated As Expected in 6 safety indicators

  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

Rated Worse Than Expected in 2 safety indicators

  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
0 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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Rush University Medical Center

1653 W Congress Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60612
Directions/Features of Surrounding Area

Rush University Medical Center is located just off the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290), five minutes west of Chicago’s Loop.

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

https://www.rush.edu/interactive-map-rush-rush-university-medical-center#chicago

Parking

The main parking garage at Rush is on the southeast corner of Paulina and Harrison streets. It is a large enclosed garage that has a covered walkway that connects to the Tower, Atrium, Professional Building and Orthopedic Building.

DISCOUNTED PARKING

    The following discount garage parking options are available for patients and visitors:
  • Discount parking booklets: You can purchase five parking passes for $25 at the guest relations desks at the
  • Atrium Building (fourth floor)
  • Armour Academic Center entrance from the parking garage (fourth floor)
  • You can use cash or check to purchase the booklet, no credit cards are accepted.
  • We sell the booklets until 7 p.m. daily.
  • Discounted parking coupons cannot be used for valet parking.
  • Senior citizen discount: Available for patients and visitors who show their senior citizen/Medicare cards when leaving the garage.

VALET PARKING
    Valet parking is available at the following locations:
  • Main hospital entrance, 1620 W. Harrison St.
  • Johnston R. Bowman Health Center, 710 S. Paulina St.
  • Professional Building, 1725 W. Harrison St.
  • Orthopedic Building, 1611 W. Harrison St.
Discount coupons are not valid for valet parking.


PARKING FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
  • A discounted rate for valet parking is available to people with disabilities.
  • Wheelchair assistance is available at the valet parking entrances at the:
    • Main hospital entrance, 1620 W. Harrison St.
    • Professional Building, 1725 W. Harrison St.
    • The Johnston R. Bowman Health Center, 710 S. Paulina St.
  • Designated parking for people with disabilities is available on the fourth and fifth floor levels of Section A in Rush’s parking garage. A valid disability license plate or placard must be visible.