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10 Things to Know About Rush University Medical Center

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Rush University Medical Center is a non-profit academic medical center in Chicago.

Here are 10 facts about Rush, based on information from its website.

1. Larry J. Goldman, MD, is the CEO of Rush University Medical Center.

2. John Mordach serves as senior vice president of finance and CFO.

3. The medical center has 604 patient beds.  

4. Rush has a medical staff of 890 physicians; 1,153 professional nurses; 650 residents and fellows; and 8,426 employees.

5. Total revenue surpassed $3 billion last year and Rush recorded a net income of approximately $104 million with a 2.8 percent profit margin.

6. Last year, Rush had a total of 35,060 hospital admissions; 49,643 emergency room visits; 20,916 operations; and 2,181 births.

7. Rush has earned national rankings in 10 of 16 specialty areas on U.S. News & World Report's 2011 America's Best Hospitals list.

8. Rush has been a part of the Chicago landscape longer than any other healthcare institution in the city. Rush Medical College received its charter on March 2, 1837, two days before the city of Chicago was incorporated.

9. Rush is the preferred hospital and home to the team physicians for both the Chicago Bulls and the Chicago White Sox.

10. In January, Rush opened a new 376-bed hospital building, known as the Tower, which is part of the Medical Center's major renovation of its campus.

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