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Rush Supports McCormick Field Hospital & COVID-19 Testing
May 5, 2020, 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
Paul Casey, MD, FACEP, Acting Chief Medical Officer, and Jordan Dale, MD, Associate CMIO, Rush University Medical Center. The Rush University System for Health (RUSH) is a regional and national resource of emergency preparedness, opening the Rush Tower hospital building in 2012 which was the first Chicago area hospital specifically designed to provide treatment for an infectious disease outbreak.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Rush has utilized its expertise to expand COVID-19 PCR and antibody testing to the West Side community of Chicago; supported the City and State Public Health Departments with their EHR instance at the McCormick Alternate Care Facility; and provided advanced analytics for the region to support public health decisions.