Infectious Disease

Overcoming a range of medical challenges
Patient and rehabilitation therapist look at an electronic tablet while smiling. The rehabilitation nurse is wearing a mask and face shield as the patient has an infectious disease.

At the forefront of infectious disease recovery

When a patient is chronically ill, infections can occur. Complications following influenza, pneumonia or COVID-19 can lead to lengthy hospitalizations. RUSH Specialty Hospital provides a variety treatments for infectious disease.

Our infectious disease teams follow a clinical Antibiotic Stewardship Program and are trained in infection reduction and elimination.

  • RUSH Specialty Hospital provides a variety of treatments:

    • Osteomyelitis
    • Endocarditis
    • Sepsis
    • Bacterial infections
    • Viral infections (including COVID-19)
    • Fungal infections
    • Post-surgical wound infections
    • Infected pressure ulcers
    • Cellulitis
    • Long-term intravenous antibiotic therapy
our patients say it best
Yolanda's story
"Everyone who participated in my care was wonderful."

How Can We Help?

We will work closely with you, your family, physician and/or the referring hospital to ensure a smooth transition to a RUSH Specialty Hospital.