Watch the history of WakeMed’s journey to become a Magnet Organization. Magnet is an award given by the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) to hospitals that satisfy a set of criteria designed to measure the strength and quality of their nursing.
Home to the state’s leading heart program, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is one of only 11 healthcare systems nationwide chosen to participate in the American College of Cardiology’s (ACC) new Patient Navigator Program. The first cardiology program of its kind, the new Patient Navigator Program is designed to support hospitals in providing personalized services to […]
These days, people can go all day without writing a single word. We text. We e-mail. We take notes on our iPads. All this technology is about efficiency and convenience, but for the healthcare industry it means something more. Technology is helping us improve accuracy and patient safety – especially when it comes to those […]
The Center for Disease Control continues to report meningitis illnesses across the U.S. associated with epidural steroid injections distributed by the New England Compounding Center in Framingham, MA. Rest assured that WakeMed and its affiliated physician practices do not and have never used the supplier linked to this meningitis outbreak. Learn more about the outbreak […]
We are pleased to announce that WakeMed has been recognized as high-performing in ten of 16 different specialties by U.S. News & World Report. WakeMed’s ten high-performing categories include: Cardiology & Heart Surgery Diabetes & Endocrinology Gastroenterology Geriatrics Gynecology Nephrology Neurology & Neurosurgery Orthopedics Pulmonology Urology “WakeMed offers the highest level of care available in Wake County […]
WakeMed Raleigh Campus and Cary Hospital are the first hospitals in North Carolina to receive full Heart Failure Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers. To achieve SCPC Heart Failure Accreditation, WakeMed met or exceeded ten criteria, including quality measures that improve the process of care for heart failure patients, integration with emergency medical […]