It’s Superbowl time, and WakeMed Dietitians Monika Kraus and Kristin Clowes want to help you make choices that are good for your heart. You can enjoy foods that are a tantilizing touchdown for your tastebuds — without being artery clogging, heartburn-inducing takedowns for your heart. Check out these heart-healthy swaps. Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries Don’t […]
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.
Today is prematurity awareness day. As the home of Wake County’s most advanced Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, we hold a special place in our hearts for premature infants and their families. Watch Hannah’s story of prematurity and meet her rainbow baby.
It’s a well-known fact that children do not have the best hygiene. Parents, how many times have you had to remind your child to wash their hands after using the restroom or before eating dinner? For me, that number is in the gazillions and my oldest is only eight. I’m also quite certain that healthy […]
Today we are fortunate to have beautiful weather for the Raleigh Campus Farmers Market in the 1E Visitor Lobby from 10 am to 2 pm. All of your favorite vendors are set up and are ready for business – no umbrella or rain coat required to shop for North Carolina’s finest! Remember, we offer a […]
We are pleased to share that WakeMed has become the first hospital in the U.S. to successfully correct esophageal atresia – a rare condition in which a baby is born without part of his or her esophagus – without surgery. Traditionally, this condition is corrected by a difficult surgery, requiring lengthy hospitalization and an extensive […]
All WakeMed facilities and services are now officially live on Epic, a comprehensive electronic medical record system. This is a big change for us, so we appreciate the patience of our patients and family members during the transition. We’re also excited to offer increased access to your health information via the WakeMed MyChart patient portal. […]
Chances are if you’re a woman with a special man in your life, you’ve heard his excuses before. Let’s face it, when it comes to his health, taking charge isn’t always his priority. So, what can you do? Join WakeMed for a special men’s health event! We’ll have FREE seminars, screenings and lots of health […]
WakeMed Health & Hospitals today submitted an official offer to purchase Rex Healthcare (Rex) from the UNC system. The offer, which has been under development by WakeMed for several months, was authorized by a unanimous vote of the WakeMed Board of Directors on May 3, 2011. An offer letter from Board Chair Billie Redmond and […]
As of today, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is ending the age-related visitation restrictions (no children under the age of 18 permitted in patient care areas) that were created to help stop the spread of H1N1 flu. As always, visitors should consult WakeMed’s normal policies for visiting adult units, the pediatric unit and critical care units […]