Welcome to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

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Welcome to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, a fully integrated academic medical center located in Winston-Salem, NC. The institution comprises the medical education and research components of Wake Forest School of Medicine; the integrated clinical structure and consumer brand Wake Forest Baptist Health; the commercialization of research discoveries through Wake Forest Innovations, and a network of affiliated community-based hospitals, physician practices, outpatient services and other medical facilities.

Wake Forest Innovations - Wake Forest Innovations establishes and manages new businesses and partnerships, based on innovative products and services arising from the ideas, discoveries and scientific research assets of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Where To Find Us

Medical Center Campus - Wake Forest Baptist is an integrated system that operates 1,004 acute care, rehabilitation and psychiatric care beds, outpatient services, and community health and information centers. The Medical Center Campus is located at Medical Center Boulevard in Winston-Salem, NC.

Davie Medical Center - In 2013, we changed the name of both our Bermuda Run and Mocksville locations to Wake Forest Baptist Health – Davie Medical Center to better reflect the relationship between the two campuses and to acknowledge the long history we have had with the residents of Davie County.

Lexington Medical Center - A not-for-profit facility located in Davidson County, Lexington Medical Center operates 94 acute care beds and serves as a satellite provider of Wake Forest Baptist Health specialty services.

Find out more about our many locations.

Preparing for 2014 Transition to ICD-10

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Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is actively preparing for institution-wide conversion to ICD-10 diagnostic and treatment codes as federally mandated effective October 1, 2014.

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Meditation May Mitigate Migraine Misery

Meditation might be a path to migraine relief, according to a new study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The study, conducted by Rebecca Erwin Wells, M.D., assistant professor of neurology, is published in the online edition of the journal Headache.
• View the news coverage in TIMEHuffington Post UK and Shape.com
• Read the entire news release
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Milestone Reached in Project to Build Replacement Kidneys

Regenerative medicine researchers at Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine have addressed a major challenge in the quest to build replacement kidneys in the lab. Working with human-sized pig kidneys, the scientists developed the most successful method to date to keep blood vessels in the new organs open and flowing with blood. If proven successful, the new method could potentially be applied to other complex organs that scientists are working to engineer, including the liver and pancreas.

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Youth Football Study Receives Grant from National Institutes of Health

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has received a $3.8 million, five-year grant from the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke, part of the National Institutes of Health, to continue studying the effects of head impacts in youth league football.

 

 

 

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Hispanic Americans need culturally tailored heart care

A first-time comprehensive overview of cardiovascular disease in Hispanics in the U.S. outlines the burden of heart disease and stroke as well as emphasizes the importance of culturally appropriate healthcare for this population. The American Heart Association scientific statement is published in the Association’s journal Circulation.“This segment of the population has been somewhat ignored,” said Carlos Rodriguez, M.D., M.P.H., lead statement author and chair of the writing group and an associate professor of medicine and epidemiology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. “Given the large Hispanic population in the U.S., it would be very hard to improve the health of the nation if this population is left behind.”

• View the news coverage in NBC News, Reuters and Science Daily.
• Read the entire AHA news release.
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Tickets for the very popular Lexington Medical Center Foundation Sportsmen's Saturday are now on sale. This year's prize purse is worth more than $90,000!

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