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6/15/2018

Should a health care provider consider the color of a patient’s skin in making a medical decision? If they’re a dermatologist, yes – as long as there’s a scientific reason to do so.

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6/13/2018

Lexington Medical Center Breaks Ground on New Surgical Facility

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6/5/2018

 Northwest AHEC Recipient of 2018 Community Partnership Award

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5/31/2018
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s sports medicine team is providing free sports physicals on Saturday to high school student-athletes in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools (WS/FCS).

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5/30/2018

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center released its third quarter report on operating performance and operating statistics for fiscal year 2018 (FY18) today and stated improvements in key areas primarily driven by volume growth in the clinical enterprise, the addition of Wilkes Medical Center and yield improvements. Continued efforts toward improving patient access with afterhours care and expansion of service offerings at community hospitals are underway. 

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5/30/2018

Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) scientists have developed a 3-D brain organoid that could have potential applications in drug discovery and disease modeling. This is the first engineered tissue equivalent to closely resemble normal human brain anatomy, containing all six major cell types found in normal organs including, neurons and immune cells.

 

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5/25/2018
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is the first hospital in the Southeast and just the second in the world to own a device that allows operating room (OR) staff and medical students to see in 4K (ultra-high-definition) 3-D.

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5/15/2018

Noninvasive Brainwave Mirroring Technology Improves Heart Rate Variability WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – May 15, 2018 – Use of a noninvasive, brainwave-mirroring technology significantly improved heart rate variability (HRV) for a large heterogeneous cohort, in a pilot study conducted at Wa

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5/14/2018

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center today reported that it provided community benefits − charity care, unreimbursed care, education, research and community outreach programs and services − valued at $373.9 million for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017. 

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5/14/2018

 Schlee’s selflessness deeply affected Nash who decided he wanted to give the same gift to someone in need, and a chain of kidney donations and transplants was started at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

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5/8/2018
Dermatologists with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center will offer free skin cancer screenings on Thursday, May 10 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Medical Plaza – Country Club, located at 4618 Country Club Road in Winston-Salem.

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5/3/2018

Brenner FIT Takes Cooking Classes on the Road with New Mobile Kitchen

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4/30/2018

Wake Forest School of Medicine Students Learn Medicine in the Wild

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4/27/2018

AirCare, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s critical care transportation service, will next week begin replacing its current fleet of older helicopters with three newer aircraft.

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4/26/2018
The National Institute on Aging (NIA) at NIH has awarded funds, expected to total $2.5 million over
three years, to the Wake Forest School of Medicine, with a subcontract to the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR), to
organize and coordinate a new NIA Research Centers Collaborative Network (RCCN).

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4/25/2018

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center will serve as the official medical provider at this year’s MerleFest, one of the premier music festivals in the country.

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4/25/2018
Here’s another reason to eat a Mediterranean-type diet: It’s good for your gut.

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4/25/2018
High Point Regional Health and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center today announced transition plans for new leadership at High Point Regional. 
































































































































































































































































































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4/24/2018

People who are 30 pounds or more overweight may want to slim down a bit even if they don’t have high blood pressure or any other heart disease risk, according to scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

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4/24/2018

 Brenner Children’s Introduces New Critical Care Ambulance

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4/23/2018

 Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is hosting a prescription drug collection day in conjunction with National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

The event will take place on Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Piedmont Plaza I, 1920 W. First St., Winston-Salem.

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4/20/2018

They come from all walks of life, with different experiences and backgrounds, but they all provide the same benefit as they help prepare the next generation of physicians, physician assistants and nurse anesthetists at Wake Forest School of Medicine, part of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

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4/18/2018

The numbers on drug and alcohol abuse are pretty staggering. Approximately 21 million Americans have some form of substance use disorder, according to a 2016 report by the U.S. surgeon general. That’s about the same as the population of Florida.

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4/10/2018

Many of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s Weight Management Center patients enrolled in weight loss programs are now able to attend a majority of their visits virtually, from the comfort of their own homes or almost anywhere else they might be.

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4/3/2018

Lexington Medical Center to Build New Surgery Center

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3/27/2018
Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and the University of Southern California (USC) have demonstrated the successful implementation of a prosthetic system that uses a person’s own memory patterns to facilitate the brain’s ability to encode and recall memory.

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3/15/2018

 From weekend warriors to professional athletes and everyone in between, people interested in physical fitness and exercise can now benefit from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s sports medicine expertise in a new Greensboro location.

The clinic housed at Proehlific Park – the family sports complex and fitness center founded by former Wake Forest University and NFL player Ricky Proehl – offers the same world-class care that is available in the existing Winston-Salem locations, but now closer to home for people who live in the Guilford County area.

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3/12/2018

Say ordering a cancer screening test was as easy as booking a hotel room online. Would that improve screening rates?

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3/12/2018

Polymer nanoparticle shows ability to locate and treat breast tumors WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – March 12, 2018 – One major problem in treating cancer is identifying the location of small tumors and treating them before they metastasize. In an effort to overcome that problem, researcher

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3/12/2018

For the first time, scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have been able to measure a specific molecule indicative of osteoarthritis and a number of other inflammatory diseases using a newly developed technology.  

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3/9/2018

New research published in The Journal of Physiology indicates that an obese pregnant mother and exposure to a high fat, high sugar diet during pregnancy produces a “fatty liver” in the fetus, potentially predisposing children to obesity, metabolic and cardiovascular disorders later in life. The research aims to understand the cellular mechanisms involved in laying down fat in the liver of a fetus – leading to a “fatty liver”. This knowledge is essential to developing strategies to combat childhood obesity.

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3/8/2018

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and UNC Health Care, the parent organization of High Point Regional Health, today announced that they have signed a binding agreement that advances the process to transition ownership of High Point Regional from UNC Health Care to Wake Forest Baptist.

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2/28/2018

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center released its second quarter report on operating performance and operating statistics for fiscal year 2018 (FY18) today and stated improvements in key areas primarily driven by volume growth in the clinical enterprise, the addition of Wilkes Medical Center and yield improvements. Continued efforts toward improving patient access with afterhours care and expansion of service offerings at community hospitals are underway. 

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2/28/2018

 State’s Only Oncology ICU Provides Critical Care and Comfort

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2/28/2018

Although obesity has been considered a risk factor for more-severe cases of the flu, a new study found that it is not a risk factor for severe acute respiratory illnesses, including the flu, in children or adults.

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2/23/2018

Police officers rarely use force in apprehending suspects, and when they do they seldom cause significant injuries to those arrested, according to a multi-site study published in the March issue of the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

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2/14/2018
The next generation of physician assistants (PAs) now have the ability to partake in a new partnership -- the first of its kind in the U.S. -- established by Wake Forest University’s School of Law online Master of Studies in Law (MSL) Program and School of Medicine Physician Assistant (PA) Program.

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2/14/2018

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has partnered with Wilkes County Schools and Lexington City Schools to provide certified athletic trainers (ATCs) at high schools in both school districts.

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2/13/2018

Want to live a long and healthy life? Of course.

Well, that’s not going to just happen. It’ll take some effort – especially if you’re already 65 or older.

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2/13/2018

Scientists Create Most Sophisticated Human Liver Model Yet WINSTON-SALEM, NC, Feb.13, 2018 – Scientists at Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) have developed the most sophisticated mini-livers to date. These organoids can potentially help scientists better unders

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2/13/2018

 Tomlinson to Step Down from Roles with Wake Forest Innovations and Wake Forest Innovation Quarter 

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2/9/2018
Julie Ann Freischlag, M.D., has accepted the position of dean of Wake Forest School of Medicine in addition to her role as CEO of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, and Kevin P. High, M.D., has been named president of Wake Forest Baptist Health, the Medical Center’s regional clinical system, it was announced today.

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2/6/2018

 Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Allegacy Federal Credit Union today announced an innovative partnership – believed to be the first of its kind in the country – focused on improving both the physical and financial wellbeing of people in our community.

WellQ, located at 575 N. Patterson Avenue next to the Allegacy financial center at Biotech Place in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, is a membership-based service that provides access to convenient high-quality health care for everyday illnesses and wellness needs, along with wellness and financial coaching and education.

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2/2/2018

 Wake Forest Baptist and Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Partner to Improve Patient Access to Clinical Services and Enhance Health Care Coordination in Alleghany County

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1/31/2018

Skin damage from unprotected exposure to the sun can occur any time of year, even during the winter.  

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1/24/2018

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has partnered with Twin City Sports Association (TCSA) to serve as the official medical provider of the youth sports organization.

As part of the long-term agreement, Wake Forest Baptist is providing medical kits and CPR training for coaches and staff, along with proper nutrition, conditioning and injury prevention education to the children, teens and parents who are involved in TCSA programs.

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1/23/2018

Want to help your teenagers become successful adults? Get them involved in civic activities – voting, volunteering and activism. 

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1/4/2018

 Share the Health Fair to Offer Free Screenings and Other Services

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Last Updated: 04-04-2018
Wake Forest Baptist Ranked among Nation’s ‘Best Hospitals’  25 Years in a Row by U.S. News & World ReportComprehensive Cancer Centers National Designation is Renewed2017-2018 Best DoctorsNursing Magnet StatusJoint Commission Report

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