Wake Forest Baptist
Recognized by American Heart Association
N.C. – June 30, 2016 – Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has been
awarded Silver recognition for the adult population in the Get With the
Guidelines-Resuscitation program of the American Heart Association (AHA).
This achievement recognizes improvement in patient care
and outcomes for cardiac arrest patients.
The AHA is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary
organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke.
Wake Forest Baptist Gets Award for Clinical Documentation
N.C. – June 30, 2016 – Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has been named the 2016 Summit Award winner
for clinical documentation by 3M Health Information Services (3MHIS).
The award recognizes excellence in
innovation, clinical documentation, analytics, coding and data management.
3MHIS provides software and consulting
services designed for clinical documentation improvement, computer-assisted
coding, mobile physician applications and quality outcomes reporting.
Wake Forest Baptist Receives Specialty Pharmacy
N.C. – June 30, 2016 – Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center‘s
specialty pharmacy has received full Specialty Pharmacy, Version 2.1 accreditation from the Utilization Review
Accreditation Commission (URAC).
award recognizes commitment to promoting quality health services and is valid
for three years.
is an independent organization that promotes health care quality through accreditation,
education, and measurement.
Wake Forest Baptist Urologist Earns National Recognition
N.C. – June 30, 2016 – Gopal
Badlani, M.D., professor of urology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center,
has received the Most Distinguished Physician Award from the American
Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI).
award recognizes Badlani’s contributions to clinical care, research, education
and public service.
AAPI is dedicated to promoting professional solidarity among Indian-American
physicians in the pursuit of excellence in patient care, teaching and research.
Wake Forest Baptist Professor Honored for Career
N.C. – June 30, 2016 – Robert
Applegate, M.D., professor of cardiology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center,
has been named a Master Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography
and Interventions (SCAI).
Master Fellow recognition acknowledges society members for career achievement
in patient care, teaching, research and innovation. Applegate is the only
Master Fellow in the Carolinas.
represents invasive and interventional cardiologists in approximately 70
nations. Its mission is to promote excellence in
cardiovascular medicine through physician education and representation.
Wake Forest Baptist Professor Recognized for
N.C. – June 30, 2016 – Ashok Hemal, M.D., professor of urology at Wake
Forest Baptist Medical Center, has received the Sushruta Award from
the Indian American Urological Association (IAUA).
This annual award is given to a physician who has
contributed to the field of medicine or performed noteworthy charitable work.
IAUA, an affiliate organization of the American
Urological Association, promotes interaction among practicing urologists and affiliated
scientists of Indian origin in the United States.