Wake Tech Community College recently dedicated a new Health Sciences Building located on their campus off Sunnybrook Road, adjacent to WakeMed Raleigh Campus. This new building demonstrates how integrated simulation and technology have become at all levels of health education. In the past, a majority of traditional health education focused on classroom-based learning. In the […]
Looking for something fun (and maybe a little educational) to do this weekend? The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences has partnered with local healthcare organizations, including WakeMed, to present the first Innovations in Health Day on Saturday, June 15 from 9 am to 2 pm. All day the WakeMed Center for Innovative Learning will […]
In 2006, WakeMed first earned Level 1 Trauma Center designation, and remarkably was the first hospital in the state to move from a Level II to a Level I Trauma Center in 16 years. Yesterday, the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services renewed the Level 1 Trauma Center designation, citing: The excellent collaboration among […]
WakeMed’s own Dr. Graham Snyder was recognized yesterday by the News & Observer at Tarheel of the Week. Read all about the Raleigh native’s path to becoming an emergency department physician, his love of medical simulation and the role medical simulation plays in improving patient safety by clicking here.
Over the past week, several WakeMed specialties and providers have been praised for being the best. First and foremost, WakeMed was recognized for having a strong record of high performance by U.S. News & World Report for most conditions and procedures in nine different specialties. These specialties include gastroenterology, geriatrics, gynecology, heart & heart surgery, […]
Heart disease is the #1 cause of death in the US. During a heart attack, every minute that passes before you get treatment, decreases your chance of survival. Just because you might not be in easy driving distance of a hospital doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have a fighting chance. At WakeMed, the training is very […]
Today marked the fourth annual WakeMed Patient Safety House of Horrors where nursing staff can learn how to identify and prevent mistakes before they happen. The Center for Innovative Learning staff, infection control, dietary, clinical analysis, and others helped stage mock food trays, nursing stations, patients in wheel chairs, and patients in beds using medical […]