WakeMed has been asked several times this week for comments on the health care reform bill, signed into law by President Obama on Tuesday. Becky Andrews, WakeMed’s vice president of finance, spoke to the News & Observer about the legislation’s new reporting requirements for non-profit hospitals. Dr. Susan Weaver, Senior Vice President for WakeMed Physician Practices […]
The Cary News included a story yesterday quoting me and profiling two Holly Springs residents on their desire to have a hospital built in their town. Every community wants a hospital for convenience, choice, access, and yes, competition throughout the region. But it is not feasible for every community in an urban county like Wake […]
Dr. Atkinson was recently featured in a documentary series on health care called “Focal Point: Critical Condition.” If you missed it last week, you can catch it here. The series examines the challenges that people and businesses in North Carolina face under the current health care system, and was produced by WRAL-TV.
Flu is officially widespread in North Carolina and WakeMed is already seeing more than 80 patients per day across our 5 emergency departments. This flu season it is more important than ever to know how to protect yourself from the flu – both H1N1 and seasonal. Learn about prevention, signs and symptoms and when to seek health care by […]