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WakeMed Medical-Surgical Unit Receives International Award for Exemplary Nursing

Download a printable version of this blog post. WakeMed nursing team 2nd in N.C. and 30th in the World to Receive Honor The medical-surgical nursing unit at WakeMed Raleigh Campus recently received the prestigious AMSN PRISM Award®, an honor recognizing exceptional nursing practice, leadership and outcomes in hospital medical-surgical units. WakeMed’s medical-surgical nursing team is the second in […]

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Honoring Our Veterans

Every year on November 11, our nation takes the opportunity to honor and appreciate the sacrifices and selflessness of the men and women who serve in the American armed forces.  Here at WakeMed, we are fortunate to have more than 450 active and veteran service members among our family, including our CEO who retired from […]

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Raleigh Greenway System Grows

The first few days of summer are predicted to deliver relatively mild temperatures, making it a perfect time to explore Raleigh’s Greenway system.  The June issue of the City of Raleigh newsletter included the exciting news that the Neuse River Greenway Trail is almost complete, thanks to a 20-mile addition.  Amazingly, this trail will enable […]

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WakeMed Raleigh and Cary Earn As

WakeMed Raleigh Campus and WakeMed Cary Hospital each received a Hospital Safety Score of ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit organization that works to initiate improvements in the safety, quality and affordability of health care.  WakeMed recently began participating in the Leapfrog Hospital Survey.  This participation positively impacted the system’s ‘A’ scoring […]

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WakeMed Features Da Vinci Times Three

WakeMed Raleigh Campus is now home to  two da Vinci® Si™ Surgical Systems – the latest robotic surgical technology available.  WakeMed Cary Hospital also is home to a da Vinci surgical system. The da VinciSi offers surgeons 3-D visualization during laparoscopic surgeries, along with enhanced dexterity, precision and control.  Using the da Vinci, surgeons can offer a […]

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Diagnostic Center Open Off New Bern Ave.

This week, WakeMed opened a new Diagnostic Center on the first floor of the WakeMed Raleigh Medical Park located near the corner of New Bern Ave. and Sunnybrook Rd.   The Diagnostic Center offers outpatient imaging and lab services as well as pre-anesthesia testing in a location adjacent to the WakeMed Raleigh Campus. In addition to […]

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Help WakeMed Grow

According to the latest census, Raleigh added 127,799 residents and Cary added 40,698 in just the past 10 years.  In fact, an Associated Press story today named Raleigh as the second fastest growing market in the United States.   This tremendous pace of growth requires continued investment in the health care services available to our community. WakeMed […]

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