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A WakeMed Healthcare Hero: Marian Uy

Every year the Triangle Business Journal recognizes individuals in our area who are true healthcare heroes.  While the Journal includes a nice profile and picture of the award winners (available online only to subscribers), we thought you might want to see their actual nominations and read first-hand what makes these individuals so special. Our first […]

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WakeMed One of 11 Hospitals Chosen to Start a Patient Navigator Program

Home to the state’s leading heart program, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is one of only 11 healthcare systems nationwide chosen to participate in the American College of Cardiology’s (ACC) new Patient Navigator Program. The first cardiology program of its kind, the new Patient Navigator Program is designed to support hospitals in providing personalized services to […]

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Hot off the Presses: Heart to Heart

In this issue, we pay tribute to two retiring, pioneering cardiologists, Ray Cheely, MD and Amarendra Reddy, MD, and we take a look back and a look ahead at Raleigh’s cardiology practices and its physicians.  We also profile three inspiring patient stories of exceptional care delivered by WakeMed cardiologists.  These three patients faced an aortic dissection, a valve replacement […]

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Learn CPR in Class or at Home

Registration just opened for WakeMed-sponsored CPR trainings* being offered during the month of March.  Why learn CPR?  CPR is an important skill to master for the health of your loved ones because most heart attacks occur at home. Studies have proven survival rates markedly increase for heart attack victims who have prompt CPR. This is […]

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Live Transradial Cath Broadcast During International Conference

Yesterday the WakeMed Heart Center was pleased to host Drs. Tift Mann and Dr. Ferdinand Kiemeneij.  Together, they performed a live transradial cardiac catheterization case that was broadcast during the 1st Advanced International Mastersclass  AIM radial conference in Quebec, Canada.  This international conference featured advanced radial techniques and live cases from the U.S., France, Canada, and […]

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