Wake Heart & Vascular Associates (WHV) and Rex Heart & Vascular Specialists, two of the state’s top cardiology practices have joined forces to form North Carolina Heart & Vascular, a new physician group focused on improving access to specialized cardiovascular care for patients throughout central and eastern North Carolina with innovative treatments and research.
UNC faculty members Robert Dodge, PhD, RN, ANP, Jacqueline Gibson, PA-C, Victoria Mobley, MD, Esther Metiko, FNP and Ann Dennis, MD, work at the Raleigh-based clinic, which has over 900 patients.
Wake County Commissioners, during their regularly scheduled meeting on Oct. 15, approved an agreement with UNC Health Care that details the plan for the provision of services at Wake County’s WakeBrook Campus.
The agreement develops partnerships in important areas of medical education and health care delivery. UNC Health Care and WakeMed also have agreed to collaboration and transparency in other areas and have agreed to resolve current disputes amicably in support of an ongoing relationship.
Debt Reports Reflect Sister Hospitals’ Financial Strength, Stability
The House Select Committee on the Sale of State Assets met Monday, Jan. 23. WakeMed's CEO spoke at the hearing and answered questions from legislators. The format of the hearing did not provide an opportunity to correct information, so we have created a document to set the record straight.
Triangle Physician Network (TPN) is proud to announce the addition of Rolesville Family Practice to its existing primary care and specialty physician offerings.
The University of North Carolina Health Care System Board of Directors today voted unanimously to decline WakeMed’s proposal to purchase Rex Healthcare. WakeMed leadership was notified of the decision today.
Rex Healthcare is excited to announce the premier of new commercials - A Brand New Day! The commercials 'star' Rex patients who share their inspiring stories.
UNC gynecologic oncologist John Boggess, MD, and five of his colleagues from across the nation are skilled surgeons and well-trained in rock music. As you're about to see, there is a good reason these docs rock.
Da Vinci Robotic surgery at Rex is making a difference for many women with cancer. UNC surgical Oncologist John Boggess, MD, performs robotic surgery at Rex Hospital and UNC Hospitals. He explains the advances in this technology and the benefits for patients.
A rock band is helping women with GYN Cancer. That's right. UNC gynecologic oncologist John Boggess, MD, treats GYN patients at UNC and Rex Healthcare. But he's also a rock musician who shares his passion for a dedicated GYN cancer awareness campaign with his band N.E.D., No Evidence of Disease.
Postpartum depression is one of the most common complications of childbirth. It can be treated with the right care, which specialists from UNC now provide to women at Rex Hospital. Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody explains the UNC Center for Womens Mood Disorders at Rex.
North Carolina parents have the benefit of one of the worlds premier children's hospitals, the N.C. Children's Hospital in Chapel Hill. Those benefits now extend into Raleigh on the Rex Hospital Campus. This partnership means that special care is extended and easier to get to for children like 9 year old asthma sufferer Trea Brooks from Robeson County.
Fertility is an issue every woman faces when they begin thinking of starting a family. Most women never anticipate theyll be the one to have the problem. For Jolie Thomas it was a grief-filled struggle with a happy ending.
Advances in technology mean that cancer patients at Rex and UNC have more options. One such advance is the CyberKnife at UNC Hospitals.
The May 21 edition of "Rex on Call" discussed how UNC Health Care and Rex Healthcare work in partnership to care for cancer patients. UNC and Rex oncologists, plus a cancer survivor, answered questions about this valuable relationship and the benefits to Wake County patients.
On Monday, May 16, 2011, UNC Health Care's Board of Directors adopted a resolution stating: "In our initial review of the correspondence received from WakeMed, this Board is of the preliminary opinion that it is not in the best interest of the citizens of the State or of Wake County for the Health Care System to sell its interest in Rex."
UNC Pediatric Pulmonology and Pediatric Allergy members provided asthma education to Wake County residents and shared information about the asthma services offered in the NC Children’s Specialty Clinic in Raleigh.
The study found that there are significant benefits of Tai Chi for individuals with all types of arthritis, including fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, said Leigh Callahan, PhD, lead author.