Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Badge: nationally ranked Nationally Ranked Hospital

Ranked #2 in North Carolina

Recognized in Piedmont

Recognized in Greensboro-Winston-Salem, NC metro area

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC is ranked nationally in 12 adult and 3 pediatric specialties. It scored high in patient safety, demonstrating commitment to reducing accidents and medical mistakes. Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is a 853-bed general medical and surgical facility with 38,511 admissions in the most recent year reported. It performed 14,291 annual inpatient and 19,821 outpatient surgeries. Its emergency room had 101,681 visits. Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is a teaching hospital. It is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

U.S. News included the following facilities in evaluating Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center:

Brenner Children's Hospital and Health Services in pediatrics.

Adult Specialties

This hospital was among 147 facilities—roughly 3 percent of the 4,806 analyzed for the latest Best Hospitals rankings—to be ranked in even one of the 16 specialties.

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Pediatric Specialties

This hospital was one of 87 facilities that made the rankings in at least one of the 10 specialties analyzed for the 2013-14 Best Children's Hospitals.

Nationally Ranked

Patient Satisfaction

Under a federal program, most U.S. hospitals now sample recently discharged patients and ask them about their stay. In a year's worth of surveys, here's how this hospital's patients responded to a key question, along with averages within the state and nationally.

Good

Whether patients would recommend the hospital to friends and family:

Definitely
79%
State Average
71%
National Average
71%
Probably or definitely not
3%
State Average
5%
National Average
5%

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Details

For more about this hospital, see hospital details. The information shown is provided by the American Hospital Association, which compiles data on all U.S. hospitals through an annual survey and from other sources. Hospital ownership, number of doctors and nurses, volume of births and ER visits, and available services such as sports medicine are just a few examples of data collected by the AHA. Find out more at www.ahadata.com.

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Affiliated Hospitals or Services

Location & Contact Information

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Medical Center Boulevard

Winston-Salem, NC 27157-0001

(336) 716–2011

www.wfubmc.edu


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