October 25, 2014 12:31 AM ET

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Company Overview of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Company Overview

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is an integrated academic medical center and health system in central North Carolina. Its medical center includes a clinical health system and tertiary hospitals, a school of medicine, a research enterprise, and a life science research facility, as well as a network of community-based hospitals, physician practices, and outpatient services. The company operates a Level l trauma center; operates cancer, heart, and primary care centers, as well as a pediatric trauma center/children’s hospital; and provides services in the areas of cancer, cardiology, geriatrics, nephrology, neurosciences, orthopedics, pediatrics, and urology. In addition, it engages in biomed...

Medical Center Boulevard

Winston-Salem, NC 27157

United States

Founded in 1975

Phone:

336-716-2255

Fax:

336-716-6841

Key Executives for Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 60
President and Chief Operating Officer
President of Wake Forest University Health Sciences and Dean of Wake Forest School of Medicine
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Finance
Chief Innovation Officer and President of Piedmont Triad Research Park
Age: 66
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Key Developments

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Cuts 350 Jobs

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center announced that it is cutting 350 jobs as part of additional cost restructuring for an initiative that began in April 2012. The reduction is across all of the center's locations, including nine jobs at Lexington Medical Center. Jobs being eliminated are clinical administrative support, managers, technical support and laboratory technicians. The center hopes to place some of the newly released employees in available positions.

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Names Boris Pasche as Director of Comprehensive Cancer Center

Dr. Boris Pasche has been named as director of the newly expanded Comprehensive Cancer Center at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. He is currently director of the division of hematology/oncology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Pasche will start at Wake Forest Baptist on March 1. He will be responsible for providing leadership, direction and guidance to the cancer center, and working collaboratively with medical center leadership to advance academic and clinical missions. He also will be the principal investigator of the cancer center's National Cancer Institute core grant, as well as chairman of the department of cancer biology.

Gentiva Health Services Inc. Announces Joint Venture with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Gentiva Health Services Inc. announced that it has entered into a home health joint venture with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The joint venture, called Wake Forest Baptist Health Care at Home ('Care at Home'), provides a complete program of post-acute solutions for seniors with complex health issues who need help adjusting to living at home after they are discharged from a hospital setting. This partnership enables physicians and home health professionals to work together to increase care coordination, improve outcomes and reduce the level of hospital re-admissions. Care at Home offers patients technological innovation, enhanced clinical training and social outreach programs to deliver a higher level of care to patients at high risk of returning to the hospital setting. Care at Home's physician team will include nationally known geriatricians, neurologists and internists working alongside other health care providers such as nurse practitioners, pharmacists and therapists to co-manage and provide an exceptional level of care.

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