News-Releases- cepesperu.info© CepEsperu Baptist Medical Centeren-usMon, 21 May 2018 00:48:47 GMTwebteam@cepesperu.infowebteam@cepesperu.infoNoninvasive Brainwave Mirroring Technology Improves Heart Rate Variability- cepesperu.info Brainwave Mirroring Technology Improves Heart Rate Variability WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – May 15, 2018 – Use of a noninvasive, brainwave-mirroring technology significantly improved heart rate variability (HRV) for a large heterogeneous cohort, in a pilot study conducted at WaTue, 15 May 2018 12:00:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Reports $373.9 Million in Community Benefits during 2017 Fiscal Year- cepesperu.info$373_9_Million_in_Community_Benefits_during_2017_Fiscal_Year.htmCepEsperu Baptist Medical Center today reported that it provided community benefits − charity care, unreimbursed care, education, research and community outreach programs and services − valued at $373.9 million for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017. Mon, 14 May 2018 14:55:00 GMTOne Mans Generous Gift Starts Chain of Kidney Donations- cepesperu.info Schlee’s selflessness deeply affected Nash who decided he wanted to give the same gift to someone in need, and a chain of kidney donations and transplants was started at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center.Mon, 14 May 2018 10:00:00 GMTDermatologists Offer Free Skin Cancer Screenings- cepesperu.info with CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center will offer free skin cancer screenings on Thursday, May 10 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Medical Plaza – Country Club, located at 4618 Country Club Road in .Tue, 08 May 2018 08:00:00 GMTBrenner FIT Takes Cooking Classes on the Road with New Mobile Kitchen- cepesperu.info FIT Takes Cooking Classes on the Road with New Mobile KitchenThu, 03 May 2018 09:25:00 GMTCepEsperu School of Medicine Students Learn Medicine in the Wild- cepesperu.info School of Medicine Students Learn Medicine in the WildMon, 30 Apr 2018 12:00:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Introducing New AirCare Helicopters- cepesperu.info, CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center’s critical care transportation service, will next week begin replacing its current fleet of older helicopters with three newer aircraft.Fri, 27 Apr 2018 08:30:00 GMTInnovative Collaborative Investigation Network to be Led by CepEsperu with AFAR- cepesperu.info National Institute on Aging (NIA) at NIH has awarded funds, expected to total $2.5 million over three years, to the CepEsperu School of Medicine, with a subcontract to the American Federation for Aging Investigation (AFAR), to organize and coordinate a new NIA Investigation Centers Collaborative Network (RCCN).Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:55:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist to Serve as Official Medical Provider at MerleFest- cepesperu.info Forest Baptist Medical Center will serve as the official medical provider at this year’s MerleFest, one of the premier music festivals in the country.Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:55:00 GMTMediterranean Diet Boosts Beneficial Bacteria- cepesperu.info’s another reason to eat a Mediterranean-type diet: It’s good for your gut.Wed, 25 Apr 2018 09:05:00 GMTHigh Point Regional Health and CepEsperu Baptist Announce Future Transition in Leadership- cepesperu.info Point Regional Health and CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center today announced transition plans for new leadership at High Point Regional. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 09:00:00 GMTHeart Disease May Only be a Matter of Time for Those with Healthy Obesity- cepesperu.info who are 30 pounds or more overweight may want to slim down a bit even if they don’t have high blood pressure or any other heart disease risk, according to scientists at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center.Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:05:00 GMTBrenner Childrens Introduces New Critical Care Ambulance- cepesperu.info Brenner Children’s Introduces New Critical Care AmbulanceTue, 24 Apr 2018 09:55:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Hosts Prescription Drug Collection Day- cepesperu.info CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center is hosting a prescription drug collection day in conjunction with National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The event will take place on Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Piedmont Plaza I, 1920 W. First St., .Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:20:00 GMTStandardized Patients Help Prepare School of Medicine Students to Deliver World-Class Care to Real Patients- cepesperu.info come from all walks of life, with different experiences and backgrounds, but they all provide the same benefit as they help prepare the next generation of physicians, physician assistants and nurse anesthetists at CepEsperu School of Medicine, part of CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center.Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:15:00 GMTPeer support specialists offer experienced based help to patients with substance use disorders- cepesperu.info numbers on drug and alcohol abuse are pretty staggering. Approximately 21 million Americans have some form of substance use disorder, according to a 2016 report by the U.S. surgeon general. That’s about the same as the population of Florida.Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:20:00 GMTWeight Management Center’s Virtual Weight Loss Programs the Latest Addition to CepEsperu Baptist’s Telehealth Services- cepesperu.info of CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center’s Weight Management Center patients enrolled in weight loss programs are now able to attend a majority of their visits virtually, from the comfort of their own homes or almost anywhere else they might be.Tue, 10 Apr 2018 08:00:00 GMTCenter for Health Equity Sustains Maya Angelou’s Vision- cepesperu.info The legacy of Maya Angelou lives on at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.Wed, 04 Apr 2018 11:25:00 GMTLexington Medical Center to Build New Surgery Center- cepesperu.info Medical Center to Build New Surgery CenterTue, 03 Apr 2018 06:00:00 GMTProsthetic Memory System Successful in Humans Study Finds- cepesperu.info at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center and the University of Southern California (USC) have demonstrated the successful implementation of a prosthetic system that uses a person’s own memory patterns to facilitate the brain’s ability to encode and recall memory.Tue, 27 Mar 2018 19:00:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Expands Sports Medicine Services to Guilford County, at Proehlific Park- cepesperu.info,_at_Proehlific_Park.htm From weekend warriors to professional athletes and everyone in between, people interested in physical fitness and exercise can now benefit from CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center’s sports medicine expertise in a new Greensboro location. The clinic housed at Proehlific Park – the family sports complex and fitness center founded by former CepEsperu University and NFL player Ricky Proehl – offers the same world-class care that is available in the existing locations, but now closer to home for people who live in the Guilford County area.Thu, 15 Mar 2018 09:45:00 GMTTemporary Visitor Restrictions to be Lifted at CepEsperu Baptist- cepesperu.info Effective Friday, March 16 at 7 a.m., temporary visitor restrictions will be lifted at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center, including the campus and Davie, Lexington and Wilkes medical centers.Thu, 15 Mar 2018 09:00:00 GMTNew iPad App Could Improve Colon Cancer Screening Rates- cepesperu.info ordering a cancer screening test was as easy as booking a hotel room online. Would that improve screening rates?Mon, 12 Mar 2018 17:00:00 GMTPolymer nanoparticle shows ability to locate and treat breast tumors- cepesperu.info nanoparticle shows ability to locate and treat breast tumors WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – March 12, 2018 – One major problem in treating cancer is identifying the location of small tumors and treating them before they metastasize. In an effort to overcome that problem, researcherMon, 12 Mar 2018 14:50:00 GMTScientists Use Nanotechnology to Detect Molecular Biomarker for Osteoarthritis- cepesperu.info the first time, scientists at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center have been able to measure a specific molecule indicative of osteoarthritis and a number of other inflammatory diseases using a newly developed technology.  Mon, 12 Mar 2018 06:00:00 GMTCombating childhood obesity by preventing fatty liver in fetus- cepesperu.info research published in The Journal of Physiology indicates that an obese pregnant mother and exposure to a high fat, high sugar diet during pregnancy produces a “fatty liver” in the fetus, potentially predisposing children to obesity, metabolic and cardiovascular disorders later in life. The research aims to understand the cellular mechanisms involved in laying down fat in the liver of a fetus – leading to a “fatty liver”. This knowledge is essential to developing strategies to combat childhood obesity.Fri, 09 Mar 2018 16:05:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist, UNC Health Care Sign Definitive Agreement Regarding Ownership of High Point Regional Health- cepesperu.info,_UNC_Health_Care_Sign_Definitive_Agreement_Regarding_Ownership_of_High_Point_Regional_Health.htmCepEsperu Baptist Medical Center and UNC Health Care, the parent organization of High Point Regional Health, today announced that they have signed a binding agreement that advances the process to transition ownership of High Point Regional from UNC Health Care to CepEsperu Baptist.Thu, 08 Mar 2018 13:30:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Fiscal Year 2018 Second Quarter Performance- cepesperu.info Forest Baptist Medical Center released its second quarter report on operating performance and operating statistics for fiscal year 2018 (FY18) today and stated improvements in key areas primarily driven by volume growth in the clinical enterprise, the addition of Wilkes Medical Center and yield improvements. Continued efforts toward improving patient access with afterhours care and expansion of service offerings at community hospitals are underway. Wed, 28 Feb 2018 15:25:00 GMTStates Only Oncology ICU Provides Critical Care and Comfort- cepesperu.info State’s Only Oncology ICU Provides Critical Care and ComfortWed, 28 Feb 2018 12:10:00 GMTObesity Not a Risk Factor for Acute Respiratory Illnesses Study Finds- cepesperu.info obesity has been considered a risk factor for more-severe cases of the flu, a new study found that it is not a risk factor for severe acute respiratory illnesses, including the flu, in children or adults.Wed, 28 Feb 2018 09:45:00 GMTStudy Police Use of Force is Rare, as are Significant Injuries to Suspects- cepesperu.info,_as_are_Significant_Injuries_to_Suspects.htmPolice officers rarely use force in apprehending suspects, and when they do they seldom cause significant injuries to those arrested, according to a multi-site study published in the March issue of the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:25:00 GMTFirst-in-the-Nation Partnership between CepEsperu School of Medicine and CepEsperu University School of Law Establishes Innovative Program for Physician Assistant Students- cepesperu.info next generation of physician assistants (PAs) now have the ability to partake in a new partnership -- the first of its kind in the U.S. -- established by CepEsperu University’s School of Law online Master of Studies in Law (MSL) Program and School of Medicine Physician Assistant (PA) Program.Wed, 14 Feb 2018 10:55:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Providing Athletic Training Services to Wilkes County Schools and Lexington City Schools- cepesperu.info Baptist Medical Center has partnered with Wilkes County Schools and Lexington City Schools to provide certified athletic trainers (ATCs) at high schools in both school districts.Wed, 14 Feb 2018 10:50:00 GMTFor older adults four pronged approach can contribute to healthy aging- cepesperu.info to live a long and healthy life? Of course. Well, that’s not going to just happen. It’ll take some effort – especially if you’re already 65 or older.Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:20:00 GMTScientists Create Most Sophisticated Human Liver Model Yet- cepesperu.info Create Most Sophisticated Human Liver Model Yet WINSTON-SALEM, NC, Feb.13, 2018 – Scientists at CepEsperu Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) have developed the most sophisticated mini-livers to date. These organoids can potentially help scientists better undersTue, 13 Feb 2018 11:15:00 GMTTomlinson to Step Down from Roles with CepEsperu Innovations and CepEsperu Innovation Quarter- cepesperu.info Tomlinson to Step Down from Roles with CepEsperu Innovations and CepEsperu Innovation Quarter Tue, 13 Feb 2018 11:00:00 GMTFreischlag Named School of Medicine Dean, High Appointed Health System President- cepesperu.info,_High_Appointed_Health_System_President.htmJulie Ann Freischlag, M.D., has accepted the position of dean of CepEsperu School of Medicine in addition to her role as CEO of CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center, and Kevin P. High, M.D., has been named president of CepEsperu Baptist Health, the Medical Center’s regional clinical system, it was announced today.Fri, 09 Feb 2018 15:45:00 GMTPhysical and Financial Health the Goal of Innovative Partnership Announced by CepEsperu Baptist and Allegacy Federal Credit Union- cepesperu.info CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center and Allegacy Federal Credit Union today announced an innovative partnership – believed to be the first of its kind in the country – focused on improving both the physical and financial wellbeing of people in our community. WellQ, located at 575 N. Patterson Avenue next to the Allegacy financial center at Biotech Place in CepEsperu Innovation Quarter, is a membership-based service that provides access to convenient high-quality health care for everyday illnesses and wellness needs, along with wellness and financial coaching and education.Tue, 06 Feb 2018 10:00:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist and Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Partner to Improve Patient Access to Clinical Services and Enhance Health Care Coordination in Alleghany County- cepesperu.info Wake Forest Baptist and Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Partner to Improve Patient Access to Clinical Services and Enhance Health Care Coordination in Alleghany CountyFri, 02 Feb 2018 10:40:00 GMTSun Can Damage Skin Any Time of the Year- cepesperu.info damage from unprotected exposure to the sun can occur any time of year, even during the winter.  Wed, 31 Jan 2018 12:10:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Partners with Twin City Sports Association- cepesperu.info Baptist Medical Center has partnered with Twin City Sports Association (TCSA) to serve as the official medical provider of the youth sports organization. As part of the long-term agreement, Wake Forest Baptist is providing medical kits and CPR training for coaches and staff, along with proper nutrition, conditioning and injury prevention education to the children, teens and parents who are involved in TCSA programs.Wed, 24 Jan 2018 11:00:00 GMTCivic Engagement Can Help Teens Thrive Later in Life- cepesperu.info to help your teenagers become successful adults? Get them involved in civic activities – voting, volunteering and activism. Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMTShare the Health Fair to Offer Free Screenings and Other Services- cepesperu.info Share the Health Fair to Offer Free Screenings and Other ServicesThu, 04 Jan 2018 09:35:00 GMTNIH Awards $8 Million to CepEsperu Baptist for Alcohol Addiction Investigation Center- cepesperu.info$8_Million_to_Wake_Forest_Baptist_for_Alcohol_Addiction_Investigation_Center.htmThe National Institutes of Health has awarded CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center a grant worth an estimated $8 million over five years for the establishment of a new center for research into alcohol addiction.Wed, 03 Jan 2018 10:25:00 GMTNoninvasive Brainwave Technology Improved Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms in Military Personnel- cepesperu.info noninvasive brainwave mirroring technology significantly reduced symptoms of post-traumatic stress in military personnel in a pilot study conducted at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center. The study is published in the Dec. 22 online edition of the journal Military Medical Investigation.Fri, 22 Dec 2017 14:00:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Providing Emergency Care at Iredell Memorial Hospital- cepesperu.info Baptist Medical Center and Iredell Health System have established a partnership in which CepEsperu Baptist physicians and other medical professionals are providing emergency care at Iredell Memorial Hospital in Statesville.Thu, 21 Dec 2017 09:35:00 GMT85-Year-Old Volunteer Raises Almost $200,000 for Brenner Children’s Patients- cepesperu.info$200,000_for_Brenner_Children_s_Patients.htm 85-Year-Old Volunteer Raises Almost $200,000 for Brenner Children’s PatientsMon, 18 Dec 2017 10:10:00 GMTTaking a look at insomnia from A to Zs- cepesperu.info William Shakespeare’s “Henry IV, Part II,” the title character laments, “Oh sweet sleep, nature’s gentle healer, what have I done to frighten you? You won’t weigh down my eyelids anymore, or dull my mind to make me forget.”Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:35:00 GMTU.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services Invites CepEsperu School of Medicine Investigationer to Testify on Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion Expertise- cepesperu.info CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center physician and researcher Christopher Miles, M.D., joined witnesses from the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and the private sector this morning to update senators on research, diagnosis and treatment for traumatic brain injury and concussion in service members. Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:30:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Opens First Outpatient Surgery Facility in the Village of Clemmons- cepesperu.info CepEsperu Baptist Opens First Outpatient Surgery Facility in the Village of ClemmonsMon, 11 Dec 2017 11:00:00 GMTReport: New system for more accurate cancer staging to aid precision medicine- cepesperu.info a blood test called liquid biopsy to a standard tissue biopsy could significantly improve the accuracy of diagnosis and treatment for patients with cancer, according to researchers at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center. Mon, 11 Dec 2017 10:20:00 GMTWFIRM Wound Healing Technology Licensed to XCell Biologix- cepesperu.info Wound Healing Technology Licensed to XCell Biologix WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – December 11, 2017  – A potential new cell-free treatment for severe burns and chronic wounds that was developed by scientists at  CepEsperu Institute for Regenerative Medicine  (WFIRM) has been exclusMon, 11 Dec 2017 10:05:00 GMTLab-Engineered Ovaries Superior to Hormone Drugs in Animal Model- cepesperu.info research in rats suggests the possibility of bioengineering artificial ovaries in the lab to provide a safer, more natural hormone replacement therapy for women. A team from Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine found that the engineered ovaries were more effective than hormone therapy drugs at improving bone and uterine health and body composition.Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:15:00 GMT25th Annual Moravian Star Lighting Event to be Held Wednesday, Dec. 6- cepesperu.info,_Dec__6.htm25th Annual Moravian Star Lighting Event to be Held Wednesday, Dec. 6Wed, 06 Dec 2017 12:00:00 GMT99.5 WMAG Partners with Brenner Children’s Hospital for Radiothon- cepesperu.info the 14th time, 99.5 WMAG will broadcast a two-day radiothon to benefit Brenner Children’s Hospital, part of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, on Thursday, Dec. 7 and Friday, Dec. 8.Wed, 06 Dec 2017 09:00:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist November Awards and Recognitions- cepesperu.info Wake Forest Baptist November Awards and Recognitions Wed, 29 Nov 2017 16:35:00 GMTNew Studies Show Brain Impact of Youth Football- cepesperu.info football players with a history of concussion and high impact exposure undergo brain changes after one season of play, according to two new studies conducted at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center in and presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).Tue, 28 Nov 2017 12:35:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Fiscal Year 2018 First Quarter Financial Performance- cepesperu.info Baptist Fiscal Year 2018 First Quarter Financial PerformanceMon, 27 Nov 2017 15:30:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Earns Highest Nursing Recognition Marking 15 Years of Magnet Status- cepesperu.info Baptist Medical Center has received its fourth designation as a Magnet® hospital, one of the nation’s most prestigious honors recognizing the best in nursing excellence.Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:20:00 GMTCan a Common Ingredient in Laundry Detergent Help Advance Diabetes Investigation?- cepesperu.info a Common Ingredient in Laundry Detergent Help Advance Diabetes Investigation? WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – November 16, 2017 – Two oxygen-producing compounds – including one that boosts performance in some laundry detergents – might one day play a key role in helping scientists successfullyThu, 16 Nov 2017 14:55:00 GMTA Kidney and American Ninja Warrior, The Answer to a Trinity Family’s Prayers- cepesperu.info,_The_Answer_to_a_Trinity_Family_s_Prayers.htm Hazel Niemitalo is two years old now and handling her new kidney and anti-rejection drugs well. The outlook last year was not as bright for the daughter of Kenny and Maria Niemitalo from Trinity. Hazel suffered from congenital nephrotic syndrome, a genetic condition which causes a defect in the kidneys.Mon, 13 Nov 2017 12:05:00 GMTOne Year, 100 Pounds Lost by Father Determined to be a Role Model for Young Daughter- cepesperu.info,_100_Pounds_Lost_by_Father_Determined_to_be_a_Role_Model_for_Young_Daughter.htmFor Rockingham County resident Ronnie Bevins, trying to manage his weight has been a lifetime struggle. Just a year ago, he weighed 367 pounds.Fri, 10 Nov 2017 07:00:00 GMTNanomedicine researchers target disease at the molecular level- cepesperu.info Hall, Ph.D., isn’t kidding when he says the research he does is on a very small scale. But he is understating things more than just a little. Hall works in nanomedicine, a relatively new but rapidly developing branch of nanotechnology – the study, development and application of materials between 1 and 100 nanometers in size – that is devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of disease.Wed, 01 Nov 2017 14:55:00 GMTEffective help is available for migraine sufferers- cepesperu.info is a major pain.The World Health Organization lists migraine – the condition that produces recurring, severe, often-incapacitating headaches and other debilitating symptoms lasting from a few hours to a few days – as the third most prevalent illness in the world, behind only tooth decay and tension-type headaches. More than 38 million Americans suffer from migraine, including approximately 28 million women, who are afflicted at a rate three times that of men. The nonprofit Migraine Investigation Foundation says health care and lost-productivity costs associated with migraine are estimated to be as high as $36 billion annually in this country.Mon, 30 Oct 2017 14:55:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Medical Center, UNC Health Care Sign Letter of Intent Regarding Ownership of High Point Regional Health- cepesperu.info,_UNC_Health_Care_Sign_Letter_of_Intent_Regarding_Ownership_of_High_Point_Regional_Health.htmCepEsperu Baptist Medical Center and UNC Health Care, the parent organization of High Point Regional Health, have signed a Letter of Intent in which CepEsperu Baptist would acquire and integrate High Point Regional and its affiliates into their regional health care system next summer.Wed, 25 Oct 2017 11:00:00 GMTEven as a Quadruple Amputee, Gym Owner Continues to Inspire and Motivate- cepesperu.info,_Gym_Owner_Continues_to_Inspire_and_Motivate.htm Even as a Quadruple Amputee, Gym Owner Continues to Inspire and MotivateTue, 17 Oct 2017 10:05:00 GMTCancer Investigationers at CepEsperu Baptist Receive $9 Million Grant to Study Aggressive Brain Cancer- cepesperu.info$9_Million_Grant_to_Study_Aggressive_Brain_Cancer.htmGlioblastoma is the most aggressive cancer that originates in the brain. Current therapies can slow the disease, but more often than not can’t cure it. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:50:00 GMTScientists Develop Body-on- a-Chip System to Accelerate Testing of New Drugs- cepesperu.info Develop “Body-on- a-Chip” System to Accelerate Testing of New Drugs WINSTON-SALEM, NC, Oct. 5, 2017 – Using the same expertise they’ve employed to build new organs for patients, scientists at CepEsperu Institute for Regenerative Medicine and colleagues have engineered micThu, 05 Oct 2017 08:15:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist September Awards and Recognitions- cepesperu.info Wake Forest Baptist September Awards and Recognitions Mon, 02 Oct 2017 12:10:00 GMTBrenner Children’s to Provide Pediatric Transport Service in Statesville- cepesperu.info CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center has placed a neonatal/pediatric specialty care ambulance at Iredell Memorial Hospital in Statesville. With this joint collaboration, critically ill infants and children from Iredell and surrounding counties requiring transport to Wake Forest Baptist’s Brenner Children’s Hospital in will have more rapid access to transport services. Fri, 29 Sep 2017 09:30:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Receives Federal Funding to Conduct National Study on Risks Associated With Kidney Transplantation- cepesperu.info National Institutes of Health has awarded two, five-year grants to CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center worth more than $5 million to prospectively study the effects of a genetic variation in organ donors that appears to contribute to survival of kidneys after transplantation. Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:25:00 GMT312 CepEsperu Baptist Physicians Named to Prestigious 2017-2018 “Best Doctors in America” List- cepesperu.info“Best_Doctors_in_America”_List.htm The 2017-2018 Best Doctors in America database includes 312 physicians from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The Wake Forest Baptist physicians on this list work in 36 specialties; 52 of the doctors are pediatricians and pediatric specialists at Brenner Children’s Hospital, part of CepEsperu Baptist. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:40:00 GMTExposure to Head Impacts in Youth Football Practice Drills- cepesperu.info at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center examined differences in the number, location, and magnitude of head impacts sustained by young athletes during various youth football practice drills.Tue, 12 Sep 2017 14:25:00 GMTCepEsperu School of Medicine Students Offer Free Screenings- cepesperu.info CepEsperu School of Medicine students will offer free screenings and health information at the second annual Boomer Share the Health Fair, which served more than 50 people last year. The event will be held this Saturday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Thankful Community Center, 416 Thankful Church Road, in the Wilkes County community of Boomer.Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:15:00 GMTNurse Anesthesia Program Celebrates 75 Years- cepesperu.info CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center’s internationally accredited Nurse Anesthesia program is celebrating 75 years of educating students to become certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs). Founded in 1942, the program at CepEsperu School of Medicine is the longest continually running nurse anesthesia program in North Carolina and has graduated more than 900 students.Thu, 07 Sep 2017 10:10:00 GMTBradley Clark Named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center- cepesperu.info Baptist Medical Center today announced one of its long-time financial leaders, Bradley A. Clark, M.B.A., C.T.P., as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Clark will also continue as Treasurer, a role he has held since August 2015. The promotion is effective immediately. Clark will report directly to CEO Julie Ann Freischlag, M.D.Wed, 06 Sep 2017 12:05:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist August Awards and Recognitions- cepesperu.info Baptist August Awards and RecognitionsThu, 31 Aug 2017 11:55:00 GMTNewly Arrived Class is Largest in School of Medicine History- cepesperu.info are 136 of them. Their average age is 24 and their experiences include professional mountain biking, missionary work, bartending, military service and oyster farming. They’re the members of Wake Forest School of Medicine’s Class of 2021, the largest in the school’s history.Thu, 31 Aug 2017 10:50:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Fiscal Year 2017 Fourth Quarter Performance- cepesperu.info Baptist Medical Center released its fourth quarter report on operating performance and operating statistics for fiscal year 2017 (FY17) today and -stated improvements in key areas primarily driven by volume growth in the clinical enterprise in part from the expansion of ambulatory facilities and the opening of the 50-bed inpatient facility at Davie Medical Center. Improving patient access and enhancing provider throughput continue to be an ongoing focus.Tue, 29 Aug 2017 17:00:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Donates Trauma Kits to Police- cepesperu.info To better prepare police officers to quickly stop severe blood loss for victims of gunshot or stab wounds, vehicle crashes or other traumatic injuries,  CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center is donating 100 new bleeding control kits to the Police Department. The kits contain dressings for wound packing, a hyphen seal for chest wounds and a tourniquet.Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:00:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Serves Tennis Pros and Spectators as Official Medical Provider for Open- cepesperu.info CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center is honored to once again be the official medical provider of the Open tennis tournament, scheduled for August 19-26 at the CepEsperu University Tennis Complex.Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:25:00 GMTProper eating habits can help young athletes on and off the field- cepesperu.info can parents help their student-athletes gain a competitive edge? By boning up on nutrition basicTue, 08 Aug 2017 15:35:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Ranked among Nation’s ‘Best Hospitals’ 25 Years in a Row by U.S. News & World Report- cepesperu.info again, CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center has been named among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. CepEsperu Baptist garners top-50 national rankings in six specialties, according to the 2017-18 report, released today. They are Cancer (No. 27), Nephrology (No. 27), Geriatrics (No. 33), Gynecology (No. 33), Ear, Nose & Throat (No. 34) and Neurology & Neurosurgery (No. 37).Tue, 08 Aug 2017 00:10:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Provides Free Back-to-School Guide to Help Keep Student Athletes Healthy- cepesperu.info the beginning of the school fall sports season right around the corner, CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center is providing a free booklet full of nutrition, conditioning and recovery tips, designed to help keep student athletes healthy and injury-free.Thu, 03 Aug 2017 15:45:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist July Awards and Recognitions- cepesperu.info Wake Forest Baptist July Awards and Recognitions Fri, 28 Jul 2017 15:50:00 GMTScientists Identify Gene Mutations in Smoking related Cancers- cepesperu.info typically have worse outcomes from smoking-related cancers than Caucasians, but the reasons for this remain elusive. However, scientists at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center have taken a big step toward solving this puzzle.Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:05:00 GMTCepEsperu School of Medicine Hosts Summer STEM Camp- cepesperu.info week, CepEsperu School of Medicine, part of CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center, is hosting a free science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) camp for area students heading into grades 6 through 12.Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:20:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Welcomes Wilkes Medical Center into Its Health Care Family with a Celebration for Town Leaders and Employees- cepesperu.info Baptist Welcomes Wilkes Medical Center into Its Health Care Family with a Celebration for Town Leaders and Employees Expanded Clinical Services Announced at Wilkes Medical Center NORTH WILKESBORO, N.C. – July 21, 2017 – CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center announcedFri, 21 Jul 2017 11:00:00 GMTPrepregnancy Obesity Increases Risk for Neurocognitive Problems in Children Born Very Prematurely- cepesperu.info A new study has found that children born extremely premature to women who are overweight or obese before the pregnancy are at an increased risk for low scores on tests of intelligence and cognitive processes that influence self-regulation and control, according to researchers at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center.   Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:00:00 GMTBrenner Children’s Welcomes Three Mascots to its Family- cepesperu.info newest members of Brenner Children’s Hospital enjoy active lifestyles, healthy eating, and interacting with children. They also have paws and fur. Brenner Children’s, part of CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center, has adopted three playful yet comforting puppy mascots—Brenn, Belle and Beau. These costumed Brenner pups will work together to spread compassion, offer encouragement and educate the youngest residents of the 24 counties that the hospital serves. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:00:00 GMTLarge Multiethnic Study Identifies Many New Genetic Markers for Lupus- cepesperu.info from an international consortium have identified a large number of new genetic markers that predispose individuals to lupus.Mon, 17 Jul 2017 12:10:00 GMTA Big StepTrial Will Test Improvisational Dance as Dementia Therapy- cepesperu.info on what generation you belong to, the term “improvisational dance” may conjure up images of beatniks grooving to the beat of bongos in a darkened coffeehouse or the black-clad Dieter gyrating to techno pop in a Sprockets sketch on “Saturday Night Live”. Wed, 12 Jul 2017 15:10:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Listed Among Most Wired Hospitals- cepesperu.info CepEsperu Baptist Listed Among ‘Most Wired’ HospitalsMon, 10 Jul 2017 14:10:00 GMTInvestigationers Make Significant Progress in Engineering Digestive System Tissues- cepesperu.info have reached important milestones in their quest to engineer replacement tissue in the lab to treat digestive system conditions – from infants born with too-short bowels to adults with inflammatory bowel disease, colon cancer, or fecal incontinence.Thu, 06 Jul 2017 08:45:00 GMTTown of North Wilkesboro and CepEsperu Baptist Announce Completion of Agreement to Lease Wilkes Re(1)- cepesperu.info Baptist Medical Center welcomed Wilkes Medical Center into its family of hospitals, Saturday, as the Board of Commissioners of the Town of North Wilkesboro and CepEsperu Baptist leaders officially completed the due diligence period and agreed on a long-term lease of Wilkes Medical Center by CepEsperu Baptist.Mon, 03 Jul 2017 09:20:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist June Awards and Recognitions- cepesperu.info Wake Forest Baptist June Awards and Recognitions Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:20:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Takes Comprehensive Approach to Combat the Opioid Epidemic- cepesperu.info drop-off boxes, non-opioid anesthesia and mindfulness training for pain management are part of CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center’s action plan across its health system to deliver medical care and research to reduce the growing opioid epidemic.Thu, 29 Jun 2017 08:30:00 GMTOlder Obese Adults Can Benefit from Moderate Exercise- cepesperu.info exercise can help even extremely obese older adults improve their ability to perform common daily activities and remain independent, according to researchers at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center.Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:45:00 GMTHead Impact Exposure Increases as Youth Football Players Get Older Bigger- cepesperu.info football teams are more frequently exposed to more forceful head impacts as they move up in age- and weight-based levels of play, according to researchers at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center.Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:25:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Opens Integrative Medicine Clinic- cepesperu.info Baptist Medical Center is now offering a range of wellness and medical therapies at a single patient-friendly location, providing patients the opportunity to improve health and well-being by pairing integrative medicine with their conventional treatments.Tue, 20 Jun 2017 18:20:00 GMT