News-Releases- cepesperu.info© CepEsperu Baptist Medical Centeren-usTue, 23 Jan 2018 00:36:59 GMTwebteam@cepesperu.infowebteam@cepesperu.infoNIH 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“Body-on-_a-Chip”_System_to_Accelerate_Testing_of_New_Drugs.htmScientists 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 GMTNew Study Finds Youth Football Players Have Significant Differences in Head Impact Exposure- cepesperu.info study of 97 youth football players ages 9 to 13 years who participated in different age- and weight- based levels over four seasons of play found that that youngsters experienced a total of 40,538 head impacts. Measures of linear head acceleration and the number of impacts per player in competition versus practice sessions differed significantly depending on the youngsters' age/weight level, as reported in the study published in the June issue of the Journal of Neurotrauma. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:55:00 GMTBrenner Children’s Hospital Named Lead Agency of the Year by Safe Kids North Carolina- cepesperu.info Children’s Hospital, part of CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center, was named the lead agency of the year by Safe Kids North Carolina and the North Carolina Department of Insurance. The honor came during the Safe Kids N.C. Injury Prevention Conference held last month. Brenner Children’s heads Safe Kids Northwest Piedmont, one of 45 Safe Kids North Carolina coalitions, and serves residents of Forsyth, Davidson, Davie, Stokes and Yadkin counties and the surrounding areas.Thu, 08 Jun 2017 10:55:00 GMTCepEsperu Medical Alumni Association Honors Five Physicians- cepesperu.info Medical Alumni Association (MAA) of CepEsperu School of Medicine has presented its annual awards to distinguished alumni. Honored during Wake Forest School of Medicine’s 2017 M.D. Alumni Weekend activities on May 5 were: Steven M. Block, MBBCh, FAAP, of Clemmons, N.C., Distinguished Service Award; William R. Cowan, M.D. ’57, of Weaverville, N.C., and Louis Weinstein, M.D. ’72, of Charleston, S.C., Distinguished Achievement Award; and Gary Poehling, M.D., and John W. Reed, M.D. ’62, both of , Distinguished Faculty Award.Mon, 05 Jun 2017 13:20:00 GMTEmergency Heart Valve Replacement Surgery Saves Triad Man’s Life- cepesperu.info Jack Vynalek enjoys hiking. In fact, he and his wife, Pam, were hiking Pilot Mountain 10 days before his heart valve stopped pumping blood through his heart. The good news is he is still around to tell the story. “By the grace of God, it’s a miracle that I’m here, today,” said Vynalek. Wed, 31 May 2017 10:25:00 GMTCEO Julie Ann Freischlag to Serve as Interim Dean of CepEsperu School of Medicine- cepesperu.info Baptist Medical Center today announced that CEO Julie Ann Freischlag, M.D., also will serve as interim dean of CepEsperu School of Medicine for the upcoming academic year, which begins in July. Thu, 25 May 2017 13:10:00 GMTInsurance vs out of pocket payment not a big factor in weight loss outcomes- cepesperu.info whose insurance covered the cost of a comprehensive medical weight-loss program had one-year outcomes very similar to those of patients who paid for the treatment out of pocket, according to an observational study conducted at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center.Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 GMTIntensive Lowering of Blood Pressure Can Reduce Risk of Harm to Heart Muscle- cepesperu.info new study by researchers at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center has shown that aggressive lowering of blood pressure in people with hypertension reduced the risk of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH). This condition, the enlargement and thickening of the walls of the heart’s main pumping chamber, is the most common complication of high blood pressure and greatly increases the risk of developing cardiovascular disease.   Mon, 22 May 2017 13:20:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Continues Efforts to Improve Outcomes for Stroke Survivors and their Families- cepesperu.info“Mommy, you need to come home. Daddy’s had a stroke.” That’s the phone call Sheila Allen of High Point received last April, while out of town on business. Her two young daughters had called 911 and paramedics had taken her 51-year-old husband Steven to the hospital. As she rushed home, she found out that Steven had actually suffered three strokes – the third one as he was being loaded into the ambulance to be taken to CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center. He spent more than a month in CepEsperu Baptist’s neurosciences intensive care unit, and another couple of weeks undergoing rehab at the J. Paul Sticht Center at CepEsperu Baptist.Mon, 22 May 2017 10:25:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Fiscal Year 2017 Third Quarter Performance- cepesperu.info CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center released its third quarter report on operating performance and operating statistics for fiscal year 2017 (FY17) today and reported improvements in key areas primarily driven by volume growth in the clinical enterprise with improving patient access and enhancing provider throughput continuing to be an ongoing focus.Wed, 17 May 2017 16:15:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist May Awards and Recognitions- cepesperu.info Wake Forest Baptist May Awards and Recognitions Fri, 12 May 2017 12:25:00 GMTBrenner Childrens Hospital to Hold Safe Kids Day and 10th Annual Bike Safety Day- cepesperu.info Brenner Children’s Hospital to Hold Safe Kids Day and 10th Annual Bike Safety DayThu, 11 May 2017 13:30:00 GMTTwo Triad Hospitals Partner to Provide Cardiac Rehabilitation that Keeps Patients Close to Home- cepesperu.info Two Triad Hospitals Partner to Provide Cardiac Rehabilitation that Keeps Patients Close to HomeThu, 11 May 2017 09:05:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Investigation Shows Positive Outcomes for Kidney Transplants in Children with Intellectual Disabilities- cepesperu.info the time he was born, Dylan Hill has faced an uphill battle. Born with multiple medical conditions, he had trouble breathing on his own, which caused brain damage. In addition, he was put on dialysis when he was just a month old. Shortly before he turned 2 – after Randolph County resident Donna Hill and her husband offered to adopt him – he received a kidney transplant at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center. Now 11, Dylan is able to eat, talk and walk, and is testing above his grade level in some subjects.Wed, 10 May 2017 08:50:00 GMTWilkes Regional Medical Center Chooses New Name for its Future with CepEsperu Baptist- cepesperu.info Wilkes Regional Medical Center Chooses New Name for its Future with CepEsperu Baptist Wed, 03 May 2017 09:00:00 GMTDermatologists to Offer Free Skin Cancer Screening- cepesperu.info with CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center will offer free skin cancer screenings on Thursday, May 18 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Medical Plaza – Country Club, located at 4618 Country Club Road in .Tue, 02 May 2017 10:05:00 GMTBrenner Childrens Hospital Reverified as Level I Pediatric Trauma Center(1)- cepesperu.info Brenner Children’s Hospital Reverified as Level I Pediatric Trauma CenterMon, 01 May 2017 09:00:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Reports Record $378.1 Million in Community Benefits during 2016 Fiscal Year- cepesperu.info$378_1_Million_in__Community_Benefits_during_2016_Fiscal_Year.htm Wake Forest Baptist Reports Record $378.1 Million in Community Benefits during 2016 Fiscal Year Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:15:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist April Awards and Recognitions- cepesperu.info Baptist April Awards and Recognitions Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:40:00 GMTNew Behavioral Intervention Targets Latino Men at High Risk of HIV Infection- cepesperu.info who have sex with men (MSM) accounted for two thirds of all new HIV infections in the United States, with 26 percent occurring in Latinos, according to 2014 data. If those rates continue, it is estimated that one in four Latino MSM may be diagnosed with HIV during his lifetime.Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:00:00 GMTReduction of Post -Traumatic Stress Symptoms Associated with Non-invasive Neurotechnology- cepesperu.info closed-loop acoustic stimulation brainwave technology significantly reduced symptoms in people suffering from post-traumatic stress in a small pilot study conducted at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center. The study is published in the April 19 online edition of the journal BMC Psychiatry. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMTTemporary Visitor Restrictions to be Lifted at CepEsperu Baptist- cepesperu.info Tuesday, April 18 at 7 a.m., temporary visitor restrictions in place at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center, Wake Forest Baptist Health-Lexington Medical Center and CepEsperu Baptist Health-Davie Medical Center will be lifted.Mon, 17 Apr 2017 08:55:00 GMTATV Related Injuries in Children Remain Large Public Health Problem- cepesperu.info vehicle-related injuries remain a large public health problem in this country, with children more adversely affected than adults. According to researchers at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center, the major risk factors for young riders also are entirely preventable. Fri, 14 Apr 2017 10:25:00 GMTGraduating Medical Student Headed for Duty with U.S. Navy- cepesperu.info most fourth-year medical students just recently learned where they will be completing their residencies, Tommy Kelsey has already spent five weeks training for his post-graduation destination – the U.S. Navy.  Tue, 11 Apr 2017 09:40:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Investigationers Find Novel Way to Induce Pancreatic Cancer Cell Death- cepesperu.info cancer, most frequently pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), is the most lethal and aggressive of all cancers. Unfortunately, there are not many effective therapies available other than surgery, and that is not an option for many patients.Mon, 10 Apr 2017 12:40:00 GMTHead of National Institute on Drug Abuse to Speak about Opioid Epidemic- cepesperu.info Nora Volkow, M.D., director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), will speak about the opioid epidemic in America at CepEsperu School of Medicine, which is part of CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center, at noon on Monday, April 10.  Thu, 06 Apr 2017 12:40:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Institute Leads Effort to Advance Manufacturing of Regenerative Medicine Therapies- cepesperu.info Baptist Institute Leads Effort to Advance Manufacturing of Regenerative Medicine Therapies WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – March 31, 2017 – The CepEsperu Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) is leading a five-year, $20 million effort to apply advanced manufacturing to regeFri, 31 Mar 2017 14:00:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Recognized as a Leader in LGBTQ Health Care Equality by the Human Rights Campaign- cepesperu.info CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center today was acknowledged for its leadership and commitment to provide quality, equitable and inclusive patient- and family-centered health care to all.  Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:15:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Opens First New Inpatient Hospital in Davie County in 61 Years- cepesperu.info Baptist Medical Center today announced completion of the 50-bed inpatient wing at CepEsperu Baptist Health - Davie Medical Center.Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:00:00 GMTA Little Vigorous Exercise May Help Boost Kids Cardiometabolic Health- cepesperu.info little as 10 minutes a day of high-intensity physical activity could help some children reduce their risk of developing heart problems and metabolic diseases such as diabetes, according to an international study led by a researcher at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center.Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:20:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist’s AirCare Flight Team Brings Home the Gold Two Years in a Row- cepesperu.info the second straight year, four flight paramedics with AirCare Critical Care Transport Services at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center have won a national competition of professional emergency medical services teams. Roger Horton, NREMT-P, Barry McMillian, NREMT-P, Robert Coleson, NREMT-P, and Justin Bowers, NREMT-P – all of whom are stationed at the AirCare base at the Elkin Municipal Airport in Surry County – placed first in the Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) 2017 Games Advanced Clinical Competition, held in Salt Lake City at the end of February. The competition attracted 24 teams from across the country and around the world.Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:30:00 GMTAmerican Academy of Pediatrics Urges Compassion and Appropriate Care For Immigrant and Refugee Children- cepesperu.info a newly released policy statement, the Academy urges that immigrant and refugee children be treated with dignity and respect, with care that supports their health and well being.Thu, 16 Mar 2017 11:30:00 GMTHaving Athletic Trainers Could Benefit Youth Football Organizations- cepesperu.info football organizations can benefit from the presence of a certified athletic trainer at their practices and games, according to an anecdotal report by researchers at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center.Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:50:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Holds Free Document Shredding Event April 1- cepesperu.info CepEsperu Baptist Holds Free Document Shredding Event April 1Fri, 10 Mar 2017 11:45:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Breaks Ground on Outpatient Surgery Facility in the Village of Clemmons- cepesperu.info Baptist Medical Center, in partnership with Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA), a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, today broke ground to signal the official start of construction of a 12,500-square-foot outpatient surgery center at CepEsperu Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Clemmons.It will be the first standalone outpatient surgery center in the Village of Clemmons.Thu, 09 Mar 2017 11:00:00 GMTInvestigation Uncovers Potential Health Risks of Travel to Mars- cepesperu.info Uncovers Potential Health Risks of Travel to Mars WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – March 8, 2017 – Sending a manned mission to Mars requires more than a powerful launch rocket. Prep work also includes learning how a three-year space flight could affect the human body. With funding froTue, 07 Mar 2017 21:00:00 GMTHair of the dog wont cure that hangover- cepesperu.info medieval Europe, when astrology and blood-letting were frequently employed in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, one therapy for rabies was to place some pieces of hair from the rabid dog onto the victim’s bite wound.Tue, 07 Mar 2017 15:05:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Fiscal Year 2017 Second Quarter Financial Performance- cepesperu.info Baptist Medical Center released its second quarter report on operating performance and operating statistics for fiscal year 2017 (FY17) today and reported improvements in key areas primarily driven by volume growth in the clinical enterprise.Tue, 28 Feb 2017 13:15:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist February Awards and Recognitions- cepesperu.info Baptist February Awards and RecognitionsMon, 27 Feb 2017 10:05:00 GMTTemporary Visitor Restrictions to be Implemented at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center- cepesperu.info To protect the health of patients, their loved ones and the medical staff, at 7 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center will implement temporary visitor restrictions that will remain in effect through the remainder of the flu season.  Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:00:00 GMTAlcohols Effect Can Be More Damaging to Women- cepesperu.info up ladies. Women simply don’t metabolize alcohol in the same way as men. It’s called the telescoping effect.Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:55:00 GMTWorld’s Smallest Pacemaker Available to CepEsperu Baptist Patients- cepesperu.info Van Vorst loves to cook. From cheesecake to the special cookies for her grandchildren and great grandchildren, there is no recipe she is not willing to tackle. But late last year, the 79-year-old Salisbury resident could tell that something was zapping her energy. She became tired easily and often felt dizzy.Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:00:00 GMTAbsorbable Stents Offer Alternative for CepEsperu Baptist Cardiology Patients- cepesperu.info device, called the Absorb GT1 Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold System, was recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration. It is the first fully absorbable stent for the treatment of coronary artery disease, the most common type of heart disease. CepEsperu Baptist is the first hospital in the region to offer this groundbreaking treatment.Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:20:00 GMTCepEsperu Baptist Names Julie Ann Freischlag M D Chief Executive Officer- cepesperu.info Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center today announced Julie Ann Freischlag, (pronounced FRY-shlog), M.D., as its new chief executive officer (CEO). Freischlag joins the medical center on May 1 and succeeds CEO John D. McConnell, M.D., who last year announced that he would transition to a new position at the Medical Center, after leading it since 2008.  Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:40:00 GMT