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Company Overview of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
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
Founded in 1975
Key Executives for Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
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
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Key Developments
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Names Robert J. Bob Gfeller, Jr. as Executive Director, Vice President of Communications, Marketing & Media and Chief Marketing Officer
Oct 21 15
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center announced Robert J. Bob Gfeller, Jr. will assume additional responsibility at the medical center. Adding to his role as executive director for the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma, Gfeller was named Vice President of Communications, Marketing & Media and Chief Marketing Officer, effective from October 27. Gfeller will report to Executive Vice President of Strategy and administration Terry G. Williams. In his new position, Gfeller is responsible for development and implementation of marketing and communications strategies that support and advance the major goals and objectives across the medical center enterprise including: Wake Forest Baptist Health and its strategic affiliates and partners, Wake Forest School of Medicine and support to Wake Forest Innovations. Wake Forest Baptist Chief Executive Officer John D. McConnell, M.D., announced Gfeller has the global experience and the skills needed to guide the medical center's marketing and communications efforts to the next level.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Announces Start of Phase II Construction of 50-Bed Addition At Davie Medical Center - Bermuda Run Campus
Aug 28 15
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center announced the start of construction of a 50-bed inpatient facility at Davie Medical Center - Bermuda Run campus. Construction of the three-story, 78,220 square foot building will take 18 months, with an opening date expected in spring of 2017. The estimated cost of this addition to the Bermuda Run campus is $47 million. The new building relocates inpatient services from the Mocksville campus to the Bermuda Run campus, consolidating services in one location. In addition to 50 general medical-surgical beds, the addition will also have a cafeteria, an inpatient pharmacy and a chapel as well as offices for some Wake Forest Baptist physicians. Wake Forest Baptist will hold an official groundbreaking for the new facility in December and will announce more specific information at that time.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Cuts 350 Jobs
May 23 14
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.
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