Program areas at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Wake air care, llc (dba "aircare") is part of an ems network serving patients in north carolina, Virginia, west Virginia, Tennessee and south carolina. During fiscal year 2020, aircare continued providing Medical services utilizing air and mobile ambulances stationed in strategic locations to provide fast, safe transportation for critically ill and injured patients. Aircare treats adults and pediatric patients with a variety of conditions, including trauma, cardiac, stroke and burns. Aircare responds to calls from first responders and hospitals 24 hours a day, and 7 days a week and treats patients at the scene. The crew is certified in several areas of emergency care and have undergone extensive training in advanced airway management, transport physiology, burn and trauma care, pediatrics, and cardiology. The aircraft are equipped with sophisticated life support and patient care equipment.
Wake Forest health network, llc ("wfhn") is a multi-disciplinary Medical practice with more than 80 locations in communities throughout central north carolina. Wfhn provided Medical outpatient care services including primary care, pediatrics, women's health, sports medicine, heart health, cancer care, and neurology. During fiscal year 2020, the organization had 522,604 patient visits.wfhn has transitioned from the traditional "fee-for-service" model to a patient-centered Medical home system providing expanded access, increased coordination of care, enhanced patient education for prevention and treatment of chronic disease, and sophisticated technological support. Wfhn participates in the medicare shared savings program accountable care organizations ("aco") sponsored by the centers for medicare and medicaid services ("cms"). Through the shared savings program, wfhn works with cms to provide medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries with high quality service and care, while reducing the growth in medicare expenditures through enhanced care coordination.