WFUBMC Receives Website Award

December 11, 2006

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center has received an Award of Distinction from the eHealthcare Leadership Awards for its web site, The award was given in the “Best Overall Internet Site” category for hospitals with more than 400 beds.

The eHealthcare Leadership Awards drew more than 1,100 entries from health care organizations, online health companies, pharmaceutical firms and business improvement initiatives.

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Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is an academic health system comprised of North Carolina Baptist Hospital and Wake Forest University Health Sciences, which operates the university’s School of Medicine. The system comprises 1,187 acute care, psychiatric, rehabilitation and long-term care beds and is consistently ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report.

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