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THE ORIGINAL RELOCATION GUIDE — TRIANGLE NC | VOLUmE 16 — IssUE 1 72 health & wellness If you're blessed with a region that is home to not one but two of the world's top university teach- ing and research hospitals (Duke University and UNC- Chapel Hill), countless medical and specialty centers, and an area rich in industry-leading physicians, biomedi- cal scientists, engineers and visionaries, you've got the prescription for advances that are changing the face of medical care and the world! The medicine and research felds in the Triangle of North Carolina has brought the world 3D ultrasound, the frst FDA-approved brain stem cochlear implant and now is pushing the envelope every- day on new devices, therapies and procedures that are transforming patient health and wellness. With over 800,000 people cared for at its practices and clinics each year UNC Health Care (UNCMC) is by far the largest healthcare provider in the region. Consist- ing of the N.C. Cancer Hospital, N.C. Children's Hospital, N.C. Memorial Hospital, N.C. Neurosciences Hospital and N.C. Women's Hospital, UNC Hospitals is a public, academic medical center operated by and for the people Te Best in Healthcare Found in the Triangle by laurel hyatt of North Carolina. With a staf of more than 7,100 employ- ees (which includes 1,100 medical staf and 780 resident physicians) UNC Hospitals and clinics are consistently ranked in the top of America's Best and the state's best lists by U.S. News and World Report. The UNC Medical Center is an 803-bed facility which alone serves more than 37,000 people each year. The medical center also "delivers" more than 3,500 new Tar Heels each year at the N.C. Women's Hospital and N.C. Children's Hospital. In addition to its women's and chil- dren's services, The UNCMC ofers the best in interdisci- plinary health care with specialized patient care services including the Breast Center, Cardiovascular Program, Diabetes Care Center, Lung Center, Rehabilitation Center, Spine Center, Wound Management Program and Compre- hensive Transplant Center. The medical center's extensive expertise in arthritis, digestive diseases, endocrinology, ENT, gynecology, hemophilia, infertility, rheumatology, and orthopedics has achieved both regional and national recognition. UNCMC also ofers a home health agency licensed to provide services in 37 North Carolina counties and an associated multi-county hospice program. Home to the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of 40 National Cancer Institute-designated centers in the United States, this UNCMC campus cancer hospital has been spe- cifcally designed to ofer a full spectrum of cancer services in a single location. Of course the reach of UNC Health Care extends beyond Chapel Hill through its network of primary care and spe- cialty physician practices located in Orange, Wake, Dur- ham, Chatham and Lee counties. These ofces, in addition to the UNC Family Medicine Center and Ambulatory Care Center, provide basic health care outpatient services for families and individuals throughout the Triangle area. One of the state's oldest and most trusted names in medicine (and now a member of UNC Health Care) UNC REX Healthcare was founded in 1894. For over 120 years, UNC REX has provided medical services throughout Wake County and now has multiple facilities located in Apex, Cary, Garner, Holly Springs, Knightdale, Wakefeld, and Raleigh. These facilities include an acute care hospital, fve wellness centers, two skilled nursing facilities focusing on rehabilitation and long-term nursing care, urgent care centers, wound healing, emergency care and dedicated centers for cancer, heart and vascular, women's care, surgi- cal services (such as bariatric and heartburn), orthopedic, neurology, pain management and sleep disorders. UNC REX Healthcare requires ongoing education in partnerships with schools of medical technology and nurse anesthesiology, and continues to place emphasis >>

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