Johnston/So. Wake County

VOL15ISS1 2016

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THE ORIGINAL RELOCATION GUIDE—JOHNSTON/SOUTHERN WAKE COUNTIES NC | VOLUmE 15—ISSUE 1 42 healthcare Healthcare For nearly 65 years Johnston Health has served the people of this region of North Carolina. Joining with UNC Healthcare to evolve into a complete healthcare system for the area, it is licensed for 179 medical/surgical beds and 20 behavioral health beds. Within the last few years the hospital has been expanded and renovated with the completion of a $62 million fve-story patient tower that includes 101 patient suites, modern operating rooms and a new intensive care unit. The Smithfield campus also includes the Johnston Medical Mall offering many outpatient services, and the Medical Arts Pavilion housing several physician offices. With the opening of their three-story, 50-million dollar expansion in Clayton in January of this year, Johnston now offers inpatient care and expanded services such as labor and delivery to the north and western parts of the county. Johnston Medical Associates – Kenly is also conveniently located near downtown Kenly to serve patients in eastern Johnston County providing a full range of primary care services. No matter what the need, Johnston Health leaders have fully embraced their vision for improving the quality of life in the entire region. The second largest healthcare system in North Carolina is headquartered in Raleigh but has multiple outpatient clinics. WakeMed manages an 884-bed non-proft hospital with a highly rated Heart Center that oversees one of the highest volumes of cardiac care in the U.S. WakeMed's Children's Emergency Department is the area's leading provider of emergency pediatric care; managing a volume of 40,000 childhood cases annually. WakeMed is one of only 18 mother's milk banks in the United States; and it operates two nationally accredited, award winning Chest Pain Centers as well as two nationally accredited, award winning Stroke Centers. The region's largest outpatient imaging practice, Wake Radiology, has been serving Wake County and the surrounding area for over sixty years. The company manages over nineteen imaging locations. Operating the region's only fxed freestanding PET-CT facility, Wake Radiology is committed to low-dose imaging in order to minimize radiation exposure while maintaining high quality images. Their three breast centers provide the highest quality and most comprehensive outpatient breast imaging available in the area, including 3D mammography. It is also the only imaging group in the entire area to be certifed by the International Society of Clinical Densitometry for bone density exams. Complete healthcare is more than primary physicians, hospitals, and ER's, however. Complete healthcare for your family also includes eye health and dental care. by laurel hyatt Dr. Kenneth William Roach's ofce provides general ophthalmology services to the Fuquay-Varina, Angier, Apex, Cary, Clayton, Garner, Holly Springs, Lillington, Raleigh and Willow Springs areas. At Fuquay Ophthalmology and Glaucoma, PC they also specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma, a disease of the optic nerve, or nerve of the eye, that can cause vision loss, and in some cases, blindness. Patients are checked regularly to diagnose the problem early on. This proactive approach keeps patient's eyesight intact by treating the problem right away. In addition to glaucoma diagnosis and treatment the ofce also provides a trained medical surgeon for eye-related diseases, general eye examinations, and provides vision correction/contact lens ftting services. Also serving the eye care needs of you and your family in the Johnston/South Wake County area is MyEyeDr. (formerly Eye Care Associates). Everyone at MyEyeDr., from optometrists to opticians, is specially trained to meet your needs. Each ofce has a wide selection of eyeglasses and sunglasses (over 1,000 frames at each location), along with standard and specialty prescription contact lenses (including disposable, extended wear, and gas-permeable as well as bifocal, mono vision, and tinted). Every MyEyeDr. ofce has a licensed optometrist on the premises and ofers comprehensive eye exams, state-of-the-art retinal photography, and Pre/Post LASIK care. For the past decade or so, both the scientifc community and the public have been inundated with >> certifed, qualifed, exemplary

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