Great Level Regional Clinic

Wake Forest Baptist Health

As part of their process for privileging surgeons, this hospital does ensure that each surgeon meets or exceeds Leapfrog’s minimum surgeon volume standard of at least 6 procedures annually for rectal cancer surgery. As part of their process for privileging surgeons, this hospital does ensure that each surgeon meets or exceeds Leapfrog’s minimum surgeon volume standard of at least 15 procedures annually for lung resection for cancer. As part of their process for privileging surgeons, this hospital does not ensure that each surgeon meets or exceeds Leapfrog’s minimum surgeon volume standard of at least 7 procedures annually for esophageal resection for cancer. As part of their process for privileging surgeons, this hospital does not ensure that each surgeon meets or exceeds Leapfrog’s minimum surgeon volume standard of at least 10 procedures annually for carotid artery surgery. Individuals are solely responsible for any and all decisions with respect to their medical treatment.

Matt Jobe is an attorney with the law firm of Wyatt Early Harris Wheeler LLP in High Point. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Masters of Accounting degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his Juris Doctor from Wake Forest University. In addition to being an attorney, Matt is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Percentage of patients who left the emergency room without being seen by a doctor or medical practitioner. Average time patients spent in the emergency room before being sent home . Here is a more in depth look at each quality measure, compared to state and national averages for hospitals with very high ER volumes. Experts caution that very small differences between hospitals for a given measure are unlikely to correspond to noticeable differences in the real world. Add to that our dedication to cutting-edge educational programs, diverse industry landscape, a transportation infrastructure that can easily take you anywhere in the world and a steadily growing, highly-skilled population, there truly is something for everyone in Greensboro-High Point. Transportation planning also provides a framework for sound and orderly land development.

The Leapfrog Group is a nonprofit watchdog organization that serves as a voice for health care consumers and purchasers, using their collective influence to foster positive change in U.S. health care. Leapfrog is the nation’s premier advocate of transparency in health care—collecting, analyzing and disseminating data to inform value-based purchasing and improved decision-making. Hospitals should have nurses and other clinicians use BCMA in all medical/surgical units, intensive care units, and labor and delivery units to scan the patient and medication prior to administration at least 95% of the time. The BCMA system includes decision support to prevent errors and the hospital has processes to prevent workarounds. In the last few weeks, Wake Forest Baptist has been scrambling to deal with the fallout from revelations that its pathology lab made errors that resulted in a number of patients undergoing unnecessary surgery and treatment.

High Point’s Mid-Atlantic location is paramount to being an East Coast manufacturing center and hub for logistics/transportation. Part of the “Carolina Corridor”, the region lies at the intersection of five Interstate highways (I-40, 73, 74, 77, 85) and a number of major federal highways . High Point is not only the home furnishings capital of the world, it’s also a diverse business community with industries ranging from manufacturing to biotech enterprises. The area thrives on its entrepreneurial spirit and because of this, new industries are always emerging. Most recently biotech, pharmaceutical, distribution and warehousing businesses have sprung up.

This hospital performed 126 total knee replacement surgeries compared to Leapfrog’s standard of 50 procedures annually. Hospitals should perform at least 50 procedures annually, and as part of their process for privileging surgeons, ensure that each surgeon performs at least 25 procedures annually. Hospitals should perform at least 16 procedures annually, and as part of their process for privileging surgeons, ensure that each surgeon performs at least 6 procedures annually.

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