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Clinicians and physicians at WakeMed Health & Hospitals are at the forefront of the latest medical and patient care advances and can speak to a wide variety of topics. Our media relations team is committed to providing expedient access to experts for media outlets.
The best way to arrange an interview is to contact WakeMed Marketing & Communications by calling 919-350-8000. After hours inquiries should be directed to the hospital operator who will route your inquiry appropriately.
To protect patient privacy, it is the hospital's policy that any on-duty news reporter or photographer must be accompanied by a Marketing & Communications representative when visiting any WakeMed campus.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) dictates that health care organizations are only allowed to release a one-word patient condition reports when queried with patient's name spelled correctly.
During normal business hours, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday to Friday, media should contact the Marketing & Communications department at 919 350-8120 for patient condition reports.
After hours or on holidays, please contact the hospital operator 919 350-8000 and your call will be routed appropriately.
In some circumstances, the hospital will not be able to release information if the patient or their family has asked for privacy. If a patient has requested this privacy designation, no information can be released about that patient and their presence in a WakeMed facility cannot be confirmed.
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Raleigh, NC 27610