on average, it takes 17 years to move medical discoveries into mainstream patient care. we narrow that gap.
the case for innovation
atrium health wake forest baptist is home to a wide array of cutting-edge medical research. but in the traditional research process, the findings and ideas that come from that work can take decades to make a real-world impact on patient care.
that’s where we fit in.
as healthcare in the united states focuses increasingly on value-based care, innovation within healthcare systems is needed to improve quality of care and patient outcomes. wake forest baptist created the center for healthcare innovation to be an engine that quickly moves ideas and solutions not requiring the traditional research process into clinical application—adding value for our patients.