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|UNC Rex Healthcare|
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The main entrance at Rex Hospital
|Location||4420 Lake Boone Trail, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States|
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Rex Hospital is a general hospital located in Raleigh, North Carolina. It is the capital city's oldest hospital, founded by a bequest from John T Rex (1771-1839), a tanner and respected member of the local society. Originally located on what is now Dorothea Dix campus, and later on St. Mary's Street, Rex is now located in west Raleigh at the corner of Blue Ridge Road and Lake Boone Trail. Rex Health Care's services include oncology, heart and vascular, surgical services (including bariatric, heartburn, GI, orthopedic, neuro, and spinal), rehabilitation, emergency department, urgent care, women's services, and wound healing.
In addition to the main hospital in Raleigh, Rex Health Care has locations throughout Wake County. These include an outpatient rehabilitation and fitness center in Garner,outpatient facilities in Cary,Holly Springs (Holly Springs facility), and Wake Forest (Wakefield facility), and outpatient diagnostics in Cary, Wakefield, and Knightdale.Apex also has a rehabilitation and nursing care center that is run by Rex. In December 2011, Rex will also be opening a new facility in Holly Springs that will offer multiple services.
Rex was the first hospital in the Triangle, and one of only 10 in North Carolina to receive Magnet Recognition, which places Rex nurses among the top two percent in the country. In 2010, they were named a Bariatric Center of Excellence by the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. It has been named one of the top 100 hospitals in the country by Thomson (2008) and named one of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare (2008). In 2014, Rex was recognized as the hospital with the best patient interactions in the state of North Carolina. In a study done by an independent company, Axial Exchange, Rex was ranked highest based on readmissions, patient satisfaction, and self care tools and education.