export as pdf and open in photoshop? If the pdf is in multiple pages use the automate function in photoshop > multi page pdf to psd <. or just click to the image you want and copy . go to photoshop >file new (set size as default _ change resolution and color mode as required) and paste. Thats how I normaly do. Ive never use words for work but at time received words document from client with image attachement. that's how i do it. sorry if does not work for you.
Simple extraction of images from Word
Once an image is included in a Word document (as opposed to being linked to it), it becomes part of that document and there is no way of extracting that image for re-use, while it remains part of that document. You can, however, save the image as a web page, which will separate the component parts out of the document as files (from Word 2000 on).
Use the file > save as dialog to select the correct web page option - i.e. Web Page (*.htm; *.html) as opposed to Single File Web Page (*.mht: *.mhtl)