Tag Archives: System

Singapore’s NCID trials use of a Real-Time Location System (RTLS)

The National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) in Singapore was officially opened last week on September 7 by Minister for Health Mr Gan Kim Yong. NCID houses clinical services, public health functions, outbreak training, public education and community engagement in outbreak readiness under one roof to enable a comprehensive and integrated approach to handling infectious… Read More »

DoD, VA adopt single healthcare logistics information system

Under a new strategic partnership, the Department of Veterans Affairs will have access to the Defense Logistics Agency’s worldwide procurement system to acquire medical and surgical products, among other items. According to Monday’s announcement, the agreement will have a direct positive impact on quality of care, patient safety and access to care with the adoption… Read More »

Novant Health migrates its Epic EHR system to the cloud

In what’s being billed as one of the biggest yet cloud migrations of an Epic electronic health record deployment, Novant Health has moved its mission-critical applications to Virtustream’s cloud hosting servers. WHY IT MATTERSThe Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based, not-for-profit health system serving four states migrated its Epic environment to Virtustream’s cloud servers as a way to… Read More »

Why the Health Care System Is Incapable of Reducing Its Own Costs: A Brief Structural System Analysis

By JOE FLOWER Leading lights of the health insurance industry are crying that Medicare For All or any kind of universal health reform would “crash the system” and “destroy healthcare as we know it.” They say that like it’s a bad thing. They say we should trust them and their cost-cutting efforts to bring all… Read More »