Tag Archives: System

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 »

Neuroform Atlas Stent System FDA Approved to Treat Brain Aneurysms with Embolic Coils

May 21st, 2019 Medgadget Editors Neurology, Neurosurgery, Radiology The FDA has issued Stryker with approval for the company’s Neuroform Atlas Stent System. It is indicated for treatment of wide-neck, intracranial aneurysms in conjunction with embolic detachable coils, so far only the second stent approved for such procedures. The nitinol Neuroform Atlas stent is used to… Read More »

Stereotaxis Unveils New Magnetic Robotic Cardiac Navigation System

May 14th, 2019 Editors Cardiology, Radiology Stereotaxis, a company that has developed robotic magnetic navigation technology to deliver catheters to the heart during ablation procedures, is introducing its latest generation system. The new Stereotaxis Genesis RMN platform features smaller magnets that can rotate around their center of mass, and which are positioned inside robotic arms… Read More »