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 »

Early Warning System Could One Day Predict Epileptic Seizures

According to the World Health Organization, more than 50 million people worldwide have epilepsy, which makes it one of the most common neurological diseases globally. Now, new research published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation reveals that there may be a way to foresee seizures—a common symptom of epilepsy, reports FutureNeuro. For the study, scientists… Read More »

You should pick your nose — and eat it, too! And other prescriptions for a better immune system

Should you pick your nose? Don’t laugh. Scientifically, it’s an interesting question. Should your children pick their noses? Should your children eat dirt? Maybe: Your body needs to know what immune challenges lurk in the immediate environment. Should you use anti-bacterial soap or hand sanitizers? No. Are we taking too many antibiotics? Yes. “I tell… Read More »