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  • Hendrick offers less invasive procedure as alternative for at-risk heart patients

    Hendrick offers less invasive procedure as alternative for at-risk heart patients

    Posted: 12/05/2019

    Hendrick Health System is now offering high-risk cardiac patients a minimally invasive procedure to replace diseased aortic valves. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) is a viable alternative for those patients who cannot undergo open heart surgery. “Because Hendrick is committed to bringing state-of-the-art technologies to our community, high-risk patients affected by aortic valve disease now have a surgical option for valve replacement,” said Dr. Joji Varghese, interventional cardiologi...

  • Hendrick Health System nationally recognized for advanced patient record environment

    Hendrick Health System nationally recognized for advanced patient record environment

    One of 63 organizations to earn highest distinction

    Posted: 08/19/2019

    Hendrick Health System has been nationally recognized for reaching Stage 7 for the Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM) from Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). This designation is awarded to institutions that leverage information technology to maximize healthcare, and places Hendrick in an elite group with only 62 other U.S. healthcare organizations to have achieved the final stage. “The implementation of software technology and medical devices have allo...