Morning Headlines 9/23/16
Epic Systems’ ‘wonderland’ includes humanitarian pursuits
A local paper covers Epic’s annual user group meeting, which drew a crowd of 18,000 attendees.
Digital Hospital resulted in “significant adverse impacts” upon patient safety in Cairns
In Australia, the entire board of Cairns Hospital resigns following an unpopular and over budget Cerner rollout. A staff survey included complaints that the system was “convoluted and time consuming, with significant adverse impacts on patient safety and care.”
Mamba Ransomware Encrypts Computer Hard Drives, Rather Than Data
A new ransomware called Mamba now encrypts the entire infected hard drive, rather than just specific files.
In England, the newly formed Digital Delivery Board will be overseen by NHS England’s new chief clinical information officer Keith McNeil.
Re: "People preferred the [patient] portal over the telephone for getting test results, updating personal information, getting medical records copies,…