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Improving VA and Select Community Care Health Information Exchanges

A VA OIG report on how VA facilities and their community providers use HIEs finds utilization lacking for a number of reasons, and that the Cerner switch-over will improve the ease of exchange among VHA, DoD, and community providers.

Samaritan still dealing with effects of malware two weeks later, slowly restoring applications

Samaritan Medical Center (ME) brings its EHR, PACS, medication management, and care communication systems back online after a July 25 ransomware attack.

Epic adjusts staff’s return to work time frame

Epic changes its Monday mandatory return to campus, allowing employees who feel that their personal situation makes it unwise for them to return safely to campus to continue to work from home while Epic awaits further guidance from the county health department.



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  1. Give that damn vendor their Hissie!!! Judy has gone bat s$&t crazy. Seriously, it’s like they don’t understand basic 4th grade science.

  2. Mr. H – can you survey healthcare orgs for their infection rates among front line workers caring for patients as compared to infection rates among the staff they have working from home?







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