Tag Archives: Records

NSW records one new local virus case

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has urged resident to remain on alert as the state recorded one new local case of coronavirus. Speaking at a press conference on Saturday after returning from a week of leave, Gladys Berejiklian said the case came after 25,646 tests. It is linked to the Berala cluster and is a close… Read More »

Victoria records three new cases

Victoria has recorded three new locally acquired cases of coronavirus on Tuesday as 32,544 Victorians were tested in the past 24 hours. The Department of Health also confirmed one new case in overseas arrivals. There are 38 active COVID-19 cases across the state. It comes as Victoria’s health department revealed it has assessed just 175… Read More »

Ransomware attack leaves 5 years of patient records inaccessible at Colo. hospital

Rangely District Hospital in Rio Blanco County, Colo., issued a notice last week that a ransomware attack had targeted the software necessary to access five years of patient records.  In addition, the notice said, RDH can no longer access the records of patients who received home health services between June 2019 and April 9, when… Read More »

Electronic Medical Records, Burnout, And “Man’s 4th Best Hospital”

Overworked doctor trying to focus. Getty Graduating from medical school in 1978, I started my hellish internship while reading Samuel Shem’s classic, “The House of G-d,” a scathing indictment of medical education and the mercenary incentives in patient care. I found it shocking, crude at times and disillusioning—but at its core, absolutely correct about what… Read More »