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Newsday – Epic’s Big Week, St Jude’s Awesome Fundraiser, and Binge Watching Ideas with Drex

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Newsday – Epic’s Big Week, St Jude’s Awesome Fundraiser, and Binge Watching Ideas with Drex

October 4, 2021

Newsday – Epic’s Big Week, St Jude’s Awesome Fundraiser, and Binge Watching Ideas with Drex

October 4, 2021: Drex DeFord and Bill discuss wearables, the VA EHR rollout, the Epic dental module, cybersecurity, remote work, the CHIME, HLTH and HIMSS Vibe conferences and even golf. SpaceX owner Elon Musk is donating $50 million to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Walmart announced a new partnership with Epic to help customers simplify their health care. HP released a Security report titled “Rebellions & Rejection” showing that work from home is a cybersecurity “ticking time bomb. And Epic’s vaccine credential tech is now available to 25 million patients.

Key Points:

  • The Epic dental module used to be the forgotten stepchild. Now it’s legit. [00:13:00] 
  • Epic’s vaccine credentialing technology is now available to 25 million individuals through their My Chart account [00:18:10] 
  • 83% believe remote work has become a ticking time bomb for network breaches [00:25:13] 
  • Our processes in security are cautious and err on the side of safety which means they are generally slow [00:28:11] 
  • CrowdStrike

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