International health IT week in review: July 9

Pulse+IT's weekly round-up of international health IT and eHealth news for the week ending July 9:

Surfer who saved the world from WannaCry gets ready for the next big virus
Bloomberg News ~ Gavin Finch ~ 06/07/2017

The 23-year-old who saved the world from a devastating cyberattack in May was asleep in his bed in the English seaside town of Ilfracombe last week after a night of partying when another online extortion campaign spread across the globe.

Physicians say EHRs are a net negative for patients
FierceHealthcare ~ Matt Kuhrt ~ 06/07/2017

The benefits that electronic health record systems provide patients in the form of easy access to information comes at a cost to the doctor-patient relationship, according to a new study.

Posted in Australian eHealth

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