UVMHN Cyberattack: Information & Updates

first_imgUniversity of Vermont Health Network, Cyberattack Update October 31, 2020 During the week of October 25, the UVM Health Network experienced a confirmed cyberattack that has affected some of our systems.We expect that it will take time to restore normal operations throughout the network. Our top priority is caring for our patients and we have well-practiced standby procedures in place to ensure that we are providing that care safely. We know this may cause some inconveniences and we apologize for any delays you may experience.We take protecting patient privacy very seriously and have plans in place for situations where our network systems are affected. When we became aware of this event, we took quick action and followed our emergency procedures to protect patient information. We are working in partnership with state and federal law enforcement to determine the full scope of this attack and, if it is determined that any personal information has been compromised, we will notify those impacted and follow all established protocols.The attack has caused variable impacts on services at our affiliate organizations. Please see status updates below for information on how you may be impacted.Latest Update: October 31st at 10:30 a.m.The University of Vermont Health Network is continuing to make progress on responding to the cyberattack event this week. Our IT team is on site and working through the weekend on this effort. Our staff continues to utilize standby procedures and offer high-quality care to our patients across the Network.Some patient’s appointments at UVM Medical Center may be impacted over the next several days and we encourage patients to verify their appointments with providers. We will continue to provide systems and patient service updates when they are available.UVM Health Network Service StatusUVM Medical Center – Burlington, VTThe University of Vermont Medical Center is experiencing outages across a number of systems. Impact on patients is as follows:Our urgent and emergency care locations are open and we encourage you to seek the care you need.Some services and procedures may have been impacted and you will be contacted if your appointment or procedure needs to be postponed. Call your provider’s office if you have concerns about an upcoming appointment. If you have a scheduled appointment, please bring your complete list of medications. You may be asked about your medical history.If you need to schedule a non-urgent appointment or contact us about a non-urgent matter, we ask that you wait until this situation is resolved.Surgeries & ProceduresSome non-urgent elective procedures have been rescheduled.Weekend ClinicThe weekend clinic at 1 South Prospect is operational. However, there is no radiology support other than for emergencies. Ambulatory VisitsAmbulatory visits are proceeding as scheduled.LaboratoryOur lab sites are open, but can only take urgent collections for patients with paper orders.All results will be delayed.Urgent lab results, including positive COVID-19 test results, will be communicated by phone to the ordering provider.RadiologyOutpatient radiology sites (X-Ray, CT Scan, MRI, etc.) are closed at this time.Breast Imaging & Radiology: appointments are currently cancelled. Due to the system outage we are unable to access our schedule and have not been able to notify patients. If you are scheduled for an appointment through Monday, November 2 – do not come in.PharmacyRetail, Specialty, Mail Order and Home Infusion Pharmacies are operational and offering all services.MyChartThere is no access to our MyChart patient portal.Visit the UVM Medical Center Site(link is external)Central Vermont Medical Center – Berlin, VTCentral Vermont Medical Center services remain available. Patients visiting practices and clinics should expect slightly longer wait times. Our lab and diagnostic imaging departments are asking patients to bring a written copy of their lab or imaging orders, which they will receive at their clinic visit. Access to the MyChart Patient Portal is not currently available. There is currently no need to call to confirm appointments. Please note that automated text reminders will not be sent in advance of appointments.Visit the Central Vermont Medical Center Site(link is external)Porter Medical Center – Middlebury, VTAll Porter Medical Center services remain available and patients should come to their appointments unless they are contacted by Porter and told otherwise.Visit the Porter Medical Center Site(link is external)Home Health & Hospice  – Colchester, VTMaintaining all in-home patient care services and all services at McClure Miller Respite House. Electronic communication with the UVM Medical Center has been disrupted by the outage and we are coordinating closely with the UVM Health Network to address this issue. Added safeguards have been put in place to protect our systems from external threats. This will not change patients’ experience or how we deliver their care, and we have not experienced any impacts to patient care services.Visit the Home Health & Hospice Site(link is external)Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital – Plattsburgh, NYThe impact of the cyberattack at CVPH has been minimal and we continue to provide care for the community as usual. Our Physician Offices, however, are relying on their computer downtime procedures – using paper and “sneaker power” to communicate and care for their patients. While there may be slight delays in the offices, the staff is doing a remarkable job in keeping their focus on patient care.Safeguard measures have been put in place by our IT Department to protect our systems from external threats. These measures do not affect our patients’ experience. Our focus remains on providing the care our community needs while support our affiliate partner, the University of Vermont Medical Center.Visit the Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Site(link is external)Alice Hyde Medical Center – Malone, NYOur major systems are operational and all of our patient care services are available. Please note that our Hospital Patient Portal is down, so patients will not be able to access this platform until further notice. Our Physician Practice Patient Portal remains accessible.Electronic communication with the UVM Medical Center has been disrupted by the outage and we are coordinating closely with the UVM Health Network to address this issue. Added safeguards have been put in place to protect our systems from external threats. This will not change patients’ experience or how we deliver their care, and we have not experienced any impacts to patient care services.Visit the Alice Hyde Medical Center Site(link is external)Elizabethtown Community Hospital – Elizabethtown, NYOur major systems are operational and all of our patient care services are available. Electronic communication with the UVM Medical Center has been disrupted by the outage and we are coordinating closely with the UVM Health Network to address this issue. Added safeguards have been put in place to protect our systems from external threats. This will not change patients’ experience or how we deliver their care, and we have not experienced any impacts to patient care services.Visit the Elizabethtown Community Hospital Site(link is external)last_img read more

Fed: The job market is getting better

first_imgThe American economy, especially the job market, is getting a bit better, but it’s still not good enough.by. Annalyn KurtzThat’s the main takeaway from the latest meeting of the Federal Reserve that wrapped up Wednesday afternoon.The hopeful news for job seekers is that the central bank expects the unemployment rate will fall to 6% by the end of this year. That’s getting awfully close to the Fed’s goal for an unemployment rate in the mid 5% range.The big question on investors’ minds is whether the Fed will raise interest rates by the end of 2014, but that doesn’t look likely. All the Fed officials except one believe interest rates will remain near zero through the end of the year.The Fed is playing quite the limbo game at the moment — if it raises interest rates too quickly, it will stunt economic growth. That’s the last thing America needs after a ho-hum recovery. But if the Fed keeps rates low for too long, encouraging people to spend and take on debt, that could cause another bubble. Several states are still trying to recover from the housing bubble. continue reading » 7SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

Anies Baswedan Ganti ‘Nama’ OK Otrip Menjadi Jak Lingko

first_img(berita satu) OK Otrip atau One Karcis One Trip merupakan program integrasi yang masa uji cobanya berakhir pada September 2018 kemarin. Program ini merupakan program untuk memudahkan pengguna angkot atau angkutan kota dengan integrasi ke TransJakarta. Selesainya uji coba tersebut, 1 Oktober 2018 kemarin, program ini resmi diterapkan dan nama OK Otrip sendiri kemudian diubah. Pengubahan nama ini dilakukan oleh Gubernur DKI Jakarta Anies Baswedan dengan nama Jak Lingko.Baca juga: TransJakarta Terintegrasi KWK dengan Kartu seharga Rp15 ribu di Jam SibukKabarPenumpang.com merangkum dari berbagai laman sumber bahwa, kata Jak Lingko dipilih karena lebih tepat dengan program tersebut dan dinilai lebih sesuai dengan maknanya. Anies mengatakan, Lingko sendiri memilik arti tersambungkan dan diambil dari jenis pengelolaaan pengairan sawah di Kabupaten Manggarai, Nusa Tenggara Timur. “Hari ini kita luncurkan penamaan untuk sistem transportasi yang terintegrasi. Penamaannya Jak Lingko. OK OCE memang ada maknanya. Itu adalah One Kecamatan One Center for Entrepreneurship. Tapi kalau OK OTrip tidak ada, ya kemudahan ngomong saja. Karena itu, saya sampaikan, kita cari nama. Dan pilihannya setelah riset sana-sini, pada ‘lingko’,” kata Anies.Anies mengatakan, Lingko sendiri merupakan kosakata baru dalam bahasa indonesia yang diserap dari bahasa Manggarai, NTT. Kata ini sendiri muncul di Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia pada akhir Oktober 2018. Pemilihan kata Lingko untuk mencerminkan jejaring rute integrasi transportasi antarmoda di Jakarta.“Kami ingin gunakan kata lingko ini menjadi sistem transportasi terintegrasi. Bayangannya seperti jaring laba-laba. Jaring laba-laba itu bisa nyambung, dari rute mana pun bisa, dari titik mana pun ke titik mana pun dalam jaringan ini,” ujarnya.Dia menambahkan, pemilihan Lingko sendiri dipilih juga untuk mempopulerkan kosakata tersebut dan Pemprov DKI bersama dengan Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan untuk meluncurkan nama Lingko bersama ratusan kosakata lain. Pemprov DKI saat ini ingin membuka sayembara kepada masyrakat untuk merancang logo dari Jak Lingko.“Kami ingin membuka sayembara kepada masyarakat untuk merancang logo Jak Lingko. Logonya tidak ditentukan oleh pemprov, kami mengundang warga Jakarta, mari rancang desain untuk Jak Lingko ini,” tutur Anies.Baca juga: Naik Kelas, Kartu Multi Trip Siap Berevolusi Jadi E-MoneySehingga logo Jak Lingko bisa diluncurkan pada akhir Oktober. Mekanisme dan ketentuan sayembara ini akan diumumkan melalui akun media sosial Pemprov DKI Jakarta dan TransJakarta. Meski berubah nama, sistem pembayaran tetap menggunakan kartu OK Otrip dan program ini dipastikan Anies sama serta tidak ada perubahan.Diketahui, selain kartu, tarifnya pun tidak berubah. Masyarakat tetap gratis menggunakan bus kecil atau angkot yang sudah bekerja sama dengan PT Transjakarta. Saldo di kartu OK Otrip penumpang mulai terpotong ketika mereka melanjutkan perjalanan dengan bus transjakarta. Biaya perjalanan yang dibebankan kepada warga maksimal Rp 5.000 dalam waktu 3 jam. Namun, tarifnya bisa lebih rendah dari itu jika penumpang hanya menggunakan satu kendaraan dalam sekali perjalanan.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading… RelatedTerintegrasi Jak Lingko, Naik Bus TransJakarta Lebih Hemat28/08/2019In “Bus dalam kota”TransJakarta Sosialisasikan Mikrotrans di Wilayah Jakarta Timur23/11/2019In “Bus dalam kota”Resmi Ganti Nama dari Sisingamangaraja Menjadi ASEAN, Stasiun MRT Ini Juga Terintegrasi Halte TransJakarta11/04/2019In “Darat”last_img read more