Healthcare Ransomware Attack Leads to EHR Downtime in IN

Health IT Security

Jill McKeon

Indiana-based Eskenazi Health announced that bad actors may have released personally identifiable information (PII) online in light of an August 4 healthcare ransomware attack that resulted in ambulance diversions and EHR downtime.

Hospital officials initially stated that they did not believe patient or employee PII was compromised, but further investigation revealed that some of the health system’s files were obtained by bad actors. Eskenazi Health identified the files and began the process of examining them for any patient or employee PII.

The health system has not yet determined whether...

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